Posts Tagged ‘brian boyle’

Lightning Defeat the Devils 5-3 in Game 2

     

To the Boyle(s) go the Victory

Tampa, Fla. — The Bolts faced the Leafs earlier tonight right here in Tampa Bay and there was an old familiar face, a friend now turned foe wearing #24 for Toronto, Brian Boyle.  Boyle was quoted earlier today, “They got rid of me..I guess they didn’t need me that much. I’m on this team now. I’m […]

Four Point Swing goes to the B’s

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Tampa, Fla. — It was an uneventful first period with the shot count Boston 4, Tampa 8.  It was somewhat at least refreshing the Lightning led the shot count.  The next forty minutes the Lightning go listless and only get 13 shots over the next forty minutes. Alex Killorn scored the lone goal for the […]

A Net Point for the Leafs, Eh

A Net Point for the Leafs,  Eh

Tampa, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning took on the Toronto Maple Leafs earlier this evening at 401 Channelside Drive.  Valtteri Filppula was front and center as he won the opening face-off, he missed the game last night due to a missed meeting. The Maple Leafs came into tonight trailing the Lightning by two points in […]

Killorn and Drouin Close Out Blues

Killorn and Drouin Close Out Blues

Tampa, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning and the St. Louis Blues finished their home and home series tonight at Amalie Arena.  The Blues won the first meeting in St. Louis 5-4 on December 1st. Andrei Vasilevskiy, who got the start in St. Louis , was pulled after he surrendered four goals. Due to Ben Bishop’s injury on […]

Streak-Ender Boyle and Bishop

Streak-Ender Boyle and Bishop

Tampa, Fla. — A quick five hole shot by #11 Brian Boyle in the shootout and #30 Ben Bishop stoning #90 Marcus Johansson the night’s final shooter is exactly what the Lightning needed to end this losing streak. The Lightning needed a win in the most crucial way, as crucial as early season December could […]

For 5 Minutes and Nine Seconds in the 3rd…

For 5 Minutes and Nine Seconds in the 3rd…

It was fun for the home crowd… A win or go play golf tomorrow could have been rally cry for the Pittsburgh Penguins coming into game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. And apparently no one in the black and gold wanted to opt for the early start to the golfing endeavor. The Penguins just […]

Don’t Call it a Comeback, Series Tied at 2

Don’t Call it a Comeback, Series Tied at 2

The puck dropped Friday night with the Penguins leading the Eastern Conference Finals series 2-1 and Tampa needed to play like the team everyone knows they are capable of to pull out a win and tie the series. Going back to the “Burgh” being down 3-1 did not sound like a good option. The Tampa party started […]

“Hedman”ing to Conference Finals

The New York Islanders entered the “Oil Can” this afternoon with their backs against the proverbial wall. A win by the Tampa Bay Lightning would propel them into the Eastern Conference Finals.  Victor Hedman would assure that happened. The Lightning commit a penalty just ten seconds in and the the penalty kill was on point […]

UFC a Night Early? Lightning 5 – Red Wings 2

UFC a Night Early? Lightning 5 – Red Wings 2

Game two on a Friday night at the “Oil Can” would come alive as billed. After Wednesday night’s rockem sockem game, intensity was predicted tonight, and it was delivered. Penalties were a huge part on Wednesday and so it would be the way tonight even into the 59th minute of the game. A Detroit penalty […]