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Tampa Bay Lightning strike twice in third, Johnson evens series

If you were available on Thursday night to watch Game 4 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings and didn’t, you better have been doing something good because there was an exciting game played at the Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings took a 2-0 lead into the third period after goals by […] The post Tampa Bay Lightning strike twice in third, Johnson evens series appeared...
Via Along the Boards
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Goalie Ben Bishop Scores Bizarre Own Goal

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop went to stop a routine dump in from Joakim Andersson when things went all sorts of wrong. The puck deflected up and when he tried to clear it away, he accidentally knocked it backwards with his stick. The puck went off the crossbar and then bounced/rolled slowly into the […] The post Lightning Goalie Ben Bishop Scores Bizarre Own Goal appeared...
Via Diehardsport
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning D Garrison back in lineup for Game 4 vs. Red Wings

  Tampa Bay defenseman Jason Garrison returned from an upper-body injury to play in Game 4 of the Lightning's playoff series against Detroit. Garrison had been out since March 28 after playing 70 games this season. He scored four goals with 26 assists while posting a plus-27 rating - the fourth-best mark on the team. Tampa Bay scratched forwards Brenden Morrow and Vladislav Namestnikov...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Goaltender Ben Bishop called for holding

Goaltenders don’t receive penalties too often and when they do it’s usually for Delay of Game (puck over the glass) or some sort of slashing or interference call for hitting a player with their stick in front of the crease. Ben Bishop wanted to do something a bit different and picked up two minutes for holding after tackling Tomas Tatar as he passed by the crease. GIF: Bishop...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay's Garrison back in lineup for Game 4

DETROIT (AP) Tampa Bay defenseman Jason Garrison returned from an upper-body injury to play in Game 4 of the Lightning's playoff series against Detroit. Garrison had been out since March 28 after playing 70 games this season. He scored four goals with 26 assists while posting a plus-27 rating - the fourth-best mark on the team. Tampa Bay scratched forwards Brenden Morrow and Vladislav...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Killorn: Lightning have to 'give a push back instead of just taking it'

The Lightning were full of fighting words following a pre-Game 4 practice, and young forward Alex Killorn elaborated for the media."You’ve just got to realize what’s on the line,” Killorn said to NHL.com. "We’re fighting for our lives right now. I think we had that kind of mentality in Game 2. When adversity came our way, we were going to go through it. We’ve got to get...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who sits for Jason Garrison on the Tampa Bay Lightning?

Heading into Game 3, there are a few questions about the Tampa Bay Lightning’s lineup. With their success in Game 2 and strong play in Game 1, you can argue the team should stand pat for Game 3. But with defenseman Jason Garrison coming back from his stint on injured reserve soon, he will be looking to retake […] The post Who sits for Jason Garrison on the Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via Along the Boards
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from a Game 2 Tampa Bay Lightning win

After the disappointment of Game 1, the Tampa Bay Lightning were in do-or-die mode. After being swept out of the playoffs a year ago and outplaying but losing to the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1, a loss in Game 2 would have likely been a series-killer for a young Lightning team. Tampa needed to play with the […] The post Five takeaways from a Game 2 Tampa Bay Lightning win appeared...
Via Along the Boards
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video. Valtteri Filppula’s Game 2 Goal

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Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Andrej Sustr’s Game 2 Goal

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Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings: Takeaways from Game 1

Tampa Bay Lightning had a tough fight in game one Thursday night marked the first game of the postseason for both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Detroit Red Wings. Both teams came into the game after a strong regular season. Detroit came out after from game 1 with a victory, winning 3-2. The game was a good back and forth match. As always, there are things to take away from the...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Counting On Playoff Rookie Goalie Ben Bishop

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Big Ben Bishop is rounding into form for the playoffs. Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop looks to be in playoff form of late. The 6’7”, 214 lbs. netminder has won four of his last five decisions, including a shutout, while stopping 148 of 158 shots for a .937 save percentage. His goals against average during that span is 2.00. The regular season...
Via Lightning Shout
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Playoffs: Red Wings and Lightning begin first round Thursday

The Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning begin their first round series this coming Thursday from the Amalie Arena in Tampa. Detroit, who locked up the third spot in the Atlantic Division with a 2-0 win over the Hurricanes Saturday will play the first two games on the road before coming back home for Game’s 3 and 4 on April 21 and 23rd respectively. Game 6 (if necessary) is also...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning playoff scenarios

Steven Stamkos will lead the Tampa Bay Lightning into the playoffs The 2014-2015 NHL season is coming to a close with only one night of games left. Teams like the Tampa Bay Lightning are itching to get the playoffs started, but they are still fighting in the final two games for important positioning. There is still a lot to be figured out before the standings are set on Saturday...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tonight Show Superlatives: 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Edition (Video)

Jimmy Fallon gets NHL fans ready for the upcoming Stanley Cup playoffs with his latest edition of Tonight Show Superlatives. Fallon targets several Tampa Bay Lightning players, including Vladislav Namestnikov, whom he calls the "Russian Bieber".Video via The Tonight Show. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning won’t sell playoff tickets to non-Florida residents

How do you keep opposing fans out of your building during the playoffs? That’s the question that has plagued several teams not only during the playoffs, but throughout the regular season. The St. Louis Blues, Nashville Predators and others have created a variety of ways (you have to buy tickets to multiple games, for instance) to combat opposing fans from infiltrating the building...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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