Esposito Expects "Dog Fight" Between Bolts, Leafs


The Tampa Bay Lightning are gearing back up for another run at the Stanley Cup starting with Saturday night's opener against the stinkin' Panthers, and founder Phil Esposito says he believes they have a great shot at coming out of the Eastern Conference and playing for the right to hoist the oldest trophy in North American sports.

Esposito, who joins JP every Thursday at 5:05, says the Bolts and the Toronto Maple Leafs will be in a "dog fight" for much of the year for the right to be the last team standing in the Eastern Conference.  Phil breaks down what he believes are the keys to Tampa Bay being successful throughout the regular season, and one aspect in which he thinks the media have it all wrong.

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