11:28 PM EDT, Sun May 20, 2018
WTOP 5 hours ago
Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

Russian goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy is the guy who turned the series around for the Tampa Bay Lightning, who now lead the Capitals 3-2 and can eliminate Washington on the road in Game 6 on Monday night and move on to the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights. The post Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning appeared first on WTOP.

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Tampa Bay Times 6 hours ago
Lightning-Capitals: In playoffs, Lightning and its town become one

Lightning-Capitals: In playoffs, Lightning and its town become one

TAMPA - The Lightning is a win away from a trip to the Stanley Cup final.-Its Game 5 win Saturday, to take a 3-2 lead over the Washington Capitals, was
Tampa Bay Times 6 hours ago
Lightning-Capitals: Lightning keeps Alex Ovechkin under control

Lightning-Capitals: Lightning keeps Alex Ovechkin under control

TAMPA - Alex Ovechkin headed toward the Capitals' locker room two hours before the start of Saturday's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final with the swagger of an elite athlete that suggested he was about take over a game and make life miserable for the Lightning.And he did,
Tampa Bay Times 6 hours ago
Lightning-Capitals: Familiar ground for Capitals as they face elimination

Lightning-Capitals: Familiar ground for Capitals as they face elimination

TAMPA : Capitals G Braden Holtby basically summed up playoff life for the Capitals after Saturday's Game 5 loss in the Eastern Conference final when he
Tampa Bay Times May 19, 2018
Lightning-Capitals: How Ryan Callahan and his linemates overwhelmed the Caps

Lightning-Capitals: How Ryan Callahan and his linemates overwhelmed the Caps

TAMPA - They're called grinders. Pluggers. Checkers.Their lunch-pale guys. Like 9-to-5ers. They get up every day and go to work. They punch in and punch out for no glory or credit. But the business would fall apart without them.They're the fourth-liners. On the
Tampa Bay Times May 19, 2018
Lightning-Capitals: How Tampa Bay withstood Washington's barrage

Lightning-Capitals: How Tampa Bay withstood Washington's barrage

TAMPA - A two-goal lead was suddenly only one, and the Washington Capitals, having pulled their goalie, had a furious 96-second siege.Andrei Vasilevskiy made the last three of his 28 saves to preserve the Lightning's 3-2 victory Saturday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference
Last Word on Hockey May 19, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning Hold Off Washington Capitals to Win Game 5

Tampa Bay Lightning Hold Off Washington Capitals to Win Game 5

The Tampa Bay Lightning used fast starts at the beginning of the first and second periods to earn a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final. They now lead the best-of-seven series, three games to two. Tampa Bay is one win away for its first trip to the Stanley Cup final since their 2015 loss to Chicago. Ryan Callahan led the way with a goal and an assist while Ondrej Palat and Cedric Paquette scored goals for the Lightning. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 of 30 shots in net. Washington was down 3-0, but goals from Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin...
Tampa Bay Times May 19, 2018
Lightning-Capitals: Grading Tampa Bay's 3-2 victory in Game 5

Lightning-Capitals: Grading Tampa Bay's 3-2 victory in Game 5

TAMPA--Faster than Justify down the stretch at the Preakness, quicker than Harry and Meghan walked down the aisle at Windsor Castle, the Lightning jumped on Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final. No runaway gallop. No funny hats. Just hockey with a purpose in what became a
The Denver Post May 19, 2018
Andrei Vasillevskiy shines late, Tampa Bay Lightning hold off Washington Capitals

Andrei Vasillevskiy shines late, Tampa Bay Lightning hold off Washington Capitals

Cedric Paquette scored in the opening minute and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots to help the Tampa Bay Lightning hold off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Saturday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final.
WTOP May 19, 2018

Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off Capitals 3-2

Cedric Paquette scored in the opening minute and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots to help the Tampa Bay Lightning hold off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Saturday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final. The post Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off Capitals 3-2 appeared first on WTOP.
Tampa Bay Times May 19, 2018
Lightning-Capitals: How Tampa Bay's early surges carried the day

Lightning-Capitals: How Tampa Bay's early surges carried the day

TAMPA --Cedric Paquette won the opening faceoff, skated up ice and scored on the game's first shot.It was not exactly how the Lightning drew things up for Saturday's Game 5. Paquette was on the ice to prevent a goal not score one, but that is how the
CBC News May 19, 2018
Lightning keep Capitals at bay to close in on East title

Lightning keep Capitals at bay to close in on East title

The Tampa Bay Lightning survived a furious late-game comeback from the Washington Capitals in Game 5 to win 3-2 and take a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference final.
Tampa Bay Times May 19, 2018
Lightning-Capitals: Roger Mooney's takeaways from Tampa Bay's 3-2 win

Lightning-Capitals: Roger Mooney's takeaways from Tampa Bay's 3-2 win

It's one thing to get a quick goal from one of your big guns, but when the goal scorer is a grinder like Cedric Paquette, who was only on the ice at the start to counter the Capitals' top line, that just sends a jolt through the bench.The Caps' first three
Sportsnet.ca May 19, 2018
Lightning push Capitals to brink with Game 5 win

Lightning push Capitals to brink with Game 5 win

The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win from the Stanley Cup final after beating the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final. The post Lightning push Capitals to brink with Game 5 win appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Tampa Bay Times May 19, 2018
Lightning journal: Quick strike, but not the quickest ever

Lightning journal: Quick strike, but not the quickest ever

TAMPA - Cedric Paquette needed only 19 seconds to put the Lightning on the scoreboard Saturday night, coming up with the second-fastest playoff goal in franchise history.The only goal faster? Tampa Bay's Adam Hall needed only 13 seconds to score on Boston in the 2011 playoffs.

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