TBL.com Feed

Syndicate content
Updated: 1 hour 1 min ago

Tyler Johnson, Steven Stamkos to square off in All-Star Game

January 23, 2015 - 22:58
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Forward Ryan Johansen of the All-Star host Columbus Blue Jackets was the first overall selection at the 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft™ presented by DraftKings, conducted at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Team Foligno...

Perseverance pays off for NHL All-Star Tyler Johnson

January 23, 2015 - 10:29
There was a moment when he thought about packing away his hockey sticks and hanging his skates up for good. Three seasons starring in the Western Hockey League for the Spokane Chiefs barely registered on the radar of National Hockey League scouts...

Blood, Sweat and Teeth: Account of past gruesome Ryan Callahan dental injury

January 22, 2015 - 14:06
We've all experienced food stuck in our teeth: a spec of pepper that awkwardly makes an appearance on a first date or an annoying blackberry seed that won't budge no matter how many times you push it with your tongue. But how about a hockey st...

Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

January 22, 2015 - 09:23
The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan...

Lightning Prospect Spotlight: Slater Koekkoek

January 21, 2015 - 16:20
It takes a lot of courage and sometimes a bit of craziness to be a professional hockey defenseman, blocking shots, throwing hits and the like. You could even say it’s a little Koekkoek, Slater that is. The Syracuse Crunch rookie defenseman has bee...

Crunch time: Jonathan Marchessault keeps marching along for Syracuse

January 21, 2015 - 16:15
The Syracuse Crunch had another action-packed week of hockey with three games in three nights. Syracuse opened up its week with a loss at Binghamton to the Senators. The team then travelled to Bridgeport where they split games with the Sound Tiger...

On the Mark: Patience pays off for Lightning defenseman Mark Barberio

January 21, 2015 - 16:05
In another life, Mark Barberio might have made a great airplane pilot. He knows how to handle a holding pattern. The Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman has carved a career in professional hockey as a player who can wait his turn. And when his number...

Burns: Three things from the third-straight win

January 21, 2015 - 12:49
The Tampa Bay Lightning tied a franchise record for consecutive wins at home in a single season with their eighth-straight win at Amalie Arena on Tuesday, equaling a mark set during the 2005-06 season. Vancouver was the latest victim, the Canucks...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penalty killing leads way to big Bolts win

January 20, 2015 - 23:34
There were three primary reasons why the Lightning won this game. First, they were able to score the game’s first goal, which came with only 6:28 left in the second period. That tally allowed them to play with the lead rather than chase a defici...

Moses Brown honored as Lightning Community Hero

January 20, 2015 - 20:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Moses Brown as the 24th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Vancouver Canucks. Brown, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundatio...

Pregame Notebook: Luke Witkowski to make NHL debut tonight

January 20, 2015 - 13:22
Recent call-up Luke Witkowski will make his National Hockey League debut tonight when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Vancouver Canucks at Amalie Arena. Witkowski joined the Lightning on Friday from the Bolts’ AHL affiliate in Syracuse after def...

Bolts Gameday vs. Canucks

January 19, 2015 - 23:30

Practice Notebook: Matt Carle to undergo surgery on Tuesday

January 19, 2015 - 18:42
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle saw a specialist on Monday to determine the extent of an injury that forced him to miss Saturday’s 3-2 shootout win over Colorado on Saturday and didn't receive good news. The team announced Monday nigh...

Matt Carle to undergo surgery on Tuesday

January 19, 2015 - 18:37
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced that defenseman Matt Carle will undergo surgery to repair torn adductor muscles in his lower abdomen on Tuesday. The procedure will be performed in Philadelphia by Dr. William Meyers. Carle is e...

Sights and sounds from the Bolts Family Carnival

January 18, 2015 - 14:06
See some of the sights and sounds from the first Bolts Family Carnival at Amalie Arena...

Burns: Three things we learned from plowing the Avalanche

January 18, 2015 - 14:00
Vezina Trophy finalists (2013-14) Ben Bishop and Semyon Varlamov squared off on Saturday, with Bishop outdueling Varlamov in a shootout to give Tampa Bay its seventh consecutive victory at Amalie Arena. The Lightning have one game remaining Tu...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts win a strange evenly-played game

January 17, 2015 - 23:46
Overall, this was an evenly-played game. But an unusually evenly-played game. For about half of the game, the Lightning carried play, outshooting and outscoring the Avs. For the other half, Colorado dictated play, outshooting and outscoring the...

Pregame Notebook: Drouin and MacKinnon to faceoff for the first time

January 17, 2015 - 13:46
Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper didn’t elaborate on the nature of the undisclosed injury that will keep defenseman Matt Carle out of tonight’s game against the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena. Cooper did say, however, Carle is “proba...

Bolts Gameday vs. Avalanche

January 17, 2015 - 09:04