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Lightning Shut Out Rangers In Game 5 To Take 3-2 Series Lead

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Ben Bishop made 26 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning rode their goalie to a 2-0 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.

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The Lightning did all of their damage in the second period, with Valtteri Filppula and Steven Stamkos both scoring for Tampa Bay. Bishop had a rebound performance, bouncing back from a puck to the nuts and a combined 10 goals allowed the past two games to shut out the Rangers on Sunday. New York had four power plays in the first period and a half, but couldn’t capitalize with the man advantage.

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Tampa Bay is now one win away from the Stanley Cup finals. Game 6 is Tuesday.

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