RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy closed another postseason series by turning away every shot. And he’s getting even stingier in net as reigning Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay advances in the playoffs.

The 26-year-old goaltender had his third straight shutout Tuesday night in a series-ending 2-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, capping a five-game performance that had him frustrating the Central Division champions nearly the entire way.

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