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Lightning won't 'rush' Stamkos

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos did not play in a scrimmage Sunday and is questionable to participate Monday, according to Erik Erlendsson of The Tampa Tribune. Lightning coach Jon Cooper said the plan is to take it easy with Stamkos, who broke his leg in a game against the Boston Bruins last November and had a procedure last month to remove a screw in his surgically repaired...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos destroys stuff with his slapshot (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos must have really enjoyed filming his latest online video for the Bauer Supreme Total One MX3 hockey stick, as they let him use a slapshot to break stuff in front of the net.Among the items Stamkos destroyed:  a wall of Legos, a wedding cake, a pinata, a gumball machine, a television and a fish tank (filled with water but no fish, because...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning have outstanding billboard campaign

It’s that time of year. People who live in hockey cities see billboards plastered with images of their favorite players telling them to buy tickets. The Tampa Bay Lightning decided to take a creative approach with two of their billboards on Interstate-275. The two billboards are located directly in front of each other on opposite sides of the freeway. On the left side, forward...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Incredible billboard for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Valtteri Filppula has a pretty hard shot. How hard is it? Enough to blaze across a highway and rip another billboard in two. As seen on Reddit Hockey, Filppula is on one side of the highway taking a slapper. The Tampa Bay Lightning also purchased a billboard on the other side of the road with a phony company’s ad being torn apart by the puck. Awesome concept and execution. Wonder...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Lightning Top The NHL’s Billboard Power Rankings

The photos you see above shows a couple new awesome billboards erected by the Lightning in Tampa Bay recently. Take a look at the billboard on the left-hand side first. Seems to be your typical, run-of-the-mill advertisement showing an action photo to promote the team’s upcoming season, right? Well, then you pan to the right and you see the supplemental advertisement, which shows...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning won't back down from lofty hopes for coming year

Tom Petty plays Tampa's Amalie Arena on Sunday. But even the magnificent Rock and Roll Hall of Famer can't top a Lightning warm-up act skating under the same roof as training camp commences. The Lightning are "Running Down A Dream" to place this coming season on the club's greatest hits album. And general manager Steve Yzerman has assembled 63 players of organizational...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Likes to Break Stuff

Popular hockey equipment brand Bauer has been out promoting their Supreme TotalOne MX3 stick with a little help from Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos. There has been a few “challenges” that Stamkos has been partaking in, with the latest one being the MX3 Break Stuff Challenge. Earlier in the week we saw Stamkos using his new MX3 stick to bury a 91-yard “field goal”...
Via Beyond The Benches
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning media day sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Tampa Bay Lightning's media day. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos makes 91-yard field goal...with a hockey stick (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning center (and captain) Steven Stamkos recently displayed his hockey skills by shooting field goals with hockey pucks. Using a Bauer Supreme Total One MX3 hockey stick, Stamkos was able to split the uprights successfully with shots from as far as 91 yards away.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2PS Top Prospects: Tampa Bay Lightning

We here at 2PS are looking at the top five prospects in each system. Then we had a thought: everyone and their mother likely has a list up on their blog, so why not do a different take on it? Instead of a straight top five, we’ll take a look at the top forward, top […] The post 2PS Top Prospects: Tampa Bay Lightning appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ondrej Palat talks about the Lightning's growing expectations

As the 2014-15 season approaches, expectations are rapidly growing for both the Tampa Bay Lightning and Calder Trophy runner-up Ondrej Palat. Disappointed by a first-round exit in last year's Stanley Cup playoffs, the Lightning were extremely active during the offseason in both free agency and the trade market. Notable offseason additions to the roster included defensemen Jason...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie tournament box score: Bruins vs. Lightning

Immediately following every rookie tournament game, we will pick a player from each team who made the biggest impression. Our “Impressions of the Game” for Bruins vs. Tampa Bay are as follows: BOSTON: David Pastrnak (no points but was Boston’s best player, frequently generated chances) TAMPA BAY: Jonathan Drouin (2 assists; was largely invisible until the third period when...
Via Section 303
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Ben Bishop still recovering

Tampa Bay Lightning's goalie Ben Bishop is still recovering from several injuries that cut his season short and made him miss the playoffs. #481895055 / gettyimages.comThe goalie injured his right wrist and had surgery in April to repair the torn ligaments. He also sustained an elbow injury. Bishop played with a cast on his hand but he ended up missing a couple of games including...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Depth Chart 2014 2015

Tampa Bay Lightning C 1. Steve Stamkos  2. Valtteri Filppula  3. Tyler Johnson  4. Brian Boyle  5. Cedric Paquette  L 1. Ondrej Palat  2. Jonathan Drouin  3. Alex Killorn  4. Brenden Morrow  5. Brett Connolly  R 1. Ryan Callahan  2. Nikita Kucherov  3. J.T...

Malone 'shocked,' 'baffled' when cops found cocaine on him

Former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone might want to consider doing laundry more often. The unrestricted free agent was arrested for DUI and cocaine possession in April and was bought out of his contract in June, but the story of the veteran’s rough few months is now taking another twist. According to a police report obtained by the Tampa Bay Times, Malone was stunned...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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