Tampa Bay's Vezina Trophy candidate stopped 34 shots, Alex Killorn scored with less than two minutes remaining and the Lightning advanced to the second round of the
Bishop used all of his 6-foot-7 frame, even making one third-period save with his mask, to repeatedly deny the Red Wings and post his fourth career playoff shutout.
"I just wanted to find a way to win; the guys have done a good job scoring goals all series for me. It was my turn tonight," Bishop said. "I just had to keep them out of the net."
Killorn's second winning goal of the series was set up by
"It was a play where Mrazek makes a goalie play and Callahan kind of jumped him. Once I saw that Mrazek was out of his net, I was trying to gain position and go to the net knowing that if Callahan could get it to me I could probably put it in," Killorn said.
"It's a great feeling. We battled so hard for those two periods and there were periods where Bishop kept us in it. To get the winning goal with under 2 minutes left was huge because I think they did outplay us at instances in that game."
Tampa Bay eliminated the Red Wings in the first round for the second straight year, advancing to a second-round matchup against either the Florida Panthers or
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Malkin, whose four points tied his single-game high in the postseason, assisted on two of the Penguins' three first-period goals in helping Pittsburgh dominate the Rangers for the second consecutive game and take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven, first-round series.
Sidney Crosby, who added two assists, and the red-hot Penguins can wrap up things in Game 5 in Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Rookie goaltender Matt Murray, who returned to the lineup for Game 3, made 31 saves in posting his first playoff shutout.
Pittsburgh converted three of six power plays, and is seven of 19 in the series with the extra man.