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Lightning strike to stop Blackhawks winning streak at 12

Lightning strike to stop Blackhawks winning streak at 12

Chalk Thursday night up to a case of bad timing for the Blackhawks.

First, there was the bad timing of Richard Panik oversleeping the start of the morning skate that led to coach Joel Quenneville scratching him from the lineup with veteran defenseman Rob Scuderi in his place.

Then, of more importance, the Hawks had bad timing on their puck movement and couldn't mount significant zone time as they put just 18 shots on goal against the Lightning, their lowest output of the season.

And finally there was bad timing on a rarely seen second-period interference penalty when Patrick Kane touched the puck just before he was completely out of the penalty box, an infraction that...

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