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10 things to know about the Tampa Bay Lightning

10 things to know about the Tampa Bay Lightning

For all their success this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning are still playing the underdog card. Maybe it's because they lack household names on their roster. Or because they play their home games in a part of the country better known for deep-sea fishing. Or maybe it's because their leading scorer this postseason, Tyler Johnson (12 goals, 9 assists) is just 5-foot-9 and 175 pounds. Make no mistake, the Lightning are the real deal. They have speed, skill and a gigantic starting goaltender (Ben Bishop is 6-7). Here are 10 things to know about the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup Final opponent, tidbits we've dubbed #LightningFacts. They're winners. The...

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