Lightning scoring comes up dry as Bishop sits out

by Gary Shelton on June 11, 2015 · 2 comments

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Vasilevskiy (shown earlier) surrended two goals, but it was one too many./JEFFREY S. KING

Vasilevskiy (shown earlier) surrended two goals, but it was one too many/JEFFREY S. KING

Thursday, 12:22 a.m.

You can sum it up like this: There was a Ben Bishop-sized hole in the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night.

To most fans of the Tampa Bay Lightning, that's how this one will be remembered. Period. It doesn't matter that rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy played well. It doesn't matter that Chicago got only two goals, and the Lightning always figures that two is a beatable number. It just matters that Bishop,

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Rick Martin June 11, 2015 at 3:20 pm

I like that Bishop got an extra day of rest (something Crawford wishes he could have now).

I also like that Vasilevskiy got a full game under his belt and proved he belonged there – this kid is the Bolt’s future, right? Part of the grooming process?

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Cecil DeBald June 11, 2015 at 9:24 am

Home ice hasn’t been what it was in the regular season, but let’s hope we can get back to that – I’ll take the Cup in 7! Go Lightning!!!

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