Sunday, May 6, 2018

Bruins vs Lightning game 5 summary


Game 5: Boston Bruins @ Tampa Bay Lightning game recap video, on May 6, 2018.
Lightning win Game 5, eliminate Bruins
On Sunday in game 5, the Tampa Bay Lightning won game 5 by the score of 3-1, which eliminated the Boston Bruins from the playoffs.

Quick game summary
In the first period, at 19:12, Bruins David Krejci scored his 3rd goal of the playoffs, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, at 10:43, Lightning Brayden Point scored, tying the game 1-1. At 14:00, Lightning J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal, giving the Lightning a 2-1 lead.

In the third period, at 18:31, Lightning Anton Stralman scored an empty-net goal, giving the Lightning a 3-1 lead.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 19 saves on 21 shots. Rask finished the playoffs 5-7 with a 2.88 GAA and a .903 save percentage in the playoffs this year.

The Bruins led the game in shots 28-22. The Lightning led the game with a 55% faceoff percentage, in hits 37-29 and blocked shots 17-12. Both teams went 1-for-3 on the power-play.

David Pastrnak led the Bruins with 8 shots. Zdeno Chara led the Bruins with 5 hits. Charlie McAvoy led the Bruins with 4 blocked shots.

Brian Gionta, Danton Heinen, Tommy Wingels, Brandon Carlo and Torey Krug (injured) were scratched for the Bruins.

Three stars of the game
1) Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy
2) Lightning forward J.T. Miller
3) Lightning forward Brayden Point

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