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Islanders head coach Jack Capuano watches from the bench during a game against the Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on Dec. 12, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Capuano Part Of 3-Man Race For NHL’s Jack Adams Award

Peter Laviolette, Jon Cooper, Michel Therrien, Jack Capuano and Alain Vigneault have all done outstanding jobs this season and should be the leading candidates for NHL coach of the year.

02/16/2015

Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders celebrates after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 20, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders Rally Late, Stun Lightning 3-1

John Tavares and Anders Lee scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, after the Islanders had been stymied by Vasilevskiy, and New York stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 with a late comeback Saturday night.

12/20/2014

Martin St. Louis #26 of the New York Rangers positions himself in front of the Tampa Bay Lightning net at the Amalie Arena on November 26, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Lightning Top Martin St. Louis, Rangers 4-3

Ryan Callahan scored twice against his former team for the second time in 10 days, and Tampa Bay beat former Lightning captain Martin St. Louis and the New York Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday night.

11/26/2014

Martin St. Louis fights for the puck with Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens at Madison Square Garden on November 23, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ St. Louis Heads Back To Tampa 2 Points Shy Of Magical 1,000

Martin St. Louis used to own Tampa, Fla. Now he’s simply a visitor on a quest.

11/25/2014

Ryan Callahan skates around Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist before scoring a goal in the third period at Madison Square Garden on November 17, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault Right To Be Furious After Callahan, Lightning Rout Rangers

Ryan Callahan, Anton Stralman and Brian Boyle stormed into MSG to give Rangers fans a taste of what their team is missing: effort, execution and confidence.

11/18/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 17:  Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates around Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers before scoring a goal in the third period at Madison Square Garden on November 17, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Callahan Nets 2, Leads Lightning Over Rangers In Return To Garden

Ryan Callahan scored two goals in his first game against his former New York Rangers teammates, and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning rode another big offensive outburst to a 5-1 victory Monday night.

11/18/2014

Cedric Paquette #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning

Paquette Scores Key Goal In Lightning Win Against Islanders

Cedric Paquette scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped the New York Islanders’ five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory on Saturday night.

11/15/2014

Cory Schneider (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Schneider Stops 26, Devils Edge Lightning 2-1

Cory Schneider made 26 saves, Mike Cammalleri had a tiebreaking goal in the third period, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Tuesday.

10/15/2014

Ryan Callahan (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Ex-Rangers Captain Callahan Signs 6-Year Deal With Lightning

Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said Ryan Callahan is a “fierce competitor and outstanding leader who fits very well with our team.”

06/25/2014

Islanders captain John Tavares and other members of his line celebrate their second-period goal against the Lightning at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Jan. 16, 2014. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Bolts Score In 13th Round Of Shootout, Top Isles 3-2

Sami Salo scored in the 13th round of a shootout to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

03/28/2014

Lightning forward Ryan Callahan warms up prior to a game against the Buffalo Sabres at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on March 6, 2014. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Callahan On WFAN: I Never Thought About Being Traded, Leaving The Rangers

Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday, Ryan Callahan said the hang-up between his agents and Rangers general manager Glen Sather seemed to hinge on just a few million dollars.

03/12/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Lose Heart And Soul, But Change The Game With St. Louis

It was a move the Rangers had to make. Hockey royalty has arrived at Madison Square Garden in the form of ageless 38-year-old winger Martin St. Louis.

03/06/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images) and Ryan Callahan (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rangers Trade Captain Callahan, Picks To Lightning For St. Louis

Ryan Callahan couldn’t find common ground on a new contract with the Rangers, and now he’s bound for Tampa Bay.

03/05/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images), Ryan Callahan (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lightning Broadcaster Bleepin’ Mad Over Callahan-St. Louis Rumors

Hockey legend Phil Esposito, who co-founded the Lightning and serves as the team’s radio analyst, unleashed a profanity-laced rant during an appearance this week on the uncensored online broadcast “Next Sport Star.”

02/27/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images); Ryan Callahan (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Lightning Would Be Crazy To Deal St. Louis For Callahan Straight-Up

Yzerman would receive a tremendous amount of heat from Lightning fans if he breaks up the successful Stamkos-St. Louis partnership.

02/24/2014

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