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Lightning Round: How serious is the Lightning’s recent slump?

Yesterday, the Tampa Bay Lightning lost to the Boston Bruins in overtime, extending their losing streak to four games — their longest losing streak this season. The gap to the New York Islanders, who are currently the best amongst the teams out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, is comfortable enough not to worry about their presence in the upcoming postseason, but their performance during the previous month looks pretty alarming for the Lightning’s three-peat hopes.

Since the beginning of March, the Lightning have a 9-9-2 record in 20 games and with a .