After Game 1 near miss, Lightning must recover quickly

TAMPA, Fla. -- There's one way to recall this one: Oh-so close. You count the missed chances in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, the inches that separated defeat from victory, lick your wounds and recover for Game 2. Friday, there will be another test at Tampa Bay Times Forum. The Tampa Bay Lightning can fly to Canada with this Eastern Conference quarterfinals...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Goaltending Doubts Erased With Recent Play Of Anders Lindback

from Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune, When Ben Bishop fell to the ice diving for a puck on April 8, the conventional thinking suggested the Lightning’s playoffs hopes plummeted with him. A week later, confidence in Tampa Bay’s goaltending has been almost fully restored as the Lightning get set to start their opening-round playoff series against Montreal. With Bishop...
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Lightning goalie Anders Lindback earns first star honors from NHL

TAMPA, Fla. -- The NHL has honored Anders Lindback for his standout play. On Monday, the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender was named the league's first star for the week ending Sunday, after he posted a 3-0-0 record with a 0.67 goals-against average in appearances against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals. He also had a .975 save percentage and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

In Anders We Trust

Half-way through this season, if I would've told you that Ben Bishop went down to injury and you had to rely on an underachieving Anders Lindback to take the reins, you probably would've began to tear up. Lindback was scrubbing the floors of his confidence's cellar with a toothbrush up until the month of April, but now he looks like a changed player, ready to take control...
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Lightning earn home-ice edge against Canadiens

It seemed only fitting that the Lightning’s regular season ended in an unfashionable way. Defenseman Matt Carle scored the only goal in the shootout and Anders Lindback stopped all 18 shots to record his third career shutout as the Lightning closed with a 1-0 victory against Washington in front of an announced crowd of 18,506 at Verizon Center. “Fitting for the way this year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning secure home ice for first round with in over Capitals

Anders Lindback stopped 18 shots and three shootout attempts in Tampa Bay's 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals. The win gives Tampa Bay home-ice advantage for its first-round meeting with the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindback up to task as Bolts top Flyers, 4-2

The Tampa Bay Lightning are rallying around goaltender Anders Lindback. Sometimes, literally. In his first start since starter Ben Bishop went down to injury, Lindback stopped 34 shots to help lead the Lightning to a 4-2 victory against Philadelphia in front of an announced sell-out crowd of 19,204 at The Forum and complete a season sweep of the Flyers. Tyler Johnson and Steven...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anders Lindback builds trust with stellar outing against Flyers

TAMPA, Fla. -- There were other moments, many moments, in Thursday's Tampa Bay Lightning game that decided the outcome, one that showed the fight of a team clawing to earn home-ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Hockey is such a blur that it's rare one moment stands out after the final horn. That's why it's one of the best sports to watch...
Via Fox Sports Florida
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Quick: Lindback, Bolts best Flyers

The Lightning celebrate after Tyler Johnson's first-period goal in a 4-2 win over the Flyers. (Photo Courtesy of The Flyers latest match with a playoff team cleared the playoff picture. One thing is certain, the Flyers will not have home ice to open the playoffs. A 3-1 Flyers loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning coupled with the New York Rangers 2-1 win over the Buffalo...
Via Flyerdelphia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Our favorite Anders Lindback moments: #5

Few back-up goaltenders make a lasting impression on a fanbase. Even fewer do so who play less than 25 games a year. This is our tribute to Anders Lindback, who was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, June 15. Take care of him Bolts fans. He’s a good one.***#5: A MOMENT A YOUNG HOCKEY PLAYER WILL NEVER FORGET On December 3, 2011, Michael Dillard of the NYHL Mite Icebreakers...
Via Section 303
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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