With conference final opponent known for Tampa Bay Lightning

With conference final opponent known for Tampa Bay Lightning, a look back at regular season results

TAMPA – The budding rivalry that developed between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals was snuffed out by the league three years.
It’s about to be reignited.
For years the Lightning and Capitals occupied a spot in the same division, the Southeast. Twice in that span they met in the postseason – 2003 and 2011. In the final years of the old divisional format, the two teams started to develop a strong dislike for each other.
Now, the two teams will meet in the Eastern Conference finals after Washington finally found a way to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in a postseason series after ...


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