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The Hockey Writers Mar 27, 2020

Lightning’s All-Decade Team: Goaltending

Over the course of the last decade, no franchise in the NHL has experienced as much positive change than the Tampa Bay Lightning. At the start of the decade, the Lightning were on death’s door, with a weak ownership group and no real vision for the future. Many speculated that by 2020, the Bolts would […] The post Lightning’s All-Decade Team: Goaltending appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Mar 26, 2020
NHL Rivalry Breakdown: The Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers

NHL Rivalry Breakdown: The Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers

Even as hockey leagues all over the world take a hiatus, the Last Word on Hockey team is still devoted to publishing quality content in the absence of live sports. Such begins a new series: the NHL Rivalry Breakdown. Each article will take a look at two longtime rivals and break down how the rivalry came to be, how the teams stack up against each other currently, and how the matchup may look down the road. This edition of the NHL Rivalry series looks at the battle of Florida between the Florida Panthers and the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Past Rivalry The NHL rivalry between the Florida Panthers...
The Hockey Writers Mar 25, 2020

Lightning: Looking At the 2020 Restricted Free Agent Class

For the Tampa Bay Lightning, the 2019-20 season was supposed to be one of redemption. After years of postseason meltdowns, Tampa Bay needed to win a Stanley Cup with their stacked roster that was considered one of the best in the NHL. As the playoffs approached, things were looking good, with everything in place to […] The post Lightning: Looking At the 2020 Restricted Free Agent Class appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Mar 21, 2020

Lightning Deadline Deals Looking Better Even With Stoppage

The 2019-20 NHL season will go down as one of the weirdest in league history. With the coronavirus halting play and no timetable for a return, there’s a real possibility that the league will not be able to finish out the season, or worse, crown the next Stanley Cup Champion. For the Tampa Bay Lightning, […] The post Lightning Deadline Deals Looking Better Even With Stoppage appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Mar 19, 2020

Lightning Risk Seeing Their Cup Window Slam Shut

All of a sudden the Tampa Bay Lightning’s acquisition of Barclay Goodrow looks even more expensive. Granted, the rugged forward’s contract expires at the end of next season. However, you have to believe general manager Julien BriseBois only agreed to give the San Jose Sharks a first-round pick to get Goodrow under the assumption the […] The post Lightning Risk Seeing Their Cup Window Slam Shut appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Broad Street Hockey Mar 17, 2020
Photo archives: Flyers vs Lightning

Photo archives: Flyers vs Lightning

Heather Barry Images © Trying to provide some behind-the-scenes images in these tough times Hello, everyone! It’s day six (?) without sports, and I think we can all use a little distraction from the world. Back in February on my trip to Spring Training in Clearwater, Florida I was honored to cover the Flyers playing away against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Flyers Organization gave me the star treatment with full access during the game and I was able to shoot on the bench and get some unique images you won’t see from me at the Wells Fargo Center. I was shooting independently, but...
The Hockey Writers Mar 13, 2020

Maple Leafs’ First Round Match-up Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

UPDATE: This was written before the 2019-2020 NHL season was postponed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. All information below is still accurate, and we hope the virus will be under control soon. I’d like to wish the best to all readers during these trying times. Related: Maple Leafs – Whipping Boys from the […] The post Maple Leafs’ First Round Match-up Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Mar 11, 2020

With Bruins in Top Spot, Is Presidents’ Trophy a Curse?

The Tampa Bay Lightning had a spectacular 2018-19 regular season. They finished with a 62-16-4 record and earned an impressive 128 points. Before the regular season ended, they held a ceremony to celebrate winning the 2019 Presidents’ Trophy. Less than a week after the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs, though, the Lightning, Tampa Bay […] The post With Bruins in Top Spot, Is Presidents’ Trophy a Curse? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 10, 2020
Why the Tampa Bay Lightning have underrated toughness this season

Why the Tampa Bay Lightning have underrated toughness this season

Hockey Central crew talks about the Tampa Bay Lightning making a deep run in this years playoffs. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Mar 9, 2020

Lightning: Will Cirelli Find New Opportunity During Stamkos’ Absence?

For the Tampa Bay Lightning, the 2019-20 season has been one of extremes. When things are going well, they have been the most dominating team in the NHL, ripping off multiple 10-game winning streaks while all but securing their place in the playoffs. Related: Tampa Bay Lightning’s 50-Goal Scorers When things are going poorly, however, […] The post Lightning: Will Cirelli Find New Opportunity During Stamkos’ Absence? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 8, 2020
Lightning’s Victor Hedman day to day with lower-body injury

Lightning’s Victor Hedman day to day with lower-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman will not play against the Detroit Red Wings and is listed as day to day with a lower-body injury The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Last Word on Hockey Mar 8, 2020
Tampa Bay Lightning Victor Hedman to Miss Sunday

Tampa Bay Lightning Victor Hedman to Miss Sunday

The Tampa Bay Lightning will hold defender Victor Hedman out of Sunday's game against the Detroit Red Wings. He is going to be re-evaluated after suffering an injury Saturday against the Boston Bruins. The nature of the injury is not known at this time but it forced Hedman out early in the first period. https://twitter.com/TSN_Sports/status/1236678532476145664?s=20 Victor Hedman Held Out of Sunday's Game Hedman has been the Lightning's most productive defender in 2019-20. The 29-year-old has 11 goals and 55 points in 66 games. He also leads all skaters in average ice time with 24:04 and...
Last Word on Hockey Mar 7, 2020
NHL Predictions: March 7th – Late Games With Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins

NHL Predictions: March 7th – Late Games With Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins

Welcome to NHL Predictions! Each day, Last Word On Hockey will break down every game and give our NHL Predictions for each game. In today’s late-game NHL Predictions, we’ll cover the five games happening on March 7th. Each piece will include a featured game that should be must-watch hockey. The featured game for this article is the matchup between the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins. NHL Predictions Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Head-to-Head: Lightning 2 - 1 Bruins *This is NHL Predictions featured game. The Tampa Bay Lightning may trail the Atlantic Division-leading Bruins...
A Winning Habit Mar 5, 2020

Montreal Canadiens Lose 4-0 to Tampa Bay Lightning

The Montreal Canadiens were without two of their top forwards in their Thursday night matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning leading to Karl Alzner having to play at the forward position. First Period The Montreal Canadiens fell behind early in the game with a quick goal by Lighting defenceman Victor Hedman that even without the […] Montreal Canadiens Lose 4-0 to Tampa Bay Lightning - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Mar 5, 2020
Habs @ Lightning: Game thread

Habs @ Lightning: Game thread

Photo by Mark LoMoglio/NHLI via The Habs have their last chance to post a win versus Tampa Bay. Montreal Canadiens @ Tampa Bay Lightning How to watch Start time: 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PSTIn the Canadiens region: TSN2, TSN Direct (English), RDS, RDS Direct (French)In the Lightning region: SUNStreaming: NHL.tv/NHL Live After leaving Tuesday’s game with an upper-body injury, Tomas Tatar has flown back to Montreal for further evaluations. In his place comes Lukas Vejdemo from the Laval Rocket, getting his second taste of action in the NHL. He’ll get dropped into a match with several...

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