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Five reasons Lightning advanced to Eastern final

TBL.com Feed - 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

TBL.com Feed - 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

TBL.com Feed - 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

TBL.com Feed - 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.

TBL.com Feed - 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

TBL.com Feed - 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

TBL.com Feed - 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...

Ryan Callahan 'extremely doubtful' for Game 6 after appendectomy

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 12, 2015 - 10:45
TAMPA - Coach Jon Cooper called wing Ryan Callahan "extremely doubtful" to play in tonight's Game 6 against Montreal, but Cooper never officially ruled Callahan out, despite the veteran forward having an emergency appendectomy Monday night.
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Callahan having emergency appendectomy, out indefinitely

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 11, 2015 - 21:41
Lightning veteran wing Ryan Callahan underwent an emergency appendectomy Monday night, and is return to the team is undetermined.
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Practice Notebook: Lightning re-group following two straight losses to Habs

TBL.com Feed - 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...

Lightning returns to work angry after Game 5 loss

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 11, 2015 - 11:57
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Burns: Three things we learned from a second-straight loss to Montreal

TBL.com Feed - 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

TBL.com Feed - 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

TBL.com Feed - 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...

Bishop shakes off Subban's 'horseshoe' comment

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 9, 2015 - 11:57
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop shrugged off comments made by Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban that he had been "sitting on horsehoes" early in the series, helped by luck.
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Stamkos: "We have to be better"

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 9, 2015 - 11:46
Throughout this season, the Lightning would rarely play poorly multiple games in a row. Tampa Bay is the only team in the NHL this year to not lose three straight. Throughout this season, the Lightning would rarely play poorly multiple games in a row.
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Lightning look to regroup after Game 4 debacle

TBL.com Feed - 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...
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