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Bolts, Wings cap first round with Game 7 showdown

by NHL Public Relations / NHL.com

NEW YORK -- The First Round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs reaches a dramatic conclusion Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings contest Game 7 in their series finale (7:30 p.m., ET, NBCSN, CBC, TVA2). The Lightning will be competing in the fifth Game 7 in franchise history and first since 2011, while the Red Wings will be playing their 25th such game and seventh since 2009.

The winner of Wednesday's game will face the Atlantic Division champion Montreal Canadiens in the Second Round.

Individual Game 7 statistics:

Tampa Bay GP W-L G A Pts.
Brian Boyle 4 4-0 1 0 1
Ryan Callahan 4 3-1 1 1 2
Matt Carle 3 3-0 0 1 1
Braydon Coburn 4 3-1 1 1 2
Valtteri Filppula 6 3-3 1 5 6
Jason Garrison 1 0-1 0 1 1
Victor Hedman 2 1-1 0 0 0
Brenden Morrow 2 1-1 0 0 0
Steven Stamkos 2 1-1 0 0 0
Anton Stralman 5 5-0 0 1 1

GP Mins W-L GAA SO Sv%
TBL goaltenders - - - - - -

Tampa Bay Head Coach

Jon Cooper (0-0)

Detroit GP W-L G A Pts.
Justin Abdelkader 5 3-2 1 0 1
Joakim Andersson 2 1-1 0 0 0
Daniel Cleary 6 3-3 1 2 3
Erik Cole 3 3-0 0 0 0
Pavel Datsyuk 7 4-3 4 1 5
Jonathan Ericsson 6 3-3 1 1 2
Johan Franzen 5 3-2 0 2 2
Darren Helm 4 2-2 1 0 1
Jakub Kindl 2 1-1 0 1 1
Niklas Kronwall 6 3-3 0 0 0
Drew Miller 4 1-3 0 0 0
Gustav Nyquist 2 1-1 0 1 1
Kyle Quincey 2 1-1 0 0 0
Brendan Smith 2 1-1 0 0 0
Stephen Weiss 1 0-1 1 0 1
Henrik Zetterberg 6 3-3 3 6 9
Marek Zidlicky 1 1-0 0 0 0

GP Mins W-L GAA SO Sv%
Jimmy Howard 4 242 2-2 1.98 0 .939

Date Score Dec.Shots
5/29/13 DET 1 at CHI 2 (OT) Loss 35
5/12/13 DET 3 at ANA 2 Win 33
5/12/11 DET 2 at SJ 3 Loss 30
4/27/10 DET 6 at PHX 1 Win 33

Detroit Head Coach

Mike Babcock (3-4)

Date Score Dec.
5/29/13 DET 1 at CHI 2 (OT) Loss
5/12/13 DET 3 at ANA 2 Win
5/12/11 DET 2 at SJ 3 Loss
4/27/10 DET 6 at PHX 1 Win
6/12/09 PIT 2 at DET 1 Loss
5/14/09 ANA 3 at DET 4 Win
6/9/03 ANA 0 at NJ 3 Loss
Game 7 Notes

* Wednesday's game will mark the second Game 7 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the 35th since the start of the 2009 postseason -- the most frequently-occurring series length in that span (7 games, 35; 6 games, 30; 5 games, 20; 4 games, 13).

* Home teams improved to 92-65 (.586) all-time in Game 7s in the Stanley Cup Playoffs following Washington's victory over the New York Islanders Monday.

* The club that scores first improved to 116-41 (.739) all-time in Game 7s in the Stanley Cup Playoffs following Washington's victory over the New York Islanders Monday.

* Thirty-nine Game 7s have required overtime (39-of-157, 24.8%). Road teams enjoy a narrow edge, 20-19 (.513).

Team Game 7 results:

Tampa Bay Lightning (3-1)

5/27/11, Eastern Conference Final vs. Boston (TB 0 at BOS 1)

4/27/11, Eastern Conference QF vs. Pittsburgh (TB 1 at PIT 0)

6/7/04, Stanley Cup Final vs. Calgary (CGY 1 at TB 2)

5/22/04, Eastern Conference Final vs. Philadelphia (PHI 1 at TB 2)

Detroit Red Wings (14-10)

5/29/13, Western Conference SF vs. Chicago (DET 1 at CHI 2, OT)

5/12/13, Western Conference QF vs. Anaheim (DET 3 at ANA 2)

5/12/11, Western Conference SF vs. San Jose (DET 2 at S.J. 3)

4/27/10, Western Conference QF vs. Phoenix (DET 6 at PHX 1)

6/12/09, Stanley Cup Final vs. Pittsburgh (PIT 2 at DET 1)

5/14/09, Western Conference SF vs. Anaheim (ANA 3 at DET 4)

5/31/02, Western Conference Final vs. Colorado (COL 0 at DET 7)

5/16/96, Western Conference SF vs. St. Louis (STL 0 at DET 1, 2OT)

4/30/94, Western Conference SF vs. San Jose (S.J. 3 at DET 2)

5/1/93, Norris Division SF vs. Toronto (TOR 4 at DET 3, OT)

4/30/92, Norris Division SF vs. Minnesota (MIN 2 at DET 5)

4/16/91, Norris Division SF vs. St. Louis (DET 2 at STL 3)

5/3/87, Norris Division Final vs. Toronto (TOR 0 at DET 3)

4/15/65, Semifinal vs. Chicago (CHI 4 at DET 2)

4/25/64, Stanley Cup Final vs. Toronto (DET 0 at TOR 4)

4/9/64, Semifinal vs. Chicago (DET 4 at CHI 2)

4/14/55, Stanley Cup Final vs. Montreal (MTL 1 at DET 3)

4/16/54, Stanley Cup Final vs. Montreal (MTL 1 at DET 2, OT)

4/23/50, Stanley Cup Final vs. NY Rangers (NYR 3 at DET 4, 2OT)

4/9/50, Semifinal vs. Toronto (TOR 0 at DET 1, OT)

4/5/49, Semifinal vs. Montreal (MTL 1 at DET 3)

4/22/45, Stanley Cup Final vs. Toronto (TOR 2 at DET 1)

4/3/45, Semifinal vs. Boston (BOS 3 at DET 5)

4/18/42, Stanley Cup Final vs. Toronto (DET 1 at TOR 3)

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