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Woodward: Tampa Bay Lightning 2015-16 Bold Predictions

As we continue to roll through the dog days of summer, the proverbial “dead zone” on the calendar of many sports fans, the recent buzz in Tampa Bay has mainly surrounded the local football team and the arrival of their new franchise player; quarterback Jameis Winston. With the Bucs training camp upon us and the season only four weeks away, the excitement in the city is palpable...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Nikita Kucherov’s Game 6 Second Goal

GIF: This Johnson to Kucherov connection was #nice. — Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) May 27, 2015 (Feature Photo/@ChristineLRM) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Nikita Kucherov’s OT Goal Caps Lightning’s Wild Game 3 Win Vs. Rangers (Video)

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning were relentless, answering every challenge from the New York Rangers before taking control of the Eastern Conference finals on Nikita Kucherov’s overtime goal. Kucherov delivered his second winner of the playoffs 3:33 into the extra period Wednesday night, giving his team a 6-5 victory and 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series that continues Friday...
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Nikita Kucherov the hero yet again in Game 3

Following their impressive 6-2 victory in Game 2, the Tampa Bay Lightning entered Game 3 looking to build on their momentum, and take their first series lead against the New York Rangers. Unfortunately, the Rangers would come out from the opening puck drop looking greatly improved from the last time the two teams met, while […] The post Nikita Kucherov the hero yet again in Game...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning counting on Nikita Kucherov

The Tampa Bay Lightning have a very lethal offense, and the production created an NHL-leading 3.5 goals per game and franchise-best 108-point season. The postseason has been far from different, as their play on offense has gotten the Lightning into the Eastern Conference Final. With many players stepping up throughout the season, several forwards heating up now bodes […] The...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning Eliminate Canadiens In Game 6, Advance To Eastern Conference Final

TAMPA, Fla. — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference final with a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Steven Stamkos scored his third goal of the playoffs for the Lightning, who closed out the second-round series in six games after Montreal fought off elimination in Games 4 and 5. “This...
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Nikita Kucherov’s Double-OT Goal Gives Lightning Game 1 Win Over Habs (Video)

MONTREAL — Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:06 of the second overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Kucherov took a pass in the slot from Valtteri Filppula and beat Canadiens goalie Carey Price with a wrist shot to the glove side on the first shot of the period. “Boyle...
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL All-Star Game snubs

The roster for the NHL All-Star Game was finalized Saturday when the league announced the final 36 selections. As always, there are several “snubs” who deserved to make the roster but were not chosen. This is always going to happen when all 30 teams have to send at least one player to the game. The event will be hosted by the Columbus Blue Jackets and Nationwide Arena on Jan...
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Nikita Kucherov the latest youngster to electrify the Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. -- Nikita Kucherov's voice drowned in the sounds of celebration. His first career hat trick was a large reason why the Tampa Bay Lightning's dressing room was filled with upbeat music with bass that bounced off the walls, these minutes sweet relief after the sting of a five-goal loss to Minnesota three days earlier. In the moments after his team's sixth victory became...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning rookie Nikita Kucherov scores first NHL goal on first shot

Every young new player would love to play like Mario Lemieux. Very few successfully emulate him. It was no Monday night for Nikita Kucherov, who scored his first NHL goal tonight on his first shot in his first game: Someone grab that man the puck! The Bolts went on to defeat the New York Rangers 5-0, getting two goals from Martin St. Louis in his 1000th game.
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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