Lightning left wing Adam Erne in the tunnel alone before being joined by his team while preparing to take to the ice for warmups at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
Lightning left wing Adam Erne in the tunnel alone before being joined by his team while preparing to take to the ice for warmups at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy leads his team down the tunnel for warmups before taking on the Buffalo Sabres.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy leads his team down the tunnel for warmups before taking on the Buffalo Sabres.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov as he heads down the tunnel and onto the ice for warmups.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov as he heads down the tunnel and onto the ice for warmups.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos prepares to step out onto the ice for warmups before taking on the Buffalo Sabres.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos prepares to step out onto the ice for warmups before taking on the Buffalo Sabres.
Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) goes down to block a shot in front of goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) by Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel (9) during first period action.
Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) goes down to block a shot in front of goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) by Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel (9) during first period action.
Lightning center Brayden Point (21) gets off a shot as time expires at the end of the first period.
Lightning center Brayden Point (21) gets off a shot as time expires at the end of the first period.
Lightning center Brayden Point (21) gets into a scuffle as does right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) as Buffalo Sabres players take exception with a shot Point got off as time expires at the end of the first period.
Lightning center Brayden Point (21) gets into a scuffle as does right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) as Buffalo Sabres players take exception with a shot Point got off as time expires at the end of the first period.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) looks on as Buffalo Sabres left wing Evan Rodrigues (71) and left wing Jeff Skinner (53) celebrate their team's goal, the first of the game, during first period action.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) looks on as Buffalo Sabres left wing Evan Rodrigues (71) and left wing Jeff Skinner (53) celebrate their team's goal, the first of the game, during first period action.
Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak (81) skates off as Buffalo Sabres players celebrates their goal, the first of the game, during first period action.
Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak (81) skates off as Buffalo Sabres players celebrates their goal, the first of the game, during first period action.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates as he picks up his 100th point of the season with his goal beating Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to tie the game at 1 to 1 during second period action.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates as he picks up his 100th point of the season with his goal beating Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to tie the game at 1 to 1 during second period action.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) (center) celebrates with his team as he picks up his 100th point of the season with his goal beating Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to tie the game at 1 to 1 during second period action. From left is center Tyler Johnson (9), who got an assist, defenseman Victor Hedman (77), Kucherov (86) and defenseman Anton Stralman (6).
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) (center) celebrates with his team as he picks up his 100th point of the season with his goal beating Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to tie the game at 1 to 1 during second period action. From left is center Tyler Johnson (9), who got an assist, defenseman Victor Hedman (77), Kucherov (86) and defenseman Anton Stralman (6).
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates as he picks up his 100th point of the season with his goal beating Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to tie the game at 1 to 1 during second period action.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates as he picks up his 100th point of the season with his goal beating Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to tie the game at 1 to 1 during second period action.
Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) collides with Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) in front of Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during third period action.
Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) collides with Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) in front of Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during third period action.
Lightning center Brayden Point (21) drops the gloves and fights with Sabres left wing Jeff Skinner (53) during third period action.
Lightning center Brayden Point (21) drops the gloves and fights with Sabres left wing Jeff Skinner (53) during third period action.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shootout as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shootout as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shootout as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shootout as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates after he beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shootout as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates after he beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shootout as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates after he beats Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shoot out as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates after he beats Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shoot out as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates with his team after he beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shoot out as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.
Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) celebrates with his team after he beats Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) to score the final goal in the shoot out as the Bolts win with a final score of 2 to 1.