Posts Tagged ‘sidney crosby’

Bolts Pound Pens

Tampa, Fla. – – A Sidney Crosby cross-checking penalty 0:57 into the game set the tone for the evening.  Just thirty-nine seconds later a power play goal by Nikita Kucherov and a 10 minute misconduct by Crosby and the rout was on.  Steven Stamkos (power play) and Yanni Gourde (even strength buzzer beater at 19:59 […]

Bolts Top Line on Fire

The Tampa Bay Lightning scored five goals (one empty netter) on opening night this year to beat the Florida Panthers 5-3.  My analysis that night is starting to show in the stats as the Lightning have been scoring.  Through eight games they are second in goals scored (27), (Toronto, yes Toronto! Has 34). For years […]


NEW YORK, NY, – The National Hockey League announced today the full roster of players as well as the head coaches for the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 28-29 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Forty players were selected by the NHL, joining the four division captains elected by fans via […]

Penguins Stars Shine in Tampa

Penguins Stars Shine in Tampa

Tampa, Fla. –  Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin had two goals each as the Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3.  They also had six minutes in penalties (Crosby two and Malkin four). The Penguins came into Amalie Arena tonight struggling on the power play at 15th in the league.  Both Malkin’s lamp lighters and […]

Will Lightning Strike in the Burgh Tonight?

The Tampa Bay Lightning will attempt to clench the Eastern Conference Title for the second year in a row. The Lightning found themselves in this same situation at this very time last year, a game 7 on the road.  They dropped game six at home to the New York Rangers, and were forced to play […]

Pittsburgh owns the Lightning

Pittsburgh owns the Lightning

  This was game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL. The Bolts won one game 1 and lost game 2 in Pittsburgh. Prior to dropping game 2, the Bolts had won all four match-ups (regular season and the playoffs) against Pittsburgh.  Back home in Tampa the Lightning have an advantage and an infectious […]

Bonus Hockey goes Bolts Way

The Lightning returned home Friday night after a successful road trip to take on the Pittsburg Penguins at Amalie Arena. The Bolts got off to a quick start as they mounted early pressure and it paid off as Vladislav Namestnikov wristed one past Marc-Andre Fleury. Assisting on the play was Steven Stamkos who continued his […]

The Biofile Nate Thompson

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Tampa Bay Lightning center. Ht: 6-foot Wt: 210 pounds DOB: Oct. 5, 1984 In: Anchorage, Alaska First Hockey Memory: “I slept with my hockey stick for about four months before I could play hockey. Then when I got out there, I was basically going around the boards, falling down, getting back up, falling down, getting back up. But just […]