Lightning News NHL: The Tampa Bay Lightning defeat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 to win the series 4-1. Tampa Bay will host the Conference Finals as the 2 seed.

Tampa Bay Lightning Eliminate Hurricanes Advance To Conference Finals For Chance To Repeat

Lisa Donovan Posted on 6/8/2021.

The Tampa Bay Lightning dominated this series against the Carolina Hurricanes during the regular season. Tampa Bay didn't have their roster at full health until the start of these playoffs.

Brayden Point made it a 1-0 game. Tampa Bay scored again to make it 2-0. Victor Hedman led Lightning skaters with 26 minutes. Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy got a shutout having 29 saves.

Tampa Bay will host their opponent in the Conference Finals. Their opponent will either be the Boston Bruins or last years Eastern Conference Finals opponent the New York Islanders.

Click the link below to get information on Tampa Bay's AHL partner, the Syracuse Crunch.

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