Tampa, Florida 2022-05-14 21:48:39 –
Tampa Bay Lightning The quest for the cup It continues after winning the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1.
Saturday’s victory marks the advancement of Lightning’s nine consecutive playoff series.
In the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, cross-state rivals Florida Panthers will face Lightning, who defeated Washington Capitals 4-3 on Friday overtime.
The Panthers will gain the advantage of Home Ice in the second round.
On the ice, Nick Paul scored in the second half of the first period — a goal after his first season. Also, in the first period, Bridenpoint was injured after hitting the board hard.
Tampa Bay led the Maple Leafs 1-0 at the end of the first period.
In the second period, Morgan Rielly scored the Maple Leafs and drew the match one-on-one. After a while, Nick Paul scored again.
The second term ended with Tampa Bay leading 2 to 1.
During the third period, Maple Leafs continued to put pressure on Lightning, but found no success.
Andrei Vasilevski stopped 30 shots to defend the two Stanley Cup champions. Morgan Riely scored in Toronto. Toronto hasn’t reached the second round since 2004 and has been 0-9 in the last five postseason elimination games. Jack Campbell saved 23 times.
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