Tampa Bay Lightning say goodbye to Tyler Johnson in a pure business move

As Tampa Bay Lightning take a big step toward legacy, Tyler Johnson again finds himself in the middle of that success

TAMPA - When the Tampa Bay Lightning burst on to the Stanley Cup playoff scene in this era of Lightning prominence in 2015, Tyler Johnson sat right in the middle of it all.
The pivot on the famed Triplet line, or That Line as some referred to it at the time, Johnson centered the top line in hockey between Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov.
In his second full season in the NHL, Johnson delivered time and time again and led the league in playoff goals with 13 and tied for the lead with 23 points and might have been the Conn Smythe winner if not for a broken thumb suffered in the start of the Cup ...


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