Despite Injuries, Lightning Sweep Habs And Clinch Playoff Berth

3 Stars: Lightning Heading Back To Playoffs, Dominate Habs With Sweep The Tampa Bay Lightning are heading back to the playoffs for the second consecutive season while setting the franchise record for wins. It only got better as they

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Personnel Not Issue With Lightning Power Play

Off The Post:  Lightning Have Issues With Shot Generation On Power Play It’s the worst kept secret in the NHL—the Tampa Bay Lightning are terrible on the power play. There’s no getting around it, no rhyme or reason for

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Why The NCAA Tournament Matters To Lightning Fans

Flash of Lightning: Bolt Prospects Speaks On NCAA Tourney, Prospects It’s March Madness right now and to many people in America, there is more than one sport doing a grueling tourney with the potential for “busted” brackets. Why does


Power Play Non-Existent As Lightning Fall To Preds

The past couple of games haven’t exactly been pretty for the Tampa Bay Lightning. After narrowly beating the Florida Panthers, the Bolts fell victim to the Nashville Predators 3-2. Lightning Goalie Ben Bishop was pulled after allowing 3 goals


How Important Is The Lightning’s Power Play?

Off The Post: Recent Trend Shows Lightning Have Little To Fear The Tampa Bay Lightning have a little problem. Well it is a big problem, at least in the eyes of their fans. The Lightning’s problem, whether big or


Lightning Survive Panthers, Tie Franchise Record

For some reason, it’s never pretty when the Tampa Bay Lightning play the Florida Panthers—even at home. They were able to survive the desperate Panthers by a score of 4-3. The Lightning started the game where they left off


Lightning, Brown Exorcise Demons Against Boston

Something had to give either the Boston Bruins would continue their winning ways against the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Bolts would beat the Bruins at home, where they are at their best. Something did give as the Lightning


Lightning, Bishop Continue Winning Ways Against Red Wings

Can the NHL playoffs start already? That is what Tampa Bay Lightning fans were asking as they left a sold out Amalie Arena Friday night. Their Bolts had just beaten the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in what was most


Lightning’s Tyler Johnson Becoming Elite Player

Flash Of Lightning: Tyler Johnson Far From Sophomore Slump Tyler Johnson is good at hockey. The undrafted center has seen success at every level he has played at including the NHL. After a Calder finalist year last year, Johnson


Scoring First Is Important To Lightning’s Success

Off The Post: Lightning Find Success After Scoring First One of the hardest things to do is score a goal in hockey. Now, imagine trying to score against a professional NHL team who needs the two points as bad