Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Tampa Bay Ties Its Series Point Has a Goal and Three Assists

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Tampa Bay Ties Its Series Point Has a Goal and Three Assists

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The Tampa Bay Lightning defended home ice Monday to even their second-round series at 1-1 with the Boston Bruins with a 4-2 win.

After allowing six goals in the series opener, the Lightning tightened up defensively and received a quality performance from goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy to limit the Bruins to two goals at Amalie Arena.

Brayden Point had an empty-net goal and three assists and the Lightning found a way to slow Boston's high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand.

Bergeron, Pastrnak and Marchand combined for three goals and 11 points in the opener. They had four more points in Game 2, but were unable to take over the game.

The Bergeron line has 12 goals and 41 points in Boston's five playoff wins.

Point assisted on Tampa Bay's first three goals before sealing the win with his empty-netter with 25. …

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