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Lightning show they can also win with defense

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sometimes, the personality must surprise. Sometimes, revealing depth of character is more impressive than confirming a reputation. Such was the case for the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night in a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild at Amalie Arena. They entered with an NHL-high 74 goals. They owned a profile as a group of offensive high flyers, a sort of Fun-N...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning clips Wild, 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which won...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos: Right Leg ‘May Never’ Feel Like It Did Before Injury

It may not seem like Steven Stamkos still thinks about his right leg when he takes the ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The superstar center ranks among the NHL leaders with 10 goals and has a great chance to win the third Maurice Richard Trophy of his young career. With that said, it won’t ever be easy for Stamkos to forget about the horrific injury he suffered on Nov. 10, 2013...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's Steven Stamkos named NHL's Third Star of the Week

TAMPA, Fla. -- Steven Stamkos was named the NHL's third star for the week ending Sunday. The Tampa Bay Lightning star center paced the NHL with five goals and tied for second in the league with six points in leading his team to two victories in three starts. The run included his eighth career hat trick in a victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Oct. 13. Stamkos, 24, is tied...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stamkos breaks stick, still gets assist on play

By BTS Team, Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning had himself quite the game against the Canucks Saturday night accumulating 2 goals and 1 amazing assist. Although the goals were nice, it’s the assist that he had that really stood out. During the 2nd period, Stamkos took a hard slap shot on goal and shattered his stick into pieces.  Steven then quickly went to the bench and...
Via Beyond The Spread
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Stamkos Scores First Goal Of Season

The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to make a name for themselves this year and they are starting off the season strong. One notable player, Steven Stamkos, never disappoints when he is on the ice and looks to lead his team. It hasn’t take him long to score his first goal of the year, shown below take a look at his talents as the Lightning’s took on the Montreal Canadiens. The...
Via Beyond The Benches
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s a fun comparison between Steven Stamkos and the Buffalo Sabres

Earlier we discussed the Buffalo Sabres and their poor effort (to say the least) against the Anaheim Ducks which resulted in only 12 total shots. You don’t really need to juxtapose their laughable performance with anything to understand just how bad it was, but we were provided with a comparison too good to pass up. Steven Stamkos recorded a hat trick in an impressive 7-1 win by...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning star remembers every goal he ever scored

Good luck stumping Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos. The Lightning star can remember every goal he’s ever scored during his six-year NHL career, but he remembers many more details about the 233 tallies he’s racked up over the years than a regular human would. Give him a random date, score and opponent and Stamkos can recall the exact sequence of events that led...
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos destroys stuff with his slapshot (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos must have really enjoyed filming his latest online video for the Bauer Supreme Total One MX3 hockey stick, as they let him use a slapshot to break stuff in front of the net.Among the items Stamkos destroyed:  a wall of Legos, a wedding cake, a pinata, a gumball machine, a television and a fish tank (filled with water but no fish, because...
Via Holdout Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos' return to Lightning lineup delayed

Steven Stamkos' wait will continue. The Tampa Bay Lightning's star center, out with a broken right tibia since Nov. 11, was not cleared to play Monday after another X-ray was taken to determine the progress of his healing. Now, the team is eying a March 6 return for the two-time Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy winner. That would place Stamkos' re-entry into...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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