Posts Tagged ‘tampa bay lightning’

Happy Birthday Goal Support

Ben Bishop (30) is congratulated and more than likely wished "Happy Birthday" by Matt Carle .(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

  Coming into the “Oil Can” tonight you might think the Lightning would be challenged by the red hot Anaheim Ducks.   Not the case as the Lightning blow out the Ducks on Ben Bishop’s birthday. It was the first of two meetings with this West Coast rival. The Lightning will meet the Ducks in So Cal within 12 days. […]

Lightning Finnish with a Shorty

Vatteri Filppula (photo Kim Klement / USA SPORTS Today)

Brian Boyle took an interference call at the 18:34 mark in the third period with the scored tied 1-1.  The Rangers already had momentum after Dominick Moore tied the game just five minutes prior with his second goal of the season.  Prior to that a smooth penalty kill by the Rangers after a Ryan McDonagh […]

Pirri Five Holes Bish Twice

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

Brandon Pirri scored the only shootout goal and a regulation penalty shot goal beating Ben Bishop five hole on both. Tonight was the first of five meetings between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Florida Panthers.  Tampa Bay won three of four against the Panthers last season, including both games that were played here at 401 Channel Side […]

Thank Goodness, a Flaming Win

Nov 12, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) makes a save from Calgary Flames center Sam Bennett (93) during the third period at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Calgary Flames 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Come east the Calgary Flames do. For a Stanley Cup Finals rematch from what seems like forever ago. The Lightning currently rank 10th in goals against per game in the NHL at 2.41. The Bolts have steadily improved in goals against each season and if they were matching their scoring record from last season they would […]

A Roadie for Eichel

Nov 10, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51) skates as Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel (15) defends during the third period at Amalie Arena. Buffalo Sabres defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight the Lightning opened a three game home stand with a game against the Buffalo Sabres. This will be the Bolts final regular contest versus Buffalo, ironically all four regular season meetings against the Sabres are in the first 17 games of the season. The three previous games have gone to the Lightning. The Buffalo Sabres opened […]

J Ho and Wings Shut Down Bolts in Mo Town


Tonight was the first contest between the Lightning and Red Wings since Tampa Bay won their 2015 Eastern Conference tough first round series in seven games. The first 20 minutes of the game left you wondering who is gonna score first in this match-up.  Both teams were in their fast skating back checking style. Back on […]

Boston Bruins get some Lightning with Thunder


Second road game for the Tampa Bay Lightning and their opponent the Boston Bruins are a long time rivalry for the Bolts. The beginning twelve minutes of the first period the Bruins have the Lightning handcuffed.  They are dominating puck possession and have managed to keep the Lightning offensive fire power at bay (no pun intended).  With […]

Garrison gets Offensive

Oct 8, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison (5) skates with the puck against the Philadelphia Flyers during the third  period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

With the offensive firepower of the Tampa Bay Lightning back on the ice, they were able to notch their first win of the season at home in the Amalie Arena. The fast forwards managed to get off 32 shots in their home opener to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2.  It was the most exciting 3 on […]

AUDIO: Faceoff with the Lightning 9-20-15

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Sports Tonight’s Tommy G and the Lightning Show. Tommy talks with Victor Hedman, Steven Stamkos and Alex Killorn…

Lightning Launch Weekend Starts Friday

Dec 1, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) controls the puck in front of New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (19) during the first period at Madison Square Garden. (USA TODAY Sports -  Adam Hunger)

FRIDAY, SEPT 18 – FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTNING LIVE ON FORD THUNDER ALLEY Starts at 6:00 PM Music by Zulu Wave, UNRB and Tribal Style along with DJ CASPER and DJ LESAGE Food Trucks Food and beverage specials Join the Lightning Girls, ThunderBug and Bolt Brigade for plenty of Lightning Giveaways including tickets to a preseason […]