6:08 AM EST, Wed December 11, 2013
Tampa Bay Lightning Rumors & News
Raw Charge 6 hours ago
A dominant performance at 5v5 is wasted as the Tampa Bay Lightning give up three power play markers -- including two to Alex Ovechkin -- in a 6-5 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals. Such is life -- and hockey -- that sometimes, when you fix one problem, you create another. The Tampa Bay Lightning's struggling offense finally came to life on Tuesday night at Verizon Center against the Washington Capitals, potting five goals in the first sixty minutes of the game including a pair of man-advantage goals for what had been a truly anemic power play as of late. Unfortunately, the rock-solid...
Raw Charge 15 hours ago
Tampa Bay and Washington were rivals before realignment took place, but never to expect to see focus on that form the media. Alex Ovechkin is firing on all cylinders, but the Caps are leaving the door open for opponents in the form of shots-allowed. Where: ...
Capitals Insider | Washington Post 5 hours ago
The Capitals avoided a major blow when defenseman Karl Alzner escaped significant harm after a dangerous neutral-zone hit during Washington’s 6-5 shootout win Tuesday night at Verizon Center. Alzner went to chip the puck into the offensive zone along the right side boards when Lightning winger
Capitals Insider | Washington Post 6 hours ago
It was a good night to be Ovi indeed. Alex Ovechkin recorded the third, four-goal game of his career and first since Jan. 31, 2008 to propel Washington to its 6-5 shootout win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday night. In doing so he became just the third player to score four goals in a […]
NHL 5 hours ago
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin scores four goals on Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop to lift the Capitals to a 6-5 shootout victory.
Tampa Bay Times 15 hours ago
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman has said he has skated perhaps two or three times since his retirement from the Red Wings. But Detroit announced Tuesday that Yzerman will play for the Wings in the Alumni Showdown against the Maple Leafs on Dec. 31 at Comerica Park.
Tampa Bay Times 16 hours ago
At some point tonight in the Lightning's game with the Capitals, Tampa Bay defenseman Mark Barberio might find himself on the ice trying to defend against Washington star Alex Ovechkin.
Tampa Bay Times Dec 9, 2013
Adam Erne sent a text message of apology to Jonathan Drouin for the from-behind hit on Friday that caused Drouin, a fellow Lightning prospect, to sustain a concussion, the French language newspaper La Presse reported.
Tampa Bay Times Dec 7, 2013
Whether they had seen the hit Lightning prospect Adam Erne put on fellow prospect Jonathan Drouin in a Friday night game -- Drouin might have sustained a concussion from the from-behind hit -- Tampa Bay players say there is no responsibility to hold up on any hit against any opponent (even if they are in the same organization).
Tampa Bay Times Dec 5, 2013
The Lightning's organizational goaltending depth underwent a significant shakeup this week with the promotion of Kristers Gudlevskis to AHL Syracuse. The 124th overall pick of last summer's draft, had been playing for ECHL Florida.
Tampa Bay Times Dec 4, 2013
Is Lightning star Steven Stamkos targeting a Feb. 6 return from the broken right tibia he sustained Nov. 11 at Boston? That was the report this week from Darren Dreger of Canada's TSN.
Lightning Strikes | Tampa Bay Times Dec 3, 2013
Lightning coach Jon Cooper hinted Tuesday morning that left wing Ryan Malone might be out a while, but gave no specifics. It was up to general manager Steve Yzerman to deliver the bad news:
Tampa Tribune Dec 2, 2013
The West Tampa Boys & Girls Club got a big boost when Lightning players Steven Stamkos and Ryan Malone visit to help kick off a new street hockey program.
Tampa Bay Times Nov 27, 2013
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop left the ice prematurely during the morning skate after being hit in the hand with a shot. Coach Jon Cooper said he believed Bishop is okay, and Bishop on his way out of the building said he same.
Assuming a recovery window of three to six months for Lightning star center Steven Stamkos, general manager Steve Yzerman said that "barring any unforseen setbacks, I think it's reasonable to say he could be on the earlier side of that."
While Brad Richards hasn't been Lightning teammates with Marty St. Louis for five years, the two former linemates remain close friends.
Vinny Lecavalier was in Sunrise on Monday with the Flyers for their game against the Panthers. But the topic of conversation after the morning skate was about returning to Tampa for Wednesday's game with the Lightning, his first game in Tampa since the Lightning bought him out of the final seven years of his contract.
The biggest news today was Lightning star center Steven Stamkos walking around without crutches or a boot, just two weeks removed from breaking his leg.