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NHL Offseason Winners: The Dallas Stars

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports So far this NHL offseason has been most eventful, featuring blockbuster deals and important free agency signings that have either propelled teams closer to their goal of winning the Stanley Cup, or pushed teams further away given the losses they have experienced. Over the course of the next two weeks, I plan on exploring the biggest winners and losers...
Via The Sideline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Under Review – Bolts Sunday Night Frenzy Reaps Free Agency Day Benefits

#461381899 / gettyimages.com Allan Brown Tampa Bay Lightning Writer If NHL free agency day is like Christmas for hockey fans, then Christmas Eve came a day early for followers of the Tampa Bay Lightning. What started out as just an average – albeit typically hot – Tampa Bay Sunday summer night turned into a three-hour rollercoaster ride that saw three veteran Lightning players...
Via TopSportsReport
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Lightning Fill Their Needs

from Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune, After clearing out salary cap heading into free agency, the Lightning found a way to utilize some of that available space Tuesday to land one of the top defensemen on the market in Anton Stralman while adding some needed size up front with center Brian Boyle. Tampa Bay also signed veteran goaltender Evgeni Nabokov to a one-year...
Via Kukla's Korner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Back-up bingo: Montoya to Florida, Lindback to Dallas, Peters to Caps

Free Agency Continues..#FlaPanthers agree to terms with Al Montoya. Details to follow. pic.twitter.com/3RRiOtMo6R — Florida Panthers (@FlaPanthers) July 1, 2014 Stars agree with back-up goalie Anders Lindback to one-year deal. — Mike Heika (@MikeHeika) July 1, 2014 Free Agency News: Capitals sign Justin Peters — two years, $1.9 million pic.twitter.com...
Via Kukla's Korner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Goalie Anders Lindback Will Hit The UFA Market

from Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune, The Lightning will not be issuing a qualifying offer to goaltender Anders Lindback, allowing the 26-year-old to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. In order to retain Lindback’s rights as a restricted free agent, the Lightning would have had to issue an offer equal to the $2.2 million salary he played for last season. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindback won’t get offer from Bolts

The Lightning will not be issuing a qualifying offer to goaltender Anders Lindback, allowing the 26-year-old to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. In order to retain Lindback’s rights as a restricted free agent, the Lightning would have had to issue an offer equal to the $2.2 million salary he played for last season. Lindback finished last season 8-12-2 with a 2.90 goals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning goaltending to define future success

Stability in net has often eluded the Tampa Bay Lightning. Not anymore. More than any other time in its history, Tampa Bay has a pipeline of solid, consistent talent at the goaltending position for the foreseeable future. Its top netminders, Ben Bishop and Anders Lindback are on the verge of reaching their respective primes. Waiting in the wings are two highly regarded prospects...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Recap: Montreal sweeps Tampa Bay

The only Canadian team in the NHL playoffs became the first to advance to the second round. Here is the series recap of the Montreal sweep over Tampa Bay. Best performance Brendan Gallagher Gallagher had three goals and two assists in four games. What is most impressive about this is that he did it in about an average of 14 minutes of ice-time a night. Gallagher is a guy that every...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Recap: Montreal sweeps Tampa Bay

The only Canadian team in the NHL playoffs became the first to advance to the second round. Here is the series recap of the Montreal sweep over Tampa Bay. Best performance Brendan Gallagher Gallagher had three goals and two assists in four games. What is most impressive about this is that he did it in about an average of 14 minutes of ice-time a night. Gallagher is a guy that every...
Via Bloguin Best
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs beat Lightning 4-3, advance to next round

On Tuesday, April 22nd, the Montreal Canadiens were at home to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in game four of their first round playoff series. The starting goalies were Carey Price (3-0-0) for Montreal and Anders Lindback (0-2-1) for Tampa Bay. In the first, the Habs jump out to the earl lead as Danny […]
Via The Hockey Report
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Habs take a 3-0 series lead over the Lightning with 3-2 win

On Sunday, April 20th, the Montreal Canadiens were at home to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in game three of their first round playoff series. The starting goalies were Carey Price (2-0-0) for Montreal and Anders Lindback (0-1-1) for Tampa Bay. In the first, Montreal jumps out to the early lead as just eleven […]
Via The Hockey Report
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Flash Points: Lightning face daunting task in Montreal

TAMPA, Fla. -- It's not over, but daylight is dwindling. It's not over, but a charge is needed ASAP. There's no time to waste. There's no time to fall behind further. This is playoff hockey. If the Tampa Bay Lightning can't collect themselves quickly, their stay will be short. The Lightning are guaranteed at least two games in Canada, on Sunday and Tuesday. But...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 18, 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

NHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday

Just a few things that caught my eye: Six-foot-six isn't tall if you're always on your knees. Stand up, Anders Lindback -- STAND UP! They already know about that glove hand of yours. Don't give them anything else! Sidney Crosby has discovered it's tick season. Brandon Dubinsky just latches on between the shoulder blades and drains the energy right out...
Via Rotowire
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Goaltending Doubts Erased With Recent Play Of Anders Lindback

from Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune, When Ben Bishop fell to the ice diving for a puck on April 8, the conventional thinking suggested the Lightning’s playoffs hopes plummeted with him. A week later, confidence in Tampa Bay’s goaltending has been almost fully restored as the Lightning get set to start their opening-round playoff series against Montreal. With Bishop...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning goalie Anders Lindback earns first star honors from NHL

TAMPA, Fla. -- The NHL has honored Anders Lindback for his standout play. On Monday, the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender was named the league's first star for the week ending Sunday, after he posted a 3-0-0 record with a 0.67 goals-against average in appearances against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals. He also had a .975 save percentage and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

In Anders We Trust

Half-way through this season, if I would've told you that Ben Bishop went down to injury and you had to rely on an underachieving Anders Lindback to take the reins, you probably would've began to tear up. Lindback was scrubbing the floors of his confidence's cellar with a toothbrush up until the month of April, but now he looks like a changed player, ready to take control...
Via Puckrant.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Stars Of The Week

NEW YORK (April 14, 2014) – Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Anders Lindback, Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson and Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending April 13. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"
Via Kukla's Korner
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning earn home-ice edge against Canadiens

It seemed only fitting that the Lightning’s regular season ended in an unfashionable way. Defenseman Matt Carle scored the only goal in the shootout and Anders Lindback stopped all 18 shots to record his third career shutout as the Lightning closed with a 1-0 victory against Washington in front of an announced crowd of 18,506 at Verizon Center. “Fitting for the way this year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning secure home ice for first round with in over Capitals

Anders Lindback stopped 18 shots and three shootout attempts in Tampa Bay's 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals. The win gives Tampa Bay home-ice advantage for its first-round meeting with the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Via FOXSports.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Do These Playoff Bound Flyers Stand?

  If it’s on Ray Emery’s creaky knees, it might be up against a wall, to relieve some pressure. In a battle of backup goalies, Emery and the Flyers wound up outplayed by Tampa Bay Lightning backup Anders Lindback and the surging Bolts, a situation which cost Philadelphia an opportunity to gain home ice advantage in their upcoming first round playoff matchup against the New York...
Via Total Sports Live
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

It Could Be Worse (Or “It’s Worse”)

The Philadelphia Flyers stumbled against the host Tampa Bay Lightning last night, losing 4-2.  The Flyers eventually answered an early first-period Tampa goal with Wayne Simmonds’ tying goal late in the second period on the power play. This came after spending much time firing many shots at Tampa backup Anders Lindback. Lindback played well in […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindback up to task as Bolts top Flyers, 4-2

The Tampa Bay Lightning are rallying around goaltender Anders Lindback. Sometimes, literally. In his first start since starter Ben Bishop went down to injury, Lindback stopped 34 shots to help lead the Lightning to a 4-2 victory against Philadelphia in front of an announced sell-out crowd of 19,204 at The Forum and complete a season sweep of the Flyers. Tyler Johnson and Steven...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Anders Lindback builds trust with stellar outing against Flyers

Anders Lindback's performance Thursday night in the Lightning's victory over the Flyers -- especially during the first period -- could go a long way to showing that the injury to star goalie Ben Bishop may not be the death knell for Tampa Bay that some are predicting.
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Anders Lindback builds trust with stellar outing against Flyers

TAMPA, Fla. -- There were other moments, many moments, in Thursday's Tampa Bay Lightning game that decided the outcome, one that showed the fight of a team clawing to earn home-ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Hockey is such a blur that it's rare one moment stands out after the final horn. That's why it's one of the best sports to watch...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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