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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop leaves Game 1 with lower-body injury

May 13, 2016 - 21:57
PITTSBURGH -- Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was taken off the ice on a stretcher with an apparent lower-body injury in the first period of Game 1 in the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday. Bishop, a final...

Steven Stamkos won't play in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Final

May 13, 2016 - 13:00
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos caused a bit of a stir this morning during the Bolts’ optional morning skate at Consol Energy Center when he wore a regular jersey after practicing the last couple of days in a red no-contact jersey. Fol...

Red-hot Penguins present difficult challenge for Lightning in Eastern Conference Final

May 12, 2016 - 18:13
Much like the Tampa Bay Lightning, there was a point earlier in the regular season when it appeared the Pittsburgh Penguins might not make it to the postseason after struggling to deal with injuries and inconsistent play. But over the final mon...

Lightning to host watch party at Channelside Bay Plaza for Game 1

May 12, 2016 - 15:21
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are inviting fans to a Lightning Watch Party, presented by Bud Light, for Game 1 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Channelside Bay Plaza on May 12 from 6 p...

Mishkin's Musings: How the Lightning beat the Islanders

May 12, 2016 - 14:36
Before the Lightning begin the Eastern Conference Final on Friday against the Pittsburgh Penguins, let’s take a look back at how the Bolts were able to beat the New York Islanders in Round Two. When one team dictates play for the majority of a ...

Previewing the Eastern Conference Final

May 12, 2016 - 08:46
The Pittsburgh Penguins reached the Eastern Conference Final by defeating the top-seeded Washington Capitals in six games in the second round. It was Pittsburgh's eighth Stanley Cup Playoff series win against their Metropolitan Division rival in n...

NHL releases Eastern Conference Final schedule

May 11, 2016 - 21:57
NEW YORK The National Hockey League today announced the dates, starting times and television information for the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals. The Eastern Conference Final features the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Tampa Bay Ligh...

Bolts back together as Eastern Conference Final preparations begin

May 11, 2016 - 16:54
For the first time since late March, the Tampa Bay Lightning had their full complement of players available to train as the team prepares for an Eastern Conference Final showdown against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Lightning captain Steven Stamkos (...

Five storylines for Lightning-Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final

May 11, 2016 - 12:52
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs one time, and even that time deserves an asterisk. It was in 2011 and Penguins centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin did not play. Crosby had a concussion an...

Eastern Conference Final Game 1 to be held on Friday night in Pittsburgh

May 11, 2016 - 11:11
NEW YORK (May 11, 2016) – The National Hockey League today announced that Game 1 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning has been scheduled for Friday, May 13, at 8 p.m. ET in Pittsburgh. The ga...

Lightning to face Penguins in Eastern Conference Final

May 10, 2016 - 22:48
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins have already produced one iconic series in the teams’ playoff history. Now they’ll get a chance for another. The Lightning and Penguins will meet in the 2016 Eastern Conference Final – the series t...

Lightning hire Benoit Groulx to become head coach of Syracuse Crunch

May 10, 2016 - 14:59
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired Benoit Groulx to become the head coach of its American Hockey League affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, Crunch General Manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Groulx, 48, was the head coach and gen...

Victor Hedman rises to occasion as stakes grow

May 10, 2016 - 10:02
If last season’s Stanley Cup run was the moment the rest of the National Hockey League learned how tremendously gifted Victor Hedman is, this year’s playoff performance by Hedman is a slap-you-in-the-face reminder he’s one of the most talented def...

Eastern Conference Final playoff tickets go on sale May 12

May 9, 2016 - 14:31
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will place single-game tickets for home games during the Eastern Conference Final of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on sale to the general public on Thursday, May 12 at 2 p.m. The Lightning defeated the New York Islan...

Burns: Three things we learned from a return trip to the Eastern Conference Final

May 9, 2016 - 12:56
The reigning Eastern Conference champions will get the chance to defend their title. The Tampa Bay Lightning took care of business at home on Sunday, shutting out the New York Islanders 4-0 with an opportunity to clinch the Second Round series in...

Victor Hedman proves to be a force for Lightning at both ends of the ice

May 9, 2016 - 08:26
TAMPA -- For the Tampa Bay Lightning to go deep in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they were going to need their best players to take on an even bigger role with center Steven Stamkos and defenseman Anton Stralman each out because of injury. Enter Vi...

Five reasons the Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference Final

May 9, 2016 - 08:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference Final for the second consecutive year with a 4-0 win against the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the second round at Amalie Arena on Sunday. It is Tampa Bay's third time in the conferen...

Depleted Lightning keep winning despite injuries

May 9, 2016 - 08:15
Anton Stralman was injured on March 25 when the Tampa Bay Lightning played the New York Islanders. He battled in front of the net and his left leg bent awkwardly beneath him as he fell to the ice. Diagnosis: fractured fibula. Timeline: indefinite....

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Islanders 0

May 8, 2016 - 22:00
In their Game Five series-clinching 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Round One, the Lightning were vastly outplayed. They needed Ben Bishop to steal the game – and he did, making 34 saves. By contrast, the Lightning’s 4-0 series-clinching G...

Jim and Celia Ferman honored as Lightning Community Heroes

May 8, 2016 - 14:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jim and Celia Ferman as the 47th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of today’s game versus the New York Islanders. The Ferman’s, who received a $50,000 donation fro...