Vasilevskiy Solid in Net as Lightning Defeat Canadiens 3-1

Vasilevskiy Solid in Net as Lightning Defeat Canadiens 3-1

October 15th, 2019 MONTREAL — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves as the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road trip. Braydon Coburn, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning (3-2-1), who were coming off a 4-2 loss to...
Bolts Breakdown: Undisciplined & Inconsistent to Start the Season

Bolts Breakdown: Undisciplined & Inconsistent to Start the Season

October 14th, 2019 Before the 2019-20 season began, the Tampa Bay Lightning were the odds-on favorite to win the Stanley Cup. They were one of the best teams in regular-season history last season, but after having been swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, questions...

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October 5th, 2019
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SUNRISE, Fla. — Mike Hoffman had his second career hat trick to help Florida beat Tampa Bay 4-3 on Saturday night to split an opening home-and-home series. Noel Acciari also scored goal and Sergei Bobrovsky made 29 saves for his first victory with the ...
October 5th, 2019
Tampa Bay Lightning

It was a good start to the Tampa Bay Lightning's 2019-20 campaign as they opened the season with a 5-2 win against the Florida Panthers. While the team is largely unchanged from last year, their opening night lineup looked a little different for a few reasons, one of the largest being the injury to center Brayden Point. Related: Lightning Lock Up Point With Bridge Deal Point re-signed with the Lightning for three more years, but will be out until late October after having hip surgery. Because of that, Jon Cooper and the rest of the coaching staff have had to make some adjustments. Players who were originally on the third and fourth lines have moved up, and the fourth line is a completely different look than last season. Things will change once Point gets back, but in the meantime, here's how his injury affects the Lightning. The Second Line While Point was a lock to be the Lightning's second-line center, his absence has affected all four lines. On the top trio, captain...
October 5th, 2019
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Tampa Bay Lightning (1-0-0, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Florida Panthers (0-1-0, seventh in the Atlantic Division) Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Atlantic Division foes Florida and Tampa Bay will play. Florida went 23-19-1...
October 3rd, 2019
Tampa Bay Lightning

Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Florida Panthers at home in the season opener. Tampa Bay finished 62-16-4 overall and 23-5-0 in Atlantic Division games durin...