TAMPA – Third time’s the charm.
No, not really. At least, that’s not how the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking at their third Eastern Conference finals in three years.
It’s more of a business-like approach as Tampa Bay gets set to host the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series at Amalie Arena on Friday.
And it’s time to get down to business.
Two years ago when the Lightning reached the conference finals they just kept playing. It took 13 games to get to the matchup with the New York Rangers as most of Tampa Bay’s core of players were there for the first time and there was an ...
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