SUNRISE - When players speak of escaping the grind of the National Hockey League season, taking some time off away from the rink and the game, clearing the head tends to be the primary goal compared to resting the body.
After nine days between games for the Tampa Bay Lightning, it felt like the bodies were well rested. When it came to clearing the headspace, however, Monday's first game back for Tampa Bay looked as if that headspace was cleared out like an abandoned New York apartment building.
The legs were moving, but the minds were, well, cleared out maybe a little too much. That's how what...
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