Archive for the ‘Hockey’ Category

LIGHTNING RECALL DEFENSEMAN JAKE DOTCHIN FROM SYRACUSE

  TAMPA, FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Jake Dotchin from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Dotchin, 6-foot-3, 210 pounds, has played in 33 games with the Crunch this season, recording three goals and 12 points.  He leads the team with […]

Torts and Jackets Crash Party

Tampa, Fla. — Stage set, lights, camera, action:  Prior to puck drop earlier this evening the Tampa Bay Lightning retired Martin St. Louis’ No. 26. He is the first Bolt to have his number retired in franchise history and there wasn’t a dry eye in the building as Marty spoke about his late mother. He said […]

The Bish is Back

Tampa, Fla. —  Ben Bishop was back tonight as the net minder for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and a warm welcome by the fans he received. The Bolts started the evening looking for their first victory of 2017. As the Rocket would say, “Ceremony game?… almost always results in a loss.” The game started with […]

NHL ANNOUNCES FULL ROSTERS, HEAD COACHES FOR 2017 HONDA NHL ALL-STAR GAME

NEW YORK, NY, – The National Hockey League announced today the full roster of players as well as the head coaches for the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 28-29 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Forty players were selected by the NHL, joining the four division captains elected by fans via […]

LIGHTNING RECALL FORWARD GABRIEL DUMONT, GOALTENDER KRISTERS GUDLEVSKIS FROM SYRACUSE

  (photo Mark McGauley) TAMPA, FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Gabriel Dumont and goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  The team also reassigned goaltender Adam Wilcox to the Crunch. Dumont, 5-foot-10, 190 pounds, has skated in […]

LIGHTNING RECALL FORWARDS MICHAEL BOURNIVAL, ERIK CONDRA FROM SYRACUSE

  (photo by Mark McGauley) TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forwards Michael Bournival and Erik Condra from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Bournival has played in nine games with the Lightning this season, registering a goal on 12 shots […]

LIGHTNING RECALL D LUKE WITKOWSKI FROM SYRACUSE

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowksi 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 19 games with the Crunch this season while serving as captain, recording five assists.  He ranks second on […]

Smashville Night at Amalie

Tampa, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning met the Nashville Predators earlier this evening for the second and final time this season. The Predators won the last contest the two teams played 3-1 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Tonight, at the end of the first period the Predators were ahead 1-0. Mike Fisher managed to […]

Jets Fly past Lightning

  Tampa, Fla. — The goalies were tested right from the start as the penalties started racking up just minutes into the first period, there was a total of six minutes of penalties after just four minutes of play. The Lightning were really pounding the young Jets goaltender Commerce, Michigan native, Connor Hellebuyck.  The Lightning […]

A Net Point for the Leafs, Eh

Tampa, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning took on the Toronto Maple Leafs earlier this evening at 401 Channelside Drive.  Valtteri Filppula was front and center as he won the opening face-off, he missed the game last night due to a missed meeting. The Maple Leafs came into tonight trailing the Lightning by two points in […]