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Lightning vs. Blackhawks Would Be Most Exciting Final for NHL

No one was surprised about the Ducks, Blackhawks, Rangers and Lightning making it to the final four, and that was a good thing for the NHL. A high level of […]

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Will Youth Top Experience Tonight in Tampa?

The New York Rangers are usually at their best when facing elimination. Last round they became the first team in NHL history to overcome a 3-1 series deficit in consecutive […]

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NHL Playoffs: Avoiding The Big First Round Scare

For the last four seasons, and potentially a fifth this year, we’ve seen a team make the Stanley Cup Finals who was on the brink of elimination in the first […]

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Will the Real Henrik Lundqvist Please Stand Up?

During his Stanley Cup Conference Semifinal series against the Washington Capitals, Henrik Lundqvist allowed 12 goals over seven games. In the ongoing Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning, he’s […]

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Rangers Stick With Lundqvist To Weather The Lightning

If the fans around the National Hockey League do not believe the Rangers can dig themselves out of this 2-1 hole then they clearly have not been watching this team […]

by · May 22, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Jon Cooper Thanking Heaven for 11 – 7

Rolling Out with 7-11 NHL coaches can be a superstitious lot.  A matchup or particular part of a game plan or a new line change that seems to work well […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Triplets Line Strikes Down Rangers; Tampa Takes 2-1 Series Lead

The Rangers find themselves down 2 -1 in the Eastern Conference Finals due to their sloppy and embarrassing play. The Rangers came out strong in the first period going up […]

by · May 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Neither Rangers nor Lightning Safe in Conference Final

Three games of the Eastern Conference Final are in the books and the series is a complete and total tossup. If Wednesday’s game three proved anything, it’s that both teams […]

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The Underestimated Prowess of Lightning’s Tyler Johnson

It is common knowledge, especially in the hockey world, that the short person gets overlooked. Both literally and figuratively. I am saying this based off of experience. A four-foot-ten girl […]

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Lightning Strikes New York; Series Tied at 1

The New York Rangers one-goal game streak has ended at 15 consecutive games and not for the better. The Rangers gave up an embarrassing 6 goals in Game 2 of the […]

by · May 19, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Tyler Johnson Nets a Hat Trick for History

The Tampa Bay Lightning evened their Eastern Conference series against the New York Rangers 1-1, but the main story out of Madison Square Garden was the hat trick scored by […]

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Jonathan Drouin Only Plays Waiting Game

There is a Battle Drouin There is a battle brewing in the Tampa Bay area among Lightning fans.  I have seen articles in the two major dailies as well as […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning