TAMPA - The opening game of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs for the Tampa Bay Lightning proved to Murphy's Law hockey.
Everything that could go wrong, went wrong, even when it looked like they were going to go right.
And on a night that looked pretty much as ugly as it felt, the Lightning need to find a different level to their game or it won't get any prettier.
Teams will lose games. Teams will lose playoff games. And if you get beat by the other team, simply tip the cap - or in hockey terms, offer a stick tap - and move on with the belief that everything was done to win the game, it just didn...
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