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tampa bay lightning

This Shit Is Hard

The Lightning are the best team in hockey, and it’s perfectly natural to find that boring. The truly explosive joy in sports is that of the unexpected, the underdog, the surprise. A superior and confident Tampa team doing exactly what it was supposed to do and raising another Stanley Cup has the whiff of anticlimax, the vibe of an office worker clocking in, quietly spending eight hours clearing their to-do pile, and heading home satisfied. But it’s a bad metaphor.

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