Found November 11, 2011 on Fox Sports:
The Tampa Bay Lightning have been able to maintain their composure when facing a deficit. New St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock would prefer if his team's special teams improved so it could avoid those situations. Tampa Bay goes for its fourth straight victory Saturday night when the Blues look to extend their longest home point streak in nearly a year to six games. While Lighting coach Guy Boucher is not pleased his team has been outscored 18-11 in the first period this season, the club holds a 19-11 scoring edge in the third period and overtime. Tampa Bay (8-5-2), winner of seven of nine, has trailed in the final minute of the second period in each game during its winning streak. "I think part of our success is not getting sidetracked from our game plan," center Dominic Moore told the Lightning's official website after assisting on Brett Connolly's overtime goal in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over Philadelphia. "We have stuck with it enough times ...

Lightning go for fourth straight win

Tune in to Sun Sports at 8:00 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the St. Louis Blues. The Tampa Bay Lightning have been able to maintain their composure when facing a deficit. New St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock would prefer if his team's special teams improved so it could avoid those situations. Tampa Bay goes for its fourth straight victory Saturday night...

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