Tampa Bay Lightning VS Boston Bruins
For the last game of the regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning head to Boston to take on the Bruins. The face off on April 6 at 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PT.
Who Will Win?
Tampa Bay Lightning
As the Tampa Bay Lightning head into their last game of the regular season, they hold an NHL standing of 61-16-4 and 126 points for the season. They have 319 goals for and 219 goals against for a difference of 100. Also, they have won 7 out of their last 10 games, including their most recent game played ending in a 3-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Boston Bruins hold a record of 49-23-9 and 107 points in their season. They stand at second in points in the Atlantic Division, just behind the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Bruins have 256 goals for and 209 goals against for a difference of 47. They, too, have won 7 out of their last 10 games, and currently hold a two game win streak after their most recent victory over the Minnesota Wild.
Team Stats Face Off
So, who will win when the Boston Bruins face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the final game of the regular season. While Tampa has dominated most of their games this season, the Bruins rank close behind in the Atlantic Division. Statistically, Tampa Bay exceeds Boston in points by 19 and in scoring differences 53. Also to consider in this game, with both teams also being in the playoffs, it’s hard to say how conservatively the teams will be playing. However, with this final game, Tampa holds the opportunity to tie with the Red Wings’ “Season Games Won” Record. Will the Bruins end the regular season with one more win? Or will the Lightning achieve one more record this year?
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