RALEIGH, N.C. - For weeks the Tampa Bay Lightning skated like they were in a winter slumber.
Sluggish, slow, behind the pace showing signs of a team either bored, fatigued or both. A stretch of 19 games in 33 days three-quarters of the way into the season can have that affect on a team.
The Lightning's game has been in hibernation.
After Tuesday's showing against the Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay might be waking up just in time for Spring.When Tampa Bay dropped a 2-1 decision in Boston on Saturday, it marked the 19th game of that 33-day stretch that featured four consecutive weekends of back-...
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