An exciting overtime match led to a win for the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5. Tyler Johnson scored the winning goal, and Nikita Kucherov added two goals of his own.
The game put the Lightning at a 3-2 advantage against the Pittsburgh Penguins. A win tonight allows them to advance to their second consecutive NHL Finals appearance.
The Lightning must stop Penguins goalie Matt Murray, replacing Game 5 goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. Game 6 is in Tampa, airing at 8 p.m. Eastern on NBC Sports in the U.S.
Four players are tied for the most goals in the series with 3, most notably Penguins’ Phil Kessel. The Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov leads in both points (7) and assists (5).
Penguins-Lightning Game 6 Details
Where: Amalie Arena – Tampa, Florida
When: Tuesday, May 24
Time: 8 p.m. Eastern
TV Channel: NBC Sports (USA), CBC (Canada), TVA Sports (Canada)