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Cirelli’s overtime winner sets up Stanley Cup Final between Lightning and Stars

The Lightning advanced to the Stanley Cup Final thanks to overtime hero Anthony Cirelli, who beat a brilliant Semyon Varlamov at 13:18 of sudden death to give Tampa a hard fought six game series win over the scrappy Islanders. They’ll … Continue reading

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Lightning put Islanders on the brink

For more than half of Game Four, the Islanders were in position to even their best-of-seven series against the heavy favorite Lightning. Semyon Varlamov had made some big saves to keep a strong Bolts surge off the scoreboard. He certainly … Continue reading

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Lafreniere will be nice, but Rangers must address center situation and improve depth

As this strange summer has gone on with the Conference Finals finally beginning during Labor Day Weekend, one thing stands out. In order to have success, you need the horses to go far. Also a bit of luck. Just ask … Continue reading

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Coming to grips with a gut wrenching moment

Life can be funny sometimes. It truly can be mysterious and unpredictable. Take the date May 25th. In 1994 on one memorable hot Spring night, that meant captain Mark Messier delivering on his promise by leading the Rangers back from … Continue reading

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Bruins and Hurricanes star in Eastern Conference Final

Tonight, the Eastern Conference Final begins. It features the Bruins and Hurricanes. They’re the two survivors left standing from a tremendous NHL Playoffs. While quite a few predicted the Bruins to reach this point if the Lightning failed, nobody had … Continue reading

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Tyler Johnson’s hat trick sparks Lightning past listless Rangers 6-2

It was all Tyler Johnson in Game 2. His hat trick led the Bolts past the Blueshirts to even the series. Continue reading

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Moore burns Lightning as Rangers draw first blood

The intensity was fierce. The score was tied. The goaltending was superb. Nothing separated the Lightning and Rangers for 57 and a half minutes. In a game that seemed destined for overtime, a key role player stepped to the forefront … Continue reading

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