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Burns: Three things from a Game 3 loss

April 18, 2016 - 11:23
In his postgame press conference following the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings in Game 3 of their First Round series, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said the Red Wings “were desperate to win a hockey game” and the Bolts “j...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Red Wings 2, Lightning 0

April 17, 2016 - 21:59
There were some frustrating aspects to this game for the Lightning. The officiating was perplexing – power play chances were 7-3 in favor of Detroit and there were a few obvious calls on the Red Wings that were missed. Also, Detroit scored a flu...

Lightning tinker with lines following J.T. Brown injury

April 17, 2016 - 13:35
With J.T. Brown out for the rest of Tampa Bay’s First Round series against Detroit because of an upper-body injury sustained blocking a shot in Game 2, the Lightning will insert Erik Condra into the lineup for the first time in the series. Condra...

Lightning to host watch party at Channelside Bay Plaza for Game 3

April 16, 2016 - 20:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are inviting fans to a Lightning Watch Party, presented by Bud Light, for Game 3 of their best-of-seven series against the Detroit Red Wings at Channelside Bay Plaza in Tampa on Sunday, April 17 from 5 p.m. unti...

Burns: Three things we learned from a 2-0 lead

April 16, 2016 - 14:30
For just the fourth time in their 23-year history, the Tampa Bay Lightning are up two games to none to start a playoff series. The Lightning swept both home games to open the series following Friday night’s 5-2 pull-away victory over the Detroit...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 5, Red Wings 2

April 15, 2016 - 23:29
Game One of this series was not only played at a high intensity level, it was also extremely entertaining. Game Two simply picked up where Game One left off. In another well-played contest between two evenly-matched teams, the Lightning again we...

Frank Morsani honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 15, 2016 - 18:32
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Frank Morsani as the 43rd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s Game 2 matchup versus the Detroit Red Wings. Morsani, who received a $50,000 donation from th...

Defensive improvements lead to sustained success.

April 15, 2016 - 11:44
The Tampa Bay Lightning don’t have what you would call a rich tradition when it comes to defense. Truth be told, it’s been downright lousy. In the 23 seasons the Lightning have been playing hockey, they’ve finished dead last in the NHL three...

Crunch Report: Two prospects make debut for Syracuse

April 14, 2016 - 16:03
LAST WEEK Fri., April 8 - Crunch vs. Albany - SOL, 4-3 Sat., April 9 - Crunch vs. Toronto - W, 3-2 SO THIS WEEK Fri., April 15 - Crunch at Utica - 7 p.m. Sat., April 16 - Crunch vs. Utica - 7 p.m. (TV) Sun., April 17 - Crunch at Lehigh Val...

Burns: Three things we learned from a playoff-opening victory

April 14, 2016 - 11:15
The Tampa Bay Lightning haven’t had much success in postseason openers. Coming into a Game 1 start-of-the-playoffs matchup against the Detroit Red Wings, the Lightning were just 1-7 in postseason openers, including a 3-2 loss to the Red Wings a ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Red Wings 2

April 14, 2016 - 07:08
The 2016 NHL Playoffs arrived with a bang on Wednesday night at Amalie Arena. Game One between the Lightning and Detroit Red Wings had everything in it. Passion. Intensity. Snarl. Hits. Scoring chances. Great goaltending. Lead changes. An...

Monsignor Laurence Higgins honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 13, 2016 - 18:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Monsignor Laurence Higgins as the 42nd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Detroit Red Wings. Higgins, who received a $50,000 donation from...

The second season starts tonight for the Tampa Bay Lightning

April 13, 2016 - 13:00
The Tampa Bay Lightning completed a long, grinding, 82-game regular season just for the opportunity to get to this point Now the second season, the real one, begins. The Lightning host the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 of a First Round Stanley Cup...

Where to watch and stream Game 1 of Lightning-Red Wings

April 13, 2016 - 12:41
Fox Sports broadcast (in-market) TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING: STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS GAME 1 VS. RED WINGS (6 P.M. PREGAME) -- Cable: FOX Sports Florida in North / Central FL; FOX Sports Sun in Orlando television market. -- AT&T: Channel 1720 HD, 720 S...

Familiarity abounds as Lightning and Red Wings faceoff in Round 1 of the playoffs

April 12, 2016 - 16:39
If nothing else, Jon Cooper and Jeff Blashill will have plenty to talk about during their annual summer golf outing. The head coaches of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings, respectively, are good friends on and off the ice. They regula...

Lightning sign defenseman Matt Spencer to entry-level contract

April 12, 2016 - 13:54
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Matt Spencer to a three-year, entry-level contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Spencer, 19, skated in 60 games with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hoc...

Lightning healing as playoffs approach

April 11, 2016 - 15:23
The Tampa Bay Lightning have suffered a number of injuries to key players over the last couple of weeks but are finally showing signs of getting healthier with Game 1 of their opening round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings just two day...

Fox Sports announces first round Stanley Cup Playoffs TV schedule

April 11, 2016 - 10:41
FOX Sports Florida and FOX Sports Sun announced the networks television schedule for the Tampa Bay Lightning’s first round playoff series versus the Detroit Red Wings, beginning with Game 1 on Wednesday, April 13, on FOX Sports Florida. Live cover...

Previewing the Lightning and Red Wings matchup in the first round

April 10, 2016 - 22:28
The Eastern Conference First Round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings last spring was so good that there will be a rematch this April. The Red Wings (41-30-11, 93 points) clinched third place in the Atlantic Division o...

NHL releases Lightning-Red Wings Round 1 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule

April 10, 2016 - 21:48
Date TIME (ET) #2 Tampa Bay vs. #3 Detroit Networks Wednesday, April 13 7 p.m. Detroit at Tampa Bay NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports Friday, April 15 7 p.m. ...