Palat is a steadying influence on Lightning

by Gary Shelton on January 15, 2015 · 2 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Lightning

Thursday, 11:29 p.m.

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As the NHL season has established, Tyler Johnson has the speed. Nikita Kucherov has the skills.

Plat does everything right for Lightning/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Plat does everything right for Lightning/ANDREW J. KRAMER

Ondrej Palat? He has the glue.

Johnson is on his way to the all-star game. Kucherov is among the league leaders in plus-minus.

Palat? He's the guy who holds it together.

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Cecil DeBald January 16, 2015 at 9:39 am

Nice column on Palat, Gary. He sure doesn’t get the spotlight shined on him too often.

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Gary Shelton January 17, 2015 at 11:23 am

Maybe he should get it more.

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