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LeBrun: Lightning never doubted themselves

The young Lightning walked into Madison Square Garden and took Game 7 from the veteran Rangers to earn a spot in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Custance: Three keys for Rangers' offseason

When New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather started shipping away first-round picks, the ante was raised in New York. It’s about winning Stanley Cups, so losing in the conference finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning is a disappointment.

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Breaking down Lightning's Game 7 win (1:38)
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9hCraig Custance

Three keys to the offseason for the New York Rangers

When New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather started shipping away first-round picks, the ante was raised in New York. It’s about winning Stanley Cups, so losing in the conference finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning is a disappointment.

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Game 7s are something you don't forget

It's no accident that players who stepped on the ice thousands of times can remember every detail of a Game 7 years later.

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Buffalo Sabres make 'perfect hire' with an evolved Dan Bylsma

Early on during Team USA’s world championship semifinal against Russia, head coach Todd Richards noticed that the Russians had found a way to effectively counter his set forecheck so that they were attacking the American defensemen with speed.

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McIndoe: 20 playoff controversies

The debate over Andrew Shaw's disallowed header is the most recent in a string of controversies -- some major, some overblown -- that have surfaced during the postseason.

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Lightning became 1st road NHL team to win a Game 7 at MSG by beating Rangers to advance to their 2nd Stanley Cup Final in team history.

Lightning get rare Game 7 win in MSG

Tampa Bay became the first road NHL team to win a Game 7 at MSG by blanking the Rangers to advance to its second Stanley Cup final. Ben Bishop became the first goalie in Stanley Cup history to record shutouts in each of his first two Game 7 appearances, according to Elias.

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Lightning: Ben Bishop says of Game 7 win over Rangers "there wasn't many people picking us, so it's nice"