TAMPA – Call it doldrums. Call it stuck in the mundane. Call it midseason muck.
I'm sure there are some who might choose some more, shall we say, choice words to describe the current state of the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Being in the holiday spirit, one might suggest Tampa Bay dropped a rotten egg on Sunday against the Detroit Red Wings to close out a four-game homestand.
On the surprising starter in net, the rookie who made his NHL debut, the expanded goal droughts, what some adversity can do and a near record streak comes to an end.
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