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Breakdown: Canadiens vs. Lightning

Updated: April 21, 2004, 7:37 PM ET
By Bill Clement | Special to ESPN.com

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5-on-5 Montreal is a defense-first team while Tampa Bay relies more on offense, but the Canadiens have the most dominant line in the playoffs right now in Alexei Kovalev, Saku Koivu and Richard Zednik. It remains to be seen whether they can match that in the second round, though, and until they do, the advantage goes to Tampa Bay and its six 20-goal scorers.

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Tampa Bay power play vs. Montreal penalty kill Tampa ...

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