The Lightning advanced to the Stanley Cup Last to play the Montreal Canadiens, who defeated the Vegas Golden Knights in six games within their semifinal.
Kucherov played 16:29 with two shots on objective. He leads the postseason with 27 factors (five goals, 22 assists) in 18 games after he skipped the complete 56-video game regular season dealing with hip surgery he previously Dec. 29, 2020.
The crowd at Amalie Arena chanted Kucherov’s name during warmups.
Cernak played 19:50 with 4 hits and two blocked shots after missing two online games with an upper-body injury.
Kucherov left Video game 6 after his first shift, 2:22 in to the first period. He seemed to jam his correct arm or shoulder checking out Islanders middle Mathew Barzal. He struggled to complete the shift and visited the locker room with a Lightning trainer at the stoppage in play.
Kucherov also was cross-checked from at the rear of by NY defenseman Scott Mayfield earlier in the change, which lasted 46 seconds. Kucherov fell to the ice and got up gradually before rejoining the perform.
Kucherov prospects these playoffs with 17 power-play points (four goals, 13 assists) and led the 2020 playoffs with 34 factors (seven goals, 27 assists) in 25 games, assisting the Lightning earn the Stanley Glass.