Archive for the ‘Hockey’ Category

Lightning Win The 2020 Stanley Cup

After playing 130 hockey games in the bubble, The NHL’s season came to a conclusion with the Tampa Bay Lightning winning the Stanley Cup. The 2-0 victory over the Dallas Stars was much deserved as the Lightning played a complete game and controlled the final 30 minutes. Defenseman Victor Hedman was named the Conn Smythe […]

Somehow, The NHL is Coming Back

The NHL has somehow pulled off the impossible. There were numerous moments this summer when I thought to myself that there is no way the NHL could crown a Stanley Cup Champion this year. There were way too many logistical issues and the NHL would not be able to figure it out. After a more […]

Ice Hockey Returns to Seattle

Release the Kraken! Seattle, the NHL’s newest team, which will make its debut in the 2021-22 season, on Thursday, July 23rd, finally announced its name — Kraken — as well as a color scheme: icy blue and navy blue with sharp red accents. The NHL officially named Seattle as its 32nd team in 2018 for […]

Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Lightning Blank The Canadians

Andrei Vasilevskiy notched his 11th shutout of the season on Thursday night as the Lightning defeated the Canadians on home ice by the score of 4-0. He made big stops all night and got scoring contributions early in the first period on goals by Braydon Point and Nikita Kucherov. “I didn’t play well the past […]

LIGHTNING RE-SIGN FORWARD BRAYDEN POINT TO THREE-YEAR CONTRACT

TAMPA, FLA. – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Brayden Point to a three-year contract worth an AAV of $6.75-million, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Point, 23, skated in 79 games with the Lightning during the 2018-19 season, posting 41 goals and 92 points to go along with a plus-27 rating. He […]

Bolts Brew is Back

TAMPA FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning will be hosting the third annual Bolts Brew Fest at AMALIE Arena on Friday, August 16, beginning at 7 p.m. The three-hour event will offer craft beers from a variety of different local craft breweries, vendors, oversized games and more.  General Admission tickets include unlimited beer sampling of more than 200 […]

President’s not a Cup Lock

Every year around mid March the world of the NHL’s eyes look upon the final playoff run.   With teams having 10 to 12 games left to play the standings jockeying for the NHL’s second season, which starts mid-April, becomes intense. Currently the Tampa Bay Lightning have already amazingly clinched a playoff spot with 112 points […]

Not so Wild

The Tampa Bay Lightning fought for 60 minutes on Thursday but couldn’t figure out Minnesota goaltender Devan Dubnyk as the Wild defeated the Bolts by a final score of 3-0. The Bolts started slow in the first, being outshot by the Wild 5-1 to begin the game, before a penalty to Tyler Johnson put them […]

Shutout of Jackets Rings in New Year Homecoming for Bolts

Tampa, Fla. — It’s a new year for the Tampa Bay Lightning but their winning ways continue just the same as their first home game of 2019 finished with a 4-0 victory over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. The first period was fast, with both teams going back and forth early, but no one on […]

Shamrocks in Oldsmar

Oldsmar, Fla.–Head coach Steve Dickenson addresses the Toronto Shamrocks at the end of the first period of their game against the Brandon Ice Blades  at the Tampa Bay Skating Academy in Oldsmar, Fl.      The Shamrocks which are out of the Chesswood Arena in Toronto are part of a tournament of 46 teams, eight […]