Tampa Bay Lightning News


Point will be a game-time decision for Game 6 vs. the Islanders.

Point missed Game 3, returned for Game 4 and then missed Game 5 of this series. Prior to the last game, head coach Jon Cooper said that they are trying to manage the injury, so it sounds like they want to try and rest him and still get to the Stanley Cup Final. Point is listed as a game-time decision but don't be surprised if he sits out a second straight game.

Source: Joe Smith 09/17/20, 1:31 pm EST

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Vasilevskiy led the Lightning onto the ice for warmups ahead of Game 3.

Vasilevskiy stopped 27 of 28 shots in the Lightning’s 2-1 win over the Islanders in Game 2. Vasilevskiy is red-hot at the moment, having won six in a row while stopping 168 of the 178 shots (.944 SV%) that he’s faced. Even without Brayden Point and Alex Killorn, the Lightning are still favourites in tonight’s game, making Vasilevskiy and solid DFS play.

Source: Ryan Moir 09/11/20, 7:36 pm EST

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Killorn has been suspended for Game 3 for his hit on Brock Nelson in Game 2.

Killorn was assessed a five-minute major and was ejected from Game 2 and will miss Game 3 as well. With Killorn suspended and Brayden Point likely out, the Lighting lineup will look a lot different in Game 3. Look for two of Carter Verhaeghe, Mathieu Joseph or Mitchell Stephens to draw into the lineup if Point joins Killorn in the stands.

Source: NHL Player Safety 09/11/20, 12:44 pm EST

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