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Avalanche ends unbeaten streak of Tampa Bay Lighting in 4-0 win

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Now that it has been established that the Tampa Bay Lightning will not go undefeated this year, coach Jon Cooper has a request. How about a lead, for crying out loud? The Lighting, which has trailed in every game this year, could mount no comeback Thursday night. They lost 4-0 to Colorado, giving up goals in the final minute of each of the first two periods. The Lightning came close – Nikita Kucherov hit the post, and Andrej Sustr was…

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Lightning closes out road trip with big win over Colorado

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For a night, they were terrific again. For a night, they skated crisply, and they shot relentlessly, and they smothered the opposition. For a night, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked like a contender again. Tampa Bay won a rare lopsided game (this year) as they stopped the Colorado Avalanche, 4-0, to complete a 3-1 road trip. For the moment, the Lightning is in seventh place. They are one point behind Montreal in the Atlantic Division and three behind Detroit. “As…

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Lightning lose third straight as their scoring struggles continue

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The Tampa Bay Lightning is officially in a slump now. Who knows when they will find their way out of it? The Lightning lost their third straight game Thursday night, something that never happened a year ago. They have scored only one goal in that run, something that never happened a year ago. They lost at home, something that rarely happened a year go. And what in the world is going on? You can call it a rough patch, but…

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