Lightning’s Top 5 Performers in Round 1 vs the Leafs

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What. A. Series. The Lightning came out victorious in one of the most exciting playoff series so far this postseason against the Toronto Maple Leafs. With this victory, not only does Tampa advance to the second round, but they now face the Florida Panthers for the second time ever in the playoffs. For those who watched the Lightning vs Panthers series last season, you know how excited every fan is.

With some disappointing results from some players, as well as injuries, quite a few Lightning players were able to shine and helped the Lightning defeat one of the strongest teams in the playoffs. With the series between Tampa and Florida starting Tuesday night, here are our top five performers coming out of round one.