Posts Tagged ‘steven stamkos’

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 […]

Lightning take the Lead in the Atlantic

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

The last time the Islanders and Lightning met the New York clan rallied from behind to win the game 3-2. The Tampa Bay Lightning came into tonight’s game in second place in the Atlantic Division, two points behind the Florida Panthers. The Lightning won the first face-off, compliments of Cedric Paquette. They gained possession, but […]

A 6-2 Bolt to First

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)

  Tonight’s match-up was the last of four games this season against the Detroit Red Wings for the Tampa Bay Lightning.  You could feel the excitement in the air as these two Eastern Conference Atlantic Division rivals square off one last time in the regular season. The Red Wings came in hanging on to a wild card spot and the […]

Two for the Road

Feb 23, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) shoots and scores on a plenty shot against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Tampa, Fla. — Last night’s game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Arizona Phoenix Coyotes is a monumental one of sorts. Congratulations to Valterri Filppula for playing in your 700th career game tonight (483 games with Detroit, 216 with the Lightning.)  Tampa Bya’s second longest tenured player and the second Lightning player to reach […]

Video: Johnny Be Good, in OT that Is

Feb 12, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) scores the game winning goal on Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during overtime at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Nashville Predators 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Tampa, Fla. –Fresh off the “O” for Canada roadie, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked to get this four game home stand versus all Western Conference opponents. Tonight was a landmark game as Ryan Callahan played his 600th career NHL game.   Coach Cooper said this morning, that Callahan plays the hard minutes.  Cooper is glad Callahan is […]

Johnson & Bolts Ice down Hot Pens

Feb 5, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) skates with the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy (12) defends during the third period at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay defeated Pittsburgh 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  The Tampa Bay Lightning coming into tonight had won nine of their last ten games. The Bolts current seven game home winning streak is tied with Chicago for the longest active home win streak in the NHL and tonight the Bolts took on the Pittsburgh Penguins. The puck drops, and just seconds later Pittsburgh’s star […]

Came to see Stamkos, Got to see Vasilevskiy

Andrei Vasilevskiy: A 30 save - shutout. (photo Kim Klement /USA TODAY Sports)

Thirty saves, a shutout and a number one star later Andrei Vasilevskiy was all smiles after the game, “I showed them I can play NHL,” the Lightning goalie said speaking of his parents being in attendance for first time watching their son in an NHL game. The young kid between the pipes during the media circus from Ontario that […]

Bonus Hockey goes Bolts Way

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning returned home Friday night after a successful road trip to take on the Pittsburg Penguins at Amalie Arena. The Bolts got off to a quick start as they mounted early pressure and it paid off as Vladislav Namestnikov wristed one past Marc-Andre Fleury. Assisting on the play was Steven Stamkos who continued his […]