DETROIT – It's been a year for Tyler Johnson.
Since September, Johnson has been stuck in a hockey version of purgatory.
Through no fault of his own, Johnson went from Stanley Cup champion to odd-man out to being pulled back in only to be exiled on opening night.
His play on the ice at times made it look like he was still caught in between.
But in the past week, perhaps Johnson's game has been rekindled, sparked by a shift in position to play with two Lightning sparkplugs he hadn't played with all season.
Within a week of winning the elusive Stanley Cup title the Lightning and Johnson had b...
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