The Washington Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 in Game Six, riding two goals from TJ Oshie and a tally from Devante Smith-Pelly. The hard-hitting affair, which saw the Caps dole out 39 hits to Tampa’s 19, was one of the most physical games of the NHL season.
According to Natural Stat Trick, the Lightning out-attempted the Caps at five-on-five 53-50 with this lineup, but the Caps outshot the Lightning 34-24 and had more high-danger chances 14-10.
Barry Trotz will be keeping the team’s lines the same ahead of Game Seven. The Lightning get last change and will have more control of matchups. The winner of tonight’s game will advance to the Stanley Cup Final.