Posts Tagged ‘guy boucher’

Hall-Garon STAR, Lightning NET a point

Tampa, Fla. – Before last night’s game the calendar read October 7th 2011 the last time Adam Hall scored a goal, no really I’m not kidding a 45 game goal-less streak.  Hall is way too talented to go that long without lighting the light.  And you know that old sports cliché,  good teams get production […]

Not Backing off Playoff Prediction, Bolts 8 Points Out

Rick sees something special in this Lightning team…

Tampa Bay Lightning Refuse to Lose: Force Game 7

Tampa, Fl. ( RSEN)–It’s truly magical to watch when “Will meets Skill” to go along with a refusal to lose.  This is what the fans around the NHL watched tonight as the Tampa Bay Lightning forced game seven against the Boston Bruins with a 5-4 victory at the St Pete Times Forum. When games are the biggest and the […]

Bolts come Back from Down Three to Even Series Against Boston

Tampa, Fl. (RSEN) The Tampa Bay Lightning went into the national televised game yesterday with the entire hockey world believing that their successful run was coming to a close; this was especially true  after Boston took back home ice advantage by winning the last two games to take a  2-1 series lead.  Well that adversity got a […]

Comeback was Special, Series Tied at 2, Home Game 6 Guaranteed

with Wendy Eckhardt Tampa, Fl. (RSEN) SERIES TURNING POINT? As Lightning GM Steve Yzerman walked toward the Lightning dressing room after game four Saturday afternoon I couldn’t help but notice the look on his face.  It was a look of serious determination. This win could be a huge turning point in this Eastern Conference Final […]

Yzerman Himself is the Model for Lightning to Mold Themselves

Tampa, Fl. (RSEN) — When Steve Yzerman took over the job as General Manager he cautioned everyone who would listen that this was going to a long process in building the Tampa Bay Lightning organization.  Even the most ardent Lightning supporters would not have predicted the team would be playing in the Eastern Conference Finals […]

Lightning Strikes: Hard Work Forces Steel City Game 7, Bolts Win 4-2

Dave Jarvis with Rick Sassone Tampa, Fl. [RSEN] –Tonight even the most hardened Pittsburgh Penguin fan had to appreciate the effort the Tampa Bay Lightning showed in beating the Pens. Coach Guy Boucher made a statement when he started Vinny Lecavlier, Marty St. Louis, and Steven Stamkos.  The Lightning was going to put their best game-plan […]

Islanders “Grab”ner a Win over Bolts

Tampa, Fl. (RSEN) – Michael Grabner, Zenon Konopka and the NY Islanders came to the St. Pete Times Forum Tuesday night to prove 14th place in the Eastern Conference does not indicate they are a dreadful hockey team. “Z”, the Ex-Lightning and fan favorite, who started at center Tuesday night, won the opening draw and […]

Pitful Effort Dooms Bolts Against Sens as they Lose 2-1

The Tampa Bay Lightning is not afforded the opportunity to throw away two points before a game even starts. Well that’s what they did tonight, as the team decided that they were going to not put forth the effort for the first 40 minutes in a game that the Ottawa Senators (25-34-9), as they beat the Lightning (38-22-8) 2-1 on their home ice at the St Pete Times Forum.

Marty St. Louis Shoot-out Masterpiece: Bolts 4, Blackhawks 3

TAMPA, FL. (RSEN) – Last night the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks flew into Tampa for an inter-conference game. The arena at 401 Channelside was jumping right from the puck drop with 19,912 fans many of them Hawks supporters. The Bolts lit the light first at the 11:07 mark of the first period when […]