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Record: Lightning 1 Penguins 3

Previous games: Game 1: 3-0 Pens, Game 2: 5-1 Lightning, Game 3: 3-2 Pens, Game 4: 3-2 Pens

Game time: 12:00pm EST on CBC (HD), Versus (HD) SUN (HD) and on the radio at 620 WDAE

It's a possible elimination this morning. It's go big or literally go home.

But will the Lightning go down without a fight? Hell no.

Not a whole lot to say about this game. And I'm not even going to talk about benching Stamkos because that's absurd.

Words from a guy that's been in this position before:

"And we have nothing to lose now, we just have to go out there and play our game, go out there and try to win the next one and then after that try to force another one. We just have to go at it one game at a time." -Simon Gagne in the Tampa Tribune


Go Bolts

Line-up Notes:

  • Lightning injuries: None
  • Lightning scratches: Dana Tyrell
  • Marc-Andre Bergeron is in for Dana Tyrell, Steve Downie is back in
  • Penguin injuries: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Dustin Jeffrey
  • Matt Cooke is still suspended

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