Lightning beat Red Wings, aiming for Carolina in Central

Detroit Red Wings

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) is pursued up the ice by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Dennis Cholowski (21) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Coleman scored 16 seconds into the game, Mikhail Sergachev added another goal early in the second period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1.

Tampa Bay’s Christopher Gibson had 22 saves, filling in for star goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Jonathan Bernier gave up a goal on the game’s first shot and finished with 40 saves for the Red Wings.

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