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Lightning News: Alex Killorn re-signs

Scott Didomenico reports that young forward Alex Killorn has re-signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning.By Michael Miller via Wikimedia CommonsThe 24 year old sophomore-to-be is coming off a remarkable rookie season where he broke with the Bolts from camp and tallied 17 goals and 34 assists for 41 points. Half a point per game production is a solid start to a one's career.Add on...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning re-sign Alex Killorn to two-year deal

TAMPA, Fla. -- Forward Alex Killorn has a new deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He has been re-signed to a two-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Thursday. ESPN'€™s Pierre LeBrun was the first to report that the deal is worth $5.1 million. Killorn, 24, had 17 goals and 41 points in 82 games last season. Durability became one of his greatest...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning re-sign Alex Killorn

The Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned forward Alex Killorn to a two-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Killorn, 24, played in all 82 games for the Lightning last season, collecting 17 goals and 41 points to go along with 63 penalty minutes. He was one of three players on the Bolts to skate in all 82 games. Killorn ranked sixth on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tamp Bay Lightning Re-Sign Alex Killorn

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned forward Alex Killorn to a two-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Killorn, 24, played in all 82 games for the Lightning last season, collecting 17 goals and 41 points to go along with 63 penalty minutes. He was one of three players on the Bolts to skate in all 82 games. Killorn ranked...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A Challenge to the NHL; Officiating Must Change by @ChicksDigHockey

The 2014 NHL playoffs have been a tangle of excitement and frustration. A two goal lead has been tenuous, stars have failed to shine and officiating has been too much of a factor.  On the one hand, it’s incredibly difficult to be skating on the ice, moving amongst the action and still see everything you need to. On the other hand, obviously blown calls have been impactful in a...
Via PensInitiative
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Best and Worst of Tampa's Short Postseason

So this is the end, and man, it was ugly. Both Games 1 & 3 were huge and could've changed the entire series if it weren't for a few mistakes and a bad call, but you have to face reality and accept the fact that Tampa Bay is done for the season. First off, you have to tip your hat to the Montreal Canadiens, no matter how bitter you are that they just swept you. They...
Via Puckrant.com
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs Widen Series Gap vs Lightning

The only Canadian team in this year’s NHL playoffs impressed their home crowd on Sunday evening by defeating the disgruntled Ligtning 3-2 to take a commanding 3-0 series lead. First of all, I realize that Tampa Bay fans are angry at the officials. My twitter feed was going crazy last night, and I was eventually blocked for simply stating facts, as well as standing up for my team...
Via TopSportsReport
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Francis Charron Has Ended the Lightning’s Season

If you haven't heard, seen or read about the controversial no-goal occurrence in Game 3 of the Tampa Bay-Montreal series, you're likely on a deserted island and you may want to return yourself to civilization. Last night one of the worst calls I've ever witnessed was made in a crucial point of a crucial game in a playoff series. What referee Francis Charron did in only...
Via Puckrant.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Flash Points: Lightning pushed to brink with Game 3 loss to Canadiens

The Bolts are on the brink. Are the officials to blame? It will be convenient for some to point to a disallowed goal from winger Ryan Callahan in the second period Sunday as the reason the Tampa Bay Lightning lost 3-2 and fell behind 3-0 in their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against the Montreal Canadiens. In front of a charged crowd at Bell Centre, Callahan appeared to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay goal disallowed on questionable call

The Tampa Bay Lightning scored a goal that looked to be the go-ahead goal for them but the goal was somehow waived off. The referee initially said the contact between Alex Killorn and Carey Price was okay, but then he changed his mind and waived off the goal. It’s a terrible break for Tampa Bay, especially considering Steven Stamkos was hurt a few minutes later and then Montreal...
Via Diehardsport
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

After Game 1 near miss, Lightning must recover quickly

TAMPA, Fla. -- There's one way to recall this one: Oh-so close. You count the missed chances in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, the inches that separated defeat from victory, lick your wounds and recover for Game 2. Friday, there will be another test at Tampa Bay Times Forum. The Tampa Bay Lightning can fly to Canada with this Eastern Conference quarterfinals...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos scores two goals, including OT winner

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Saturday night. Alex Killorn and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Lightning, who have earned at least a point in 11 consecutive games. With the win, Tampa Bay remained two points behind Montreal for second place in the Atlantic Division...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs' Ranger released from hospital

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger was released from the hospital Wednesday evening after being assessed following an injury suffered in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Ranger was taken off the ice on a stretcher late in the first period after being injured on a hit from behind. He was stable, conscious and alert. Ranger was boarded by Lightning forward Alex Killorn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alex Killorn Won’t Face Supplementary Discipline For Hit On Paul Ranger

If the NHe ice before being carted off and taken to the hospital.  However, replays seem to indicate that Ranger — who was looking over his shoulder at the forechecking Killorn — appeared to turn just before Killorn delivered what would have been a legal check. At least that has to be the NHL’s thinking on the play. Killorn received a 5-minute major for boarding and a game...
Via NESN.com
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs' Paul Ranger leaves game on a stretcher

Toronto Maple Leafs' defender Paul Ranger left the ice on a stretcher and was taken to a local hospital during tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.With 4.1 seconds left in the period, Lightning forward Alex Killorn boarded Ranger. Ranger was retrieving the puck in the defensive zone after a Lightning dump-in when Killorn hit him from behind into the end boards...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Killorn Should Be Getting A Phone Call, Fans Get To Ice In Toronto...

((HT: NHL on TSN/Some Hockey Videos))This happened at the end of the first period in tonight's Lightning-Maple Leafs game...Killorn got a match penalty to go with his five-minute major...Ranger was taken to hospital where he was listed as stable, conscious and alert, but still undergoing precautionary testing...And security failed to do their job at the Air Canada Centre as this...
Via Online Sports Guys
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos nets hat trick to lead Lightning past Maple Leafs

TORONTO (AP) -- Steven Stamkos had a natural hat trick and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Toronto 5-3 Wednesday night in a game that included a frightening injury to Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger. Ranger left the ice on a stretcher after his head hit the boards following a first-period hit from Alex Killorn. He was "stable, conscious and alert," according to the Maple...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Leafs’ Paul Ranger Stretchered Off Ice After Dangerous Hit From Alex Killorn (Video)

Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger was taken off the ice on a stretcher during Wednesday night’s game in Toronto after being boarded by Tampa Bay Lightning center Alex Killorn at the end of the first period. As Ranger went to play a puck along the end boards, he turned his back to the oncoming Killorn, who laid a big hit on the Leafs defenseman that sent him face first into the...
Via NESN.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Ranger stretchered off after big hit

Tampa Bay’s Alex Killorn delivered a nasty hit on Toronto’s Paul Ranger on Wednesday night. As Ranger made a quick turn near the boards, Killorn drove through him, sending his head awkwardly into the glass. Ranger was down on the ice for several minutes before being stretchered off. On first review the hit looks absolutely vicious, but upon additional viewings you’ll see that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Ranger Stretchered Off The Ice In Toronto

Period will end 4 secs early. Paul Ranger on ice being treated. Alex Killorn is gone for the game. From afar, the hit didn''t look that bad — steve simmons (@simmonssteve) March 19, 2014 What Simmons writes seems to be the consensus of those who are commenting on the hit. Ranger turned at the last second which certainly did not help, but it was still a bad decision...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Game 68: New Jersey Devils @ Tampa Bay Lightning

Follow me on Twitter @ToddCordell Match-up - New Jersey Devils (29-25-13) @ Tampa Bay Lightning (35-24-7) Road/Home records - 13-17-6 -------------- 18-8-5 TV - MSG, SUN Puck drop - 7:00 p.m. ET Season series - Devils lead 2-0 Last 10: Devils 6-4-0 | Lightning 3-5-2 Projected starting goalies - Martin Brodeur vs Ben Bishop Projected lines for the Lightning: Alex...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Randall Ritchey: Blues Defeat Lightning In Miller's Home Debut

A little bit of deja vu for the Blues and Ryan Miller in tonight's 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Much like Miller's first game against the Phoenix Coyotes, A flukey goal and a tap in goal give the opponent a 2-0 lead in the game. The Blues then turn around and score four straight goals to win the game. It was Alex Killorn who scored first, off a turn over by the...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bolts head into Olympic break with win over Red Wings

The Tampa Bay Lightning entered gut-check territory Saturday in the final game before the two-week Olympic break. No one gutted things out more than goaltender Ben Bishop in a 4-2 victory against Detroit in front of an announced sellout crowd of 19,204 at the Forum. Alex Killorn scored the game-winning goal with 3:11 left in the third period to snap a tie, while Ondrej Palat scored...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Palat has 2 goals, Lightning beat Red Wings 4-2

The Detroit Red Wings latest milestone game had a disheartening outcome. Alex Killorn scored a tiebreaking goal late in the third period, Ondrej Palat had two goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Detroit 4-2 Saturday night in the Red Wings' 6,000th regular-season game. Daniel Alfredsson and Tomas Jurco scored for Detroit, which has a record of 2,761-2,320-815-104 since joining...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ondrej Palat scores twice as Lightning take down Red Wings

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Killorn scored a tiebreaking goal late in the third period, Ondrej Palat had two goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Detroit 4-2 Saturday night in the Red Wings' 6,000th regular-season game. Killorn beat Jimmy Howard from just outside the crease to give the Lightning a 3-2 lead with 3:11 to play. Palat added an empty-net goal with 63 seconds left....
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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