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Monday, May 02, 2016

Martin Fennelly Columns

Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs
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Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs

TAMPA — This was the Victor Hedman the Lightning will need every night if they want to roll on down the playoff road. This was the horse that helped lead them to the Stanley Cup Final. The horse who will be paid with a lot more than oats this ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage
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Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage

The Lightning holding onto Jonathan Drouin is proving to be the event that saved the team's postseason, Martin Fennelly writes.
Published: 05/01/16
Corner Hargreaves could be Bucs cornerstone
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Corner Hargreaves could be Bucs cornerstone

TAMPA — For those of you keeping score at home, his walk-up music — players have that now at the NFL draft — was “Last Breath” by Future.
Published: 04/28/16
Updated: 04/29/16
After getting pulled in Game 1 loss, expect Bolts’ Bishop to bounce back
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After getting pulled in Game 1 loss, expect Bolts’ Bishop to bounce back

TAMPA — He blinked. Bishop blinked.
Published: 04/27/16
Updated: 04/28/16
Surprise appearance by Stamkos magnifies his absence
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Surprise appearance by Stamkos magnifies his absence

TAMPA — He skated.
Published: 04/26/16
Lightning’s Carle a professional in every sense of word
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Lightning’s Carle a professional in every sense of word

TAMPA — It takes the 20.
Published: 04/25/16
Killorn is Bolts’ secret weapon
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Killorn is Bolts’ secret weapon

TAMPA — The other night, after the Lightning closed out the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5, Alex Killorn was surrounded by media. He smiled softly.
Published: 04/24/16
It was ugly, but Lightning did what they had to do
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It was ugly, but Lightning did what they had to do

TAMPA — Now they wait.
Published: 04/22/16
Decision not to give up on Drouin paying dividends for Lightning
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Decision not to give up on Drouin paying dividends for Lightning

TAMPA — Look at Jo go.
Published: 04/21/16
Boyle’s chicken dance only matters if Lightning win series
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Boyle’s chicken dance only matters if Lightning win series

TAMPA — Bok, bok, bok.
Published: 04/18/16
Updated: 04/19/16