TAMPA – Hockey is here.
After 18 months of the abnormal that consisted of bubble hockey, stunted seasons, schedule disruptions, COVID lists and daily video sessions with the media - oh, and those two Stanley Cup victories - some semblance of normalcy returned to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday.
The sounds of skates swishing across the top of the ice, pucks caroming off the end boards and the whistles of coaches starting and stopping drills all returned to Amalie Arena. Only this time, for the first time in two years, it wasn't the start of Lightning training camp that brought about the sense...
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