2014 NHL Playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning Have Plenty To Be Proud Of Despite Sweep

Tampa Bay Lightning

Heartbreak. Maybe a little anger, frustration, what have you. Those are some of the feelings Tampa Bay Lightning players, coaches and fans alike are probably experiencing at this time. And who, really, can blame them after seeing their first postseason […]

Kristers Gudlevskis Makes History, Shines In Huge Win For Tampa Bay Lightning

Kristers Gudlevskis

What a whirlwind this season has been for Tampa Bay Lightning netminder Kristers Gudlevskis. Less than two months removed from nearly upsetting powerhouse Canada in the 2014 Olympics, the Latvian native made history Friday night, becoming the first player to […]

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Don’t Count Out Resilient Tampa Bay Lightning

Ondrej Palat

With the NHL playoffs about a week away, most of the sports media is busy predicting who they think has the best chance of raising hockey’s most coveted trophy, the Stanley Cup, come June. You hear juggernauts like the Boston […]

Tampa Bay Lightning: Mental Errors Big In Disappointing Loss

Ben Bishop Reacts To Calgary Flames Goal

From bad passes to turnovers and even an untimely penalty late, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked nothing like the team that turned in an inspired, playoff-clinching performance just 48 hours ago in Thursday night’s 4-1 loss to the struggling Calgary […]

Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2014 Playoff Berth Extra Sweet Given Season’s Challenges

Tyler Johnson Celebrates

Heading into the 2013-14 season next to no one expected the Tampa Bay Lightning to make the postseason. When Steven Stamkos broke his right tibia Nov 11 in Boston, an injury that cost him four months and a chance to […]

Tampa Bay Lightning On Brink Of Clinching First Playoff Berth Since 2011

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning are coming off their first pointless game since March 6, losing 3-2 to the Detroit Red Wings Sunday evening. It doesn’t matter much though, as they begin a season high-tying six game homestand Tuesday night against […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Usher In New Era With Same Disappointing Result

Steven Stamkos Returns To Tampa Bay Lightning Lineup

This was supposed to be a day filled with joy for the Tampa Bay Lightning and their fans. Star center Steven Stamkos was back, on home ice no less, after missing 45 games with a fractured right tibia, and to […]

Steven Stamkos’ Return Comes At Opportune Time For Tampa Bay Lightning

Steven Stamkos

On the day of the NHL Trade Deadline, the Tampa Bay Lightning have at least one reason to celebrate. Star center Steven Stamkos, sidelined since Nov. 11 with a broken right tibia, tweeted this morning that he’s been given the […]

Martin St. Louis, Steve Yzerman Must Put Aside Differences For Good Of Tampa Bay Lightning

Martin St. Louis

With the NHL Trade Deadline looming in the not too distant future there’s been a lot of chatter regarding who might be traded and where they could land come March 5. One of the more intriguing storylines surrounds the future […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Special Teams Again Prove Costly In Loss

Ben Bishop

Overpassing. Lack of urgency. Defensive breakdowns. These are all words to describe the Tampa Bay Lightning‘s special teams play, which didn’t hold up their end of the bargain in Tuesday night’s close 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild. Valtteri Filppula […]

Steven Stamkos Eyeing February 8 Return To Tampa Bay Lightning Lineup

Steven Stamkos

Just 12 weeks, or three months, after suffering one of the more gruesome injuries seen this NHL season Tampa Bay Lightning star forward Steven Stamkos has finally made public the news everyone’s been waiting for. From multiple sources all across […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Show Complete Lack Of Discipline In Unacceptable Loss

Tampa Bay Lightning

Penalties kill. Just ask the Tampa Bay Lightning, who took far too many during Monday night’s 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Tyler Johnson and J.P. Cote each committed what turned out to be a costly mistake in the […]