TAMPA - Remember that parable involving the race between the tortoise and the hare?
The hare didn't get off to the best start because his focus at the starting line wasn't in the right place. Somewhere near the end, when the hare realizes the ending of the race is trending toward an undesirable result, he kicks his legs into overdrive as he frantically attempts to reach the finish line first, only to fall short and .
On Tuesday against the Detroit Red Wings, the Tampa Bay Lightning were the hare, and their story ended up just like that parable with the frantic finish not enough to overcome the...
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