Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 26 min 39 sec ago
The Lightning's path back to the Stanley Cup final will be a tough one. Tampa Bay will play 11 of its first 16 games on the road, as well as the final four, per the schedule released today by the NHL. The Lightning's path back to the Stanley Cup final will be a tough one.
The Lightning's path back to the Stanley Cup final won't be an easy one.
The Lightning's Steve Yzerman was named the NHL's GM of the Year Wednesday night at the annual awards show in Las Vegas.
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is still catching his breath in this abbreviated offseason.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop grew up playing baseball, so he was no stranger to taking a few swings.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman made it clear his "No. 1 priority" this summer is signing captain Steven Stamkos to a long-term contract extension.
Lightning assistant coach George Gwozdecky has left the team to pursue other opportunities.
The Lightning is in an enviable position when it comes to goaltending. It has a proven No. 1 in Ben Bishop, 28, a former Vezina Trophy finalist who was tremendous in his first postseason, racking up two Game 7 shutouts. The Lightning is in an enviable position when it comes to goaltending.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman doesn't anticipate many changes to his roster before next season.
As Lightning center Tyler Johnson headed for the bus after Monday's season-ending 2-0 loss to the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup final, he made sure to use his left hand.
Lightning wing Nikita Kucherov participated in today's morning skate and is "probable" for Game 6.
As bad as the injury to RW Nikita Kucherov looked Saturday night, it appears there's a chance he could be back in the lineup Monday for Game 6 against the Blackhawks.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop participated in today's optional morning skate, but says it'll be an "extremely tough decision" whether he plays in tonight's Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final.
Forward Alex Killorn doesn't curl his mustache all the time. But when he does, it becomes a quirky side note to the Stanley Cup final.
While it seems obvious that an undisclosed injury is preventing Lightning center Tyler Johnson from taking faceoffs, the All-Star isn't ready to admit that. Linemate Ondrej Palat, who has never played center, has been taking draws instead.
If goalie Ben Bishop can't play for a second consecutive game, backup Andrei Vasilevskiy said he'll feel even better heading into Saturday's Game 5 than his Stanley Cup final debut.
Goalie Ben Bishop was the only player not at today's Lightning practice at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon.
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is still considered day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, associate coach Rick Bowness said today.
There's no question touted Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin would love to have played more in this postseason.