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Blue Jackets lacked difference-maker vs. Lightning in East First Round

Young goalies, core give Columbus hope heading into next season

by Craig Merz / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

The Columbus Blue Jackets were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 in overtime in Game 5 of the best-of-7 Eastern Conference First Round on Wednesday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the East hub city.

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Blue Jackets say East First Round loss to Lightning 'hard to take'

Missed chances in overtime defeat in Game 5 symbolic of entire series

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

Seth Jones looked as if he was in disbelief as he discussed the number of opportunities the Columbus Blue Jackets missed to save their season.

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Lightning top Blue Jackets in overtime in Game 5, win Eastern First Round

Point scores at 5:12 to avenge four-game sweep from last season

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Point ends series in OT

CBJ@TBL, Gm5: Point scores OT winner to end series

R1, Gm5: Brayden Point finds himself alone in front, dekes and buries the overtime winner to send the Lightning to Round 2

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Brayden Point scored at 5:12 of overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 in Game 5 to win their Eastern Conference First Round series at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Wednesday.

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3 Keys: Blue Jackets vs. Lightning, Game 5 of Eastern First Round

Columbus looking to bounce back, avoid elimination against Tampa Bay

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

No. 7 Blue Jackets vs. No. 2 Lightning

Noon ET; NBCSN, SN, TVAS, SUN, FS-O

Tampa Bay leads best-of-7 series, 3-1

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Lightning defeat Blue Jackets in Game 4 of Eastern First Round

Goodrow, Gourde score for Tampa Bay to put Columbus on brink of elimination

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Gourde's tip-in goal

TBL@CBJ, Gm4: Gourde scores on deflection

R1, Gm4: Yanni Gourde sets up in front and deflects a big shot from Kevin Shattenkirk past Joonas Korpisalo for a goal

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Barclay Goodrow and Yanni Gourde scored, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Monday.

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Situation Room

Coach's Challenge: TBL @ CBJ - 1:52 of the First Period

Original call is overturned - No goal Columbus

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Situation Room: TBL vs. CBJ

Situation Room: Bjorkstrand goal overturned

Oliver Bjorkstrand scores in the 1st, but the Lightning challenge for offside and the goal is overturned after a review

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Challenge Initiated By: Tampa Bay

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3 Keys: Lightning vs. Blue Jackets, Game 4 of Eastern First Round

Tampa Bay eyes puck possession to extend lead against Columbus in East First Round

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

No. 2 Lightning vs. No. 7 Blue Jackets

3 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN360, SN1, TVAS, FS-O, SUN

Tampa Bay leads best-of-7 series, 2-1

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Blue Jackets hope to be refreshed for Game 4 against Lightning

Tortorella says Columbus may have 'hit a wall' after three OT games in past six

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

The Columbus Blue Jackets canceled practice Sunday and hope to be refreshed for Game 4 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Monday (3 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TVAS, SN360, SN1, FS-O) after their coach said they may have "hit a wall."

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Jones, Hedman in spotlight for Game 4 between Blue Jackets, Lightning

'Premier' defensemen gathering accolades, driven to win East First Round

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

Seth Jones and Victor Hedman share many of the same traits.

They're humble, they're hungry, and they are two of the best defensemen in the NHL.

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Lightning defeat Blue Jackets in Game 3, lead Eastern First Round series

Hedman scores first of postseason, Point extends streak to six

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Hedman nets goal from the slot

TBL@CBJ, Gm3: Hedman buries quick shot from the slot

R1, Gm3: Victor Hedman takes a pass in the slot and sends a quick shot into the twine to extend the Lightning's lead

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Brayden Point and Victor Hedman scored in the second period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning held off the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 3-2 win in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Saturday.

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