NATE THOMPSON RUMORS

Lightning edge Canadiens 2-1 in OT

Nate Thompson scored twice, including the winner at 4:36 of overtime, to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday afternoon. Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots for Tampa Bay, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Daniel Briere scored for Montreal. Carey Price made 34 saves. Thompson scored the clincher when Alex Killorn found him all alone...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Thompson scores twice as Lightning edge Canadiens in OT

MONTREAL -- Nate Thompson scored twice, including the winner at 4:36 of overtime, to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday afternoon. Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots for Tampa Bay, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Daniel Briere scored for Montreal. Carey Price made 34 saves. Thompson scored the clincher when Alex Killorn found him all...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning players named to Team USA roster for World Championships

TAMPA, Fla. Three members of the Tampa Bay Lightning were named to Team USA for the IIHF World Championships, USA Hockey announced Thursday.Goaltender Ben Bishop, forward Nate Thompson and defenseman Matt Carle will take part in the event, which starts May 3 in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.Bishop, acquired from the Ottawa Senators on April 3, has played in nine games...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Lightning’s Nate Thompson’s visor shatters after being hit by Mike Green shot

Tweet We are coming closer and closer to the days in the NHL where wearing a visor is mandated. Too many players are being hit with pucks in the face and are being relatively seriously injured. However, Tampa Bay Lightning center Nate Thompson proved that even a visor isn’t 100 percent effective when he was [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Lightning center Nate Thompson has visor shattered by wicked slap shot

Here is a great example of why the majority of National Hockey League players wear protective visors.Tampa Bay Lightning center Nate Thompson had to leave the game against Washington on Saturday after receiving a puck to the face, courtesy of Capitals defenseman Mike Green.Green was setting up for a shot during a power play opportunity and proceeded to fire the puck towards to net...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Thompson blocks slap shot with face, visor shatters

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nate Thompson went down to block a slap shot from Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green and let’s just say it didn’t go as planned.  The Capitals were on the power play and the slap shot hit Nate Thompson in the side of the head and actually shattered his visor.  Thompson was cut on the play pretty badly and you can actually see Capitals forward...
Via Diehardsport
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Nate Thompson’s Visor Shatters After Taking A Mike Green Slapshot

Thanks to SB Nation for the quick video.  
Via Kukla's Korner
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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Lightning's Thompson hit in face by slap shot

Tampa Bay's Nate Thompson was hit in the face by a Mike Green slap shot, completely shattering his visor and drawing blood.
Via Gamedayr
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Thompson Has An Appointment With The Player Safety Department

via NHL.com, Tampa Bay center Nate Thompson faces a hearing Saturday afternoon with the Department of Player Safety for an incident that occurred during Friday night's game against the New Jersey Devils at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The following grounds for potential supplemental discipline are being considered: Illegal Check to the Head. However, the Department...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lightning get the offense going in win over the Devils

The five game losing streak finally comes to an end for the Lightning as they defeated the New Jersey Devils Tuesday night. Nate Thompson his first of two goals with under three minutes to play in the first period to give the Lighting a 1-0 at intermission. Martin St. Louis and Alex Killorn scored two goals in the second period to give the Bolts a 3-0 lead. After Thompson extended...
Via The Bay Cave
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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