After two-day break

After two-day break, Lightning ready to reset with renewed energy

TAMPA, Fla.After two days away from the rink, the Lightning returned to practice on Wednesday to prepare for Thursday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks at Amalie Arena (7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Sun).
Following a grueling stretch of 14 games in a span of 25 days, Tampa Bay took two days away from the ice to provide an opportunity to rest body and mind for the players and staff.
“If I could have given them more (time) off, I would have,’’ Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said. “But then you are caught in that balance of too much off time and now rust sets in.’’The two-day break, however, was bene...


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