TAMPA - Over the course of the first four games of the Stanley Cup semifinal matchup between the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders, the style of play looked like any typical late-postseason matchup.
The game took on the persona of two four-by-fours racing through a mud bog with both teams slogging their way looking for wins. There was very little traction, little space to move around and not many opportunities to move forward as there were a combined 17 goals through four games with only one team reaching the four-goal mark.
After Tampa Bay's dramatic loss in Game 4, the Lightning bel...
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