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Fans should warm to this series

Introductions necessary, but these Cup finalists are worthy

By Nancy Marrapese-Burrell
Globe Staff / May 25, 2004

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They're both small-market teams, they are led by hard-nosed coaches, and they boast outstanding forwards who, as talented as they are, could walk around most major cities and not be recognized. They are the Tampa Bay Lightning and Calgary Flames, and tonight they'll kick off the Stanley Cup finals. (Full Article: 794 Words)

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