Five years after socially distancing from the Prince of Wales Trophy and losing in the Stanley Cup Final, the Tampa Bay Lightning got their hands on and arms around it to embrace their Eastern Conference championship. Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime and Tampa Bay beat the New York Islanders 2-1 in Game 6 of the East final Thursday night and go back to the Cup Final for the first time since 2015. Only New York lasted more than five games, pushing the Lightning to their limits before their talented core got them into the final. Tampa Bay is trying to win its first championship since 2004. NOTES: Tampa Bay improved to 10-1 in one-goal games and 6-1 in overtime this postseason.
Source: Fox News September 18, 2020 03:33 UTC