Tampa Bay takes 3-2 lead into game 6 against New York

June 10, 2022 GMT

New York Rangers (52-24-6, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (51-23-8, third in the Atlantic Division)

Tampa, Florida; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lightning -184, Rangers +154; over/under is 5.5

STANLEY CUP SEMIFINALS: Lightning lead series 3-2

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning host the New York Rangers in the third round of the NHL Playoffs with a 3-2 lead in the series. The teams meet Thursday for the sixth time this season. The Lightning won the last meeting 3-1.

Tampa Bay has a 24-8-6 record in home games and a 51-23-8 record overall. The Lightning have given up 228 goals while scoring 285 for a +57 scoring differential.

New York has a 52-24-6 record overall and a 24-13-2 record on the road. The Rangers have a 19-6-2 record in games their opponents serve more penalty minutes.

TOP PERFORMERS: Steven Stamkos has 42 goals and 64 assists for the Lightning. Nikita Kucherov has five goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.


Mika Zibanejad has scored 30 goals with 52 assists for the Rangers. Chris Kreider has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 8-2-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.7 assists, four penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up 1.7 goals per game.

Rangers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.5 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Lightning: Brayden Point: out (leg).

Rangers: Barclay Goodrow: out (lower body), Sammy Blais: out for season (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.