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Tampa Bay Times 15 hours ago
Bounces work against Lightning in loss to Sabres

Bounces work against Lightning in loss to Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. - It looked like a beautiful chance. Steven Stamkos got the puck in the final minute, faked a shot and slid it over to Nikita Kucherov. Kucherov fired off the shot they wanted for him ... and the puck hit the post."I made the choice to fake it, and it worked
Tampa Bay Times Nov 8, 2018
Tyler Johnson's late goal gives the Lightning an imperfect win

Tyler Johnson's late goal gives the Lightning an imperfect win

TAMPA-After five-plus seasons, Tyler Johnson knows what to expect from Nikita Kucherov, even if he was a late-game addition to the line. The two combined for the game-winning goal with less than two minutes to play."I've played with Kuch enough that I felt like it was coming
Tampa Bay Times Nov 7, 2018
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Lightning moves into NHL points lead

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Lightning moves into NHL points lead

The Lightning continued its hot start with a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday to give it the best record in hockey. Nikita Kucherov netted a pair of goals, and Steven Stamkos got one, as well.Plus, Michigan moved up to No. 4 in the latest College Football Playoff
Tampa Bay Times Nov 6, 2018
Everyone clicking in Lightning win over Edmonton

Everyone clicking in Lightning win over Edmonton

TAMPA-The gang's all here. The Lightning's stars all showed up on the scoresheet and Tampa Bay made it easy on itself for the first time in weeks.Steven Stamkos, Brayden Point, Yanni Gourde and Nikita Kucherov (twice) all scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy was great on the other
CBC News Nov 6, 2018
Oilers' McDavid kept off scoresheet in loss to Lightning

Oilers' McDavid kept off scoresheet in loss to Lightning

Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Sportsnet.ca Nov 6, 2018
Kucherov, Vasilevskiy help Lightning beat Oilers

Kucherov, Vasilevskiy help Lightning beat Oilers

Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Last Word on Hockey Nov 4, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning Strong Start for to Have Different Ending

Tampa Bay Lightning Strong Start for to Have Different Ending

The first weekend of November is here, which means the first month of this 2018-19 campaign has come to an end. For the two biggest stars on the Tampa Bay Lightning that might be a good thing. This time last year Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov had combined for 45 points following the first 13 games last season and were crowned the top two stars for the month of October. Tampa Bay Lightning Strong Start: Top Line Ready to Unload? Fast forward to this season where the Lightning left the Bell Centre Saturday night with a 4-1 victory against the Montreal Canadiens in their 13th contest of the...
On the Forecheck Nov 1, 2018
Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Preview: Clash of the Titans

Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Preview: Clash of the Titans

Lightning and the thunder. The Tampa Bay Lightning The Lightning will be a good test for the Predators. Led by Brayden Point in points (lol), the Lightning are 8-2-1. They sit atop the Atlantic Division. The Lightning demolished the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday in a lopsided 8-3 game. Nikita Kucherov has 12 points (5 goals, 7 assists), along with Yanni Gourde (4 goals, 8 assists). J.T. Miller has 10 points (3 goals, 7 assists). Captain Steven Stamkos is having a bit of a slow start with 8 points on the season (2 goals, 6 assists). Reigning Norris Trophy winner Victor Hedman has 2 goals...
Sportsnet.ca Oct 30, 2018
Kucherov & Coburn score twice each as Lightning stomp Devils

Kucherov & Coburn score twice each as Lightning stomp Devils

Nikita Kucherov and Braydon Coburn had a pair of goals apiece to get an 8-3 win over the Devils. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Oct 27, 2018

Lightning’s Stamkos & Kucherov Off to Unusually Quiet Start

For the Tampa Bay Lightning, production from their top two offensive threats is key to sustained success. Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov have the elite skill set to impact a game with their sniping and play-making abilities. Opponents have their hands full with each, as it usually takes more than one player to slow them […] The post Lightning’s Stamkos & Kucherov Off to Unusually Quiet Start appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Tampa Bay Times Oct 25, 2018
Nikita Kucherov's game-winner among NHL.com's 'gorgeous goals'

Nikita Kucherov's game-winner among NHL.com's 'gorgeous goals'

Steven Stamkos'-shot fake and return pass to Nikita Kucherov for the only goal in the Lightning's 1-0 win over the Avalanche Wednesday in Denver was a thing of beauty.One might even say gorgeous.NHL.com did.The league's official website featured Kucherov's goal
Sportsnet.ca Oct 24, 2018
Kucherov’s goal lifts Lightning to narrow win over Avalanche

Kucherov’s goal lifts Lightning to narrow win over Avalanche

Nikita Kucherov scored on a power play with 13:36 remaining, Andrei Vasilevskiy outperformed Semyon Varlamov in a goaltender showdown and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Colorado Avalanche 1-0 on Wednesday night. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Oct 24, 2018

Lightning Triplets: Can They Rekindle Past Success?

On Oct. 24, 2014, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper decided to pair Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat on the same line, and they became known as ‘The Triplets’ to Lightning fans. Each player has their own style and brings something different to the team. Johnson is a speedy center who can […] The post Lightning Triplets: Can They Rekindle Past Success? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
www.bostonherald.com Oct 21, 2018
NHL roundup: Lightning have 33-shot 2nd period, beat Blackhawks 6-3

NHL roundup: Lightning have 33-shot 2nd period, beat Blackhawks 6-3

CHICAGO — Brayden Point had a goal and two assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning peppered the Chicago Blackhawks with 33 shots in a three-goal second period in a 6-3 victory Sunday night.The 33 shots are the most in a period since 1997-98, when shots by period became an official NHL statistic.Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman each had a goal and assist, and Anthony Cirelli and Yanni Gourde also scored as Tampa Bay fired a team-record 55 shots. Ryan Callahan added an empty-netter with 2:05 left.Blackhawks rookie Alexandre Fortin scored his first NHL goal to tie it late in the first. David...
Second City Hockey Oct 21, 2018
Hawks struck by Lightning in 6-3 loss

Hawks struck by Lightning in 6-3 loss

Tampa had shots early, often and always against Chicago. The Tampa Bay Lightning buried the Chicago Blackhawks with 33 shots on goals in the second period, scoring three goals, en route to a 6-3 victory at the United Center on Sunday night. Tampa had the first goal of the game as well when Nikita Kucherov scored just over three minutes into the first period. Chicago responded when Alexandre Fortin converted on a breakaway for the first goal of his NHL career. And then the second period happened. Tampa tied an NHL record with 33 shots on goal in the middle frame and — despite some...

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