TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning can't make the same mistake in the Eastern Conference Final that they made in the second round.
The Lightning lacked intensity and had issues with their defensive zone coverage in a 6-2 loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 1. That game was their first in six days following their first-round win against the New Jersey Devils in five.
TAMPA -- The Boston Bruins' season was piled bag after bag onto a cart in the hallway outside their Amalie Arena dressing room, soon to be loaded into a truck for a trip to the airport and a flight home.
Lightning defeat Bruins in Game 5, advance to Eastern Final
Vasilevskiy makes 27 saves for Tampa Bay, which will play Penguins or Capitals
/ NHL.com Correspondent
TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference Final for the third time in four seasons with a 3-1 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the second round at Amalie Arena on Sunday.
Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves, and Brayden Point, J.T. Miller and Anton Stralman scored for Tampa Bay, which won four straight to clinch the best-of-7 series.
TAMPA -- Jon Cooper cherishes his battered 1974 Bobby Orr hockey card, collected when he was a boy, later signed in ballpoint pen in the mid-1980s by the legendary Boston Bruins defenseman in Vancouver and preserved by the Tampa Bay Lightning coach since that day in a small gold frame.