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Lightning to face New York Islanders in second round of 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 24, 2016 - 22:48
The Tampa Bay Lightning have played the New York Islanders just once previously in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The year? 2004 Tampa Bay fans remember the series fondly as the beginning of a two-month playoff odyssey that would culminate in the fr...

Burns: Three things we learned from moving on to the second round

April 22, 2016 - 11:45
For the second year in a row, the Tampa Bay Lightning have advanced to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. And for the second-straight season, it’s the Detroit Red Wings who fell victim to the Bolts. Alex Killorn has scored a number of...

Five reasons the Lightning eliminated the Red Wings in five games

April 22, 2016 - 09:44
The Detroit Red Wings qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the 25th consecutive season. But for the third season in a row and fourth time in five seasons, they failed to get past the first round. The Red Wings were eliminated by the Tampa...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 1, Red Wings 0

April 22, 2016 - 00:56
There were some similarities between this victory, which clinched the first round series for the Lightning, and their other three wins in the series. In all four of their triumphs, the Lightning broke a tie in the third period by scoring the even...

Lightning second-round playoff tickets to go on sale April 23

April 21, 2016 - 21:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will place single-game tickets for home games during the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on sale to the general public on Saturday, April 23 at 1 p.m. The Lightning defeated the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 Th...

Arthenia Joyner honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 21, 2016 - 18:36
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Arthenia Joyner as the 44th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Detroit Red Wings. Joyner, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightni...

Lightning look to close out series vs. Red Wings tonight at Amalie Arena

April 21, 2016 - 12:14
With the Florida Panthers-New York Islanders First Round matchup locked up 2-2 following the Panthers win in Brooklyn last night, that series is guaranteed to go at least six games now. Game 6 between the Panthers and Islanders is scheduled for S...

Lightning to auction off game-worn jerseys from 2015 Stanley Cup Final

April 20, 2016 - 15:23
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that the team has begun auctioning off game-worn 2015 Stanley Cup Final jerseys on tbl.co/gameworns. The on-line jersey auction ends on Friday, April 29 at 5 p.m. Fans are encouraged to log-o...

Burns: Three things we learned from taking a 3-1 series lead

April 20, 2016 - 12:56
What is it about Game 4s at Joe Louis Arena that produces some of the most iconic moments in Tampa Bay Lightning playoff history? Last season, we saw the unlikeliest of comebacks, the Lightning, having been completely outplayed through two-plus p...

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

April 19, 2016 - 23:13
Clearly, the Lightning’s power play, which produced all three of their goals, was a big factor in the Game Four win. But it wasn’t the only reason. After not being able to match Detroit’s compete level in Game Three, the Lightning brought a much...

Penalties defining Bolts first round series vs. Detroit

April 19, 2016 - 11:55
As Game 3 in Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena was coming to an end, the bad blood between the Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning was just heating up. At a time when both teams should have been heading to their respective locker rooms, the Wings’ Bren...

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...