TAMPA - Third period leads and the Tampa Bay Lightning used a combination lock opposing teams never cracked.
The revamped defensive mentality the Lightning have shown over the past two years led to a closer's mentality.
But Tampa Bay lost some of their "closers" during the offseason, and perhaps some of that mentality departed with them as some of the Lightning's old way of thinking crept in on Saturday and the New Jersey Devils took advantage of some of that arrogance.
The Devils scored four unanswered goals in the third period and Tampa Bay wasted a two-goal lead entering the third period, f...
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