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Tyler Johnson continues to deliver in postseason for Tampa Bay

May 2, 2016 - 15:32
In Tampa Bay Lightning postseason history, there might not be a more clutch player than Tyler Johnson. Heck, one could argue there might not be a more clutch player in the NHL playoffs over the past couple seasons. Consider: Johnson has more goa...

Lightning Playoff prize giveaways continue this week

May 2, 2016 - 09:56
We’re rallying the city and keeping support high this week as the team travels to New York for Games 3 and 4 of our Second Round series against the Islanders. Every day this week, we’ll have different locations where you can enjoy a meal durin...

Ben Bishop has a big fan in Martin Brodeur

May 1, 2016 - 15:54
TAMPA -- Look at Ben Bishop and the first thing you see is his size. The man stands 6 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 216 pounds in street clothes. Put him in skates and goalie equipment, and he's 6-9 and wide. If you're a shooter and he cuts down ...

Burns: Three things we learned from evening the series

May 1, 2016 - 15:41
The Tampa Bay Lightning have been pretty darn unbeatable in Game 2s under head coach Jon Cooper, and that trend continued Saturday against the New York Islanders. The Lightning played perhaps their most complete game of the postseason in a domina...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Islanders 1

April 30, 2016 - 21:21
After losing Game One at home on Wednesday, the Lightning needed a strong response in Game Two. They got that strong response in an impressive 4-1 triumph. Two of the problems areas of Game One didn’t resurface. Ben Bishop, as many expected...

Bob Martinez honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 30, 2016 - 14:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Bob Martinez as the 46th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the New York Islanders. Martinez, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightni...

Battle-tested Bolts look to bounce back in Game 2

April 29, 2016 - 12:40
It’s not the position they want to be in. But, it’s also a position they’re quite familiar with. The Tampa Bay Lightning find themselves in a 1-0 hole in their best-of-seven, Second Round series with the New York Islanders after dropping Game 1 ...

Burns: Three things we learned from dropping Game 1

April 28, 2016 - 12:55
Game 1 of Tampa Bay’s Second Round playoff series against the New York Islanders sure started well enough for the Lightning. Just a shade over three minutes into the game, Jonathan Drouin received the puck on the left wing, wheeled around along t...

Lightning and Syracuse Crunch announce six-year affiliation extension

April 28, 2016 - 10:01
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning and Syracuse Crunch have jointly announced a six-year affiliation extension today. The extension ensures Tampa Bay's top prospects will develop their talents in Syracuse through the 2021-22 season. “Under the...

Fox Sports Sun announces Lightning Live postgame schedule for second round

April 28, 2016 - 09:50
FOX Sports Sun, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, clarified today network designations for the Lightning LIVE postgame show. Analyst Bobby “The Chief” Taylor and host Paul Kennedy will anchor the Lightning LIVE postgame s...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Islanders 5, Lightning 3

April 27, 2016 - 22:49
Here are some of the reasons why the New York Islanders were able to win this game. Ben Bishop had a rare off night. Of the four non empty-net goals scored by the Islanders, two were shots that Bishop normally stops. While the other two wer...

Tony Colton honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 27, 2016 - 18:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Tony Colton as the 45th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the New York Islanders. Colton, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning ...

Ben Bishop named Vezina Trophy finalist

April 27, 2016 - 18:06
NEW YORK -- Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings are the three finalists for the 2015-16 Vezina Trophy, which is awarded “to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the b...

Bolts begin Round 2 vs. Islanders tonight

April 27, 2016 - 11:50
After five days without a game, the Tampa Bay Lightning finally return to the ice tonight when they host the New York Islanders in Game 1 of a Second Round playoff series at Amalie Arena. The Bolts practiced twice during the extended break, on Su...

Lightning to host 'Black Aces' autograph signing at Tampa Bay Sports

April 26, 2016 - 16:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will host an autograph signing with all 12 players of their current “Black Aces” squad at the Tampa Bay Sports, powered by Reebok, store inside AMALIE Arena on Thursday, April 28 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Black Ac...

Full Second Round schedule for Lightning vs. Islanders released

April 26, 2016 - 16:24
The NHL has released the complete schedule for the Second Round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Islanders. The schedule is as follows Tampa Bay Lightning (A2) vs. New York Islanders (WC1) Game 1: Wed 4/27, 7pm: NY...

Steven Stamkos makes surprise return to ice as Lightning prepare for Islanders

April 26, 2016 - 15:45
For the first time since undergoing surgery on April 4 to treat a type of Vascular Thoracic Outlet Syndrome near his right collarbone, Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos trained with the rest of the Bolts as they prepared for Game 1 of the...

Five questions with Lightning coach Jon Cooper

April 26, 2016 - 13:24
NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs every Tuesday. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news. The latest edition features Tampa Bay Lightning co...

Lightning to host Islanders at 7 p.m. on Wednesday to start Round 2

April 25, 2016 - 22:18
NEW YORK (April 25, 2016) – The National Hockey League today announced the following updates to the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule: •The start time for Game 7 of the First Round series between the Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators has ...

Mishkin's Musings: How the Lightning beat the Red Wings in Round 1

April 25, 2016 - 10:28
As the Lightning prepare for their Second Round series against the New York Islanders, let’s take a look back at their First Round triumph over Detroit. Unlike their seven-game series last year against the Red Wings, the Lightning were able to ...