TAMPA - Some games throughout the course of a full season bring on different types of challenges for a myriad of reasons.
Coming back to home ice for the first time in 12 days to face a cellar dwelling opponent presented a particular type of challenge for the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.
On paper, the Lightning had no right losing to the Anaheim Ducks, a team with just seven regulation wins on the season and gives up shots on goal quicker than a mixologist at an open bar.
But the game is never played on paper. It's played on a pitch or a diamond, a gridiron, a court or a sheet of ice.
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