Canes vs lightning prediction

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Can the Lightning and hurricanes make final pushes for top spot?

The trade deadline is in the rearview mirror and both the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes will make their final pushes for the top spot in their respective Eastern Conference divisions when they meet tonight in Raleigh. The Canes come into this conference matchup riding a season-high four-game losing streak.

What has been the Lightning’s toughest test to date?

The Lightning were pushed around by the Panthers in the First Round before dismissing the Central Division champions in the Hurricanes. Their toughest test to date came in the Stanley Cup Semifinal where they needed a Yanni Gourde shorthanded goal to out last the Islanders in a Game 7.

Are the Lightning the team to beat in hockey?

The Lightning are the team to beat in hockey, having won the Cup in back-to-back seasons, but that didn’t stop them from getting competitive yesterday in the trade market. They’ve loaded up on Bottom-6 forwards and have added Riley Nash, Nick Paul and Brandon Hagel.

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Who was the Lightning pushed by in the first round?

The Lightning were pushed around by the Panthers in the First Round before dismissing the Central Division champions in the Hurricanes. Their toughest test to date came in the Stanley Cup Semifinal where they needed a Yanni Gourde shorthanded goal to out last the Islanders in a Game 7.


Who are the Lightning goalies?

If Montreal finds a way to stop Nikita Kucherov or Brayden Point, the Lightning still have Steven Stamkos, Anthony Cirelli, Yanni Gourde, Blake Coleman, Alex Killorn, and Ondrej Palat.


Who wrote Lightning in 7?

Adam Gretz, NHL writer: Lightning in 7 (Conn Smythe: Andrei Vasilevskiy). I really want to pick Montreal here just because they keep proving me wrong. I thought they would lose to Toronto. They did not. I thought they would lose to Winnipeg. They swept them. I thought they would lose to Vegas and probably get swept. Then they won four games. They just keep figuring out ways to win and Carey Price keeps stopping a ton of shots.


Who is better than Price in the 2021 Stanley Cup?

But the Lightning are a versatile team with incredible elite talent, and (whispers) Vasilevskiy’ s probably the one goalie who’s been better than Price during the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Don’t be shocked if the underdogs upset the defending champs, though.


How much advantage do the Canes have over the Lightning?

The Canes hold a 10-5-1-1 advantage over the Lightning in preseason games since relocation.


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