Lightning Notes: C Thompson Returns After Scary Incident

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Lightning Notes: C Thompson Returns After Scary Incident
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Three days after a puck shattered his visor, C Nate Thompson will return to the lineup Tuesday looking no worse for wear. Thompson was hit by a Mike Green slap shot near his right eye during the first period of Saturday’s overtime loss to the Capitals in Washington. The impact was so forceful it shattered Thompson’s visor and left him with a gash above his right eye that required eight stitches to close.

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