1:20 AM EDT, Mon May 25, 2015
The Ledger 1 hour ago
Lightning Played It Cool, And It Showed Sunday

Lightning Played It Cool, And It Showed Sunday

On Sunday morning, about nine hours before his team was to face the Rangers in a critical Game 5 of Eastern Conference final, Lightning coach Jon Cooper walked into the press conference room at Madison Square Garden with a regular look on his face.
Raw Charge 2 hours ago

2015 NHL Playoffs Game 19 recap: Tampa Bay Lightning ride strong second half, Ben Bishop shutout to 2-0 victory in Game 5

The Tampa Bay Lightning play an outstanding second half after relying on Ben Bishop early to take Game 5 at Madison Square Garden with a chance to clinch a trip to the Stanley Cup Final at home in Game 6. Teams that win Game 5 of a 2-2 series have an auspicious...
Tampa Tribune 2 hours ago

Lightning shutout Rangers in 2-0 win

The Lightning and Ben Bishop stifled the New York offense in a 2-0 victory to grab a 3-2 series lead. The Bolts will return home for Tuesday's Game 6 with the chance to advance to the second Stanley Cup Final in franchise history.
Raw Charge 12 hours ago

Summer in the city; Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers game 5 preview

It's been a non-traditional affair with high-scoring dominating the Bolts / Rags playoff series so far. Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York When: 8 PM EDT | Tickets: Check availability Media: NBC Sports Net (cable) | (radio) | Twitter Live Stream Opponent Coverage: Blueshirt Banter, Doinow.com Late...
New York Post 12 hours ago
Ryan Callahan will score in Game 5, says cocky Lightning coach

Ryan Callahan will score in Game 5, says cocky Lightning coach

Ryan Callahan has not had a huge impact on the Eastern Conference finals just yet, but Lightning coach Jon Cooper thinks that’s all going to change in Sunday night’s Game 5...

Game 5: Lightning 2, Rangers 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR; post-game interview transcripts courtesy of the NHL via ASAP Sports   Lightning 2, Rangers 0. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        TWO GOOD – The Blueshirts have allowed two goals or fewer in 13 of 17 playoff games this year, including 12 [...] The post Game 5: Lightning 2, Rangers 0 … post-game notes & quotes appeared first on Rangers Report.

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Tampa Bay Times 13 hours ago

Lightning putting focus on defensive end

With two of the highest scoring teams in the league meeting up in this Eastern Conference Final, there was expected to be some offensive firepower.
Tampa Bay Times 13 hours ago

Matt Carle could be available tonight

Veteran defenseman Matt Carle was back on the ice Sunday for the morning skate, and there's a chance he returns for tonight's Game 5.
The Ledger May 23, 2015

Cooper and Bishop Not Yet Panicking About Pummeling

Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference final and put it on Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Lightning coach calls idea of benching Ben Bishop 'asinine'

Lightning coach calls idea of benching Ben Bishop 'asinine'

After Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final, it was the Rangers’ top players that were coming under fire.
Tampa Bay Times May 23, 2015

Jon Cooper: Thought of benching Ben Bishop is 'asinine to me'

If Rangers coach Alain Vigneault looked at reporters as if they had three heads Thursday when they asked about benching star goalie Henrik Lundqvist, Lightning coach Jon Cooper went a step farther Saturday when the thought of a goalie change was brought up.

Rangers top Lightning, even East finals

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Rick Nash had two goals and an assist, and former Lightning captain Martin St. Louis ended a playoff scoring drought with a third-period goal for New York, which evened the best-of-seven series 2-2. Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos scored for the third straight game, briefly making it 1-1 before New York’s Chris Kreider and Keith Yandle struck in a two-minute span for a 3-1 Rangers lead. The...
The Ledger May 23, 2015

Tables, Stomachs Turned

So much for the Lightning being in Henrik Lundqvist's head.
Tampa Tribune May 22, 2015

Lundqvist bounces back as Bolts drop Game 4 to Rangers

The series heads back to Madison Square Garden for Game 5 on Sunday and ensures the series will return to Tampa for a Game 6 on Tuesday.
Tampa Bay Times May 22, 2015

Steve Yzerman finalist for GM of the Year

Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman is one of three finalists for General Manager of the Year, the league announced Friday.
Tampa Bay Times May 22, 2015

Lightning, Rangers looking for more defense in Game 4

For a team that enters Game 4 with a 2-1 series lead, the Lightning and has put up six goals in back-to-back games, the Lightning spent a lot of time Friday morning talking about one major negative - the five goals it allowed Wednesday.
Tampa Bay Times May 22, 2015

With Matt Carle out, Mark Barberio to make playoff debut

At the end of Friday's morning skate, associate Rick Bowness approached defenseman Mark Barberio to give him the news: he'll make his playoff debut tonight in Game 4.

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