5 Takeaways from Lightning vs. Rangers Game Three

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The Tampa Bay Lightning responded in a big way to claw back into the series against the New York Rangers with a 3-2 win on Sunday afternoon. In essentially a must win game, the Lightning put together their best performance of the series to cut the deficit in half.

A 2-0 deficit is quite a mountain to climb in the Eastern Conference Final, but this is nothing new to this Lightning team who has been in every situation imaginable over the last few years. And thanks to the late heroics of Ondrej Palat, the Lightning still have a great opportunity to win this series.

Let’s get into how things unfolded.