While Lightning sit and stew following loss

Tampa Bay Lightning welcome quick break before final 11-game stretch drive

TAMPA, Fla. – The condensed schedule put in to effect this season by the NHL claims every team at some point.
In a season compressed by the World Cup of Hockey at the start of the season and the implementation of the bye week – a stretch of seven days between games – that every team experienced this season, the pay back comes in the form of playing a group of games in to a small window on the calendar.
With Saturday’s loss to Washington, Tampa Bay completed a set of six games in 10 nights, it’s the third such grouping of games this season. But with how had the Lightning have had to push to cli...


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