Despite having three power play opportunities, the Bruins couldn’t convert on any opportunities. Boston had just three shots on net during their power play opportunities, and have a power play conversion rate of 16 percent for the season.
Tampa Bay had two power play opportunities in the period, but they couldn’t solve Tim Thomas, who made 17 saves and now has 20 for the game.
Dwayne Roloson has 19 saves on 20 shots through two period. Tampa Bay has 23 shots through 40 minutes while Boston has registered 20 shots.
Sean Bergenheim, Brett Clark and Teddy Purcell scored in procession within one minute and 25 seconds midway through the first period to put the Lightning on top 3-0.
Tyler Seguin scored his first career playoff goal in his first career playoff game at 15:59 in the first period, trimming Boston’s deficit to two.