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Video: NHL LiveWire – Lightning vs. Rangers Game 3

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Via Lightning Shout
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spoiler Alert Central: Pitfalls in online viewing of live sports

To all of those who have abandoned the traditional television set or allegedly “cut the cord” from the cable company (still using their internet, though), here’s a conundrum you have..... The post Spoiler Alert Central – The Pitfalls in Online Viewing of Live Sports appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL Postseason Scoring Beginning to Rebound After 3-Year Low

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), of the Czech Republic, is congratulated by defensemd Nikita Nesterov (89), of Russia, and Anton Stralman (6), of Sweden, during the third period of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) There has...
Via The Sports Journal
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Official Video: Here's the 12th goal "King" Lundqvist has given up the past 2 games

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov speeds into the offensive zone (one on 4!) and goes high over the blocker of NY Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist for the game 3 OT winner.Bam, 6-5. 2 games, one dozen goals against.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kucherov's OT goal gives Lightning 2-1 edge in East finals

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Nikita Kucherov scored 3:33 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Ondrej Palat had two goals and an assist, and Tyler Johnson, Steven Stamkos and Alex Killorn each had one goal and an assist for the Lightning. They took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin Hayes obliterated by Steven Stamkos

Steven Stamkos receives plenty of attention over his offensive skills, but the guy can certainly throw his body around when he desires. Kevin Hayes learned that pretty quickly after getting leveled by Stamkos as he searched for the puck in his skates. (Reddit Hockey) The post Video: Kevin Hayes obliterated by Steven Stamkos appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning player races back to Florida to witness son's birth

Tampa Bay Lightning center Brian Boyle seemed to be floating on air during the team’s morning skate on Wednesday, but not because he and his teammates knotted up its Eastern Conference Finals series with the New York Rangers at one game apiece. Instead, the 30-year-old veteran had just experienced something that arguably even puts a...Read More The post Lightning’s Brian Boyle...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Ben Bishop Post Morning Skate Today

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Via Lightning Shout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning’s Johnson proving critics wrong with playoff run

You won’t find a better story in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs than what Tyler Johnson is doing for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Johnson scored a hat trick in Tampa Bay’s 6-2 win over the New York Rangers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final on Monday night. The 24-year-old center now leads the playoffs with 16 points and 11 goals. Johnson’s brilliant performance this postseason...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Ondrej Palat With The Media Today

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Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hat Trick Alert: Tyler Johnson

The Tampa Bay Lightning were looking to even the series with the New York Rangers on Monday night, and thanks to Lightning forward Tyler Johnson they did just that. Johnson netted not one, not two but three goals to secure the first hat trick in Tampa Bay’s playoff history. Watch and find out how Johnson scored all three goals! The post Hat Trick Alert: Tyler Johnson appeared first...
Via Beyond The Benches
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Rangers fan photobombs Steven Stamkos following Game 2 (Photo)

Image via Twitter/@rmayertboA New York Rangers fan dropped this perfect photobomb of Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos during a postgame interview following Monday night's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.Stamkos scored a power play goal in the third period as the Lightning beat the Rangers 6-2 to tie the series at 1 game apiece. This Rangers fan probably figured...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay’s Jonathan Drouin Called to Play More Responsibly

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin, right, attempts a shot at Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, left, during second period of Game 4 NHL second round playoff hockey action, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Price stopped 22 shots as the Canadiens beat the Lighting 6-2 on Thursday night to stay alive in their second-round playoff series. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Lightning Player Martin St. Louis Views Tampa as Just Another Opponent

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) and Victor Hedman (77) to stop New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) as he attacks the net during the first period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in New York. (Dirk Shadd/The Tampa Bay Times via AP) TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Series Odds

NY Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning betting odds have been released, courtesy of BetDSI.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Tampa Bay Lightning X-factors against the New York Rangers

The puck drops tomorrow on the Eastern Conference Final, pitting the Atlantic Division champion Tampa Bay Lightning against the winner of the Metropolitan Division in the New York Rangers. Here are three X-factors to consider as the Lightning game plan for a trip to the Stanley Cup Final. Steven Stamkos — positioned for success? It’s obvious […] The post Three Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via Along the Boards
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers-Lightning: Key players, prediction for ECF

The New York Rangers have an opportunity to reach the Stanley Cup Final in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1933. Standing in their way is the Tampa Bay Lightning, a threat to win the East now and for many years to come. This should be a long series because both teams have tremendous depth up front, a lot of experience and skill on the blue line and goaltenders playing...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting the opposition: Ben Bishop

After their historic comeback against the Capitals, the Rangers have punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Final against a very skilled and very deep Tampa Bay Lightning team.  There will be narratives about reuniting with old friends and a lopsided season series, but those will generally be media fluff.  However, there has been legitimate Read more → The post Scouting...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning show themselves as Stanley Cup favorites

How impressive have the Tampa Bay Lightning been over the past four games? This team has gone from being down three games to two against Detroit to being just four wins away from playing for the Stanley Cup. There is something extremely special about this team. Actually, there are actually four things that make the Tampa Bay Lightning special. Tampa Bay Lightning have played...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop takes shot at P.K. Subban after ousting Canadiens

Ben Bishop certainly got the last laugh. The Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender was sensational Tuesday night, as he and the Bolts closed out the Montreal Canadiens in their second-round Stanley Cup playoffs series. Bishop stopped 18 of the 19 shots he faced, including a couple of highlight-reel saves to help Tampa Bay advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Bishop and the Lightning...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning roster: Jonathan Drouin or Jonathan Marchessault?

Competition for a roster spot on the Tampa Bay Lightning is heating up due to an unexpected injury to alternate captain Ryan Callahan.  Callahan is out indefinitely after receiving an emergency appendectomy Monday night.  The Lightning are looking towards two rookies — Jonathan Drouin and Jonathan Marchessault — to fill the void left by the veteran […] The post Lightning...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Lightning have great Twitter response to snarky fan

Being a social media lead of a sports team is a difficult job. On one hand you’re the voice of an entire fandom, and as such, you are expected to develop a presence that represents them. You’re encouraged to be edgy, but not too edgy. Funny, but not too offensive. Just ask former Houston Rockets social media manager Chad Shanks, who was fired over an edgy emoji tweet aimed at...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tampa's Drouin unlikely to replace Callahan in Game 6

When Tampa's Ryan Callahan underwent an emergency appendectomy Monday night, it seemed a lineup spot would finally open up for rookie Jonathan Drouin, who played in just two of the five games in the second round. But according to multiple reports out of Tampa practice Tuesday morning, it seems center Jonathan Marchessault could crack the lineup instead, as Marchessault told reporters...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning fan arrested after bringing gun inside arena

A St. Petersburg, Fla., man was arrested on Wednesday night at Amalie Arena during Game 3 of the Tampa Bay Lightning-Montreal Canadiens series and is facing a misdemeanor charge after police discovered he had a gun in his possession. A witness notified authorities when he saw Cassidy, 27, drop his gun in the bathroom and...Read More The post Tampa Bay Lightning fan arrested after...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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