Bruins Vs. Lightning, Game 6: Boston Looks To Punch Ticket To First Stanley Cup Finals Since 1990

The franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals. That's what the Boston Bruins will be looking to secure Wednesday night at the St. Pete Times Forum when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. 

The Vancouver Canucks already punched their ticket to the finals Tuesday night, beating the San Jose Sharks in five games. 

The Bruins dropped the series opener before winning three of the next four games against the Lightning, including Monday night's Game 5, a 2-1 victory that felt even closer than that, and was saved -- literally -- by the stick of Tim Thomas

Although a win Wednesday night would mean the Bruins' first Stanley Cup Finals in 21 years, the team is remaining focused on the task at hand: beating the Lightning in Game 6. 

"Obviously, you know that whoever goes through this series is going to play Vancouver, but at the same time, we don't know who's going through," rookie forward Brad Marchand said. "If we start thinking that it's us, then Tampa's going to come back and take over control of the series. We have to make sure we don't worry about that and just worry about our game."

Game 6 between the Bruins and Lightning begins at 8 p.m. ET and will air on Versus.

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