Archive for the ‘Hockey’ Category

Canucks Win as Lightning Miss Opportunities

  Tampa, Fla. — Tyler Johnson returned to action for the Lightning on Wednesday night as the Bolts notched their first loss of the season, falling 4-1 to the Vancouver Canucks. The Lightning dominated the first period but missed opportunities set the tone for the night. Tampa outshot the Canucks 17 to five in the […]

Lightning Do Not Come Up Short

  The first 50 minutes of play of  the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Julien BriseBois GM era looked sluggish.  But the Tampa Bay Lightning in spite of being out-played most of the contest did not come up short on getting two points.  An Anthony Cirelli shorty and solid goal-tending covered the deficiencies. The Panthers who out-shot […]

Comets Announce Details of Sixth Annual Galaxy Fan Fest

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced the details of the Comets’ Sixth Annual Galaxy Fan Fest, presented by Murphy Excavating on Saturday, October 6. Grit N Grace will headline the afternoon pre-party for the Comets’ second game of their 2018-19 opening weekend. Galaxy Fan Fest, located in the AUD Plaza of the Adirondack […]

LIGHTNING NAMES JULIEN BRISEBOIS GENERAL MANAGER

Steve Yzerman Becomes Senior Advisor to the General Manager Tampa, Fla. – – The Tampa Bay Lightning named Julien BriseBois to the position of Vice President, General Manager and Alternate Governor, Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik announced today. BriseBois, who becomes the seventh General Manager in Lightning history, replaces Steve Yzerman, who is stepping aside to […]

TAMPA BAY SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT NAMES LORISSE GARCIA SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT OF PEOPLE OPERATIONS

Garcia to Lead Re-Branded Department, With a Focus on Elevating Employee Experience   TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Sports and Entertainment, LLC, an entity controlled by Jeff Vinik, has named Lorisse Garcia to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of People Operations, Chief Executive Officer Steve Griggs announced today. Garcia, who brings more than […]

LIGHTNING ISSUE QUALIFYING OFFERS TO FOUR PLAYERS

TAMPA, FLA.  – The Tampa Bay Lightning have issued qualifying offers to four players today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Below is the list of players receiving qualifying offers: Pos.  Player                    LW    Adam Erne D       Slater Koekkoek C       JT Miller C       Cedric Paquette The deadline for NHL clubs to issue offers is at […]

Underdog Golden Knights Could Still Reward Their Faithful Followers

By winning their division and reaching the Stanley Cup finals, the Vegas Golden Knights have already done things no other expansion team has ever done. If they are going to write a storybook ending to their inaugural season, though, they will need to do something no other NHL team, expansion or otherwise, has done in […]

Good Bet, Las Vegas and Washington tied at 2

Monday night the show was on in Las Vegas and history was in the making.  The first ever Stanley Cup finals game 1 in Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Golden Knights did not disappoint the home fans.   A higher scoring game than expected, much to the delight of the fans who bet the over.  […]

Cally and Vasy Star as the Lightning take a 3-2 ECF Lead

With the Tampa Bay Lightning just five wins from hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup, you have to be thinking no one deserves it more than Ryan Callahan.  Callahan game after game lays down the grit and hustle while never taking a shift off.  Callahan is always grinding, especially on the penalty kill,  rarely getting the  recognition […]

Lightning Look To Strike Back in Game 3 in the Nation’s Capital

Lightning Fan Base is worried. There is doom and gloom being written by the daily fish-wraps all around town but that’s not unusual, just rare when it comes the Tampa Bay Lightning.  The team is down 2 games to none versus the Washington Capitals and many thought that the Caps were just another stepping stone […]