TAMPA – Hockey is filled with heart.
To excel at the highest level, player put every bit of that heart in to their play. It's why there is so much emotion in the game. It's why there are fights and rapid reactions and anger and, sometimes, rage.
But it's also why there are hugs and helmet taps.
That's just in the regular season.
Pour all that into a playoff mixer and that emotion comes bursting out of the blender, just as it did with nine seconds remaining on the clock on Wednesday as the Tampa Bay Lightning finished off an emotional night with a worthy outburst capped off in the final 19 seco...
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