TAMPA (WFLA) – The Tampa Bay Lightning have advanced to the Stanley Cup Semifinals!
Andrei Vasilevskiy powered the Bolts to a 2-0 victory on Tuesday at PNC Arena with a 29 save shutout the third shutout of his playoff career.
Brayden Point opened up the scoring for the Bolts with his 8th goal of the playoffs with assists from Alex Killorn and Nikita Kucherov.
The Lightning are 8-1 when they scored first this postseason, and 0-2 when they don’t. The Lightning outscored the Hurricanes 14-9 in the series.
The Bolts will play the Boston Bruins or the New York Islanders in the Stanley Cup Semifinals.