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Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman made an appearance Friday, skating in full gear on his own before the team's practice at the Ice Sports Forum.
It certainly didn't look good Wednesday when wing Erik Condra took a nasty fall into the boards early in the first period, thanks to a hit by the Islanders' Casey Cizikas.
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Looking sloppy and out of sync after a five-day layoff between games, Tampa Bay fell 5-3 to the New York Islanders in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Game 2 will take place on Saturday afternoon.
After nearly a week between games, the Lightning will finally begin round two of the playoffs against the Islanders Wednesday at Amalie Arena.
The NHL will announce tonight the three finalists for the Vezina Trophy awarded to the top goaltender in the league. And it would be a surprise if Ben Bishop wasn't one of them. The NHL will announce tonight the three finalists for the Vezina Trophy awarded to the top goaltender in the league.
For the entire first-round series, forward Jonathan Marchessault was a spectator.