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Buffalo Sabres at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

While the Tampa Bay Lightning made minor moves as they compete for the Atlantic Division crown, the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres continued their rebuild at the trade deadline. It's uncertain who the visiting Sabres will start in net after Monday's deals, but new addition Braydon Coburn is expected to be available for a Tampa Bay team seeking its fourth straight win in the season series...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Lightning Preview

While the Tampa Bay Lightning made minor moves as they compete for the Atlantic Division crown, the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres continued their rebuild at the trade deadline. It's uncertain who the visiting Sabres will start in net after Monday's deals, but new addition Braydon Coburn is expected to be available for a Tampa Bay team seeking its fourth straight win in the season series...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruins trade for Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brett Connolly

Photo by Michael MillerBoston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced on March 2 that the Bruins have acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for two draft picks.The Bruins gave up their natural 2015 second round draft pick and their natural 2016 second round draft pick in exchange for the 22 year old.The 6'2 forward has 12 goals, three assists...
Via BruinsLife
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruins get Brett Connolly from Lightning for 2 picks

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Bruins have acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning for second-round draft picks this year and next. The 22-year-old Connolly has 12 goals, three assists and 38 penalty minutes in 50 games for the Lightning this season. In his career, the sixth overall pick in the 2010 draft has 18 goals and 14 assists in 134 games. The deal was made early...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning acquire defenseman Coburn from Flyers for Gudas, picks

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning made two early morning trades Monday in an attempt to address their blue-line depth and gain high draft picks for the future. The Lightning acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn, a veteran formerly of the Philadelphia Flyers who made his NHL debut with the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2005-06 season, in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas, who had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Coburn traded to Lightning for Gudas, 2 draft picks

Just when you thought it was safe to go to sleep, Ron Hextall struck. The Flyers first move on deadline day came just short of 2 a.m. The Flyers traded Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Radko Gudas, a first-round pick and a third-round pick. More coming... Kevin Durso is managing editor for Flyerdelphia. Follow him on Twitter @Kevin_Durso.
Via Flyerdelphia
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jonathan Drouin makes crazy behind the back pass

Jonathan Drouin made an unbelievable pass to set up Brian Boyle with Tampa’s first goal in a 4-0 win over Chicago Friday night. The post Video: Jonathan Drouin makes crazy behind the back pass appeared first on HockeyFanLand.
Via Hockey Fan Land
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts And Bishop Blank Blackhawks

Steven Stamkos scored twice and Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots he faced to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 at Amalie Arena tonight. It was Bishop’s second Shutout of the season. The Lightning finish up a trying month of February 6-4-2 in 12 games, all against tough Western Conference opponents. The scoreless first period saw the Lightning miss on many...
Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gunn: A “Triplets” Photo Tribute

They’ve got 61 goals, 98 assists and 159 points so far this season. They are three of the top four in +/- in the NHL with a combined +89. Tampa Bay Lightning stars Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson make up the “Triplets” line and this is how our photographer Christine Gunn sees them.  Follow me on Twitter @ChristineLRM  and please “like”...
Via Lightning Shout
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop honors Tampa and Lightning with glow-in-dark mask

Coming to ice near you: Ben Bishop in a glow-in-the-dark mask. The Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender will sport a creative new mask sometime this season. Bishop's mask, the brainchild of artist David Gunnarsson, will feature lightning bolts that glow within Gunnarsson's G.L.O.W. Tech FX design. According to the Tampa Tribune, Bishop chose to go with the ambitious glow-in-the-dark scheme...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gunn: A Steven Stamkos Photo Tribute

He’s got 265 goals, 216 assists and 481 points in 472 games. He’s got 90 power play goals, 37 game winning goals and eight hat tricks in his seven year NHL career. He’s a two time Maurice Richard Trophy winner and a three-time All-Star. He’s superstar, Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos and this is how our photographer Christine Gunn sees him. Follow...
Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Tampa Bay Lightning the NHL’s Best Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Steven...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning G Ben Bishop Unveils Amazing Glow-In-The-Dark Goalie Mask

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop officially has the best goalie mask in the NHL. He wanted a mask with luminescent lightning bolts on it and the mask designer, Dave Gunnarsson, went ahead and made it glow-in-the-dark too. Can you imagine seeing this helmet glowing when the lights come down for intros? This thing is […] The post Lightning G Ben Bishop Unveils Amazing Glow-In...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Ben Bishop Has A New Glow In The Dark Mask

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has a new glow in the dark goalie mask.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bochenski Expected to Join Kazakh’s at World Championships

USA-born forward Brandon Bochenski will look to play for the Kazakhstan national hockey team this spring, as the former NHLer is currently in the process of receiving a new citizenship. During his time in the NHL, Bochenski was rarely used as an offensive threat and more as a bottom six depth forward. In 156 career games, Bochenski was only able to muster 68 points with the Boston...
Via The Hockey House
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Palat scores 2, Lightning hold off Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ondrej Palat scored twice, Ryan Callahan had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning held off the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Saturday night. Ben Bishop made 11 of his final 20 saves in the third period for his 30th win of the season as the Lightning withstood a shaky finish to improve to 3-1 on their five-game trip and remain a point behind Atlantic Division...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Day in Tampa Bay showcases wide spectrum of sport

TAMPA, Fla. -- The former player and his old coach met in a corridor deep in Amalie Arena and shared a smile on a day of celebration. Early Sunday afternoon, former Tampa Bay Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk encountered his former coach John Tortorella near an entrance to the ice before both led teams in the Lightning Conference All-Star Game as part of Hockey Day in Tampa Bay....
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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