TAMPA Tampa Bay Lightning Center Brayden Point Jon Cooper, the coach, announced that there will be a Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final.
Point did not participate in the team's morning skating. Point was back in the Lightning lineup for Game 1 against the Colorado Avalanche After having missed the previous two rounds, I sustained a lower body injury in Game 7 against The on May 14. Toronto Maple Leafs.
Point skated 16.40 minutes with just one goal in Game 2. In 17:59 of ice-time, he didn't get a shot in Game 1, but he did receive an assist. Both games he skated with Ross Colton And Nick Paul Both with Anthony Cirelli And Nikita Kucherov Cooper lost 7-0 in Game 2.
Point has scored five goals in nine playoffs games and is skating at minus-7. Point has scored 30 more goals than any other player in the NHL playoffs.
Point is expected to go forward if it can't move. Riley Nash would draw in for the Lightning.
Tampa Bay led the Stanley Cup Final 2-0 by the Avalanche. Lightning have struggled with their speed and offensive pace, but they have done no favors to themselves by a pair of poor starts that saw them trail multiple times in each period.
You have to give them credit. They are quick to get out of the gates. Cooper said, “Simplify our game and don't give a penalty within the first five minutes.” “It would be nice for these guys to chase the game for once.”