5 Takeaways from Stanley Cup Final Game 5

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1. Ondrej Palat

What more can you say about this guy? This is the player who gets you over the edge. He is the ultimate playoff gamer. His thing has always been being the guy to do all the little things that go unnoticed. His third period goal was his 11th of the playoffs and his third game winning goal.

His playoff performance alone will make him an attractive target on the free agent market this summer as other teams will be lining up to pay this guy to help get their team over the edge. Whether or not this is the end of his time in Tampa, what a run it has been. The man is a playoff legend for this team.

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