Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

17 Avril, 2019, 13:30 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Blue Jackets' Pierre Luc Dubois right celebrates his goal against the Lightning with teammates Oliver Bjorkstrand left and Adam Clendening during the first period of Game 4 of an NHL first-round playoff series Tuesday

The Blue Jackets' goaltender stood tall, as he had the entire playoff series, turning away unsafe shots by Erik Cernak and Cedric Paquette in the last five minutes. And not the good kind. Prior to this sweep, the worst result for a Presidents' Trophy victor was held by the 2012 Vancouver Canucks, who lost in five games to the Los Angeles Kings.

Tampa Bay is 48-16 in their last 64 games overall and 41-17 in their last 58 road games while the over is 7-2 in their last 9 games against the Metropolitan division. "They never did that in the regular season because they were always chasing us", Cooper said. The team account tweeted after the game, "This isn't the ending we imagined, and certainly not the one we wanted".

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins face a similarly bleak outlook.

Three games against the largely unknown and decidedly unheralded New York Islanders have come and gone.

"We couldn't find our game". What happened to you, Brayden Point?

Vegas can eliminate the Sharks from the postseason for the second consecutive year on Thursday in San Jose. From that point on, they were outscored, 19-5. While getting exactly zero Power Play opportunities in a game is certainly an eyebrow raiser, this is not the reason the Lightning is in the hole they are now buried in.

"He's not insane how I've talked about some of the situations he's gone through, but it's my job to hold people accountable, " Tortorella said.

We're a confident group, and we have good players, good goalies and we're just going to have fun.

It's much the same in Pittsburgh. They are the only National Hockey League team that hasn't won a playoff series. Yet they have been unable to generate any sustained pressure against Lehner, a journeyman who is flourishing at the back end of coach Barry Trotz's defense-first system. Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has been one of the biggest underperformers in the lineup thus far. "This team was no fluke this year. It shouldn't be a surprise". While the Lightning relied heavily on their aforementioned trio, the Blue Jackets were consistently able to drive possession and high-danger scoring chances regardless of who took the ice.

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Hedman also missed Game 3 of the first-round series Sunday with an undisclosed injury.

That's one way to look at them.

"We're a team that's never gotten ahead of ourselves", Columbus forward Nick Foligno said. "That's how it goes: You have a historic regular season, and we had a historic playoff".

Maybe, but for both Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay, the hard work is just beginning if they want to pull off the improbable.

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan gave his team Monday off in attempt to give his players a chance to give their legs a rest.

He knows more than anyone that if the Penguins can't get it together, summer is coming earlier than anyone expected. Jones and partner Zach Werenski were the best pairing in the series, showcasing well-rounded offensive games and provided the Blue Jackets with even more secondary scoring.

The Tampa Bay Lightning will be defined by their failure, swept out of the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs in the first round by a Columbus Blue Jackets team few thought had a prayer of hanging with the Presidents' Trophy winners. The puck slipped past the 25-year-old six times over the final 35 minutes as the Jets regained some of their swagger. "We'll be ready for a war next game".

Watch all NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games on fuboTV. They built an 8-0 advantage in shots on goal as it took the Jets nearly 11 minutes to test Binnington, who came up with a couple of saves on a Winnipeg power play to keep the game scoreless.

Nikita Kucherov is one of the many players on the Lightning roster who have been held completely scoreless in the first three games of the series.

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