After 1,318 games, the long and grinding season comes down to a best-of-one Monday night in Game 7.
If the Lightning fail to stop Jarom Iginla in Game 6, he will have an extra award to carry along with the Stanley Cup.
Florida has already been a rumored destination for Bill Guerin because of the recent hiring of Mike Keenan as GM.
Time could run out on Ville Nieminen and the Flames. Plus, notes on Vincent Lecavalier, John Grahame and more.
It's doubtful Tampa Bay would still be playing without Brad Richards' important contributions.
After a subpar outing in Tuesday night's 4-1 loss, Tampa Bay needs Nikolai Khabibulin to rebound.
Calgary came into Tampa Bay's home and calmly turned aside the Lightning's vaunted attack.
Teams should copy the Flames' and Lightning's up-tempo, aggressive, hard-forechecking, fast-skating style.
After playing a combined 1,752 regular-season and playoff games, Dave Andreychuk has finally made it to the finals.
Rhett Warrener's toughness, smarts and veteran leadership rounded out Calgary's young, promising defense.
Tampa Bay won't make it to the Stanley Cup finals without squeezing out more from their blue-liners.
Focusing on just the one game they need to reach the finals will be a tough challenge for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Sharks' inability to get off to good starts has them on the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals.
We should have expected to see another big game from Calgary captain Jarome Iginla on Monday night.
Thanks to a little release of frustration Thursday night, both series should feature an increase in intensity.
How Nikolai Khabibulin and Evgeni Nabokov respond to adversity this postseason will determine their reputation.