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Lightning: Turning the page; swagger momentum; on taking a 3-2 series lead

Published May 24, 2015

View from Tampa Bay

"The series is 2-2. It's probably how it should be. These are two good teams battling it out. It's really exciting hockey. Got to turn the page."

Lightning coach Jon Cooper, after his team's 5-1 loss in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final

View from New York

"(We) did play with some swagger, and you want to keep that. I think swagger comes and goes. As a player, as a team, it does, and you have to fight to get it back when you don't have it."

Rangers wing and former Lightning captain Marty St. Louis

Stat of the day

The teams that took a 3-2 series lead in their conference final went on to the Stanley Cup final in 62 of the past 75 series. The last team to overcome a 3-2 series deficit in this round was the Red Wings in 2002.


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