Found November 10, 2011 on
A large part of the Lightning’s offense this season has come from an unlikely source: its blueline. Leading the way is Marc-Andre Bergeron, who has 15 points to lead all NHL defensemen. recently sat down with the Bolt...

Flyers mock Lightning 1-3-1 trap

              If you haven’t seen the Tampa Bay Lightning set up their neutral zone trap, here’s the just of it. They have 3 players sit on the centre ice red line with one defenceman in their zone, and one forward at the oppositions blue line, waiting for the opposing defence to break out. The Flyers may have figured out a way to get them to stop this play.   The play...

Lightning notes: RW Ritola, team part ways

Lightning RW Mattias Ritola cleared unconditional waivers on Wednesday, the final hurdle before the team and Ritola part ways and the remainder of his contract is terminated.

The One in Which the Flyers Waste Lightning Fans Money

So, that happened. A 1-3-1 is what the Tampa Bay Lightning have been playing for, oh, about 2 years now. Guy Boucher put in the system and it’s worked pretty well for a team that doesn’t really have a netminder it can rely on with consistency. That’s besides the point here though. It’s 40 seconds into a 60 minute hockey game. The Flyers have decided that they will now take...

(Video) Watch Steve Downie Get His Clock Cleaned By Braydon Coburn

This brouhaha occurred during the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2-1 overtime win over the Philadelphia Flyers, and believe you me, it’s a doozy. One relevant piece of information which makes the fight even more compelling: Braydon Coburn is 6’5″, 220 pounds, a full six inches taller and twenty pounds heavier than his fellow pugilist. This Steve [...]

Tampa Bay Lightning not rushing back its injured players

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Connolly's OT winner lifts Lightning over Flyers

Brett Connolly scored 2:30 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 on Wednesday night.

Lightning-Blues Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning have been able to maintain their composure when facing a deficit. New St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock would prefer if his team's special teams improved so it could avoid those situations. Tampa Bay goes for its fourth straight victory Saturday night when the Blues look to extend their longest home point streak in nearly a year to six games. While...

Kerry Fraser’s problematic take on Flyers/Lightning stalemate

Everyone and their mother has had a take on the Philadelphia Flyers' stall tactics against Guy Boucher and the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-3-1 system, but there were two recent reactions that deserve a little more attention: Those of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and former NHL referee/hair model/lightning rod of angst Kerry Fraser. Bettman's take on his XM Home Ice radio show...

Flyers and Lightning played stall ball

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger said Thursday that the Tampa Bay Lightning are pushing...

Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning at St. Louis Blues

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