Posted February 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
Coming off an embarrassing loss 24 hours earlier and with their playoff chances in desperate need of help, the Tampa Bay Lightning got a lift from one of their old guys - Martin St. Louis. The 36-year-old St. Louis scored three goals and set up another to lead the Lightning to a much-needed 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday. ''You want to fight to the end,'' St. Louis said after the Lightning bounced back from an 8-1 loss to the Penguins in Pittsburgh. ''Every game is important. They are fun games to play, especially when you are in them. Yesterday was obviously not a fun game to play. Tonight, it was a good experience game for our young guys. For us, our playoffs have started. This is our playoffs right now. We are just trying to survive and I think we did that today getting two points. With 20 games left in the regular season, the Lightning have 62 points, putting them six points out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. &#...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Teddy Purcell named NHL's second star of the week

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Lightning acquire D Keith Aulis from Maple Leafs

The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded forward Carter Ashton to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman Keith Aulis. Aulie appeared in 17 games for the Maple Leafs this season and had two assists. In 57 games over two NHL seasons, the 22-year-old has two goals and four career points. Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the deal before Monday's NHL trade...

Lightning forward Brett Connolly to remain with Lightning through season's end

Tampa Bay Lightning rookie forward Brett Connolly isn’t going anywhere, General Manager Steve Yzerman said on Monday. Connolly has recorded four goals and nine points in 48 games this season, but has just one assist in his past 26 contest...

Shocked! Marty beats Marty 3x for the Hat Trick

 In a matinee game versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, who were coming off of a BLOW OUT loss to Evgeni Malkin and the Pens. An 8-1 rout of the Bolts was led by the alternate captain when he struck for 3 goals and an assist in a 4pt game in which the centerman would end the day +3 jumping 4 points over Lightning forward, Steven Stamkos (73pts.) in the overall points race as Malkin gained...

Evgeni Malkin beats entire Tampa Bay Lightning defense (Video)

Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Penguins cruised to easy home win against the Tampa Bay Lightning by the score of 8-1. The most memorable goal from the game came from star Evgeni Malkin who sped past the entire Tampa Bay Lightning defense to score: (Courtesy of Red Light District Hockey)

Tampa Bay Lightning not willing to pay Blues' price for minor-league goalie Ben Bishop

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Senators add puck-moving Matt Gilroy, send Brian Lee to Lightning

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Tampa Bay Lightning's Dwayne Roloson, Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin have different views of run-in

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Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens

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Tampa Bay Lightning beats New Jersey Devils 4-3 behind Marty St. Louis hat trick

His three goals and four points bring optimism back to Lightning.

Bolts get another defenseman

The Tampa Bay Lightning continued to add blue- line depth on Monday, acquiring young defenseman Keith Aulie from the Toronto Maple Leafs for former first-round pick Carter Ashton.
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