Trade deadline emotions took thier toll on Lightning

Trade deadline emotions took thier toll on Lightning, but its time to move forward

In the span of four days, Tampa Bay traded away three key members of the team – Ben Bishop, Brian Boyle and Valtteri Filppula. Not to mention the number of rumors that were swirling around that involved the likes of Braydon Coburn, Jason Garrison, Tyler Johnson and, as of late Wednesday, Ondrej Palat.
it can have an effect.
”It’s a tough go,’’ said defenseman Victor Hedman, who scored the overtime winner on Wednesdayon just the 16th shot of the game for Tampa Bay. “Three of my closest friends on the team I’ve been around for a long time. I would be lying if I said it didn’t affect you, but com...


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