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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Confidence carries Bolts to Game 2 victory

May 3, 2015 - 22:10
Heading into Game Two, the Lightning knew that the Canadiens would come out of the gates flying. The Habs didn’t want to drop the first two games of this series at home. Sure enough, Montreal dominated play for much of the first period. But the...

Game 2 Infographic

May 3, 2015 - 20:18

Lightning looking to continue postseason road success

May 3, 2015 - 12:10
During the regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning were a different team at home than they were on the road. The Lightning set a franchise mark for home wins, going 32-8-1, the best record in the National Hockey League. On the road, the Bolt...

Lightning shrug off disallowed goal, win Game 1

May 2, 2015 - 16:00
MONTREAL -- When Nikita Kucherov had an apparent goal waved off during the first overtime of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round against the Montreal Canadiens on Friday, Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper was understandably upset. ...

Johnstown, PA wins title of first-ever "Kraft Hockeyville USA"

May 2, 2015 - 12:35
NORTHFIELD, Ill. – In partnership with the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL), the inaugural Kraft Hockeyville USA contest captured the nation and ultimately named Johnstown, Pa., as the first-...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from double overtime

May 2, 2015 - 12:22
What is it about a playoff series in Montreal that invites controversy? The Tampa Bay Lightning opened their Second Round playoff series against the Canadiens the same way they left last season’s First Rounder: with commentators talking about w...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts put together a gutty, team win in Game 1

May 2, 2015 - 00:32
Many people expect this series to be a close, hard-fought battle. If Game One is any indication, it will be. Both teams generated numerous scoring chances and both goalies were fantastic. In the end, it came down to one play – and Nikita Kucher...

Pregame Notebook: Fresh start in Montreal

May 1, 2015 - 13:29
During the regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning played the Montreal Canadiens five times and won all five. In the first meeting, the Lightning destroyed the Habs 7-1 at Amalie Arena, the first time the Bolts got a crack at Montreal following...

Memories of Montreal fuel Bolts playoff run

May 1, 2015 - 10:34
The 2013-14 version of the Tampa Bay Lightning produced one of the finest regular seasons in the team’s history. The Lightning tied a franchise record with 46 wins, the same amount the 2003-04 Stanley Cup team achieved. They eclipsed the 100...

Mishkin's Musings: Before Round 2, a look back at Round 1

April 30, 2015 - 16:46
The Lightning have little time to relish Wednesday’s Game Seven win over Detroit. On Friday, their Round Two series versus Montreal begins at the Bell Centre. Before that series starts, however, here’s a look back at the Round One triumph over t...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from Game 7

April 30, 2015 - 13:09
Finally. The Tampa Bay Lightning can breathe a sigh of relief. After three seasons without a postseason victory, the Lightning won four games against Detroit to win their First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series four-games-to-three and advanc...

Lightning Game 7 victory sets record for most-watched game ever on SunSports

April 30, 2015 - 11:10
Sun Sports, the exclusive regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, proudly announced last night’s Game 7 victory over the Detroit Red Wings finished as the most-watched game ever in the history of the Lightning on the network. Overnigh...

Five reasons Lightning advanced to the Second Round

April 30, 2015 - 10:55
The Tampa Bay Lightning showed resolve and mental toughness to rally from a 3-2 series deficit in the Eastern Conference First Round. The Lightning struggled at times against the Detroit Red Wings, but they never folded in their best-of-7 series a...

Mishkin's Musings: Ben Bishop steals the show in Game 7

April 29, 2015 - 23:53
After the Lightning won Game Six on Monday and evened up the series at three games apiece, many wondered what would happen in Game Seven. Nobody pretended to have any idea. The series had taken so many different, unexpected sharp turns already. ...