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Goaltender matchup: Inside Ben Bishop vs. Henrik Lundqvist

May 15, 2015 - 15:20
Goaltending plays an integral part in the Stanley Cup Playoffs so NHL.com broke down the Eastern Conference Final battle between Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Much like many goaltending coa...

SunSports announces postgame TV coverage for Eastern Conference Final

May 15, 2015 - 12:22
Sun Sports, the exclusive regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced today that it will continue televising extended postgame coverage throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Final series between the Lightning an...

Kennedy: As Stanley Cup Playoffs hit stretch run, best bet is on Ben Bishop

May 15, 2015 - 10:40
American Pharaoh is a three-year-old Kentucky Derby champion. He is also a hockey stud. Galloping thru NHL challengers, goaltender Ben Bishop has posted 48 wins this year, eight coming in two rounds against playoff thoroughbreds Detroit and Mont...

Series Preview: Bolts see a lot of themselves in the Rangers

May 15, 2015 - 08:05
The New York Rangers are in the Eastern Conference Final for the third time in the past four seasons and have a chance to become the first team since the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2008 and 2009 to win the Prince of Wales Trophy two years in a row. ...

Tyler Johnson among top Conn Smythe Trophy candidates after two rounds

May 14, 2015 - 18:02
Stars have shined and unlikely overtime heroes have emerged through two rounds totaling 69 games, including three Game 7s, during the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning a...

Ryan Callahan practices on Thursday before Bolts depart for New York

May 14, 2015 - 12:22
Just three days after having an emergency appendectomy prior to Game 6 of the Montreal series, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan returned to the ice to practice with his teammates before the Bolts took off for New York City Thursday aftern...

Rangers see a lot of themselves in speedy Lightning

May 14, 2015 - 08:45
NEW YORK -- Familiarity won't be an issue for the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Final, even though they haven't played the Tampa Bay Lightning since Dec. 1. Former Rangers Ryan Callahan, Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman are now the ...

Lightning to face New York Rangers in Eastern Conference Final

May 13, 2015 - 22:19
LIGHTNING TO FACE THE NEW YORK RANGERS IN EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Lightning single-game t...

Burns: 3 Things we learned post Montreal

May 13, 2015 - 16:26
The Tampa Bay Lightning have made a habit of responding in pressure situations during these Stanley Cup Playoffs. Faced with the prospect of potentially being one of just five NHL teams all-time to lose a playoff series after jumping out to a t...

Five reasons Lightning advanced to Eastern final

May 13, 2015 - 13:46
The Tampa Bay Lightning jumped out to a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Second Round against the Montreal Canadiens and had to survive a scare. Montreal battled back in the best-of-7 series by winning Games 4 and 5, but the Lightning ...

Mishkin's Musings: How the Lightning beat the Canadiens in Round 2

May 13, 2015 - 11:45
During their five-game sweep of the Montreal Canadiens during the 2014-15 regular season, the Lightning were consistently and decisively the better team. In each of those games, they had more of the puck possession, a huge shot advantage and bett...

Lightning reach ECF, waiting for Rangers or Capitals

May 13, 2015 - 09:17
The Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 4-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie Arena on Tuesday. The Lightning, who won the second-round series in six games, advanced to the conference final for the thi...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Nikita Kucherov helps Bolts close out Habs

May 13, 2015 - 09:11
Extra Shift: Lightning 4 Canadiens 1 – Game Six While there were several key moments in this game, none was bigger than Nikita Kucherov’s goal at 15:35 of the first period. In losing Games Four and Five, the Lightning hadn’t gotten the lead. ...

Tickets for Eastern Conference Final to go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m.

May 12, 2015 - 22:14
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced that single-game tickets for the Eastern Conference Final of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will go on sale beginning on Thursday, May 14 at 10 a.m. The Lightning clinched a berth to the Eastern Conference F...

Pam and Les Muma honored as Lightning Community Heroes

May 12, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Pam and Les Muma as the 48th Lightning Community Heroes of the season during the first period of tonight’s Game 6 contest against the Montreal Canadiens. The Mumas, who received a $50,000 donation from t...

Ryan Callahan unlikely to play in Game 6 following emergency appendectomy

May 12, 2015 - 12:35
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan is “extremely doubtful” to play in tonight’s Game 6 against the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie Arena. But Lightning head coach Jon Cooper stopped short of ruling Callahan out completely. Callahan had an em...

Practice Notebook: Lightning re-group following two straight losses to Habs

May 11, 2015 - 14:42
In every game during its Second Round series, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been outshot by the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs, in fact, are averaging 9.2 more shots per game than the Lightning. This recent trend is a relatively new development...