The Tampa Bay Lightning locked down third place in the Atlantic Division -- setting up a first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs clash with the Toronto Maple Leafs -- after Toronto beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Friday.
In the season series against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions, the Maple Leafs won two and lost two, including splitting their last two meetings. On April 4 in Tampa, the Leafs blitzed the Lightning, 6-2, only to be crushed 8-1 in the return match back in Tampa on April 21.
In three games against the Lightning, Auston Matthews is the leading Leafs scorer, with three goals and four assists for seven points. For the Lightning, Steven Stamkos leads with two goals and seven assists for nine points in four games.
The Leafs and Lightning will meet in the playoffs for the first time.