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What We Learned: Do Lightning have right defensive plan? (Puck Daddy)

(Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) The decision made by Jon Cooper ahead of Game 2 was one that probably should have gotten more attention than it did. For just the 10th time in...
Via Philly Sports Live
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Postseason Scoring Beginning to Rebound After 3-Year Low

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), of the Czech Republic, is congratulated by defensemd Nikita Nesterov (89), of Russia, and Anton Stralman (6), of Sweden, during the third period of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) There has...
Via The Sports Journal
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Nikita Nesterov’s Game 1 Goal

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Via Lightning Shout
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolts Beat Bruins In A Shootout – Will Face Red Wings In Round 1

The Tampa Bay Lightning earned their franchise best 50th win and 108th point of the season as they beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 in a shootout tonight at a sold out Amalie Arena. Jonathan Marchessault and Vladislav Namestnikov scored in regulation for the Lightning. Goalie Ben Bishop stopped 36 of 38 shots to win his franchise record 40th game of the year. The scoreless first period...
Via Lightning Shout
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins miss playoffs for 1st time in 7 years with loss to Lightning

  Victor Hedman scored the lone shootout goal, and the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday night. The Bruins' postseason hopes were dashed midway through the third when Pittsburgh claimed the final Eastern Conference wild card by beating Buffalo 2-0. Boston had made the playoffs in each of the previous seven seasons. Jonathan Marchessault had...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson's second of game gives Lightning OT win over Devils

  Tyler Johnson scored his second goal, an overtime power play effort, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night. Johnson scored from along the goal line 1:22 into the extra session. Nikita Nesterov and Steven Stamkos also scored for the playoff-bound Lightning, who are battling Montreal for the Atlantic Division title. Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson scores in OT, Lightning beat Devils 4-3

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tyler Johnson scored his second goal, an overtime power play effort, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night. Johnson scored from along the goal line 1:22 into the extra session. Nikita Nesterov and Steven Stamkos also scored for the playoff-bound Lightning, who are battling Montreal for the Atlantic Division title. Nikita Kucherov...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson does it twice, Lightning top Devils in overtime

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tyler Johnson scored his second goal, an overtime power play effort, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night. Johnson scored from along the goal line 1:22 into the extra session. Nikita Nesterov and Steven Stamkos also scored for the playoff-bound Lightning, who are battling Montreal for the Atlantic Division title. Nikita...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Gunn: Lightning Rookies Photo Tribute

They’ve learned to live out of suitcases. They know all the good places to eat in Syracuse and Tampa. Four of the six played their first NHL game this season. They’ve handled themselves just fine, on and off the ice. They’re Cedric Paquette, Vladislav Namestnikov, Nikita Nesterov, Luke Witkowski, Jonathan Drouin and Andrei Vasilevskiy and they are the Tampa Bay Lightning rookies...
Via Lightning Shout
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning Trade Deadline Rundown

The 2015 NHL trade deadline has come and gone and the Tampa Bay Lightning were active and improved the team in preparation for a deep playoff run. Here’s what took place on Monday: Radko Gudas and Brett Connolly traded PHILADELPHIA, PA – DECEMBER 23: Braydon Coburn #5 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates during an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild at Wells Fargo Center...
Via Lightning Shout
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill’s Bolts Bluster – A Tampa Bay Lightning Rant

Bill’s Bolts Bluster will be a regular feature posted from time to time as my blood pressure rises. Keep in mind, this is a diatribe of off the cuff opinions about the Lightning spouted by me. Sometimes you just have to shout something wild and impassioned at the top of your lungs just to feel better. Here we go! -This team as constructed currently cannot go deep in the playoffs...
Via Lightning Shout
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nesterov scores first NHL goal in Lightning's loss to Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- With five straight victories, the Los Angeles Kings are digging their way out of a slump that has threatened their playoff chances. Jordan Nolan scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Jeff Carter added an insurance score in a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. "Things are coming together for us," said Anze Kopitar, who scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nesterov scores first NHL goal in Lightning's loss to Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- With five straight victories, the Los Angeles Kings are digging their way out of a slump that has threatened their playoff chances. Jordan Nolan scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Jeff Carter added an insurance score in a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. "Things are coming together for us," said Anze Kopitar, who scored...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolts Lose Another Defenseman – Now What?

Matt Carle skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 19, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Lightning 3-2 in the shootout. Tampa Bay defenseman Matt Carle will miss at least 6-8 weeks after undergoing surgery Tuesday to repair torn abductor muscles in his lower abdomen. Despite many fans opinion of Carle, he is an important piece...
Via Lightning Shout
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolts Recall Nikita Nesterov From Syracuse

#TBLightning announce that D Nikita Nesterov has been recalled from #SyrCrunch — Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO) December 31, 2014
Via Lightning Shout
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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