Center fuels Lightning bid to Cup title repeat bid

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point isn’t the biggest name among stars in the NHL playoffs, though it is difficult to imagine the Tampa Bay Lightning being where they are without him shining so bright.

No one has scored more goals over the past four postseasons, and the 25-year-old center has a knack for delivering when the defending Stanley Cup champions need it most.

“There are certain guys that have got that `it’ factor,” coach Jon Cooper said. “Pointer’s one of those guys.” With linemate Nikita Kucherov back in the lineup after missing the entire regular season and Point playing as . . .

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