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Ben Bishop’s Vezina Trophy Chance

No one said winning a trophy as coveted as the Vezina would be easy, but Tampa Bay netminder Ben Bishop has had more than his fair share of hardships lately.  […]

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Understanding the St. Louis Snub

Team Canada General Manager Steve Yzerman was put in a thankless position when he was forced to make a decision about the fate of one of his own. As the […]

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Martin St. Louis Still Tearing It Up

On November 19, the Lightning played one of the marque games of the night when captain Martin St. Louis took to the ice in the 1,000th game of his career.  […]

by · December 26, 2013 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Four Lines Lead the Lightning’s Recent Power Surge

By the middle of December, the Lightning’s domination in the Eastern Conference has dwindled.  Now holding the third seed in the Atlantic Division, the past five games have seen the […]

by · December 18, 2013 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Looking Back With Calder Cup Champion Mike Angelidis

It’s a memorable moment in an athlete’s career when they win a championship so when they get the opportunity to come back and play in the city that propelled them […]

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The Five Biggest Early Surprises of the 2013-14 Season

Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us — Boris Pasternak The 20th century Russian novelist’s ridiculous hyperbole notwithstanding, there have been a number of fascinating early storylines […]

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Lightning Young Guns Step Up

We all know the impact Steven Stamkos, Martin St. Louis and Valterri Filppula are capable of making, but there were some questions at the beginning of the season regarding Tampa […]

Top 10 Twitter Accounts: Tampa Bay Lightning

Top 10 Twitter Accounts: Tampa Bay Lightning

For those people looking to stay in touch with the Tampa Bay Lightning at all times of the day and night, check out the following Twitter accounts.  They are all […]

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Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

It’s been rough sledding through the first three games of the 2013-14 season for the Buffalo Sabres. Not only is the team 0-3-0 to start, they’ve scored just two goals […]

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John-Michael Liles: A Fit With Tampa?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking forward to their first game of the season on Thursday, and are focused on what they need to do on the ice to be […]

by · October 3, 2013 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Lightning Preseason Round Up: What Did We Learn?

With the preseason coming to an end this weekend I thought it would be a good time to see what we here in Hockey Bay have learned about our Tampa […]

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Buffalo Sabres Divison Foes: Tampa Bay Lightning

With the reformatting of the divisional format in the NHL, you might be left with questions about the team’s in Buffalo’s division, the Atlantic Division. Who will the Sabres be […]