TAMPA - History already shows the Tampa Bay Lightning run of success ranks among the best in National Hockey League history, particularly in the age of expansion.
In the salary cap era, they might already be the best.
But for this group of players, for this core of players, for this coaching staff and for this management staff, what has already been accomplished it not enough of an accomplishment.
As the Lightning showed in a four-game sweep of the Florida Panthers in the second round, doing something only three other teams - and only two other franchises - have ever done in league history is...
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