Post Tagged with: "Steven Stamkos"

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Expansion Brothers Trending in Opposite Directions

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Ottawa Senators will forever be linked, having joined the NHL together as expansion teams in the 1992-93 season. In this their 22nd campaign, respectively, the […]

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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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Breaking Down the NHL’s 2014-2015 Rule Changes

The Trapezoid “Rule 1.8 – Rink – Goalkeeper’s Restricted Area The trapezoid will be expanded by two feet from the goal post on both sides of the net.” This a […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Steven Stamkos Looks Ready for Camp

One of the lasting images Tampa Bay fans have from last season is a nightmare-inducing moment when superstar Steven Stamkos laid on the ice at Boston’s TD Garden, clutching his […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Hockey News: NHL Expansion in Vegas; No Contract for Fleury

Expanding the NHL to an American market with no interest in hockey, thus spreading the talent pool even thinner, rather than relocate a dying franchise to a city that loves […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Tape2Tape: Will the NHL Ever See a Maximum Contract?

In 2014-15, the NHL set it’s salary cap at $69-million – but any hockey fan already has that number engrained in their head. Instead, there’s a larger question – not […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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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
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Atlantic Division Rivals: Can the Leafs Weather the Lightning Storm?

They were supposed to have one of the league’s best scorers in 2013-14 – as they have since 2008-09 in Steven Stamkos. That was until he broke his right leg […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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The 7 Best-Dressed NHL Players

Cameron Williamson raised a particularly interesting question in a piece he wrote in the Globe and Mail’s fashion and beauty section in March 2013 – They suit, they score: Are […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Martin St. Louis v. Tampa Bay

Marty’s Gone…& He Isn’t Coming Back I remember waking up on March 5th to the news of Martin St. Louis departure from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Though perhaps heightened by […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning: Best of 2013-14

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s season came to a quick end in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Despite an early playoff exit, it was a record setting season, […]