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Early Jump Ties Series

Jonathan Drouin gets his first playoff goal as the pucks slides through the legs of Thomas Greiss. (photo  Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports)

Entering tonight’s game, Ben Bishop  came in looking to come back strong after he was pulled in the first game.  Bishop was task worthy tonight stopping 19 of 20 Islander shots.  He let in three goals Wednesday night.  This game goes down in history as a GREAT game by #30. I thought is was important […]

Cally’s Late Hustle Play gets Bishop the Win

Feb 16, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) skates with the puck against the San Jose Sharks during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

With the Hockey Hottie… The question at 7pm eastern time tonight was: It’s game five at the Oil Can, can the Lightning close the series or would the Wings of the Motor City be dragging Tampa Bay’s beloved blue clad skaters back to Detroit? It ended up being a game that featured both teams playing well […]

Audio: Tampa Bay Lightning drop Game 3 in Mo-Town

Apr 15, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings fight with less then one minute left during the third period of the game two of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Tommy Gilbert after Sunday 2-0 loss to Detroit

UFC a Night Early? Lightning 5 – Red Wings 2

Apr 15, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings fight with less then one minute left during the third period of the game two of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Game two on a Friday night at the “Oil Can” would come alive as billed. After Wednesday night’s rockem sockem game, intensity was predicted tonight, and it was delivered. Penalties were a huge part on Wednesday and so it would be the way tonight even into the 59th minute of the game. A Detroit penalty […]

Lightning vs Detroit Game 2 Stanley Cup Playoffs 2016

Vladislav Namestnikov (90) scores a goal on Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) during the first period at Amalie Arena.(photo Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports)

Puck drops at 7:00 pm Eastern Time The Tampa Bay Lightning won game one on Wednesday night 3-2 #BetheThunder   We got a chance to listen to Coach Jon Cooper, Jonathan Drouin and Ryan Callahan after the Lightnings morning skate       Tune in to Tan Talk 1340 or Tune In Radio 1340 AM Monday-Friday […]

Rockem Sockem Game 1 goes to Tampa

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Detroit Red Wings meet for the second consecutive year in round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  Last year the Lightning came back to win the series in seven after losing game one at the “Oil Can.”  This year would be a different start for Tampa. A game that […]

The Devil’s in the Details – Bolts Close it on Fan Appreciation Night

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

This is the second of three meetings tonight between the Lightning and the Devils, the teams will play in New Jersey Thursday April 7th. The last meeting was at the Prudential Center, Tampa Bay shut out New Jersey 4-0. Ben Bishop had 21 saves. This was the last regular season home game here at 401 Channelside Drive in Tampa, […]

Hab-Not Two Points

Mar 31, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots the puck against Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais (51) and goalie Mike Condon (39) during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning just flat out played flat… the Hockey Hottie has the ugly scoop…

All Bish… Lightning Ride Goalie to Two Points

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

  The Bolts are in the midst of a six game home-stand with tonight being the third game.  The Philadelphia Flyers take on the Winnipeg Jets, and the Detroit Red Wings host the Buffalo Sabres. Each team stands to gain 2 points, and move ahead in the standings.  The game tonight is a crucial two points […]

J.J. & J.J. lead Cats into First

Jaromir Jagr during the first period.  (photo Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports)

Jussi Jokinen and Jaromir Jagr had a goal and a assist each to propel the Florida Panthers into the Atlantic Division. Andrei Vasilevskiy got the start in goal for Tampa tonight giving Ben Bishop a rest. The Lightning are currently on the third game of a six game home-stand. Saturday, April 2nd will be their final regular […]