5 Takeaways from Lightning vs. Rangers Game Six

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For the fifth time in franchise history and third year in a row, the Tampa Bay Lightning will play for the Stanley Cup. The Lightning have advanced to the Stanley Cup Final where they will face off against the Colorado Avalanche starting Wednesday night in Denver.

The Lightning got here by winning four straight games against the New York Rangers after going into an early 2-0 hole. Tampa Bay won game six thanks to a pair of goals from Steven Stamkos as the Lightning moved to within four wins of immortality.

Let’s break down what happened in game six.