Ask the Expert: Phil Esposito

by Gary Shelton on January 29, 2015 · 2 comments

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Phil Esposito was a Hall of Fame forward for the Boston Bruins. Not only that, the Tampa Bay Lightning was his brainchild, and he was the team's first owner. Even now, he works on the team's radio crew. Each week, Esposito will answer questions from readers. To ask Phil a question, send it to

Were the Lightning still on a break Tuesday night? They seemed flat against Carolina.

They were really flat in the beginning after the first time they gave the puck away, and I thought Bishop wasn't very good. The other goaltender (Anton Khudobin) outplayed him. They had a lot of

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Rick Martin January 29, 2015 at 6:06 am

These Ask the Expert Q&A write-ups are great. Thanks for including them.


Gary Shelton January 29, 2015 at 7:44 am

Thanks. They’re all good guys, good to do it.


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