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Tampa paper apologizes to readers

Updated: June 8, 2004, 4:22 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Tribune apologized to its readers and the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday after mistakenly running an editorial saying the hockey team had lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals.

Publisher Gil Thelen said it was unclear how the mistake was made Monday night as the newspaper rushed to press following the Lightning's 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in Game 7.

The Tribune had prepared two editorials -- one for a win and one for a loss. But despite placing ...

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