The latest edition of “Wednesday Night Rivalry” features a rematch of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, as the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Chicago Blackhawks. During that competitive series, the Blackhawks were the favorites. The tide has turned now, however
TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos had two goals and two assists, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves to beat his mentor Ben Bishop, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 6-1 Thursday night.Vasilevskiy was Bishop's backup in Tampa Bay for parts of
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have traded goalie Louis Domingue to the Tampa Bay Lightning for forward Tye McGinn and goalie Michael Leighton. The trade, announced on Tuesday, ends Domingue’s mixed tenure with the Coyotes. Domingue played
The Los Angeles Kings have lost two in a row for the first time this season and they will try to put an end to the streak when they host the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday at Staples Center. Los Angeles gave up four goals in a span of 2:02 of the first period against the Lightning. […]
A little more than one month into the NHL season and we are starting to see which teams are good and which teams are … well … not. With that said, there should be no question at this moment as to who the best team in the NHL is. It’s the Tampa Bay Lightning, and […]
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, is congratulated by center Steven Stamkos after scoring against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Los Angeles. Great news for the league! Everyone likes goals. Teams are scoring about an extra 10 percent […]
The Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night after having ravaged the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings by a cumulative 10-3 score this week. Clearly, the Lightning (13-2-2) have no fear of the California gauntlet which has destroyed other East Coast teams taking the West Coast swing over the […]
Holy smokes, that Tampa Bay Lightning top line is on fire. Anyway, the San Jose Sharks had no answer for the Lightning’s top line on Wednesday, as that trio powered a 5-1 laugher. Namestnikov grabbed some of the spotlight with two goals and an assist, but Kucherov and Stamkos remain the show-stealers.
NHL scoring leader Steven Stamkos needs only to look across the dressing room to keep track of his closest competitor. ''We don't think about it that way,'' Stamkos said. Vladislav Namestnikov had two goals, Kucherov scored his 15th of the season and the Lightning ended San Jose's four-game winning streak by beating the Sharks 5-1 […]
When sports teams milk nostalgia, like the Tampa Bay Lightning did on Saturday by remembering their 2003-04 Stanley Cup run, it often comes with that tinge of sadness that is part of the word’s meaning. Granted, coughing up a lead made it tenser than the Bolts probably hoped for, yet it also opened the door […]
The New York Rangers were a determined group from the opening puck drop, and the result was a win over one of the NHL's best. J.T. Miller scored 1:19 into overtime and the Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Thursday night. Miller skated around defenseman Anton Stralman and beat Andrei Vasilevskiy.
Two days after a come-from-behind victory over the Vegas Golden Knights at a time when Alain Vigneault’s immediate future with the team was in question, the New York Rangers scored another important win. This time, they kept the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning to a single goal in a 2-1 overtime victory, giving New York back-to-back […]