Five Quick Thoughts on the Tampa Bay Lightning

By Sean Fitzgerald
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  1. Ben Bishop has been really good: Despite getting ROCKED in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Bishop responded with a 2-0 shutout victory against the Rangers in Madison Square Garden. Bishop has a save percentage of .920 and a 2.15 goals against average. Those numbers are higher than his regular season numbers. Bishop had a .916 save percentage and 32 goals against average during the regular season. Bishop has come a long way from being a St. Louis Blues castoff.

May 29, 2015; New York, NY, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) before the first period of game seven of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. The Lightning defeated the Rangers 2-0 to win the series 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

  1. The Lightning can play a run and gun style: The Lighting lead the NHL in goals for during the regular season. They scored 262 goals during the NHL season. Stamkos lead the team with 43 goals 29 assists. Johnson had 29 goals and 43 assists and Kucherov had 29 goals and 36 assists. They can clearly light the lamp.