Posts Tagged ‘tyler johnson’

A 6-2 Bolt to First

  Tonight’s match-up was the last of four games this season against the Detroit Red Wings for the Tampa Bay Lightning.  You could feel the excitement in the air as these two Eastern Conference Atlantic Division rivals square off one last time in the regular season. The Red Wings came in hanging on to a wild card spot and the […]

Video: Johnny Be Good, in OT that Is

  Tampa, Fla. –Fresh off the “O” for Canada roadie, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked to get this four game home stand versus all Western Conference opponents. Tonight was a landmark game as Ryan Callahan played his 600th career NHL game.   Coach Cooper said this morning, that Callahan plays the hard minutes.  Cooper is glad Callahan is […]

Johnson & Bolts Ice down Hot Pens

Johnson & Bolts Ice down Hot Pens

  The Tampa Bay Lightning coming into tonight had won nine of their last ten games. The Bolts current seven game home winning streak is tied with Chicago for the longest active home win streak in the NHL and tonight the Bolts took on the Pittsburgh Penguins. The puck drops, and just seconds later Pittsburgh’s star […]

The Lightning Silence the Madhouse on Morgan

  (with #1 Star Victor Hedman Post Game Audio) Got Storylines? I’d say. The Stanley Cup Champions streaked into Amalie Arena on Thursday night. Sorry ladies, Jonathan Toews kept his clothes on but the Blackhawks came to Tampa riding a 12 game winning streak, while the Lightning were also screaming hot, winners of their last […]

Lightning Strikes Oil, Score 6 Times

The Lightning earlier this month beat the Oilers in Edmonton, which was the start of their 5 game winning streak they are currently on. It was the first win in Edmonton for this franchise since March 7, 2007 and it marked the start of the hottest streak of the year for the Lightning. The  Lightning came […]

Tempers Boyle, but Bolts pick up two Points

Tempers Boyle, but Bolts pick up two Points

The Lightning returned home from their most recent Meatloaf road trip to face the Ottawa Senators at the Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay started the game four points behind their Atlantic Division foes.  At almost the middle of the season, The Lightning start a very important home stand against the Senators. The Senators and Panthers (Tampa’s rival team […]

Not your Doormat Sabres

Tampa, Fla.–  “We’re fortunate,” said Lightning head coach John Cooper after the Lightning’s 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night at the Oil Can.  “It was kind of embarrassing,” said game winning goal scorer Alex Killorn.   But throughout the game my thoughts were, ‘Wow this is not the doormat Sabres from last […]

Boston Bruins get some Lightning with Thunder

Second road game for the Tampa Bay Lightning and their opponent the Boston Bruins are a long time rivalry for the Bolts. The beginning twelve minutes of the first period the Bruins have the Lightning handcuffed.  They are dominating puck possession and have managed to keep the Lightning offensive fire power at bay (no pun intended).  With […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning March 7, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed center Tyler Johnson of the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs to a standard three-year entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Johnson, 5-foot-9, 175 pounds, has appeared in 259 career […]