NHL Information: Numbers and Information From Final Night time’s Lightning – Islanders Recreation

Numbers from the 8-0 Lightning – Islanders sport final evening

Bryan Burns: “Brayden Level Powerplay Gate. 7-0 lightning. Level extends its collection of targets to eight video games. One in every of solely two gamers in NHL historical past with a playoff collection of greater than 8 video games, he joined Reggie Leach (10-game collection of targets in 1976).

Jason Gregor: “The final time a crew gained the playoffs 8-0 was April 21, 2001, when Buffalo defeated Philly within the sixth sport to win the collection. Tonight was the fifth time in NHL historical past the crew gained 8-0.

MTL @ DET, 1978
DET @ TOR, 1988
PIT @ MNS, 1991

The crew that gained 8-0 gained the collection and Tampa will attempt to be the fifth crew.

NHL media: “* Tampa Bay is only one extra win away from changing into the fourth reigning Stanley Cup champion up to now 21 years to make it to the finals the next postseason. You’ll be part of the Penguins (2016), Purple Wings (2008), and Devils (2000).

* The Lightning are the fifth crew to win a sport within the Convention Finals / Semifinals by eight targets or extra, becoming a member of the Canadiens (11: Recreation 5 of 1944 SF), Oilers (9: Recreation 1 of 1985 CF), Purple Wings (8: Recreation 2 of 1947 SF) and Bruins (8: Recreation 2 of 1972 SF).

* Andrei Vasilevskiy (21 saves) earned his third shutout of the 2021 postseason and was solely behind Nikolai Khabibulin (5) for many playoff years in Lightning’s historical past in 2004.

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