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Lightning has a good history in playing in NHL Game Sevens

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Game Seven is hockey’s answer to a loser-leave town match. Game Seven is a walk across the tightrope juggling chainsaws. Game Seven is the final scene in Star Wars, with one shot to blow up the Death Star. And here come the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins, playing Game Seven Thursday night for the right to go to the Stanley Cup Finals. Think of it like Final Jeopardy, only the answers are in a foreign language. Does the…

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Rangers break open tight game to force showdown

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So the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs will go to a Game Seven… And the New York Rangers score again… What’s that? Anyway, the Tampa Bay Lightning failed to close out New York… And there goes another one. Goal! What? As we were saying, the Rangers forced a deciding game… And there goes Derick Brassard, once again, on a slap shot. In the mind’s eye, it keeps going on. The Rangers keep skating, and keep scoring,…

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Lightning forces Game 7 with big win

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Prepare for drama. Prepare for noise. Prepare for a sword-fight on a castle wall. The Tampa Bay Lightning‘s playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings is going to a Game Seven on Wednesday night at Amalie Arena, an advance-or-go-home affair that is among the best of the playoffs of professional sports. The Lightning earned their way into the deciding game with a 5-2 victory in which their offense finally found room to skate. This time, tiny Tyler Johnson was the leader, scoring two goals to…

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