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‘There’s a storm over Tampa Bay but it’s no Hurricane’: Twitter reacts to Lightning clincher

When the weather outside is frightful, that just means Mother Nature is a Lightning fan. Social media says so.
Lightning players congratulate goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) on the shutout Tuesday night in Raleigh, N.C.
Lightning players congratulate goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) on the shutout Tuesday night in Raleigh, N.C. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published Jun. 9
Updated Jun. 9

With a 2-0 Game 5 win over the Hurricanes, the Lightning advanced to the Stanley Cup semifinals on Tuesday night.

It’s Tampa Bay’s sixth-straight series win dating to the start of last year’s postseason, which ended with the franchise’s second Stanley Cup. And it’s the fifth time in the past seven seasons the Lightning have made it this far.

Mother Nature even celebrated Tampa Bay’s latest victory, with plenty of thunder and lightning in the area.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Lightning’s 4-1 series win over the Hurricanes:

Contact Mari Faiello at mfaiello@tampabay.com. Follow @faiello_mari.

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