Tampa Bay Lightning: Goalie Nikolai Khabibulin isn't the only member of the Lightning with something to prove in the playoffs. Center Brad Richards finally got his first playoff goal, the winner, Monday night in Tampa Bay's 3-0 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 3. Richards also had two assists.
Boston Bruins: Joe Thornton didn't take a day off Monday when the Bruins had an optional practice. That and the fact he's been playing with an apparent torn rib cartilage are admirable while the Boston captain tries to find his groove in Game 3 against Montreal on Tuesday night.