Updated: April 25, 2003, 11:18 AM ETBy Jim Wilkie
Tampa Bay Lightning: The Lightning knew Devils checker supreme John Madden would be out against Tampa Bay's top line in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Still, Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis and Vaclav Prospal and the Lightning had no answer to the challenge while losing 3-0 Thursday night. Anaheim Mighty Ducks: Anaheim head coach Mike Babcock breaks down the game into simple segments: skate, pass, battle, defend. The Mighty Ducks are proving that if you do all of these things well, success will follow.
MORE NHL HEADLINES
- NHL issues new memo on mumps prevention
- Pens test 3 more for mumps; Crosby skates
- Predators' Neal fined $2K by NHL for diving
- Flames sign Hartley to multiyear extension