TAMPA - Over the course of the past few weeks the Tampa Bay Lightning have been making strides in their game.
Line chemistry has been developing, particularly in the top six. Defensive partners have been getting a feel for their combinations.
The breakouts have been cleaner. The turnovers cutting down.
But on Monday, against the surprising Boston Bruins, those strides looked as if they were taking place during a steeplechase event, making a lot of ground around the track until having to clear the hurdle with a small pool of water along the course. And just like that 3000m race, those moments a...
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