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Bolts prospects: Drouin, Blujus still alive in junior hockey playoffs

April 23, 2014 - 14:54
The CHL playoffs are underway with QMJHL and OHL each holding their respective playoffs all leading up to the Memorial Cup, which will be hosted by the London Knights May 15-26. Jonathan Drouin and his Halfax Mooseheads teammates are looking t...

Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat named Calder Trophy finalists

April 23, 2014 - 09:49
NEW YORK -- Forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Calder Memorial Trophy, which is awarded "to the player selected as the most prof...

Jon Cooper keeps calm as Lightning know what's at stake

April 22, 2014 - 14:18
MONTREAL– Less than 24 hours after the Tampa Bay Lightning dropped its third straight game of the series to the Montreal Canadiens, head coach Jon Cooper was spotted interviewing captain Steven Stamkos with a water bottle in hand as his makeshift ...

Insider: Lightning focusing on tonight only

April 22, 2014 - 13:48
Greetings from a wet and rainy Montreal as the Lightning prepare for Game 4 of its first round series against the Montreal Canadiens tonight. For the first time this year, Tampa Bay faces an actual “must win” game as it trails the best-of-seven se...

What to watch for: Game 4

April 22, 2014 - 13:12
The Tampa Bay Lightning look to avoid elimination tonight against the Canadiens in the fourth game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Last game, the Bolts fell to the Canadiens 3-2 at the Bell Centre. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m. tonight in Montreal.  Her...

Notebook: Steven Stamkos okay after knee-to-head hit

April 21, 2014 - 14:00
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said Monday he “feels pretty good,” and is expecting to play in Game 4. With less than five minutes remaining in the second period Sunday, the Bolts’ captain took a knee to the head that sent him to th...

Lightning, Bud Light to host Game Four watch party at Brickhouse

April 21, 2014 - 12:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning and Bud Light will host a Stanley Cup Playoffs installment of ‘Lightning Watch Parties’ for their Game Four matchup at Bell Centre against the Montreal Canadiens at Brickhouse, located at 1102 North Dale Mabry H...

Statistical Breakdown of Game Three: Lightning vs. Canadiens

April 20, 2014 - 21:49
The Tampa Bay Lightning lost, 3-2, to the Montreal Canadiens in Game Three on Sunday at the Bell Centre in Montreal. The following is a statistical recap from Game Three. Copy and paste the following link to view full infographic: http://3...

What to watch for in Game Three

April 20, 2014 - 14:22
The Tampa Bay Lightning are in Montreal to face the Habs in Game Three of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight. The Bolts are looking for their first win of the series. Last game, the Canadiens beat the Lightning 4-1 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Puck...

Ondrej Palat a possibility for Game Three, goalie controversy debunked

April 20, 2014 - 14:12
Ondrej Palat participated in Sunday’s morning skate, but he is still considered a game-time decision for Game Three tonight in Montreal. “Yesterday I had a good practice and today I had a good morning skate,” Palat said. “I feel good, we’ll see...

A team against the odds: Lightning must return to mid-season form

April 20, 2014 - 13:59
MONTREAL – Friday was more than just a loss, it was a disappointment and sent the Lightning to Montreal with a 2-0 hole in the best-of-seven series. It was a scenario that the Tampa Bay Lightning has found itself in time and time again this year, ...

Lightning sign defenseman Jake Dotchin to entry level contract

April 19, 2014 - 11:05
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Jake Dotchin to an entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Dotchin, 20, skated in 63 games with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey ...

Robert Blount honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 18, 2014 - 17:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Robert Blount as the 43th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of Game 2 of the Lightning’s first round series against the Montreal Canadiens. Blount, who received a $50,000 donat...

How to grow a perfect Playoff Beard

April 18, 2014 - 15:55
Some Dos and Don’ts for the Perfect Playoff Experience 1 – Start Right Now: The Lightning have started the Stanley Cup Playoffs. What are you waiting for? Do you think that getting all scruffy looking is going to be a snap? Get to work! 2 – ...

Notebook: Bolts focused on playing way that got them here in Game 2

April 18, 2014 - 13:46
The Tampa Bay Lightning feel Friday’s game two against the Montreal Canadiens is a critical juncture in its postseason campaign, but it is looking at it as an end-all, be all. “If this was Game Four and we were down three games, I’d consider th...

Five storylines about Game Two

April 18, 2014 - 12:08
The Tampa Bay Lightning play game two in the first series of the Stanley Cup Playoffs versus the Montreal Canadiens tonight. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum and you can watch on Sun Sports.  Here are some storylines to foll...

White out issued for the Tampa Bay Times Forum

April 18, 2014 - 09:16
A winter storm warning has been issued for the Tampa Bay Times Forum this evening as meteorologists are calling for white out conditions. Tonight’s sold-out 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Game Two between the Lightning and the Canadiens at the Tim...

Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov could be X-Factor for Bolts in First Round

April 17, 2014 - 16:52
Six different players contributed their first NHL playoff point Wednesday for the Tampa Bay Lightning, but two of those postseason rookies – Alex Killorn and Nikita Kucherov – could play a significant role in the first round series. Facing a Mo...

Statistical Breakdown of Game One: Lightning vs. Canadiens

April 16, 2014 - 23:58
The Montreal Canadiens captured a 5-4 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game One of the First Round matchup in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The following is a statistical recap from Game One. Copy and paste the following link to vi...

Chief Jane Castor honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 16, 2014 - 19:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jane Castor as the 42nd Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Castor, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundatio...