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NEW YORK - JANUARY 19: Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates against the New York Rangers on January 19, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
TAMPA, Fla. This season has long been lost for the Tampa Bay Lightning, from a strong start (6-1) wasted in February, to a coaching change (Guy Boucher to Jon Cooper) in March to an end Saturday night that signifies how much of a contradiction these 48 games became. Fourteen-year veteran winger Martin St. Louis, who finished with 60 points after a goal and an assist in a 5-3 loss to the Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Times Forum, will become the oldest winner of the Art Ross Trophy when the NHLs regular season ends Sunday. Hes 37 years old and looks the part of a dressing-room leader with scars stern, composed, a no-nonsense presence, even when hes asked to describe what its like to weigh a strong individual season against an unsatisfying team campaign. Id trade a lot of that to be in a playoff and have a chance at a Stanley Cup, St. Louis said. When all that kind of goes away, the hope of getting in (the playoffs), you try to finish strong and play the right way. When youre t...
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