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Vasilevskiy gets help from Point's dive into crease to prevent goal

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Vasilevskiy gets help from Point

TBL@WSH, Gm6: Point clears puck from the crease

ECF, Gm6: Andrei Vasilevskiy makes a save on Jakub Vrana, then Brayden Point clears the puck from the crease to prevent a goal late in the 2nd

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Andrei Vasilevskiy is good at preventing goals, but sometimes he needs a little help from his friends.

The Tampa Bay Lightning goalie started a mad scramble in the crease after he lost sight of the puck after stopping a shot from Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana. But teammate Brayden Point was there to push it away and prevent a goal during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Monday.


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Trailing 1-0 late in the second period, Vasilevskiy stopped Vrana's one-timer, but the puck sat in the crease behind him after he lost track of the rebound.

However, Point, a second-year center, outfought Capitals forward T.J. Oshie to get to the puck first and clear it to the corner before the cavalcade could descend.

Despite Point's heroics, Washington won 3-0 to force Game 7 on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN1, TVAS).


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