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Ben Bishop and Tyler Johnson suffered injuries in Finals

  The Tampa Bay Lightning finally succumbed to the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night in one of the most tightly contested Stanley Cup Finals in recent history.   If it wasn’t for two key injuries, though, things might have turned out a bit differently. Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop revealed Monday he suffered a torn groin in Game 2, while star forward Tyler Johnson...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Can someone tell Stamkos the Stanley Cup Finals are on?

Tampa Bay's biggest star has been nowhere to be found in the Stanley Cup Finals. Can someone tell Steven Stamkos that the LIghtning need him? The post Can Someone Tell Steven Stamkos That The Stanley Cup Finals Are On? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson's goal as called by Chinese broadcast crew (VIDEO)

NBC's NHL crew had a little fun Saturday night by offering a glimpse of how the Stanley Cup Finals sounds during a broadcast half way around the world. In the second period, NBC play-by-play man Mike Emrick told the national TV audience that they were about to hear how the goal Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson scored to give his team a 3-2 lead sounded to those watching...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning’s Johnson proving critics wrong with playoff run

You won’t find a better story in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs than what Tyler Johnson is doing for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Johnson scored a hat trick in Tampa Bay’s 6-2 win over the New York Rangers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final on Monday night. The 24-year-old center now leads the playoffs with 16 points and 11 goals. Johnson’s brilliant performance this postseason...
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Boucher: Johnson Rewriting Lightning Record Book

Prior to the start of the Eastern Conference Final, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said that his squad was writing their own history in this year’s playoffs. It may have been meant as a metaphor but forward Tyler Johnson has clearly taken Cooper’s words to heart. He is literally rewriting the record book for Tampa Bay and shows no sign of slowing down. The undrafted, under sized...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Hat Trick Alert: Tyler Johnson

The Tampa Bay Lightning were looking to even the series with the New York Rangers on Monday night, and thanks to Lightning forward Tyler Johnson they did just that. Johnson netted not one, not two but three goals to secure the first hat trick in Tampa Bay’s playoff history. Watch and find out how Johnson scored all three goals! The post Hat Trick Alert: Tyler Johnson appeared first...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Goal breakdown: Tyler Johnson’s hat trick evens series for LIghtning

Tyler Johnson scored the first three Tampa Bay goals, one shorthanded, one on the powerplay, and one at even strength, to carry the Bolts to a decisive 5-2 win in Game Two. We all knew the Rangers wouldn’t make this easy on us. Of course, the Lightning are a great team, so this really shouldn’t be Read more → The post Goal breakdown: Tyler Johnson’s hat trick evens series...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson Notches Hat Trick As Lightning Blow Past Rangers In Game 2

NEW YORK — Tyler Johnson scored the first hat trick in Lightning playoff history, and Tampa Bay got its high-scoring offense in gear and evened the Eastern Conference finals with a 6-2 victory over the stumbling New York Rangers on Monday night. Alex Killorn added two goals and Steven Stamkos had one and the Lightning bounced back from a crushing late loss on Saturday and made...
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tyler Johnson wins Game 3 for the Lightning at the buzzer

Always play hard until you hear the whistle or the horn sound. That’s a lesson the Montreal Canadiens learned the hard was as Tyler Johnson put the Tampa Bay Lightning up three games to zero by scoring at the buzzer in the third period. The post Video: Tyler Johnson wins Game 3 for the Lightning at the buzzer appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson Shines in Breakout Season with Tampa Bay Lightning

Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots the puck against goalie Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers during the first period at the Amalie Arena on March 24, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images) Tyler Johnson has been the surprise of this NHL season. The Tampa Bay Lightning center has opened eyes around the league with his amazing...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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