Lightning players may need some time to adjust to the idea they can actually unpack their suitcases and settle in to home sweet home for at least a little while.
After a killer stretch that saw them play 10 of their last 11 games on the road, the Bolts have 11 of their next 13 games on the home ice of Amalie Arena. That begins Tuesday night against Carolina, the first of four consecutive home games.
Tampa Bay ended the road trip on a high note, defeating the New York Islanders 4-1 Sunday after a 2-1 win Saturday at Detroit.
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