NASHVILLE - The Tampa Bay Lightning played well on Thursday. But not well enough.
The Lightning created offense on Wednesday. But didn't score enough.
Tampa Bay took two steps forward earlier this week. On Thursday, the Lightning took a step back.
The Lightning have reached another delicate part of the season as they hit the 28-game mark with a 5-1 loss to Nashville. It was not the ideal start to a five-game road trip.
Here's the talking points from another loss on the road.
Quick, Sand, Sluggish
Tampa Bay stumbled to start the game, recovered to score the opening goal, but ...
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