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WATCH: Landeskog & Stamkos trade backhand goals 25 seconds apart

The Avalanche and Lightning captains went toe-to-toe, with Gabriel Landeskog scoring a powerful backhander and Steven Stamkos answering with a similar goal of his own.
Via SportsNetCanada
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Stamkos time

The Avalanche kick off their upcoming road trip against the white-hot Tampa Bay Lightning It’s been a rough few weeks for the Colorado Avalanche. The team is nowhere close to the position they were in at this point last year, when the club was the worst in the league by a country mile. They should not only finish out of dead last, but far from the bottom-dwellers - that is, if...
Via Mile High Hockey
4 days ago

Stamkos has 3 points, Lightning beat Avalanche 5-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning became the first NHL team with 20 wins by defeating the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Thursday night. Stamkos, who entered with one goal and two assists over his previous eight games, got his 12th goal early in the first. He also assisted on Vladislav Namestnikov’s tiebreaking goal at 8:09 of the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
4 days ago

The 'I am a rock, I am an Islander' quiz

The New York Islanders franchise is currently at a bit of a crossroads. They are playing well, with 32 points through 24 games, good enough for fourth place in the Eastern Conference. Captain John Tavares is arguably playing the best hockey of his career also. The former first overall pick has 16 goals, third most in the league at the moment, and is in the top 10 for total points...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crawford robs Stamkos after bad line change by Blackhawks

Watch as the Chicago Blackhawks get caught in a bad line change but Corey Crawford bails them out with a glove save on Steven Stamkos.
Via SportsNetCanada
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stamkos scores off one-timer from his office to get Lightning ahead of Stars

Steven Stamkos launched a one-timer from his usual spot on the power play to get the Lightning a 1-0 lead over the Stars.
Via SportsNetCanada
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's 2017 hot start finally fulfilling 2016's expectations

It was just barely over a year ago that the Tampa Bay Lightning were projected to take the 2016-17 season by storm. Sure, making Cup predictions in October is usually bogus anyways. But nevertheless, the Bolts seemed primed to own the Eastern Conference last season – until it was very clear that none of that was going to happen.Now hop forward one year, past a disappointing campaign...
Via Yardbarker
October 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/7: Still working off our Super Bowl hangover

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy birthday to Kristin Otto, Peter Bondra, Juwan Howard, Steve Nash, Matt Stafford, Steven Stamkos and Isaiah Thomas. On this date in 1998, the Winter Olympics kicked off in Nagano, Japan. It was the first Games that saw women's hockey and snowboarding as medal sports, and curling returned...
Via Yardbarker
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

In Steven Stamkos we trust

The Tampa Bay Lightning won the Eastern Conference Final and reached the Stanley Cup Final in the 2014-15 NHL season. It reached almost the same mountaintop again in 2015-16, losing in seven games in the East Final to the eventual champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. This latter playoff run was made almost exclusively without the services of Tampa Bay’s best offensive player: center...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos re-signing with Lightning, staying with contender

Steven Stamkos is set to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning in a move that, while slightly surprising, makes total sense for him. TSN’s Bob McKenzie first reported that Stamkos would be staying with the team that drafted him No. 1 overall in 2008. Stamkos's deal with TB is expected to come in at eight years, with an AAV of $8.5M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 29, 2016...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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