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Tampa Bay Lightning break Montreal Canadiens in Game 2

On Sunday night, the unexpected happened for the Tampa Bay Lightning: Everything clicked at once. Game two didn’t start out promising for Tampa. The Montreal Canadiens came into the game a team possessed, and were controlling play for 19 minutes. They were consistently winning faceoffs, scored one goal and looked primed to run up the […] The post Tampa Bay Lightning break Montreal...
Via Along the Boards
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Don Cherry thinks Braydon Coburn needs a little self respect

So he says in this video, apparently without even a shred of irony.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's power play comes alive in rout of Canadiens

MONTREAL -- Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nikita Kucherov scored twice on power plays, Valtteri Filppula, Victor Hedman and J.T. Brown added goals, and Ben Bishop made 27 saves for the Lightning. Jeff Petry and Tom Gilbert...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kucherov scores twice as Lightning roll past Canadiens to take a 2-0 series lead

MONTREAL (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nikita Kucherov scored twice on power plays, Valtteri Filppula, Victor Hedman and J.T. Brown added goals, and Ben Bishop made 27 saves for the Lightning. Jeff Petry and Tom...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Brandon Prust throws an elbow pad at the Tampa Bay bench

The Tampa Bay Lightning won Game 2 against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday to take a 2-0 series lead. As the game drew to a close, the Canadiens’ anger and frustration became more visible, culminating in a series of events from Brandon Prust. Prust was called for tripping Ben Bishop. The Lightning took exception and there was a brief skirmish. Prust headed for the dressing room...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: J.T. Brown’s Game 2 Goal

GIF: @JTBrown23 makes it happen pic.twitter.com/yzRM9nxtUP — 10 – @TBLightning (@TBLightning) May 4, 2015
Via Lightning Shout
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Stamkos scores on a nifty breakaway

The pressure has been on Steven Stamkos to find his offense now that the Tampa Bay Lightning are in the second round of the playoffs. Held without a goal, Stamkos has been pressing and routinely coming up empty. That all changed in the second period of Game 2 as Stamkos lit the lamp while on a breakaway. The post Video: Stamkos scores on a nifty breakaway appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Score Beautiful Goal On Carey Price

Steven Stamkos ended his eight-game goal drought Sunday with this beautiful break-away goal during the Lightning-Canadians Game 2. Carey Price, the NHL’s best goalie, never had a chance. The Lightning are looking to go up 2-0 in the series. The post Steven Stamkos Score Beautiful Goal On Carey Price appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Official Video: Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov on OT - Let's 'score' 2

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov fires the 2OT winner past the pad of Canadiens goalie Carey Price to win Game 1 for the Lightning.Much earlier...? Pushing the pad.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Habs versus Lightning, Winning goal was offsides

At the 02:06 mark of the second overtime, Tampa Bay Lighting forward Nikita Kucherov scored the game-winning goal against the Montreal Canadiens. There is on problem, the play appears to be offsides. You can see the play in question below. After the game, the Habs coach Michel Therrien wasn't happy with the Lightning being offsides on the zone entry.
Via Goon's World
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boucher: Yzerman’s Acquisitions Paying Off In Postseason

Steve Yzerman can be described in a variety of ways. Living hockey legend, Hall of Famer, the Architect and Jedi are just a few. Five years ago he added another name to that list: general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning. His tenure has seen a number of significant transactions that have molded the team to his specifications. His careful nurturing of the organization is paying...
Via Lightning Shout
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings fan sets Lightning flag on fire, charged with arson

A Detroit Red Wings fan took the team’s Game 7 showdown with the Tampa Bay Lightning far too seriously — criminally so, even — and now faces arson charges after she attempted to set a Tampa Bay Lightning flag on fire during Wednesday’s game at Amalie Arena. Lena Sinishtaj, 35, of Sterling Heights, Mich., was...Read More The post Red Wings fan charged with arson after trying...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: That astronaut showed up at the Tampa Bay Lightning game again

That astronaut showed up at the Tampa Bay Lightning / Detroit Red Wings game last night. Lightning earn first playoff series win since 2011 with 2-0 victory in Game 7 vs. Detroit. Out of this ...Not his first trip either. Here's video of the astronaut taking in the Lightning - Panthers game last month...[Twitter] Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email...
Via Bob's Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings, Lightning ready for Game 7

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 at Amalie Arena on Wednesday, with the winner advancing to play the Atlantic Division champion Montreal Canadiens. Detroit will be without defenseman Niklas Kronwall, who was suspended one game Tuesday by the NHL for charging against Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov late in the second...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Woodward: Legacy On The Line – Steven Stamkos And Game 7

Entering the postseason as the league’s highest scoring team, the Tampa Bay Lightning did not figure to encounter many playoff issues when it comes to putting the puck in the back of the net. Led by captain Steven Stamkos and a highly prolific second line trio, the Bolts’ offense produced a whopping 262 goals during the regular season. Their total stood significantly ahead of...
Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson forces Game 7 for Tampa Bay Lightning

Coming into Game 6, the Tampa Bay Lightning had their backs against the wall. Down 3-2 in the series, it was win or book a trip to the golf course. Tampa Bay came out fast, putting the Detroit Red Wings into a 2-0 hole at the end of the first period. The teams traded goals in the […] The post Tyler Johnson forces Game 7 for Tampa Bay Lightning appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Petr Mrazek robs Brian Boyle with a great stick save

We’re not even through the first round of the playoffs and Petr Mrazek may have made the best save of the tournament. His save with the paddle on Brian Boyle was so good that it completely fooled the announcer and stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning. That’s just incredible. You could make the case that Boyle was unlucky to shoot the puck at Mrazek’s stick, but let’s be honest...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts on the brink: What’s wrong in Tampa?

The Tampa Bay Lightning have been one of the most bipolar teams in the NHL playoffs this year. They can go from looking like a contender to being confused and panicked in a matter of seconds. Despite outplaying the Wings for large portions of the first game, they still pulled a loss out of their […] The post Bolts on the brink: What’s wrong in Tampa? appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
8 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning 2014-15 team awards

After a long regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have to be extremely happy with where they are now. They improved their point total from a season ago and seem like an overall better team. In 2014-2015, a lot of things went right for Tampa Bay, even though it wasn’t always easy. Now the regular season is officially over, it is time to hand out some team awards. Most Improved...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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