Posts Tagged ‘thomas vanek’

Four (goals) in the Third Gives the Lightning Two (points)

Tampa, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning home opener is against what’s becoming a growing rival in the Eastern Conference, the Detroit Red Wings. Last year the Lightning and the Wings faced off in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Bolts knocked them out in  five games. Making his NHL debut tonight for […]

Lightning Down Sabres in Buffalo.

Buffalo, NY (RSE) — The Tampa Bay Lightning got the consistent of the inconsistent goaltending last night when Mike Smith stopped 29 of 30 Buffalo shots to earn him the first star.  Smith settled down after Thomas Vanek blasted a shot by Smith at 4:52 of the first to put the Sabres on top 1-0. Later that […]