New York - Mar. 26, 2015: The Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday can become the first three teams to clinch spots in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Canadiens, who have a League-leading 100 points, will clinch a playoff spot if they defeat the Winnipeg Jets (8 p.m. ET; RDS, SNE, TSN3) in regulation or overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks defeat the Boston Bruins (7 p.m. ET; NHLN-US, TVA Sports, PRIME, NESN) in any fashion, or if the Bruins defeat the Ducks in a shootout. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 6, 2015: As the drama surrounding Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel slowly starts to fade to the background, the focus can return to hockey. The Leafs lost to Tampa Bay Thursday night 4-2 as they continue their race to the bottom. At the very least, will the young players like Kadri and Holland impress? Or is a lost season for Toronto? FULL STORY
Tampa Bay - Mar. 2, 2015: The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday for defenseman Radko Gudas, a first-round draft pick and third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
Coburn, 30, has one goal and eight assists in 39 games this season. He has 166 points (37 goals, 129 assists) and 504 penalty minutes in 614 games between the Atlanta Thrashers and Flyers. FULL STORY
San Jose - Feb. 9, 2015: The San Jose Sharks acquired goaltender Evgeni Nabokov from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday for future considerations.
The Sharks announced Nabokov will make an announcement regarding the future of his hockey career Wednesday. FULL STORY
Toronto - Feb. 7, 2015: The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired right wing Carter Ashton and left wing David Broll from the Toronto Maple Leafs today in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jan. 16, 2015: Did the Edmonton Oilers deserve a better result than the one they got on Thursdayn night against Stevn Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning? They certainly did but last night's 3-2 loss was a perfect example of a game good teams find a way to win and one that teams like the Oilers find a way to lose. FULL STORY
Toronto - Dec. 30, 2014: The Leafs' played a disappointing and frustrating game Monday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa bullied the Leafs up and down the ice for the majority of the game which saw the Leafs' fall 3-2. James Reimer started in net and stopped 38 of 41 shots. The Leafs' next game is New Years Eve in Boston. FULL STORY
Tampa Bay - Dec. 14, 2014: As a whole, the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t play a bad game against the Washington Capitals. For the most part, they limited Washington’s scoring chances (something they hadn’t done in either of the first two meetings between the clubs). Their penalty killing was suburb, as they erased four Washington power plays. The Caps power play entered the game with the best percentage in the league, but the Bolts kept them off the board – and even generated some shorthanded looks. FULL STORY
Tampa - Dec. 7, 2014: Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky didn't face nearly as many shots Saturday as he did two nights earlier, but the result was the same.
Bobrovsky made 33 saves and the Blue Jackets defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 at Amalie Arena. FULL STORY
Buffalo - Dec. 3, 2014: When trying to figure out why the Buffalo Sabres have won three straight and six of their past seven games, the answer is in goal.
Jhonas Enroth made 26 saves in regulation and overtime, then stopped both shooters in the tiebreaker to give the Buffalo Sabres a 2-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning at First Niagara Center on Tuesday. FULL STORY
New York - Dec. 1, 2014: The Tampa Bay Lightning can't be happy that their season series with the New York Rangers is over.
That's one team they won't have a chance to dominate in their final 56 games. FULL STORY
Tampa Bay - Nov. 30, 2014: Alex Killorn scored the go-ahead goal 1:16 into the third period to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-1 win against the Ottawa Senators at Amalie Arena on Saturday.
Ryan Callahan, Brenden Morrow and Nikita Kucherov also scored for the Lightning (16-6-2), who won all three games on their homestand. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Nov. 20, 2014: There was not a member of Leafs Nation tonight who wasn’t pleased to see the Toronto Maple Leafs skate to a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Air Canada Centre. That said, there was likely nobody more relieved to get the win than Head Coach Randy Carlyle. FULL STORY
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