>BRANDON – Welcome to the third round, Tampa Bay Lightning.
It’s been one month since the regular season ended.
The work is only halfway done.
When it gets down to the final four, it only gets harder from here on out.
But the Lightning are well aware of all that and understand the challenge that still awaits them when the Eastern Conference finals open at Amalie Arena on Friday against the Washington Capitals.
After all, they have plenty of players who have been here before.
Tampa Bay enters the series against Washington with 17 players on the current 26-man roster who have appeared in a conf...
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