Archive for the ‘Hockey’ Category

Cally’s Back and Lightning Roll over Wings

  Tampa, Fla. – Ryan Callahan returned to action for the Lightning as they defeated the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-1 on Thursday night. The win was Tampa’s 12th consecutive victory over Detroit, a streak that extends back to 2015. The Lightning held control for much of the early going, with Detroit […]

Comets host Americans Tonight

  UTICA COMETS (3-2-0-0) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (3-2-0-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #ROCvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets face off against the Rochester Americans for the first time this season. Puck drop at the Adirondack Bank Center is at 7 p.m. Last Game: Reid Boucher and the […]

Johnson Hits the Hat Trick as the Lightning Double up the Canes

Tampa, Fla. – It was a battle for sixty minutes on Tuesday night as the Lightning, led by a Tyler Johnson hat trick, earned the 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. “I don’t worry too much about hat tricks,” Johnson said. “I’m more happy that we won that game. I was probably more pumped that […]

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 […]