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Lightining rookie Drouin’s debut impressive

After being told his NHL debut would have to wait, Jonathan Drouin instead was put on call to prepare to play his first game on Monday in Edmonton. By all accounts, the debut of Drouin proved to be a unanimous success, even if the No. 3 overall draft pick failed to record a point in his first game after logging 16 minutes, 10 seconds of ice time. “He comes as advertised,” Cooper...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Callahan’s Massive Hit On Taylor Hall Breaks Camera On Glass (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan doesn’t know his own strength. Early in the first period of Monday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place, Callahan threw a huge hit on forward Taylor Hall in the Lightning’s defensive zone. The impact of the crushing hit created so much force that the camera behind the goal cut out. Aside from the camera, no...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Callahan's hit on Taylor Hall knocks camera off glass (Video / GIF)

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan delivered a monster hit on Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall which was so powerful that it knocked a camera off the glass behind the Lightning net during the first period of Monday night's game at Rexall Place.Video via NHL. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Lightning’s Victor Hedman To Miss At Least A Month With Broken Finger

The Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a strong start, but they’ll have to go at least a month without one of their top defensemen. Victor Hedman will undergo surgery Tuesday and miss 4-6 weeks after breaking his finger while blocking a shot Saturday night, the team announced Monday. The former second overall pick in the 2009 NHL draft had a career year last season, scoring 13 goals...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Killorn out, Drouin in

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Alex Killorn was removed from the lineup not long before the game was supposed to begin on Monday night. As reported by Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Bay Tribune, Killorn took a spill at practice Monday morning. He had some difficulty getting up, and eventually left the ice. In his place, rookie Jonathan Drouin makes his NHL debut.#456427216 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensive Pains Abound: Victor Hedman Hurt, Voynov Suspended Indefinitely

It was a rough weekend for defenseman in the NHL and a rougher one for the poor saps that own the newly fallen. The biggest blow due to injury fell from the heavens like Mjölnir and smashed me right in the face when my sun and stars Victor Hedman broke his finger while trying to block a shot. He’s out 4-6 weeks after successful surgery to fix his mangled digit. Now where can I...
Via Razzball Hockey
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Victor Hedman Out 4-6 Weeks With a Broken Hand

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman will be out of the lineup for approximately four to six weeks after suffering a broken hand against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. Bob McKenzie from TSN reported that the injury occurred when Hedman successfully blocked a shot by Vancouver. #487314989 / gettyimages.comThis is an unfortunate injury for Victor Hedman as he is tied for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's Steven Stamkos named NHL's Third Star of the Week

TAMPA, Fla. -- Steven Stamkos was named the NHL's third star for the week ending Sunday. The Tampa Bay Lightning star center paced the NHL with five goals and tied for second in the league with six points in leading his team to two victories in three starts. The run included his eighth career hat trick in a victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Oct. 13. Stamkos, 24, is tied...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning recall Drouin from minors

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled rookie forward Jonathan Drouin from Syracuse of the American Hockey League. The move was announced Sunday. Drouin was sent to Syracuse on a conditioning assignment Thursday after missing the preseason due to a broken right thumb. He had a goal and two assists in two games. The third overall pick in the 2013 draft was one of...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Victor Hedman leaves game against Canucks with upper-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman left Saturday night's game against the Vancouver Canucks and did not return. As per Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, he's out with an upper-body injury, apparently a hand injury.#487315037 / gettyimages.comThe team has not confirmed what the exact nature of the injury is. However, replays show that he blocked several shots on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Callahan Made The Right Decision

from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province, With a week to go before the July 1 free-agent frenzy, Callahan signed a six-year deal worth $5.8 million per with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the team for which he’d played just 20 regular season and four playoff games. On Saturday, he was asked about his decision.... “There’s a lot of things that weigh into every decision...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stamkos breaks stick, still gets assist on play

By BTS Team, Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning had himself quite the game against the Canucks Saturday night accumulating 2 goals and 1 amazing assist. Although the goals were nice, it’s the assist that he had that really stood out. During the 2nd period, Stamkos took a hard slap shot on goal and shattered his stick into pieces.  Steven then quickly went to the bench and...
Via Beyond The Spread
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos' legacy can be elevated if Lightning meet lofty expectations

TAMPA, Fla. -- Steven Stamkos emerges from double glass doors on his way to the ice, a stick in his right hand and a season of opportunity ahead. It's a recent Thursday, eight minutes before the start of the regular season's first morning skate at Amalie Arena. The Tampa Bay Lightning's campaign of great hope is about to begin, and he's a main reason for the optimism...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drouin assigned to Syrcuase for extra work before Lightning debut

TAMPA, Fla. -- Jonathan Drouin's NHL debut must wait longer. Thursday, the Tampa Bay Lightning assigned the promising winger to the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch for a maximum of two weeks to allow him to receive more live action after recovering from a slight fracture in his right thumb. He's expected to play for Syracuse on Friday. Drouin, 19, sustained the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos Scores First Goal Of Season

The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to make a name for themselves this year and they are starting off the season strong. One notable player, Steven Stamkos, never disappoints when he is on the ice and looks to lead his team. It hasn’t take him long to score his first goal of the year, shown below take a look at his talents as the Lightning’s took on the Montreal Canadiens. The...
Via Beyond The Benches
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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