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Paquette Returns to Lineup for Matchup vs Predators

Cooper on Paquette: “He’s a big part of our team.” For the second and final meeting between the two teams, the Tampa Bay Lightning are set to host the Nashville Predators Thursday night. With forward Cedric Paquette returning to

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Will the Panthers Make the Playoffs?

What Will it Take for a Late Playoff Push? There are just over two weeks of regular season hockey remaining, and the Florida Panthers could be on the brink of their first playoff appearance since the 2011-12 season. But

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Top 5 Goalies With The Most To Prove In Playoffs

Goalies need to be at their best during playoffs   Playoff hockey is the best type of playoffs their is in sports. But like all playoffs regardless of sport, the pressure mounts and some handle it better than others.

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Top 3 Favorites for NHL’s Hart Memorial Trophy

Who Has What it Takes for MVP Recognition? As the NHL playoffs are approaching, distinctive players have proved to the National Hockey League that they are MVP candidates for the Hart Memorial Trophy. The trophy is given to the

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Florida’s NHL Showdown: Bolts or Panthers?

Kulikov: “These are the types of games where you realize if you have character not.” In their third of four meetings this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Florida Panthers will face off at Amalie Arena on Tuesday

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NHL Names Ben Bishop As One of “Three Stars”

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec, Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris and Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending March 22. FIRST STAR – ONDREJ PAVELEC, G, WINNIPEG JETS Pavelec

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Teams should be Held More Accountable for Suspended Players

Suspensions are at all time high in sports, but teams are getting off without a real punishment. Tweaking that policy might be what is needed to really enact change in the landscape of punishments and cleaning up off-the-field violations

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Panthers Must Close Wild Card Gap With Win vs Wings

The Florida Panthers and Detroit Red Wings will face-off for the last time this season, and the Panthers know that stealing these two points at home is crucial to that wild card race. The Panthers have won two of

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Eastern Conference Playoff Predictions: Whose Getting Home Ice?

Position Rankings Still Up For Grabs The season is winding down and it’s starting to look like the playoff teams have separated themselves from the non contenders. Teams may be ready for the big dance but positional ranking and

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Lightning’s Jon Cooper Is All For 3-on-3 Overtime

Cooper Wants Games Ended Before Shootout   Back when the NHL season restarted from the lockout in 2005, one of the biggest changes to excite the fans was getting rid of ties by implementing the ever exciting shootout at