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Hurricanes ousted from playoffs due to penalty kill, injuries

Lack of offense contributed to five-game loss to Lightning

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Carolina Hurricanes were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing 2-0 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Second Round on Tuesday.

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Lightning fourth line rewarded in Game 5 win against Hurricanes

Colton scores big goal; Johnson, Maroon play key minutes to help send Tampa Bay to Semifinals

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

Jon Cooper remembered a moment Tuesday when the forwards on the Tampa Bay Lightning's fourth line looked up at him and asked if they were going over the boards for another shift.

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Lightning eliminate Hurricanes in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Second Round

Vasilevskiy makes 29 saves in shutout to help defending champions advance to Semifinals

by Kurt Dusterberg / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Vasilevskiy shuts out Hurricanes

TBL@CAR, Gm5: Vasilevskiy records shutout in Game 5

R2, Gm5: Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 29 shots he faced to help the Lightning shut out the Hurricanes in Game 5 and win the series

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves for the Tampa Bay Lightning, who eliminated the Carolina Hurricanes with a 2-0 win in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Second Round at PNC Arena on Tuesday.

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Niederreiter, Trocheck return for Hurricanes in Game 5

Forward makes series debut against Lightning, center back after missing past two games

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Nino Niederreiter and Vincent Trocheck returned to the lineup for the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Second Round against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday (NBCSN, SN, TVAS).

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3 Keys: Lightning at Hurricanes, Game 5 of second round

Tampa Bay can advance with victory; Trocheck, Niederreiter could return for Carolina

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

No. 3 Lightning at No. 1 Hurricanes

6:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN, TVAS

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

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Second Round

Savard looks to help Lightning advance in Game 5 against Hurricanes

Defenseman has 'fit in very well' after trade from Blue Jackets, contributing in playoff run

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

David Savard is getting a taste of what he hoped for in the Stanley Cup Playoffs when the defenseman was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Lightning depth gives them chance to eliminate Hurricanes in Game 5

Continue to get contributions throughout lineup, can win seventh straight playoff series

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

The Tampa Bay Lightning are once again flying through the Stanley Cup Playoffs without any passengers.

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Hurricanes let down by penalty kill in Game 4 loss to Lightning

Pushed to brink in series after allowing three goals on six opportunities

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Carolina Hurricanes were looking good in the second period against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, scoring four goals in a span of 8:11 and holding a two-goal lead at 12:41.

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Lightning rally to win Game 4, push Hurricanes to brink in second round

Score four straight goals; Stamkos, Kucherov each has two goals, assist

by Corey Long / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Carolina, Tampa Bay combine for 8

CAR@TBL, Gm4: Canes, Lightning net eight goals in 2nd

R2, Gm4: Watch as the Hurricanes and Lightning combine for eight goals in the 2nd, capped by Steven Stamkos' 2nd power-play goal of the period

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TAMPA -- Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos each had two goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their lead in the Stanley Cup Second Round with a 6-4 win in Game 4 against the Carolina Hurricanes at Amalie Arena on Saturday.

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Trocheck out for Hurricanes against Lightning in Game 4

Forward misses second straight with lower-body injury

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Vincent Trocheck is out for the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Second Round against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.

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