Posts Tagged ‘steven stamkos’

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 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 on Point to 4-1 Win

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Tampa, Fla. — Ben Bishop was back in goal for the Lightning tonight for this third meeting already against the New Jersey Devils,  the teams split the first two. The Devils went on the man advantage at 4:15 in the first when Ondrej Palat took a penalty. The Lightning were able to kill the penalty with ease. […]

Happy Anniversary from, Colorado

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Tampa, Fla. —  A night that started with fanfare for the home team ended with a dud. Tonight marked the 20th anniversary of the first NHL hockey game ever played at Amalie Arena (originally known as the Ice Palace.)  The Lightning beat the NY Rangers on October 20th, 1996 5-3 with Lightning goals by Brian Bradley, […]

Bolts fight through Shootout Controversy

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Tampa, Fla. — It was a special night at Amalie Arena, as Jeff Vinik and the Tampa Bay Lightning honored #4 former Captain Vincent Lecavalier. Vinny and two of his children were center ice to drop the puck to now Captain Steven Stamkos. Vinny was a great player, leader and teammate according to virtually everyone he […]

Devil of a Comeback

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Tampa, Fla. — Although the  Lightning won the opening face off, they quickly turned the puck over and just 52 seconds into the game at Devils #2 John Moore wrists one over the left shoulder of Andrei Vasilevskiy, who got the nod tonight between the pipes, and the Devils were on the board with Moore’s first goal of the […]

“The Potential to Win is Here” – Steven Stamkos

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Steven Stamkos spoke today at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time to a host of media outlets via conference call. I got the privilege of being on the line to listen to a host of reporters ask Stamkos questions regarding this whole contract signing process. Stamkos quickly and confidently answered the questions fired at him one […]

Hab-Not Two Points

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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 […]