The Tampa Bay Lightning were on the edge of going into a 3-0 hole but turned things around in the final period of Game 3. They will try to tie the series when they host the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals series tonight at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida.
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers
- NHL – Eastern Conference Finals, Game 4
- Date – 7/6/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
Tampa Bay Lightning Stats & Form
The Tampa Bay Lightning are still in play for winning their third consecutive Stanley Cup which would be the first time in 30 years a team to achieve such a run.
The Lightning started the series losing the opening two games on the road in New York but managed to stay alive in the series with a 3-2 comeback win in Game 3.
Tampa Bay is 8th in the league scoring 3.5 goals per game and are ranked 6th in the league allowing 2.8 goals per game.
Tampa Bay Lightning News
Brent Seabrook will not play for Tampa Bay tonight while Brandon Point is questionable.
New York Rangers Stats & Form
The New York Rangers are the biggest surprise in the Playoffs this season as no one has predicted them going this far. The Rangers were so close to getting only a small step away from the Stanley Cup as they had a 2-0 series lead and a 2-0 lead in the middle of Game 2. The Rangers still have the lead in the series but things are much different with a 2-1 score.
New York is the second-best defensive team in the league allowing 2.5 goals per game and is ranked 7th in league with an 82.3% penalty kill.
New York Rangers News
Samuel Blais will not play for the Rangers tonight.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers Head-to-Head Stats
The New York Rangers have won 6 of the last 10 games against the Tampa Bay Lightning including 5 of the last 6 games
Six of the last ten games between these two have ended under 5.5 goals.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers Betting Odds
The Tampa Bay Lightning are favourites coming into this game with -106 odds to win while the Rangers are at 228 and 328 odds are set for a draw.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 with 108 for over and -134 for under.
The Tampa Bay Lightning got a huge win in Game 3 of this series to pull within one game behind the Rangers. As they now trail this series 2-1 heading into Game 4 at home. They will be looking to win tonight and tie the series before heading back to Madison Square Garden for Game 5 of this Eastern Conference Finals series. They have been great all playoffs long with their backs against the wall, and will prove their winning character tonight as well.
The New York Rangers were so close to taking a 3-0 lead and nearly closing the book on the two-time defending champion’s season. However, they were not able to get the job done despite being 2-0 in the second period of Game 2. They will regret missing out on that opportunity as the Lightning will tie the series and get the momentum in the conference finals.