Lightning wins, but loses defender Stralman

by Gary Shelton on March 25, 2016 · 0 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Lightning

Anton Stralman is helped off the ice after breaking his fibula./TRAVIS PENDERGRASS

Anton Stralman is helped off the ice after breaking his fibula./TRAVIS PENDERGRASS

Friday, 11:52 P.m.

The team had seven goals by seven players. It broke out in the third period for the win. It took over first place.

Why, then, did this one feel like a loss?

The mood in the Lightning locker was subdued, perhaps even somber. Along the way in a 7-4 victory over the New York Islanders, the Lightning lost defenseman Anton Strahlman, certainly for the rest of the regular season and perhaps longer. Stralman's skate caught in the

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