Baptism By Fire, Lightning Defensive Depth To Be Tested

Off The Post: Defensive Depth To Be Tested For Lightning with Carle Injury It was rough when the Tampa Bay Lightning lost Victor Hedman for a month at the beginning of the season. The team rallied and survived by continuing


Breaking: Matt Carle Out 6-8 Weeks For Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning suffered another big blow as D Matt Carle is out for 6-8 weeks, the team announced Monday evening. This comes on the heels of the Radko Gudas injury that sidelined him until the end of


No Second-Guesses, Moving Brewer Still Right For Lightning

Off The Post: Despite Injuries, Brewer Trade Was Right Move One of the best things about professional sports is the “armchair” general managers. These GMs look at their favorite teams’ moves and judge them based on a current position.


3 Stars: Lightning, Palat Find Winning Ways

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos had seen enough in the past 84 hours.  After a brutal outing against the Philadelphia Flyers and the Boston Bruins respectfully, it was time for some “home cooking.” It was convenient, if not fortunate,


Lightning Fail To Exorcise Demons, Fall To Bruins

TD Garden-the place that changed the Tampa Bay Lightning franchise a year ago when they faced the Garden’s host, the Boston Bruins.  It’s a moment that few can forget and many would rather not watch again as the Lightning’s


Lightning Can Fill Gudas’ Spot But Can’t Replace Him

Flash of Lightning: Void Left By Gudas Can Be Filled But Not Replaced After having knee surgery last week, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas is out for the next four months–meaning he most likely won’t play again this


Lightning Have Special Teams Affliction

Off The Post: Lightning Have A Special Problem The Tampa Bay Lightning is one of the best teams in the league. However, they still have their flaws.  Some teams have a talent void or goaltending issue but the Lightning


3 Stars: Lightning, Johnson Lead Comeback Over Sens

The Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t want a repeat of what happened Friday night when they lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins. They almost repeated history as they let the Ottawa Senators take a 2-1 lead before ultimately beating the Sens


After Loss To Pens, Lightning Still Have Much To Prove

Off The Post: Lightning Still Have Much To Prove The NHL regular season involves 82 games of grueling hockey where teams  face conference foes and division rivals multiple times a year. These games matter for getting into the playoffs,


Lightning Fall To Pens, Beat Themselves

“I don’t feel like they beat us,” Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said to the media following his team losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3. “We beat ourselves. That’s it.” It’s hard to argue with that sentiment