Lightning Links For 4-22-14: Tampa Bay battles against cliche 0-3 storylines

When a team is down 0-3 in a best-of-seven series, it’s time for the one-game-at-a-time, now-or-never and the pressure is on them stories produced. They’re cliché, but they fit the situation.

So when the Tampa Bay Lightning square off against the Montreal Canadiens for Game 4, you’ll see and hear plenty of stats and odds that will help predict the result of the game, too. It seems like those stats can be thrown out the window because you never know which stat will suit the game in question.

Take your anxiety pills now. Here are the us-against-the-world stories today in Tampa Bay Lightning land:

“You don’t get do-overs in the Stanley Cup playoffs.”  Martin Fennelly | Tampa Tribune

“All of it just bleeds together in a blur.” Tom Jones | Tampa Bay Times

“The Canadiens are wary.” Chris Stevenson, QMI Agency | Toronto Sun

Cooper on his fun Stammer media scrum: “If you can’t put a little humor in your life, where are we?”  Damian Cristodero | Tampa Bay Times

One game at a time. Again. Erik Erlendson | Tampa Tribune

“The odds are heavily stacked against the Lightning.” Damian Cristodero | Tampa Bay Times

A Fansided columnist likes dancing metaphors for the Lightning series James Blevins |Bolts By The Bay


Bygone Bolts Bits

Marty St. Louis is selling his Tampa home for $1.8 million Tampa Tribune

Marty is also a Lady Byng finalist for being gentlemanly about his trade demand

Lecavalier not surprised Matt Cooke revived his dirty play  Randy Miller |

Vinny also bumped up to second line Sam Carchidi |

Steve Downie out indefinitely from concussion symptoms Frank Seravalli via Twitter |

Just noticed this now even though commercial was up since January, but Dominic Moore is in one of those Verizon Fear of Missing Out on Hockey commercials. YouTube

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