WATCH: Steven Stamkos takes BP, fielding practice, hits homer

How is Steven Stamkos preparing for the 2015-16 season? Unlike Erik Karlsson, Stamkos is practicing … but probably not the sport you’d expect. Watch as Stamkos takes BP and fielding practice with the Toronto Blue Jays. Look closely and you’ll see Stamkos send one pitch over the fence, which is the topic he’s discussing with the broadcasters. Stamkos looks like a pretty...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steven Stamkos takes BP and fielding practice, hits a homer

How is Steven Stamkos preparing for the 2015-16 season? Unlike Erik Karlsson, Stamkos is practicing … but probably not the sport you’d expect. Watch as Stamkos takes BP and fielding practice with the Toronto Blue Jays. Look closely and you’ll see Stamkos send one pitch over the fence, which is the topic he’s discussing with the broadcasters. Stamkos looks like a pretty legitimate...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Suits Up With Toronto

.@NHL star @RealStamkos91 trades skates for spikes and hits the field with the @BlueJays. — MLB (@MLB) August 28, 2015
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boucher: Bolts On Summer Break 4

It’s late August and we can almost see the new NHL season from here. As our final weeks of freedom wind down, the Bolts are getting ready to get back to business. Here’s a look at what the boys have been up to during the dog days of summer: The status of his contract has been a hot topic as of late but that’s not getting in Steven Stamkos’ way. Tampa Bay’s captain is currently...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Getting Ready

#PREPWEEK is underway! — Gary Roberts (@GaryRobertsHPT) August 24, 2015
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Preview 2015-16 Season: Stanley Cup Favorites?

After a successful season that saw the Tampa Bay Lightning make it to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 11 years, are they bound for the finals once again for the 2015-16 season? They lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in one of the closest Stanley Cup Finals in recent memory where all but one game was decided by a single goal. With the Blackhawks taking some salary cap...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: August 20th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything Else.  It’s more fun than going on vacation… No it’s not… THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Sidney Crosby played a little ball hockey (not a joke) yesterday and started in net for a front office game.  A splendid time was had by all.  Crosby has spent his entire summer working on how to...
Via The Pensblog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boucher: The Stylin’, Profilin’, Limousine Ridin’, Jet Flyin’, Kiss Stealin’, Wheelin’ And Dealin’ Bolts

There’s a strange correlation between hockey and professional wrestling. There’s quite a bit of overlap among the fans of both products as well. The narratives in hockey and wrestling are surprisingly similar too: over the top characters, drama, family traditions in the sport, overcoming injuries, heroes and villains. Some NHL teams award a championship style belt to the MVP...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best Of The 2014-15 Lightning Season

The Lightning did not win the Stanley Cup, but looking back, they did have one incredible year. With that, let’s take a look at the high points of the 2014-15 Tampa Bay Lightning season.5. Beating The Montreal Canadiens: Regular season games, in most cases, do not carry major significance. But this game was different. After getting swept and embarrassed by Montreal in the first...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Steven Stamkos leave Tampa Bay?

With the NHL Draft behind us and the doldrums of summer laying ahead, this is about the time everyone in the hockey world starts looking around for something to talk about. But with nothing actually happening, what is there to discuss? One can only discuss the upcoming season so much without it being pure speculation, ...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Boucher: Bolts On Summer Break 2

Ah, the dog days of summer. It’s hot, humid, and NHL players everywhere are enjoying time off before training for next season begins. A number of Lightning players are involved with stuff around the world and we wanted to catch you up on what the boys are up to. Some positive #TeamTampaBay mojo in Toronto, with @RealStamkos91 & former Bolt @teddypurcell16 paying #Rays a visit...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos creates baseball cap drama at Blue Jays game

There's no better way to spend a summer day than taking a trip to the ballpark, and Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos did just that Saturday when he made the trip to the Rogers Centre for a game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays.But Stamkos was no ordinary fan at the ballgame. Toronto fans are on high alert as far as Stamkos, a native of the Toronto area, is...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Haas: Lightning Cap Casualties Crossroad

In the salary cap era, successful NHL teams have a small window of opportunity to win the Stanley Cup. The window has opened for the Tampa Bay Lightning, but starting next season, as fast as that window opened, it may begin to close. General Manager Steve Yzerman will face some tough decisions. Will he sacrifice his forward depth or potentially trade a goalie? Will he depend on the...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Philp: Stamkos Stays, Shadowing Stevie’s Success

Captain Steven Stamkos during Game One of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena on June 3, 2015. It has begun. The headline seeking pundits are flying high overhead like vultures waiting for the Lightning to perish. Don’t believe the hype. Don’t listen to the pretentious Cherry’s and Simmons’ of the hockey world. Steven Stamkos is staying with Tampa Bay because...
Via Lightning Shout
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The summer of Steven Stamkos panic (Puck Daddy)

The summer months act as an amplifier for hockey news, as the smallest morsel can sometimes become a feast of speculation and consternation.  Which brings us to Steven Stamkos and his lack of contract talks with the Tampa Bay Lightning, which became a thing on Wednesday when his agent Don Meehan gave an update to TSN: “Steven is only a few weeks away from being in the Stanley...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Steven Stamkos Talks About Going First In The Draft

Steven Stamkos remembers what it was like going first overall and has some words about this years possible top pick. (Feature photo/Getty Images) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stamkos on contract talks: 'I'm not losing any sleep over it'

The rumor mill has started churning now that the season is over, and one of its hottest topics is the fate of Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay. Stamkos will enter the final year of his contract in the fall, and general manager Steve Yzerman already said his No. 1 priority this offseason is signing Stamkos to an extension.But there is one person in Tampa Bay who is not worried about Stamkos...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Stamkos & the Bolts Join Rays For Batting Practice

The Tampa Bay Rays hosted some special guests prior to their game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Steven Stamkos, Braydon Coburn, Alex Killorn, Brian Boyle, and Ben Bishop of the Eastern Conference Champion Tampa Bay Lightning joined the MLBers for batting practice this afternoon. The Bolts traded in their helmets and skates for ballcaps and bats in recognition of the support the...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Woodward: Tampa Bay Lightning Offseason Forecast – Part 1

After falling just two victories short of their second Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history, the Tampa Bay Lightning find themselves in very good shape, both on the ice and off. With 18 members of the 20-man roster used in Game 6 of the Final already under contract for next season, the Bolts will have the opportunity to bring back nearly everyone from this year’s team...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Steven Stamkos Exit Interview

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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning star Steven Stamkos comes up empty vs. Blackhawks

  His eyes a bit glazed and a blue Lightning cap pulled tight over his head, Steven Stamkos looked like someone who took his best shots only to absorb the knockout blow. He hit a crossbar. He got stopped on a breakaway. He came away empty-handed, and so did Tampa Bay. Stamkos missed two big opportunities, and the Lightning fell 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, giving the...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Stamkos comes up empty, Lightning fall to Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) One of the NHL's most prolific scorers this season, Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos came away empty-handed in the biggest series of his career. His performance in Game 6 basically summed up the Stanley Cup Final for him. Stamkos missed two big opportunities and the Lightning fell 2-0, giving the Chicago Blackhawks their third championship in six years on Monday night. Second...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vasilevskiy solid in net despite Tampa Bay’s Game 4 loss

The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 at the United Center in Chicago Wednesday night, evening the series at two. The two teams feature some the league’s most popular goal scoring juggernauts such as Steven Stamkos, Jonathan Toews, and Patrick Kane.  However, many analysts and fans are focusing on the performance of Andrei […] The post Vasilevskiy solid...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Audio: Steven Stamkos Post Practice Today

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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

No need for frustration....the goals will come for Stamkos

It has been a while since one of the best goal-scorers in the league has scored a goal.Steven Stamkos has gone without a goal in his last six games, and has recorded just one assist.Stamkos was asked about how the superstars of the Stanley Cup Final have been kept relatively quiet. He'd obviously rather be contributing, but there's one thing more important to him.“Winning kind...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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