Video: Rest a good thing for Lightning

BOSTON -- Enough already!

Let’s drop the puck so the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning can battle for Eastern Conference supremacy with a trip to the Stanley Cup at stake.

Because both the Bruins and Lightning swept their semifinal opponents, both clubs have been waiting for more than a week for the conference finals to begin.

After Tampa practiced at TD Garden in preparation for Game 1 on Saturday, the Lightning’s Steven Stamkos and Vincent Lecavalier talked about the challenges and advantages of having so much time off between series: