After losing seven games in a row, the Tampa Bay Lightning managed to finally yank out a victory Tuesday night against Boston (I imagine the Bruins really felt like crap after losing that one). It’s hard to celebrate much, though, after being disappointed again…and again…and again.
I couldn’t say it better than Jeff Briscoe on Yahoo! Sports: “So many factors are misfiring for the Lightning, it is impossible to pin these multiple losses on any one failure. Injuries, sub-par goal-tending, age at the blue line, lack of physicality, and weakness on lower offensive lines have all contributed to the disappointing 2011-12 season.”
Tampa now sits at #26 in the league, with only four unfortunate, miserable teams ranked beneath them in the entire NHL. All I can say is, I’m glad I haven’t actually paid to watch any of these jokers play this season.