TAMPA, Fla. – The Lightning’s last trip to Pittsburgh went about as well as a chain smoker trying to run the Boston Marathon.
Tampa Bay was humiliated by the defending Stanley Cup champions by a 6-2 score on Jan. 8. It felt almost as if things had hit rock bottom at the time as the Lighting suffered a fourth-consecutive loss and accomplished something that had never happened in the Jon Cooper era until then, the team allowed five or more goals in four consecutive games.
It came at a time when Ben Bishop was injured and Andrei Vasilevskiy played every single minute of action in the nine games B...
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