TAMPA – Everything new is old again. Or is it everything old is new again?
The year is 2020, so perhaps both are accurate.
As the Tampa Bay Lightning drop the puck on the 2020 playoffs and look to bring home Lord Stanley's Cup for the second time in franchise history, the first opponent is the same team they faced in the postseason last year.
That series against the Columbus Blue Jackets to open last year's playoffs blew up Tampa Bay's historic regular season. After tying an NHL regular season record for wins, the Lightning exited the postseason without registering a victory.
All of those memo...
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