TAMPA – One year ago today, the Tampa Bay Lightning along with the NHL season abruptly halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sports leagues hit the pause button for months seeking a path to resumption. When they did, arenas and stadiums were mainly filled with the sounds of silence in the stands.
The NHL playoffs were played in empty arenas from July to September. When the league did resume in January, only a few arenas around the league were in position to invite a limited number of fans in - Dallas, Florida, Arizona and Tampa Bay.
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