Ex-teammate Moore trips up Lightning

by Gary Shelton on May 16, 2015 · 0 comments

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Palat scored the only Lightning goal on a pass from Johnson./JEFFREY S. KING

Palat scored the only Lightning goal on a pass from Johnson/JEFFREY S. KING

Saturday, 7:06 p.m.

He was just another ex-teammate.

Just a guy who came, and a guy who went. A nice enough guy. A hard-working plugger. But when Dominic Moore left, it is safe to say there were few tears shed, and few fans who felt betrayed. He was one of those guys you like a bit as he's saying hello, and you miss a bit as he's saying goodbye, but the face of franchise isn't exactly altered.

Until Saturday.

Until the puck bounced off his shin pad and into the net with 2:25 to go for a 2-1 Rangers' victory. And just like that, Lightning fans sort of missed Moore. At the

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