What's earned is sometimes not given. And in the playoffs, that can be the difference between moving on to the next series or packing up for the summer.
And for the first time in four years, the Tampa Bay Lightning are packing up early and headed for the offseason, even if it wasn't what they earned. But, in the end, it might have been what they deserved.
Tampa Bay entered the postseason series against the Toronto Maple Leafs as a sizeable underdog.
The Lightning this season are not as deep as last year. The salary cap constraints cost them tha...
Thank you for your interest in our content. Please either login below or purchase asubscriptionto read the full article.