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Lightning’s Ben Bishop remains hot as Bolts get points again

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Well, look who might be getting warm. The Tampa Bay Lightning, which has spent most of the season as just another team, beat Winnipeg 4-1 Saturday night to earn at least a point in four consecutive games. The Lightning has three wins and a shootout loss in the games. The Bolts are now in sixth place in the Atlantic Division with 57 points, five points out of third. It is the kind of effort that Lightning fans have waited most of…

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Lightning has an awful second period in loss to Winnipeg Jets

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For a while, things were going along swimmingly for the Tampa Bay Lightning. And then the team drowned. Tampa Bay gave up three goals in the second period Tuesday night, losing a 6-4 game to Winnipeg. The Bolts gave up three goals or more for the 10th time in 12 games. “It was men against boys after that first period,” Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. “We’ve been able to accumulate some points at home, and we come out and do…

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