Kings jump Lightning early in rare home loss

by Gary Shelton on February 7, 2015 · 0 comments

in general, Tampa Bay Lightning

Saturday, 9:10 p.m.

Bishop wasn't as crisp as normal and lasted one period.

Bishop wasn't as crisp as normal and lasted one period.


By the time it normally starts, it was over. The Lightning was buried before dinnertime Saturday night.

Yes, at home.

Playing at the Amelie Arena, where the Lightning is usually


bullet-proof, Tampa Bay was jumped from the outset by the Los Angeles Kings, winners of two of the last three Stanley Cups. By the time the national anthem had concluded, the Lightning was buried by a team that wanted to show it what winning was all about.

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