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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview - Tampa Bay vs. Montreal

(SportsNetwork.com) - After a two-season absence the Tampa Bay Lightning are back in the playoffs.It did not look good for the Bolts back in November when star centerman Steven Stamkos went down with a broken leg. However, Tampa did more than survive without one of the league's best snipers as it rode a strong campaign from goaltender Ben Bishop until Stamkos was ready to return in early March.Now that they're back in the second season, the Lightning hope to go on a run similar to the one from 2011 when Tampa Bay came one victory away from reaching the Stanley Cup Finals. The Lightning lost Game 7 in Boston 1-0 that year to fall short of returning to the Cup Finals for the first time since winning it all in 2004.The opening round marks the 12th postseason series for the Tampa franchise, but it will be only the second one without Martin St. Louis, who appeared in every playoff game for the franchise from 2003-11. The veteran winger was sent to the New York Rangers at the 2013-14 trade d...

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  2. Lightning beat Canadiens as both teams clinch playoff spot

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  3. Johnson has go-ahead goal for Lightning in 3-1 win over Canadiens as both teams make playoffs

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  4. Devils try to post consecutive wins in road test vs. Sabres

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The New Jersey Devils will try to win two straight games for the first time in three weeks on Tuesday night when they visit the Buffalo Sabres....

  5. Lightning clinch playoff berth with win over Canadiens

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  6. Stamkos' tally in OT lifts Lightning past Sabres

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  7. Stamkos scores 2 goals as Lightning beat Sabres 4-3 in OT

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  10. Shoulder injury to sideline Rangers captain Ryan Callahan for 10 to 14 days

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  11. Rangers pick up St. Louis from Tampa Bay for Callahan

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  12. Coyotes edge Lightning in SO

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    Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper grudgingly gave up the news.Injured goaltender Ben Bishop will not play in Game 1 of the team's Eastern Conference playoff series against ...

  2. Shootout win over Caps gives Lightning home ice

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  3. Panik, Brewer and Stamkos score 3rd period goals, Lightning beat the Flyers 4-2

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have put themselves in position for home-ice in their opening playoff round against Montreal.Richard Panik, Eric Brewer and Steven Stamkos ha...

  4. Captain Ryan Callahan scores 2 goals in 1st period, Rangers beat Avs 5-1 for 4th straight win

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  6. Lightning top Islanders in shootout

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  7. Lightning continue homestand against Flames

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The playoff-bound Tampa Bay Lightning will shoot for a fourth win in five games when they host the Calgary Flames for Thursday's inter-conferen...

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