Post Tagged with: "Ben Bishop"

Bolts & Habs battle (Jeff Griffith-USA TODAY Sports)

Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

Monday night will mark the first meeting between the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning since the former swept the Bolts in the first round of last spring’s playoffs. It […]

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The 2015 Stanley Cup Champions Are…

It’s been a long summer without hockey, but now we have finally reached autumn and opening night for the NHL. Every team starts off with a clean slate and with […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 4 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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5 Ways the Lightning Make the Stanley Cup Finals

The last time hockey fans saw the Tampa Bay Lightning they were in the handshake line following a sweep by the Montreal Canadiens in the opening round of the playoffs.  […]

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Building a Winner: Tampa Bay Ready for Next Level

The Lightning were one of the surprise teams in the 2013-14 season.  After finishing with 40 points and third last in 2012-13; the Bolts rebounded in a big way in […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 2 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Hockey News: 9 Million for Subban; Playoff-Bound Maple Leafs

One for the advanced stats crowd: [Fire and Ice] Another for those who feel Nick Spaling is overpaid. [Pensblog] Speaking of overpaid, P.K got his new contract. [Global News] No, […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Evgeni Nabokov has been an influential force for the Islanders over the last few years and could be an option for the Islanders' back-up slot. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Tampa Bay Goaltending Solution: Evgeni Nabokov

Not too long ago, I wrote a three part series about the Tampa Bay Lightning’s present goaltending situation and their options when it came to obtaining a backup for Ben […]

Why Tuukka Rask Is Your 2014 Vezina Trophy Winner

Why Tuukka Rask Is Your 2014 Vezina Trophy Winner

As the 2014 Awards presentation comes upon us in a few hours, it’s a good time to review why Tuukka Rask remains the best in the league. Although there are […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending
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The Lightning Reborn After a Season of Tribulation

The season has come to a disappointing end for the Tampa Bay Lightning. After a frustrating first round series against the Canadiens, one which, on several occasions, could have gone […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
Ben Bishop was solid in his first season in a Lightning uniform and Evgeni Nabokov's veteran presence should only help Tampa Bay. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Beyond Vezina: Who Is 2013-14’s Most Valuable Goaltender?

How do you define the league’s Most Valuable Goaltender? By figuring out which starting keeper is the biggest difference-maker for his team. We’ll get into how shortly. But let’s start with what Most […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending, Top 10 Lists
Ben Bishop was solid in his first season in a Lightning uniform and Evgeni Nabokov's veteran presence should only help Tampa Bay. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Bishop’s Injury Dims Lightning’s Post-Season Future

The road ahead was shaping up to be a very bright one. And, in the long term, that road still shines with a fantastic future, but, in terms of the […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
Letang has not been allowed to join the rush as often this season (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Letang Returns; Leafs Miss Playoffs

Kris Letang missed 10 weeks of action after suffering a stroke. He will make his return to the ice tonight against the Red Wings. [CBC] Now they should call it […]

Miller is a free-agent this summer (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Goaltender Homecoming in St. Louis

Homecoming games have always been the most exciting contests for high school football players. You get to run out onto the field with your classmates and family cheering you on […]