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NHL gearing up for return

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As July approaches, NHL players and league officials eagerly anticipate the return of hockey. Commissioner Gary Bettman is ready. He appeared in SportsCenter’s Return to Sports special, which aired Monday on ESPN. Mike Greenberg interviewed Bettman and five other professional sports commissioners. Bettman covered the new playoff format and safety …

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Lightning Win is Nice, but Not Redeeming

Last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning faced off against the Columbus Blue Jackets for the first time since the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Bolts won in OT 2-1. Tampa Bay showed their satisfaction for the win on twitter. https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1227096674423713792 It should feel good. It’s a …

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Lightning drop opening Playoff Game

The Tampa Bay Lightning capped off its regular season just last weekend. Tampa Bay finished their regular season as the NHL-Best with 62 wins, earning them the Presidents Trophy. The 62 win season ties the 1995-96 Detroit Red Wings for most wins in a single regular season. That didn’t matter, …

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Lightning top Capitals in OT 5-4

In the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning met to test their playoff fates. In a magical series, spanning all seven games, the Caps just edged out the Bolts and took the series 4-3 to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. Over the course …

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Stanley Cup Final Game 2 Preview: Washington Looks Tie Up Series in Vegas

The Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals have a tough opening act to follow in the Stanley Cup Final. Game 1 saw a thrilling back and forth game, with the Golden Knights riding the home crowd to a 6-4 victory. That didn’t follow the script many expected, as the …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Look To Close Out Eastern Conference Finals

The Eastern Conference Finals have been an odd and unpredictable series so far. The visiting team would win four of the five games played. With a 3-2 series lead, the Tampa Bay Lightning will hope to continue that pattern. The series travels to Washington against the Capitals tonight for Game …

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NHL: Vegas Takes Game 2 in Winnipeg to Tie Up Western Conference Final

For the first time in it’s short franchise history, the Vegas Golden Knights found themselves trailing in a playoff series. The Golden Knights quickly fixed that Monday night. Vegas beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 to take Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals and tie up the series 1-1. Forward …

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Lightning triumph over Bruins in Game 2

The Tampa Bay Lightning rallied in Game 2 to even up their series with the Boston Bruins with a 4-2 victory. The win comes after a tough Game 1 for Tampa Bay, where Boston scored 6 times. Lightning’s Keys to Victory The key difference in Game 2? Limiting Bruins Bergeron …

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Predators Defeat Avalanche, Advance to Semifinals

The Nashville Predators’ quest for their first Stanley Cup charges on. The Presidents’ Cup winners blanked the Colorado Avalanche, 5-0, Sunday in Game 6 of their first-round series to advance to the next round. The Predators will face the Winnipeg Jets in the Western Conference Semifinals. Dates and times for …

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