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Palat’s latest game-winner keeps Lightning alive in Game Five win over Avalanche

Ondrej Palat scored his seventh career postseason winner with 6:22 remaining in the third period to keep the Lightning alive in their chase for a three-peat. They defeated the Avalanche 3-2 to hold the celebration in Colorado and force Game … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Lightning eliminate tired Rangers with a 2-1 win in Game Six to take the series, Shesterkin brilliant in defeat, Bolts go for three-peat versus Avalanche

Losing sucks. It’s tough when your team comes so close. Sometimes, you have to lose in heartbreaking fashion to finally win. Unfortunately, that’s what happened to the Rangers tonight in Tampa. Playing their sixth elimination game after losing Game Five … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Rangers put to sleep by stifling Lightning in Game Four snooze fest, Bolts tie series, Chytil hurt, Kucherov the difference

It’s all even. The Lightning made life miserable for the Rangers. In what was a sleep inducing Game Four at Amalie Arena, they were put to sleep by a dominant Lightning who won 4-1 to send the series back to … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Palat’s dagger with 41.6 seconds left completes comeback to take Game Three, Bad third costly, Strome leaves game, Missed opportunity for Rangers who lead Lightning in series 2-1

In the end, they burned and crashed. Unable to hold a lead in a lopsided third period, the Rangers blew it. They let the Lightning come back to win Game Three 3-2 at Amalie Arena in Tampa. Ondrej Palat scored … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Rangers go two up on Lightning by holding on for a 3-2 win to take Game Two, Fox and Miller lead the way

That’s two. The Rangers are two wins away from reaching the Stanley Cup Finals. They followed up a 6-2 win by holding on for a 3-2 victory over the Lightning to take Game Two at MSG. Leading by two thanks … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Rangers thunder past Lightning 6-2 to take Game One, Chytil scores twice in  dominant second period, Special Teams a difference, Shesterkin outplays Vasilevskiy

Shift Of The Game: The third line forecheck leads to Filip Chytil’s second goal of the second period to make it 4-2. On a great keep by Adam Fox. Alexis Lafreniere and K’Andre Miller combine to set up the game’s … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Never Say Die Rangers look to crash Lightning party in fascinating series

There’s no rest for the weary. At least in the case of the Rangers, they has one day off to prepare for the Lightning in a fascinating Eastern Conference Final that begins later tonight on Broadway. Indeed, it’s the upstart … Continue reading

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Dominant Lightning Bolts on the verge of history, why going to a Stanley Cup game is worth everything, salty NYR fans, Price vs Lundqvist, a funny Del Zotto exchange

Maybe I should’ve known better. But admittedly, I didn’t. I thought the Canadiens could give the Lightning a series. So far, the Bolts are proving why they’re defending champs. They’ve flexed their championship muscle to outscore the Habs 14-5 in … Continue reading

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The Final Four: Awful Officiating a factor in Lightning Game 2 Win over Islanders, Remembering Amirante Anthem in ’94, Rangers still haven’t made Gallant hire official

Let’s start off this post by recognizing what’s going on. The Stanley Cup Semifinals have begun. Or the Final Four. Personally, I prefer the latter. It doesn’t matter that it’s been used for the NCAA Basketball Tournament forever. It just … Continue reading

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