The Tampa Bay Lightning’s road to the Stanley Cup has been anything but easy. Whether it was a slew of injuries to key players or becoming victim of one of the biggest upsets in NHL history (after a record-tying season), there was always something in the way of their success, but when you build a team this good it warrants criticism. But now, they have quieted their doubters and are your 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Champions. In this article, Constantine Maragos looks at how the Tampa Bay Lightning’s championship-calibre roster won them their elusive second Stanley Cup.
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Well, it is that time of year again; the NHL season has (finally) reached the Stanley Cups Finals. The Dallas Stars, representing the Western Conference, are set to face off against the Eastern Conference Champion Tampa Bay Lightning. This postseason was as unpredictable as ever, which is exactly how we expected them to be. Now, with the crowning of hockey’s ultimate prize looming, the latest edition of QSAO’s Insights Around the NHL breaks down the play of our Cup finalists thus far, and previews what will be an exciting Stanley Cup Final.
The Second Round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs delivered its yearly dose of pure insanity; upsets, comebacks, incredible goaltending performances, what more could you ask for? The NHL Bubble has provided us with nothing short of memorable moments that will make these playoffs unforgettable. Now, with another round of the playoffs set to begin, the latest edition of QSAO’s Insights Around the NHL unpacks the madness that was Round Two and looks ahead to what you should expect in the 2020 Conference Finals.
By Owen Kewell There’s something beautiful about scoring a goal. Goals are the building blocks that make up hockey success, both on the individual and team level. They are a single moment in time, a culmination of a series of plays that ends with one team’s attack successfully defeating the other’s defense. Teams are forever …