NHL needs exciting series to revive sport
Teams should copy the Flames' and Lightning's up-tempo, aggressive, hard-forechecking, fast-skating style.
It's still a long way from the wide-open, free-flowing action from the 1980s and the Edmonton Oilers' heyday, but end-to-end action in the playoff games leading up to the finals, which begin Tuesday night at Tampa, Fla., are at least a step in the right direction.
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