The Montreal Canadiens faced the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals from the Amalie Arena on Monday night.
Tampa Bay’s Yanni Gourde scored to help the Lightning take a 1-0 series lead in the championship round against the Canadiens, giving the Lightning a dominating 5-1 in Game 1. The Lightning also got two goals from Nikita Kucherov, and a goal apiece by Erik Cernak and Steven Stamkos.
The Lightning are looking to become the first team to repeat as champions since the 2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins. Game 2 will take place on Wednesday at 8:00 p.m in Tampa.
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