TYLER JOHNSON RUMORS

Lightning Quick: Lindback, Bolts best Flyers

The Lightning celebrate after Tyler Johnson's first-period goal in a 4-2 win over the Flyers. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) The Flyers latest match with a playoff team cleared the playoff picture. One thing is certain, the Flyers will not have home ice to open the playoffs. A 3-1 Flyers loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning coupled with the New York Rangers 2-1 win over the Buffalo...
Via Flyerdelphia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts clinch playoff spot with victory over Habs

How fitting a Lightning rookie sent Tampa Bay into the postseason. Tyler Johnson scored a shorthanded goal at 12:41 of the third period to help Tampa Bay beat Montreal 3-1 in front of an announced crowd of 18,808 at The Forum. With the victory - coupled with losses by Washington and New Jersey - the Lightning, with five rookies in the lineup on Tuesday, clinched a berth in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Johnson's skate blade knocked off by shot

Here's something you don't see every day: A huge slap shot from New York Islanders defensemen Travis Hamonic knocked off Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson's skate blade.TBL wins via the shootout.**See related stories below & share on social media. Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson challenges Stamkos record

With 21 goals on the season, C Tyler Johnson climbed to within two goals of matching the single-season franchise rookie record set by C Steven Stamkos in 2008-09. With 16 games remaining on the season, the 23-year-old former undrafted free agent signee has a solid chance to put his name into the Lightning record book. But Johnson has an interesting perspective on possibly surpassing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Tyler Johnson an unexpected rookie star

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tyler Johnson considers the NHL Rookie of the Year talk overblown. A big deal created by the media. Little more. Thanks to his standout play, the whispers have grown louder in recent weeks. But the fact he's part of the Tampa Bay Lightning at all is a testament to his resilience in a sport where it's easy to become fatigued.   Johnson, 23, considered a different...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning-Maple Leafs Preview

As the Tampa Bay Lightning's star player continues to recover from a broken leg, a rookie has been showing star potential lately. Tyler Johnson tries to further his Calder Trophy candidacy and help the Lightning extend their winning streak to four Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Johnson, an undrafted 23-year-old, saw limited playing time last season and had three...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson wins battle of rookies; Bolts top Avalanche

Tyler Johnson’s noteriety flew under the radar for a good portion of his first NHL season. Now, however, the Lightning rookie might very well be on everybody’s screen when it comes to the Calder Trophy race. Johnson registered his first career hat trick on Saturday in Tampa Bay’s 5-2 victory against Colorado in front of an announced sellout crowd of 19,204 at The Forum. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson's hat trick lifts Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tyler Johnson scored three goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. With the Lightning leading 3-2, Johnson doubled the advantage with 5:22 remaining and then completed his first career hat trick less than 2 minutes later. The rookie center has 16 goals this season. Mark Barberio and Valtteri Filppula...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Stuart: #CalderWatch: Johnson's Hat Trick Powers Lightning Past Avalanche

Thanks to Tyler Johnson’s first career hat trick and a second consecutive three assist performance from Victor Hedman, the Tampa Bay Lightning managed to secure a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. The win moves Tampa’s record to 31-16-5, which is good enough to tie them for first place in the Atlantic Division with the Boston Bruins. It’s...
Via HockeyBuzz
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson has 3 goals, Lightning beat Avalanche, 5-2

Tyler Johnson scored three goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. With the Lightning leading 3-2, Johnson doubled the advantage with 5:22 remaining and then completed his first career hat trick less than 2 1/2 minutes later. The rookie center has 16 goals this season. Mark Barberio and Valtteri Filppula also scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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