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Lightning, Rangers looking for more defense in Game 4

May 22, 2015 - 11:37
For a team that enters Game 4 with a 2-1 series lead, the Lightning and has put up six goals in back-to-back games, the Lightning spent a lot of time Friday morning talking about one major negative - the five goals it allowed Wednesday.
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With Matt Carle out, Mark Barberio to make playoff debut

May 22, 2015 - 10:43
At the end of Friday's morning skate, associate Rick Bowness approached defenseman Mark Barberio to give him the news: he'll make his playoff debut tonight in Game 4.
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Rangers' Lundqvist: "I have to be better"

May 21, 2015 - 13:10
By the end of the second round, the Lightning had arguably the best goalie in the world, Montreal's MVP finalist Carey Price, taking the blame for a conference semifinal series loss.
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Nikita Kucherov shows resiliency with Game 3 winner against Rangers

May 20, 2015 - 23:10
Before Nikita Kucherov was the hero of Wednesday night's 6-5 overtime win over the Rangers, the 21-year-old wing blamed himself for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final getting to overtime in the first place.
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Marty St. Louis not worried about fan reception tonight

May 20, 2015 - 11:50
And he's not worried about it, either. "It's always special, you know, coming here, obviously with my time here," St. Louis said after Wednesday's morning skate. "But right now my focus is not so much my time here. It's really, how do we get past these guys? This building is going to be loud. They feed off those fans. We need a good start …
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Steven Stamkos feeling comfortable at wing

May 20, 2015 - 11:27
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has played center his entire life, and is one of the best in the league.
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Brian Boyle 'pretty emotional' after birth of first child

May 20, 2015 - 10:39
Lightning veteran center Brian Boyle was all smiles Wednesday morning, shaking many hands in celebrating Tuesday's birth of his first child.
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Brian Boyle returns to ice, but status hasn't changed

May 18, 2015 - 12:07
Veteran Lightning center Brian Boyle participated in Monday's optional morning skate at Madison Square Garden, which would appear to be a sign of progress.
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Cooper: Game 1 tape made him "want to vomit"

May 17, 2015 - 16:02
Coach Jon Cooper said sometimes he watches film of a previous game, and realizes the team played better than he thought.
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Cooper expects Ryan Callahan to play in Game 1

May 16, 2015 - 10:41
It looks like veteran wing Ryan Callahan will play in today's Game 1 against the Rangers.
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Cooper: Decision to play up to Callahan

May 15, 2015 - 13:52
Veteran wing Ryan Callahan skated for the second straight day, saying he continues to feel better after Monday's emergency appendectomy. 
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St. Louis: Lightning just a team in the way

May 15, 2015 - 13:07
One of the biggest storylines heading into the Eastern Conference Final is former Lightning captain Marty St. Louis facing his old team. 
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