Third-year Syracuse Crunch goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis is known for being an intense and focused player on and off the ice as described by Crunch head coach Rob Zettler.
His performance this season confirmed that description as he went 7-6-1 ...
With Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scoring his 500th goal Sunday, we take a look at the milestone, and how it may be even more difficult to reach in coming eras.
Fri., Jan. 8 - Crunch at Albany - L, 6-4
Sat., Jan. 9 - Crunch vs. Hershey - W, 4-2
Sun., Jan. 10 - Crunch at Rochester - W, 2-1
Wed., Jan. 13 - Binghamton 4, Senators 3 - OT
Fri., Jan. 15 - Crunch vs. Utica - 7 p.m.
The Tampa Bay Lightning put together perhaps their most complete game of the season in Tuesday’s 4-0 shellacking of the Colorado Avalanche to cap a successful four-game road trip.
The Lightning were victorious behind the efforts of the usual susp...
This was one of the best – if not the very best – performances of the season for the Lightning. In every aspect of the game, they played well. They passed crisply, forechecked effectively, managed the puck efficiently and shot the puck frequentl...
Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon has been great friends with the Lightning's Jonathan Drouin ever since they were a dynamic duo in juniors for Halifax Mooseheads.
1. In an earlier column this year, I referenced a comment Jon Cooper made before the Lightning’s second game of the season. In his pregame media session prior to the Lightning’s October 10th game in Buffalo, Cooper speculated that, compared to la...
The Tampa Bay Lightning were 20 minutes away from a demoralizing loss in Edmonton to the last-place team in the Pacific Division and the team with the third-worst point total in the NHL.
The Lightning were down 2-0. Nothing was going their way. T...
Circumstances were not in the Lightning’s favor for this game. They had played (and traveled) the night before and were facing a rested opponent. But thanks to an outstanding work ethic, a terrific start, a crisp third period power play, key sav...
Boy, what a comeback for the Lightning. It’s hard to win games when trailing after two periods. And that’s when the deficit is one goal. It’s even tougher when trailing by two goals. But in this game, the Lightning, down 2-0 after two periods,...
With the Lightning in Edmonton, coach Jon Cooper got together Thursday night with Oilers coach Todd McLellan, whom he'll share a bench with at September's World Cup of Hockey.
They won't have the spotlight of the NHL, but Lightning wing Jonathan Drouin has some pretty big games this weekend for AHL Syracuse.
The Lightning officially hits the midpoint of its season Friday against the Oilers. But considering Tampa Bay is out of playoff position after 40 games, desperation is finally sinking in. The Lightning officially hits the midpoint of its season Friday against the Oilers.
n this week's Lightning Strikes podcast, we break down the latest off-ice drama surrounding the Lightning, that wing Jonathan Drouin has requested a trade, which was made public Sunday.
Tue., Dec. 29 - Crunch at Hershey - W, 3-1
Thu., Dec. 31 - Crunch at W-B/Scranton - W, 4-2
Sat., Jan. 2 - Crunch at Toronto - L, 3-2
Sun., Jan. 3 - Crunch at Toronto - OTL, 3-2
Fri., Jan. 8 - Crunch at Albany - 7 p.m.
Jonathan Drouin wants out of Tampa Bay. But should the Lightning let him go? Drouin, the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, in November asked the Lightning to trade him, Drouin's agent, Allan Walsh, revealed Sunday. Jonathan Drouin wants out of Tampa Bay. But should the Lightning let him go?
Goalie Ben Bishop has been the Lightning's most valuable player this season.