Here’s a look at the latest and most important storylines from around the NBA and NHL Playoffs.
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Tyler Johnson and Jason Garrison scored in the first period, and Johnson added another goal in the second to give the Lightning a 3-0 lead.
Aside from a three-goal flurry at the end of Game 4, Detroit goalie Petr Mrazek has shut out the Lightning over the last three games.
Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots and the Detroit Red Wings rebounded from a disappointing loss to shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday night and take a 3-2 series lead.
The Red Wings led 2-0 in the third period before Johnson scored with 5:26 remaining. He then assisted on Ondrej Palat’s tying goal 77 seconds later.
Joakim Andersson’s shot bounced routinely off Bishop and up in the air, but when Bishop tried to bat the puck away with his stick, he instead accidentally knocked it back off the crossbar.
Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout.
Petr Mrazek had 44 saves in his NFL playoff debut to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2.
Tickets to Detroit’s first two postseason home games are now available.