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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...

Burns: Three things we learned from a second-straight loss to Montreal

May 10, 2015 - 11:39
The Tampa Bay Lightning have had two chances to close out their Second Round series with Montreal and put an end to the Canadiens’ season. They’ve failed both times. The Bolts will get another opportunity on Tuesday when they host the Habs i...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Closing out a playoff series is never easy

May 9, 2015 - 22:43
Compared to their performance in Game Four, the Lightning played better in Game Five. But not well enough. A couple of costly turnovers led to Montreal goals, including one late in the third period after the Bolts had tied the game earlier in th...

Pregame Notebook: Bolts look to close out Habs in Game 5

May 9, 2015 - 13:04
uring the regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning were the only team in the NHL not to lose three consecutive games. That consistency has carried over into the postseason, where the Lightning have yet to drop back-to-back contests. For Montr...

Lightning look to regroup after Game 4 debacle

May 8, 2015 - 13:28
Following a dismal home performance in Game 5 of their First Round series against Detroit, the Tampa Bay Lightning put together one of their finest games of the postseason in Game 6, walking back from the brink of elimination in front of a raucous...

Burns: Three things we learned from a drubbing in Game 4

May 8, 2015 - 12:14
Entering Game 4, the Montreal Canadiens had scored just four goals in three games in their Second Round series against Tampa Bay. During the 2015 NHL Playoffs, the Habs averaged a paltry 1.78 goals per game. The Canadiens released a few week...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Habs put up terrific performance to avoid elimination

May 7, 2015 - 22:32
You’ve got to hand it to the Montreal Canadiens. Facing elimination after absorbing a crushing last-second defeat on Wednesday, they came up with a terrific performance to extend the series. As they did for much of Game Three, the Habs were quic...