October 24th, 2015 In Lightning Goaltending, News, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

In corresponding moves the Tampa Bay Lightning have waived former New York Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin, according to Renaud Lavoie, and they've recalled Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL, who will get the start in Saturday's Stanley Cup rematch against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Lightning claimed Poulin off waivers...

October 23rd, 2015 In Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

When dealing with professional sports, there is simply never a dull moment. Take hockey, for example. When the season is on, there is constantly some sort of news to discuss, whether it is on the ice or off it. In today's column, we'll explore the Stamkos trade rumours, the always interesting Toronto Maple Leafs, and preview some top 2016 draft...

October 20th, 2015 In Lightning Goaltending, Tampa Bay Lightning, Top Stories 0 comments

In each of the last two seasons, goalie Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning has started over 60 games for the team. During this same time span, Bishop has won over 30 games in each season. During last Saturday’s victory over the Buffalo Sabres, Bishop ran his career win total to 84 victories surpassing Nikolai Khabibulin as the all-time...

October 17th, 2015 In Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

It's early yet, but the first indications of what the Tampa Bay Lightning will be able to expect out of their primary free agent acquisition from this offseason are highly encouraging. Erik Condra, a 29-year-old right winger brought in from the Ottawa Senators, was seen as a necessary depth piece to provide stability to Tampa Bay's right wing...

October 15th, 2015 In Lightning Prospects, Syracuse Crunch, Top Stories 0 comments

The Tampa Bay Lightning have assembled quite the collection of talent at the goaltender position over the past few years with the additions of Ben Bishop (2013 trade), Andrei Vasilevskiy (2012 NHL Draft), Kristers Gudlevskis (2013 NHL Draft) and Kevin Poulin (2015 waivers). With Vasilevskiy missing at least the first month of the season after...

October 8th, 2015 In News, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

The era of 3-on-3 overtime has begun. We got to dabble in it during the preseason, we got to lament the eventual death of fun in 3-on-3 overtime as promised by Bob McKenzie and now we've seen the first regular season 3-on-3 overtime. The Tampa Bay Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers used the extra frame on Thursday night in a weird period that...

October 7th, 2015 In Tampa Bay Lightning, Top Stories 0 comments

The dawn of a new NHL season. The hope of all NHL teams and their respective fan bases have been piqued since they last laced up. No team stands still during the summer. Transactions are made, players are kept or moved off the roster. In this day of free agency, players can and do choose to move to another city, another franchise. Yet as the...

October 4th, 2015 In Editor's Choice, Lightning Management, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

The 2015-16 season will be the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 20th in the National Hockey League.  It’s true. The team was established in 1992 and, well, do the math from there; here’s the part where you feel old. You recall the Bolts’ first moment of real relevance in drafting supposed-stud Vincent Lecavalier. But we digress. The Lightning...

September 27th, 2015 In Islanders Goaltending, Lightning Goaltending, New York Islanders, News, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

With Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss all but locked into the NHL lineup, it's not surprising that the Islanders waived goaltender Kevin Poulin to get him ice time with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the American League. But plans change quickly. The Tampa Bay Lightning have claimed Poulin off waivers, according to Newsday's Arthur...

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