It’s no secret that the Tampa Bay Lightning are a good hockey team. They’re likely the deepest and most talented group, on paper, left in the Stanley Cup playoffs. They’ve received timely scoring, solid defensive play, and consistently great goaltending throughout the postseason. Above all else, the Lightning’s best players have been making statements in every series and refusing to allow any other top line to wrest control away from them.
The Columbus line spearheaded by Pierre-Luc Dubois? Outplayed by the Point line.
The dreaded “Perfection Line” out of Boston? Outgunned by the Point line.