Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA, FL - MAY 12: Jonathan Marchessault #42 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots as Lars Eller #81 of the Montreal Canadiens defends in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 12, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Lightning Back In Eastern Finals For 1st Time In 4 years

So much for all those questions about what’s happened to Steven Stamkos in the NHL playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2015

MONTREAL, QC - MAY 09:  The Montreal Canadiens acknowledge the fans after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 9, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Lightning 2-1.  The Lightning lead the series 3-2. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Canadiens Confident They Can Force Game 7 Against Lightning

Hold the pep talks, motivational ploys and all the statistics that support Tampa Bay feeling good about its chances of closing out Montreal in the second round of the NHL playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–05/12/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 07:  Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings on the bench during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 7, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Red Wings defeated the Coyotes 3-1.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

After Game 7 Loss, Babcock Ponders Future Of Red Wings, Declines To Talk About His Own

“We’ve been drafting good and developing good, but we’ve been winning too much,” Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock said. “That’s the facts.”

CBS Detroit–04/30/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Marek Zidlicky #28 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to get around the stick of Loui Eriksson #21 of the Boston Bruins during the third period at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Boston won the game 3-2. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Zidlicky Will Miss Game 7 With Concussion

Zidlicky has seven goals and 27 assists this season, including three goals and eight assists in his 21 games for Detroit.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 27:  Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his first period goal with teammates Ondrej Palat #18 and Nikita Kucherov #86 next to Petr Mrazek #34 and Danny DeKeyser #65 of the Detroit Red Wings during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 27, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay won the game 5-2 to tie the series 3-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Which Team Scores First, How Mrazek Plays Could Be Key Factors In Game 7 For Red Wings

“Scoring first is always a plus,” Babcock said after Game 6 on Monday. “It just seems to get you more relaxed and under control.”

CBS Detroit–04/29/2015

TAMPA, FL - APRIL 25: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings and Nikita Kucherov #86 of the Tampa Bay Lightning chase a loose puck behind the net during the second period in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Amalie Arena on April 25, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. The Red Wings defeated the Lightning 4-0. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Wings Head Into Game 7 Without Kronwall; NHL Explains One-Game Suspension

As a result of the suspension, the Red Wings are approaching their most important game of the season to date without their best defenseman.

CBS Detroit–04/28/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 27:  Valtteri Filppula #51 of the Tampa Bay Lightning battles for the puck between Henrik Zetterberg #40 and Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings during the second period of Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 27, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Babcock Not Surprised By Lack Of Goals From Zetterberg: ‘There’s Not A Lot Of Space’

“It’s the playoffs,” Babcock said . “In the series except for Game 2 and Game, this was 6 tonight, there was no space, period.”

CBS Detroit–04/28/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 27: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his first period goal with teammates Ondrej Palat #18, Andrej Sustr #62 and Nikita Kucherov #86 next to Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 27, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay won the game 5-2 to tie the series 3-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Petr Mrazek’s Unreal Stick Save On Brian Boyle [VIDEO]

Ben Bishop made 22 saves for the Lightning, although it was his counterpart, Petr Mrazek, who had the stop of the night — and maybe the season.

97.1 The Ticket–04/28/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 27:   Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 27, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

After Game 6 Loss, Red Wings Steeling Themselves For One More Game In Tampa

“We went down [to Tampa] and played a really solid game,” Kronwall said after the Game 6 loss. “That’s what we’ve got to do again.”

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

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