NHL Preseason Game Night: 10-9-21 Lightning at Panthers

Lightning beat Panthers in another series. Delightful. TB-4FLA-2 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed two goals on 47 shots for the victory. Best in the world. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period4:51 FLA Connaughton (1), (Huberdeau, Tippett)7:31 TB Killorn (1), (Stamkos, Cirelli)7:58 FLA Reinhart (1), (Verheaghe, Barkov) Third Period1:00 TB Point (1), (Cernak, Palat)12:04 TB Maroon (1), (Perry, Palat)(PP)14:01 … Read more

NHL Preseason Game Night: 10-7-21 Panthers at Lightning

Lightning remind little brother who the champs are. FLA-2TB-6 Brian Elliott allowed two goals on 23 shots for the victory. First PeriodNO SCORING Second Period3:25 TB Cirelli (1), (Sergachev)9:49 FLA Thornton (1), (Tippett, Duclair)10:21 TB Perry (1), (unassisted)17:36 TB Perry (2), (Sergachev) Third Period0:20 TB Stamkos (1), (Kucherov, Point)(PP)0:46 TB Stamkos (2), (Kucherov, Point)(PP)12:19 FLA … Read more

NHL Preseason Game Night: 10-5-21 Panthers at Lightning

Panthers get beat up in meaningless preseason win. FLA-3TB-2 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 28 shots for the loss. First Period5:30 FLA Vatrano (4), (Marchment, Ekblad) Second Period16:40 TB Bellemare (1), (Maroon) Third Period2:23 FLA Tippett (1), (unassisted)9:12 FLA Tippett (2), (Huberdeau, Bennett)18:45 TB Sergachev (1), (Raddysh)(PP) It’s adorable watching Panther Nation puff out … Read more

NHL Preseason Game Night: 10-2-21 Lightning at Predators

Thankfully these games mean nothing. TB-1NSH-6 Brian Elliott allowed six goals on 27 shots for the loss. First Period1:46 NSH Carrier (1), (Novak) Second Period13:52 NSH Olivier (1), (McCarron, Luff)16:37 TB Katchouk (1), (unassisted)18:51 NSH Cousins (1), (Grimaldi, Fabbro)19:40 NSH Kunin (1), (Granlund, Josi)(PP) Third Period11:11 NSH Tomasino (1), (Carrier, Cousins)(PP)16:24 NSH Grimaldi (1), (Cousins, … Read more

NHL Preseason Game Night: 10-1-21 Hurricanes at Lightning

Lightning explode in final frame to build a snowman. CAR-5TB-8 Hugo Alnefelt allowed five goals on 44 shots for the victory. Not his best game, but he fought through it. First Period6:31 CAR Stepan (1), (Keane, Cotton)11:54 TB Palat (1), (Point, Kucherov)14:37 CAR Smallman (1), (Smith, Suzuki) Second Period6:33 CAR Martinkook (1), (Stepan)11:42 TB Fortier … Read more

NHL Preseason Game Night: 9-30-21 Predators at Lightning

Shorthanded Lightning take one on the chin from Nashville. NSH-6TB-2 Brian Elliot allowed three goals on 14 shots for the loss before giving way to Amir Miftakhov who allowed three on 17 shots the rest of the way. First Period3:38 NSH Duchene (1), (Harpur, Forsberg)16:27 TB Cirelli (1), (Stamkos, McDonagh)(PP)19:31 NSH Forsberg (1), (Johansen, Harpur) … Read more

NHL Preseason Game Night: 9-28-21 Lightning at Hurricanes

Tampacuse hangs tough against Hurricanes vets. TB-1CAR-3 Maxime Lagace allowed three goals on 32 shots for the loss. First Period9:07 CAR Kotkaniemi (1), (Trocheck, Teravainen)(PP)17:01 CAR Teravainen (1), (DeAngelo, Kotkaniemi)(PP) Second Period2:42 CAR Drury (1), (Rees, Noesen)3:47 TB Barre-Boulet (1), (Katchouk, Ryfors) Third PeriodNO SCORING After surrendering a couple of power play goals to the … Read more

2021 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Entry Draft Review

With the Lightning not holding a draft pick until the final selection in the third round this year and the compressed schedule that lumped the Seattle Expansion Draft and the Entry Draft so close to the team’s successful title defense, it’s been an oddly subdued draft year for the Lightning. That’s compounded by the oddity … Read more

NHL Playoff Game Night: 7-7-21 Canadiens at Lightning

Lightning dynasty is crowned. MTL-0TB-1 Tampa Bay Wins the Series 4-1 Tampa Bay Wins Back-to-Back Stanley Cup Championships Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 22 shots he faced for his fifth straight series-closing SO victory and win the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP. To put his closeout streak in perspective, Chris Osgood of the vaunted … Read more

NHL Playoff Game Night: 7-5-21 Lightning at Canadiens

Hockey gods push series back to Tampa. TB-2MTL-3 (OT) Tampa Bay Leads the Series 3-1 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals on 21 shots for the loss. Guess he was saving the forcefield for the real closeout game. First Period15:38 MTL Anderson (4), (Suzuki, Caufield) Second Period17:20 TB Goodrow (2), (McDonagh, Coleman) Third Period8:48 MTL Romanov … Read more