The Tampa Bay Lightning (46-30-6) shut out the Detroit Red Wings (35-37-10) 5-0 on Thursday night at Amalie Arena. The Lightning finish the 2022-2023 third in the Atlantic Division and will play the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Alex Killorn scored at the 7:49 mark of the first period to give Tampa Bay an early lead. In the third period, the Lightning erupted for four goals - including Brayden Point's 50th of the season - to earn a 5-0 win.
Backup goaltender Brian Elliott got the start in net for Tampa Bay and saved all 32 shots he faced.
The Lightning look ahead to a first round playoff matchup against the Toronto Maple Leafs that begin next week. Game one will be Tuesday night, and game two will be Thursday night, both in Toronto. Keep it locked to 95.3 WDAE & AM 620 throughout the playoffs for your home of the Best Bolts Coverage on the Radio.