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Returning home from a four-game road trip in which they lost their last three games, the Toronto Maple Leafs hope to get 2012 off to a good start as they kick off a four-game homestand against Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
This is the second of four meetings for the two teams this season. The Leafs won the first match-up in a rout, earning a lopsided 7-1 win in Tampa on Nov. 22, i...
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A pair of superstar scorers and one of the game's top young goaltenders make up the NHL's Three Stars for this past week.
Steven Stamkos of...
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NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin and Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick have been named the NHL 'Three Stars' for the week ending Jan. 1.
FIRST STAR -- STEVEN STAMKOS, C, TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Stamkos surged to the NHL goal-scoring lead by notching six goals as the Lightning (17-17-3) posted three...
The injury bug continues to bite the Lightning with LW Ryan Malone the latest to feel the pain.
Last season the Tampa Bay Lightning finished fifth in the East Conference with 103 points and made the semi-finals. Throughout the much of the regular season they did not have great goaltending. They started the year with Dan Ellis and Mike Smith in goal. Neither of them performed like they belonged in the NHL. In January things changed. The Lightning were able to trade...
A thin defense looks bad as two goalies face a total of 42 shots.
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By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk)
There was plenty of news to go around Leaf Nation on Monday. From waivers to injured players to interesting practice strategies, the Toronto Maple Leafs had a rather eventful day. For all the day’s news and some added opinion, read on.
Leafs place Dupuis on waivers
It was announced on Monday morning that the Maple Leafs...
Lucky number seven it has not been for the Tampa Bay Lightning, as for the second time this season, the Bolts have given up seven goals against the Toronto Maple Leafs. This time, suffering a 7-3 loss at the Air Canada Centre on Tuesday.
The Leafs have outscored Tampa Bay 14-4 in their two meetings this season, last beating the Lightning 7-1 in Tampa on Nov. 22. Tuesday's...
The Ducks have acquired left wing Luca Caputi from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for left wing Nicolas Deschamps.
Caputi, 23 (10/1/88), has appeared in 21 contests for the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) this season, c...
No. 1 Star: Joffrey Lupul, Toronto Maple Leafs
Lupul's second 4-point night of the season helped propel the Leafs to a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Lupul answered Vinny Lecavalier's goal in the first period with his 18th of the season. He then assisted on goals by Carl Gunnarsson, Mikhail Grabrovski and Phil Kessel. Darryl Boyce had the game-winner with...
NEW YORK (January 2, 2012) -- Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin and Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick have been named the NHL 'Three Stars' for the week ending Jan. 1.