Canadiens vs Lightning Scores and Update 6: Tampa Bay enters Conference Finals

Score Update: Final

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The Montreal Canadiens face the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the second round of the NHL Playoffs on Tuesday at 7:30 PM ET at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

When it looked that they were about to be swept, the Canadiens have won two games in a row to cut a 3-0 deficit to 3-2. The Canadiens seek to tie the series and force a Game 7.

”For sure, they’ve got more pressure. We’ve been there,” Montreal coach Michel Therrien said, noting his team built a 3-0 lead over Ottawa in the first round, then dropped Games 4 and 5 before finishing off the Senators in six games.

On the season, the Canadiens are averaging 2.6 goals and 16.5 percent in power plays. Defensively, the Canadiens are No. by yielding 2.2 goals while seventh in penalty kills with 83.7 percent.

On the postseason, P.K. Subban leads in points with a total of eight and assists with 7. Max Pacioretty leads in goals with seven. Torrey Mitchell and Tom Gilbert have five points apiece in the playoffs.

Goalie Carey Price averages 2.17 goals against and 92.3 percent saving percentage. If the Canadiens have to win this game, they have to limit the lightnings through Price’s ability to secure the goal.

The Lighting understand that this is the night to close out the series and a loss would mean they are in trouble.

”We just have to have the belief that if we play the way we know we can that we’re going to win,” Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said after practice Monday.

On the season, the Lighting are averaging 3.2 goals and 18.8 percent power plays. Defensively, the Lighting are yielding 2.5 goals and 83.7 in penalty kills.

On the postseason, Tyler Johnson leads in points and goals with 12 and eight respectively. Steven Stamkos leads in assists with seven. Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn have eight goals apiece for the Lightning.

Goalie Ben Bishop is yielding 1.88 goals per game in a 93.0 saving percentage.

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