Archive for the ‘Hockey’ Category

Streak-Ender Boyle and Bishop

Mar 28, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs center Brooks Laich (23) passes the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison (5) defends during the third period at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa, Fla. — A quick five hole shot by #11 Brian Boyle in the shootout and #30 Ben Bishop stoning #90 Marcus Johansson the night’s final shooter is exactly what the Lightning needed to end this losing streak. The Lightning needed a win in the most crucial way, as crucial as early season December could […]

Columbus “Blue Collar” Jackets Out Work Bolts

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Tampa, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning took on the Columbus Jackets earlier tonight at the “Oil Can,” and it was another sell out crowd on this Black Friday and the Bolts were wearing their alternate black jerseys. Former Lightning coach John Tortorella was in the house, as his 10-5-3 Jackets faced-off against Coopers 13-7-1 Bolts. […]

Thankful for a Comeback

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  Tampa, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning took on the Philadelphia Flyers earlier tonight at the Amalie Arena.  This was the one and only time this 2016-2017 season that the Flyers will make the trip to Tampa.  Down 2-1 in the third to the Flyers the Lightning score two goals in a twelve second […]

LIGHTNING PARTNERING WITH METROPOLITAN MINISTRIES AS THANKSGIVING APPROACHES

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Bolts to Volunteer, Collect Food for Homeless and at Risk Families  TAMPA, FLA. – Tampa Bay Lightning, along with their friends at Metropolitan Ministries, will be partnering for a pair of events on Wednesday in preparation for Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday. The day will kick off at the Metropolitan Ministries Holiday Tent, located at 905 North […]

TAMPA BAY SPORTS ANNOUNCES NEW RETAIL LOCATION AT TAMPA’S INTERNATIONAL PLAZA

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      TAMPA – Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment announced today it will be opening a new Tampa Bay Sports retail location inside International Plaza on Friday, November 25. The grand opening of the new, 1,500-square foot mall location will include a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. featuring ThunderBug, Lightning Girls and Lightning […]

STATEMENT REGARDING CAPTAIN STEVEN STAMKOS

Dec 26, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots the puck to score a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  TAMPA, FLA. – Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos underwent surgery to repair a tear in the lateral meniscus of his right knee today (Thursday), vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Stamkos is expected to miss approximately four months.  The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert LaPrade at the Steadman Clinic in […]

LIGHTNING CAPTAIN STEVEN STAMKOS OUT INDEFINITELY

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  TAMPA BAY- “Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos suffered a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee during the team’s game against the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday night and will remain out of the lineup indefinitely,” said Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman. “We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation […]

LIGHTNING RECALL D LUKE WITKOWSKI FROM SYRACUSE

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  TAMPA, FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 217 pounds, has played in all 11 games for the Crunch this season while serving as captain, recording three assists.  He ranks second […]

Lightning Dominate Isles

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Tampa, Fla. — On a special night honoring Veterans on Veterans Day Eve, just eleven minutes in the Lightning jumped to a 2-0 lead on goals courtesy of Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov.  For Stamkos it was his eighth goal of the season.   It was a power play goal for Stamkos and Kucherov’s came […]

LIGHTNING SET TO HOST MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT

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  TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will be hosting their annual Military Appreciation Night on Thursday when the team takes on the New York Islanders at 7:30 p.m. at AMALIE Arena. Through the Lightning’s Seats for Service program, the team’s generous fans and partners have helped treat 2,500 service members and their families […]