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Lightning stay alive with game five win: Game Highlights

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Photo credit:Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports
Scott Ony
9 months ago
Toronto had the opportunity to win their first playoff round in a couple decades but the Lightning had it on lock all night. This series is heading back to Florida for game six. Below are the highlights from the game.
Tampa had all the pressure early on but it was Toronto who scored the game’s first goal. Morgan Rielly pounced on a loose puck at the top of the circles and ripped a shot past Andrei Vasilevskiy to put the Leafs up 1-0…
The Bolts tied it up shortly after. Nick Perbix unleashed a shot from the point while Brandon Hagel and Anthony Cirelli created traffic in front. Cirelli cleaned up the rebound to bring the game even…
Jake McCabe made his mark on the game by laying out Brayden Point midway through the first…
The Lightning went on top early in the second period. Mid-season pickup Mikey Eyssimont pocketed his first career playoff goal for the go-ahead tally…
Right after the Tampa goal Ilya Samsonov kept the game within one by making this shoulder save on Nick Paul…
Nick Paul gave the Lightning some insurance in the third…
With the goalie pulled late in the final frame Auston Mathhews drove the net and brought the Leafs within one. It wasn’t enough though, the Lightning escaped with a win. Tampa added an empty netter. 4-2 Bolts final.

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