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Vasilevsky shines again, Lightning Blank Islanders 1-0 | National News

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FRED GOOD ALLAP Sports Writer

Tampa, Florida (AP) — Andreiba Silevsky saves 18 times and Yanni Gourde helps Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Islanders 1-0 in Round 7 of the NHL Playoffs Semifinal Series on Friday night. I scored a short hand goal for this.

The defending champions advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals against the amazing Montreal Canadiens, who confused the Vegas Golden Knights in other semifinals. Game 1 is Tampa’s Monday night.

Gould defeated Islanders goalkeeper Semillon Barramov from Anthony Cirelli’s pass at 1:49 in the second period. Vasilevsky shot seven shots in the final period, marking the fifth playoff shutout. This is the fourth time in this postseason. For the first time in NHL history, Round 7 ended 1-0 with a short-handed goal.

Vasilevsky, who competes for the second Vezina Trophy for the first time in three years, also defeated Islanders 8-0 in Game 5, shutting out Florida and Carolina, and winning the series against Panthers and Hurricane in the first two rounds. It was.

Lightning has improved to 14-0 in the game after losing in the playoffs since the start of the championship run last year. They have also recovered from losses to defeat Islanders in games 2 and 5 and have not suffered consecutive playoff losses since being attacked by Columbus in the first round of 2019.

Aiming for the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 37 years, Islanders were forced to confront the winner with an overtime goal from Anthony Beauville, who gathered to win the sixth match.

Vasilevsky shines again, Lightning Blank Islanders 1-0 | National News

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