5 Reasons Why Tampa Bay Lightning Will Make Playoffs

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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 […]

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The Tampa Bay Lightning entered the playoffs in a nightmarish situation. Ben Bishop, their starting goaltender and (in my opinion) team MVP, was hurt. Even with home-ice advantage in the first round, the Montreal Canadiens had the upper hand when […]

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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 […]

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The Tampa Bay Lightning had already clinched a playoff spot before the puck dropped for their Tuesday night game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, but they are still trying to catch the Montreal Canadiens for second place in the Atlantic […]

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Ben Bishop Lightning

Deciding who will start in goal is typically a decision based on who will give you the greatest chance to win. However, at this point in the season, that strategy should no longer be considered. Rather, the decision should be […]

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

With big names being thrown around the trade market, background stories can tend to be lost. This is what has happened for the Tampa Bay Lightning since they traded Martin St. Louis to the New York Rangers. Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has taken a hit to […]

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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 […]

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Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

It’s hard to look at a team just two points away from a playoff spot and claim things are looking grim. However, the Toronto Maple Leafs might be an exception to the rule. Last night’s loss to the Detroit Red […]

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  For the Tampa Bay Lightning, the past few weeks have been pretty stormy. The team watched as their captain and leading scorer, Martin St. Louis, demanded a trade in temper-tantrum form after GM Steve Yzerman didn’t give him an […]

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