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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Down one goal, Montreal battled back — twice. Up one, it faltered — twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series on Wednesday night.
First Period_1, Tampa Bay, Kucherov 1 (Brown, Paquette), 10:09. 2, Montreal, Plekanec 1 (Emelin, Gallagher), 10:28. Penalties_Panik, TB (tripping), 17:53.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper doesn't think left wing Ryan Malone's DUI and cocaine possession charges will be a distraction to the postseason-bound team.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It came right down to the final moment of the final regular-season game for the Tampa Bay Lightning to secure home-ice advantage against the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs.