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Jameis Winston Goes Hard For Tampa Bay Lightning In NHL Playoffs

Jameis Winston showing plenty of love to his new hometown during the NHL Playoffs.
Via Gamedayr
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Lightning Keep Beer on the Bench

Okay, so we know that hockey players try to enjoy the game as much as possible.  But, if you look at the picture about, it appears as though there are two cans of beer behind Tyler Johnson on the bench.  Also, the visible can appears to have been opened. I’m not sure what to make of this, so you can make your own assumptions.  Just seems incredibly odd and interesting.  
Via TopSportsReport
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Steven Stamkos’ Game 4 Goal

Stamkos goal pic.twitter.com/1wiW48f4GY — Stephanie Vail (@myregularface) May 23, 2015 (Feature Photo/@ChristineLRM) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NY Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4 Betting Odds

NY Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4 betting odds, courtesy of BetDSI.
Via Gamedayr
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Lightning Winning The Stanley Cup Will Kill Hockey … Again

If the Tampa Bay Lightning advance to, and win, the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals, hockey will die again.
Via Gamedayr
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

TSR Writer/Rangers Fan Not Aloud to Wear Rangers Jersey at Game Tonight

View image | gettyimages.com TopSportsReport writer and outspoken New York Rangers fan, Vincent Chase, will be in attendance at tonight’s game four match-up between the New York Rangers and the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena (Tampa, FL). He has tickets in the Chase Club and a food package in the Lexus Lounge.  That package is currently going for hundreds of dollars on...
Via TopSportsReport
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spoiler Alert Central: Pitfalls in online viewing of live sports

To all of those who have abandoned the traditional television set or allegedly “cut the cord” from the cable company (still using their internet, though), here’s a conundrum you have..... The post Spoiler Alert Central – The Pitfalls in Online Viewing of Live Sports appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NHL Postseason Scoring Beginning to Rebound After 3-Year Low

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), of the Czech Republic, is congratulated by defensemd Nikita Nesterov (89), of Russia, and Anton Stralman (6), of Sweden, during the third period of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) There has...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin Hayes obliterated by Steven Stamkos

Steven Stamkos receives plenty of attention over his offensive skills, but the guy can certainly throw his body around when he desires. Kevin Hayes learned that pretty quickly after getting leveled by Stamkos as he searched for the puck in his skates. (Reddit Hockey) The post Video: Kevin Hayes obliterated by Steven Stamkos appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning player races back to Florida to witness son's birth

Tampa Bay Lightning center Brian Boyle seemed to be floating on air during the team’s morning skate on Wednesday, but not because he and his teammates knotted up its Eastern Conference Finals series with the New York Rangers at one game apiece. Instead, the 30-year-old veteran had just experienced something that arguably even puts a...Read More The post Lightning’s Brian Boyle...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Ben Bishop Post Morning Skate Today

Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning’s Johnson proving critics wrong with playoff run

You won’t find a better story in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs than what Tyler Johnson is doing for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Johnson scored a hat trick in Tampa Bay’s 6-2 win over the New York Rangers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final on Monday night. The 24-year-old center now leads the playoffs with 16 points and 11 goals. Johnson’s brilliant performance this postseason...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Ondrej Palat With The Media Today

Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hat Trick Alert: Tyler Johnson

The Tampa Bay Lightning were looking to even the series with the New York Rangers on Monday night, and thanks to Lightning forward Tyler Johnson they did just that. Johnson netted not one, not two but three goals to secure the first hat trick in Tampa Bay’s playoff history. Watch and find out how Johnson scored all three goals! The post Hat Trick Alert: Tyler Johnson appeared first...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Check Injures Linesman During Lightning-Rangers Game (GIF)

NHL linesman Brad Kovachik found himself in the line of fire during Monday’s Stanley Cup playoff game. As Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos laid a hip check on New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein, Klein went flying into the boards — and directly into Kovachik. GIF: here's how the linesman got injured. OUCH http://t.co/H9GOVHErmq— Stephanie Vail (@myregularface...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay’s Jonathan Drouin Called to Play More Responsibly

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin, right, attempts a shot at Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, left, during second period of Game 4 NHL second round playoff hockey action, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Price stopped 22 shots as the Canadiens beat the Lighting 6-2 on Thursday night to stay alive in their second-round playoff series. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Lightning Player Martin St. Louis Views Tampa as Just Another Opponent

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) and Victor Hedman (77) to stop New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) as he attacks the net during the first period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in New York. (Dirk Shadd/The Tampa Bay Times via AP) TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers-Lightning: Key players, prediction for ECF

The New York Rangers have an opportunity to reach the Stanley Cup Final in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1933. Standing in their way is the Tampa Bay Lightning, a threat to win the East now and for many years to come. This should be a long series because both teams have tremendous depth up front, a lot of experience and skill on the blue line and goaltenders playing...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting the opposition: Ben Bishop

After their historic comeback against the Capitals, the Rangers have punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Final against a very skilled and very deep Tampa Bay Lightning team.  There will be narratives about reuniting with old friends and a lopsided season series, but those will generally be media fluff.  However, there has been legitimate Read more → The post Scouting...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning show themselves as Stanley Cup favorites

How impressive have the Tampa Bay Lightning been over the past four games? This team has gone from being down three games to two against Detroit to being just four wins away from playing for the Stanley Cup. There is something extremely special about this team. Actually, there are actually four things that make the Tampa Bay Lightning special. Tampa Bay Lightning have played...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning roster: Jonathan Drouin or Jonathan Marchessault?

Competition for a roster spot on the Tampa Bay Lightning is heating up due to an unexpected injury to alternate captain Ryan Callahan.  Callahan is out indefinitely after receiving an emergency appendectomy Monday night.  The Lightning are looking towards two rookies — Jonathan Drouin and Jonathan Marchessault — to fill the void left by the veteran […] The post Lightning...
Via Along the Boards
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Lightning have great Twitter response to snarky fan

Being a social media lead of a sports team is a difficult job. On one hand you’re the voice of an entire fandom, and as such, you are expected to develop a presence that represents them. You’re encouraged to be edgy, but not too edgy. Funny, but not too offensive. Just ask former Houston Rockets social media manager Chad Shanks, who was fired over an edgy emoji tweet aimed at...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning fan arrested after bringing gun inside arena

A St. Petersburg, Fla., man was arrested on Wednesday night at Amalie Arena during Game 3 of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Montreal Canadiens series and is facing a misdemeanor charge after police discovered he had a gun in his possession. A witness notified authorities when he saw Cassidy, 27, drop his gun in the bathroom and...Read More The post Tampa Bay Lightning fan arrested after...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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