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Tampa Bay’s Defensive Struggles Continue in Loss to Bruins

In Tampa Bay’s previous five games before heading into Thursday night’s tilt against the Boston Bruins at home, the Lightning had surrendered 19 goals in regulation over that span. You […]

by · February 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Steven Stamkos

Can Steven Stamkos Reach 40 Goals In Shortened Season?

A 40-goal season is quite the achievement even in a standard 82-game season in the National Hockey League. Steven Stamkos has reached the 40-goal plateau in each of his last […]

by · February 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Matt Carle is back with the Bolts. (Jeff Griffith-USA TODAY Sports)

Matt Carle: Version 2.0 With the Tampa Bay Lightning

Matt Carle has been here before — in Tampa Bay that is. He started the 2008-09 season there before being traded to Philadelphia where he spent the next four seasons with the Flyers. Carle was a vital part of their run to the Finals in 2010.

by · February 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Lightning Looking to Right Defensive Woes

Lightning Looking to Right Defensive Woes

It’s no secret that the Tampa Bay Lightning struggled defensively last season. It was also obvious that it would be that factor that would keep them from being an elite […]

by · February 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Cory Conacher (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Cory Conacher Proving He Belongs

He’s too small. He’s not quick enough. I don’t know how his game will translate at the next level. These were all valid statements regarding Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cory […]

by · January 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
The Lightning in 2011-12...(Tampa Bay Lightning/Scott Audette)

5 Reasons the Tampa Bay Lightning Will Improve in 2013

There is no secret that the 2011-2012 season was a huge disappointment for the Tampa Bay Lightning. After the team made it to the conference finals in 2010-2011, they took […]

by · January 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning Martin St Louis - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Lightning Face Test of Shortened Season

It’s finally time, hockey fans. Time to dust off your hockey jerseys, tape your sticks, and polish your Stanley Cup replicas (don’t lie, I know you have one) because it’s […]

by · January 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
Anders Lindback (Flickr/BridgetDS)

Is Anders Lindback the Answer in Goal for the Lightning?

After a strong playoff run in 2010-2011 that saw the Tampa Bay Lightning lose to the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the team took a step back by […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Season Preview

Tampa Bay Lightning Season Preview

Last season was a frustrating one for Tampa Bay Lightning fans. After a season in 2010 in which they made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals, the […]

Tyler Johnson was a leader in Spokane.  Will he be one in Tampa soon?

Unconventional Route is Working Out For Tyler Johnson

Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Tyler Johnson has taken a rather unconventional route to the NHL, but it seems to be paying off.

by · December 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
KHL Players of the Month – November

KHL Players of the Month – November

The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) recognizes the top forward, defenseman, goaltender, and rookie each month.  Selections are made by the KHL Statistics and Information Bureau based upon both statistical results […]

by · December 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, KHL, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Thunder-Cats Ho! The Battle for the Sunshine State Becomes Relevant

As the temperatures around America and Canada continue to drop, the anticipation for hockey in Florida is beginning to heat up. This past year Floridians turned out in substantially better […]

by · December 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning