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Tampa Bay Lightning: How they got to Stanley Cup Final

Tampa Bay Lightning: How they got to Stanley Cup Final

First round: Lightning 4, Red Wings 3 The teams alternated wins to open the series, with the Red Wings taking a 3-2 series lead into Game 6 at Joe Louis Arena. It seemed as if they would put the young Lightning in their place, but the Lightning wouldn't give the Red Wings the chance. Tyler Johnson scored two goals, one in the first four minutes, to pace a 5-2 Lightning victory. Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall was suspended for Game 7 at Amalie Arena because of a high hit he delivered against Nikita Kucherov, and the Lightning shut down the Red Wings 2-0 as Ben Bishop made 31 saves. Second round: Lightning 4, Canadiens 2 The Lightning's second-round matchup pitted their...

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