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David Jones will be a Calgary Flame in 2013-14. (Icon SMI)

NHL Rumors Galore: Deadline Edition Part 3

With only about 24 hours before tomorrow’s NHL trade deadline, rumors are swirling all over the Internet, and especially on Twitter, as fake insiders try to get the attention of […]

Steve Yzerman has a successful first year upstairs

Tampa Bay GM Yzerman Reveals Trade Objectives

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor The looming trade deadline caused the usual flurry of hints, allegations, and things that sometimes we wish were left unsaid.  Some have attributed the crop […]

by · February 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning, The Business of Hockey, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Steven Stamkos has good career numbers against the Bruins, so feel free to buy the centerman for a night.

Fantasy – The Waiver Wire and Shooting Percentages: Tlusty, Brassard, Purcell and more

Painting a Picture with Shooting Percentages Shooting percentage is often a key determinant when evaluating a player’s production or lack thereof. It is often overlooked, as in fantasy leagues, one […]

by · February 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Fantasy, Tampa Bay Lightning
Kris Letang has a hole in his heart which is called a patent foramen ovale (PFO). - Credit: Danielle King

The Penguins and Defense?

The Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager, Ray Shero, gets an adrenaline rush around the trade deadline. This time of year is like a holiday for Shero. He relishes the opportunity to […]

by · February 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning
The Lightning in 2011-12...(Tampa Bay Lightning/Scott Audette)

Some Surprising Statistics for the Lightning this Season

It’s not over yet, but the season is winding down for the Tampa Bay Lightning. There will be no post-season play this spring, no miraculous run the the Eastern Conference […]

by · February 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Steve Downie: A Turning Point For Colorado?

Steve Downie: A Turning Point For Colorado?

By now, most hockey fans have heard the news. Yesterday, The Colorado Avalanche completed a surprising trade for the second year in a row. This time, the Avs involved themselves […]

Kubina is perfect fit in Tampa (Flickr/frenchkheldar)

Kubina Prepares for Trade Out of Tampa Bay, Moore to Sharks

Tampa Bay GM Steve Yzerman announced that he’s asked Pavel Kubina to submit a list of five teams he’d agree to play for – if a trade can be arranged. […]

The Jordan Staal Effect

The Jordan Staal Effect

Evgeni Malkin, Marc-Andre Fleury, James Neal & Kris Letang receive all of the praise as the Pittsburgh Penguins continue to climb up the Eastern Conference standings. These four studs make […]

Will John Tortorella get to do this in Vancouver? (AP photo/Chris O'Meara)

10 Reasons Why the Tampa Bay Lightning are Better than the Florida Panthers

With their final regular season meeting now behind them, it’s fair to say that the Tampa Bay Lightning embarrassed their cross-state rivals in 2011-12. The Bolts posted a 4-1-1 record […]

The Fantasy Hockey Panel: Streaking Sam Gagner, Rookie Production, and More

The Fantasy Hockey Panel: Streaking Sam Gagner, Rookie Production, and More

With the fantasy playoffs less than 6 weeks away, owners should be stocking up on talent for the stretch-run. In the second installment of The Fantasy Hockey Panel, Monica McAlister, […]

Kopitar is on pace for a career year. (Photo courtesy of Gosh@/ Flikr.)

Kings Zap Lightning

It was an economically sound offensive output for the Los Angeles Kings against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Los Angeles was getting contributions from all units on the evening.  Additionally, the […]

by · February 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Tampa Bay Lightning
Potential Tampa Bay Lightning Trade Partners: Kings, Senators…Others

Potential Tampa Bay Lightning Trade Partners: Kings, Senators…Others

Steve Yzerman is facing a dilemma. Does he trade players in an attempt to improve the the Tampa Bay Lightning before the NHL’s February 27 trade deadline, or does he […]

by · February 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions