Tampa Bay Lightning Advance to Stanley Cup Final After Defeating New York Islanders 1-0 in Game 7

By  //  June 25, 2021

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Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy had 18 saves

TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA – The defending Stanley Cup champions Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the Stanley Cup Final on Friday after defeating the New York Islanders 1-0 in Game 7 at Amalie Arena.

Yanni Gourde scored the game-winning goal in the second period.

Ryan McDonagh recorded 2 hits and had 5 blocks on the night.

Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was masterful with 18 saves and recorded his fourth consecutive series-clinching shutout, an NHL record.

The Lightning will host the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night at Amalie Arena in game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Puck drops at 8 p.m.