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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

A lot can change in a year. One year ago today, the Tampa Bay Lightning were a non-playoff team led by Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis, relics from the franchise’s 2004 Stanley Cup championship. Here we are now: both…Read more →The post Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
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Lightning goalie Anders Lindback earns first star honors from NHL

TAMPA, Fla. -- The NHL has honored Anders Lindback for his standout play. On Monday, the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender was named the league's first star for the week ending Sunday, after he posted a 3-0-0 record with a 0.67 goals-against average in appearances against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals. He also had a .975 save percentage and...
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Lightning earn home-ice edge against Canadiens

It seemed only fitting that the Lightning’s regular season ended in an unfashionable way. Defenseman Matt Carle scored the only goal in the shootout and Anders Lindback stopped all 18 shots to record his third career shutout as the Lightning closed with a 1-0 victory against Washington in front of an announced crowd of 18,506 at Verizon Center. “Fitting for the way this year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Lightning' uncertain on Ben Bishop's return

The Tampa Bay Lightning lost goalie Ben Bishop on Tuesday night due to an upper-body injury. There is not much good news coming from the updates' as the team is not sure when he will be able to return. Bishop dove to glove save a puck and he crashed hard into the ice hitting his shoulder/wrist. Personal trainers met with him on the ice and helped him to the dressing room. Anders...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Jon Cooper: Ryan Malone situation will not distract Lightning

WASHINGTON -- Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper does not think left wing Ryan Malone's DUI and cocaine possession charges will be a distraction to the playoffs-bound team. "Obviously Ryan is probably a little embarrassed of what's gone on. He made a poor decision, getting behind the wheel when he had alcohol in his system," Cooper said before Tampa Bay played...
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Filppula joins burgeoning injury list

With the playoffs starting in less than a week, the microscope on any injury becomes magnified. With G Ben Bishop already sidelined with an unspecified upper body injury to his left arm and out indefinitely, C Valtteri Filppula joined the list of key players out due to injury that also includes top four defenseman Sami Salo, who missed his second consecutive game with an undisclosed...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Malone arrested for DUI, cocaine possession

As was first reported by Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times, Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday morning for driving under the influence and possession of cocaine. According to the arrest report, the driving under the influence charge is a misdemeanor in the second degree charge while the possession of cocaine charge is a felony in the third degree...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's Ryan Malone charged with cocaine possession, DUI

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ryan Malone was arrested on charges of cocaine possession and driving under the influence early Saturday morning. According to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office incident report, Malone was arrested at 3:23 a.m. near Platt Street West and Rome Avenue South in Tampa. He was booked on a $2,500 bond -- $2,000 for the cocaine possession...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Malone Arrested For DUI And Cocaine Possession

from Damian Cristodero of Lightning Strikes, Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and cocaine possession. "We are aware of the sitution concerning Ryan Malone this morning," general manager Steve Yzerman said in a statement. "Ryan will not travel with the tem to Washington today, but beyond...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Kiss Cam gone done this Philadelphia Flyers fan wrong (pic)

Granted, it’s not like the Tampa Bay Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers enjoy a bitter rivalry, nor is Tampa Bay Times Forum considered one of the more hostile arenas in the NHL, but this man deserves credit for donning the jersey of his beloved hockey team in “enemy” territory. What happened to him as a consequence […] The post Tampa Bay Lightning Kiss Cam gone done this...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Look what the Tampa Bay Lightning did to this Flyers fan

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Lightning Rumor: Terminated contract of Riku Helenius being fought by NHLPA

In what will be a very complicated grievance process the NHLPA will attempt to fight the contract termination of goaltender Riku Helenius. The Lighning minor league goalie had his contract terminated following a muddled refusal of a demotion from the AHL to the ECHL.Helenius had a successful stint in the Swedish Elite League prior to signing with the Lightning. He appeared in only...
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