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‘Just one more win’: Twitter reacts to Lightning’s Game 5 win over Islanders

A touchdown and the two-point conversion? The Super Bowl champion Bucs would be proud.
From left, Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman, center Steven Stamkos, left wing Alex Killorn and center Brayden Point celebrate Stamkos’ second goal of the night Monday.
From left, Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman, center Steven Stamkos, left wing Alex Killorn and center Brayden Point celebrate Stamkos’ second goal of the night Monday. [ DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times ]
Published Jun. 22
Updated Jun. 22

If you could put an exclamation point on a boxscore, Game 5 was certainly worthy.

The Lightning cruised to an 8-0 win over the Islanders on Monday night and moved one win closer to a repeat appearance in the Stanley Cup Final.

It’s the first time in 27 postseason games that the Lightning have scored eight goals. The last time? Also against the Islanders in this round, and 8-2 Game 1 win on Sept. 7.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the semifinal victory:

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

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