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2022 NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference Final Game 5 open thread

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare #41 of the Tampa Bay Lightning pushes Kaapo Kakko #24 of the New York Rangers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on June 07, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Game 5

Tampa Bay Lightning (2) at New York Rangers (2)

5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden
ESPN+, ESPN, SN, TVAS, CBC

Lines

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING

Ondrej Palat — Steven Stamkos — Nikita Kucherov
Brandon Hagel — Anthony Cirelli — Alex Killorn
Ross Colton — Nicholas Paul — Corey Perry
Pat Maroon — Pierre-Edouard Bellemare — Riley Nash

Victor Hedman — Jan Rutta
Ryan McDonagh — Erik Cernak
Mikhail Sergachev — Zach Bogosian

Andrei Vasilevskiy
Brian Elliott

Expected Scratches: Cal Foote

Injured Reserve: Brayden Point (lower body)

NEW YORK RANGERS

Chris Kreider — Mika Zibanejad — Frank Vatrano
Artemi Panarin — Ryan Strome — Andrew Copp
Alexis Lafreniere — Filip Chytil — Kaapo Kakko
Tyler Motte — Barclay Goodrow — Ryan Reaves

Ryan Lindgren — Adam Fox
K’Andre Miller — Jacob Trouba
Justin Braun — Braden Schneider

Igor Shesterkin
Alexandar Georgiev

Expected Scratches: Kevin Rooney, Patrik Nemeth, Libor Hajek, Greg McKegg, Julien Gauthier, Jonny Brodzinski, Dryden Hunt

Injured Reserve: Sammy Blais (knee)