I’d like to take you on a trip to a magical place. The year was 2014. Not that long ago and not that far away.
It was the year of The Triplets in Tampa Bay. More accurately the 2014-15 NHL season was the season of The Triplets.
It began after an early season Western road trip as injuries started to add up.. Almost by accident after Brett Connolly left a game in Winnipeg due to injury, Coach Jon Cooper lined up Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov. The trio combined for a goal and six assists in a 4-2 Lightning victory.
The rest, as they say, is history.
For Johnson and Palat, being...
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