June 6th, 2016 In News, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

The Tampa Bay Lightning preseason schedule for the 2016-17 season was officially announced Monday, though the team is not too far from a bitter Game 7 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final. The slate features three home tilts and three on the road, including one each in Raleigh, North Carolina; Sunrise, Florida; and...

May 31st, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

It's no secret the Tampa Bay Lightning and GM Steve Yzerman are in for a tough summer. The Lightning have numerous free agents this summer, whether restricted or unrestricted, and it's unfathomable that they get everyone signed and stay under the projected $74M salary cap for 2016-17. To paint how dire the picture is, Tampa Bay projects to have...

May 28th, 2016 In Lightning Management, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

As Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final came to an end on Thursday night at Consol Energy Center, so too did the hopes of a return to the Stanley Cup Final for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Despite Stamkos' Return, Penguins Advance to Stanley Cup Final After the Lightning took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series, the Pittsburgh Penguins...

May 26th, 2016 In Tampa Bay Lightning, Top Stories 0 comments

Win or go home. After an 82-game regular season and nearly three full rounds in the playoffs, at the end of tonight’s Game 7 only one team in the Eastern Conference will move on to play the San Jose Sharks in the Stanley Cup Final. The Pittsburgh Penguins enter Game 7 after staving off the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6, and sending the series...

May 25th, 2016 In Injury Report, News, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

The Penguins and Lightning are ready for Game 7 in Pittsburgh. For Tampa Bay, it’s going to take all hands on deck to win the series as they will still be without two of their top players in Steven Stamkos and Ben Bishop. According to NHL.com’s Dan Rosen, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper stated that there’s no news surrounding a possible...

May 23rd, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Top Stories 0 comments

Not many Stanley Cups were won without facing a single elimination game. The most recent team to carry out the feat were the 2012 Los Angeles Kings, who hoisted the Cup after dropping just four games along their memorable ride. Then, for their second dance with Lord Stanley, the Kings had to come out on top of three straight Game Sevens. They...

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