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Video: Carey Price makes a great glove save on Valtteri Filppula

The Montreal Canadiens have climbed back into their series with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carey Price has been a big reason why. He has made a ton of huge saves, but this glove save on Valtteri Filppula may be the best. Filppula received a sharp pass from Steven Stamkos and turned to fire it at the net. He flubbed the puck a bit which gave Price enough time to slide over and get...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Carey Price makes a great glove save on Valtteri Filppula

The Montreal Canadiens have climbed back into their series with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carey Price has been a big reason why. He has made a ton of huge saves, but this glove save on Valtteri Filppula may be the best. Filppula received a sharp pass from Steven Stamkos and turned to fire it at the net. He flubbed the puck a bit which gave Price enough time to slide over and get...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa's J.T. Brown scores on crazy deflection (VIDEO)

Tampa Bay probably has a play drawn up for scoring off deflections in front of the net, but J.T. Brown gave the term "deflection" new meaning with a goal in the third period of Sunday's 6-2 win over Montreal. Brown was stationed in front of the net when he managed to tip a shot from Valtteri Filppula straight up into the air before the puck and Brown fell into the net. The goal...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's power play comes alive in rout of Canadiens

MONTREAL -- Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nikita Kucherov scored twice on power plays, Valtteri Filppula, Victor Hedman and J.T. Brown added goals, and Ben Bishop made 27 saves for the Lightning. Jeff Petry and Tom Gilbert...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead

MONTREAL (AP) Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nikita Kucherov scored twice, Valtteri Filppula, J.T. Brown and Victor Hedman added goals, and Ben Bishop made 27 saves for the Lightning. Jeff Petry and Tom Gilbert scored for...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikita Kucherov’s Double-OT Goal Gives Lightning Game 1 Win Over Habs (Video)

MONTREAL — Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:06 of the second overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Kucherov took a pass in the slot from Valtteri Filppula and beat Canadiens goalie Carey Price with a wrist shot to the glove side on the first shot of the period. “Boyle...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kucherov scores in 2OT, Lightning down Canadiens in Game 1

  Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:06 of the second overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Kucherov took a pass in the slot from Valtteri Filppula and beat goalie Carey Price with a wrist shot on the first shot of the period. Kucherov was involved in a controversial call...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning remain mum on Valtteri Filppula's status

Tampa center Valtteri Filppula remains a question mark ahead of Game 1 against the Canadiens following just 3:47 of ice time in the final two periods of Game 7 against the Red Wings. Filppula's decreased ice time could be due to either injury or a roster decision, but the Lightning won't reveal anything about his status. When asked whether Filppula was suffering from an injury...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video. Valtteri Filppula’s Game 2 Goal

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Via Lightning Shout
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand, Steven Stamkos Drop Gloves In Bruins-Lightning Matchup (Video)

It didn’t take too long for things to get physical in the Boston Bruins’ matchup against the Tampa Bay Lighting on Sunday. Bruins winger Brad Marchand unleashed a hit on Tampa Bay center Valtteri Filppula midway through the first period, and Lightning captain Steven Stamkos took exception to it. Stamkos confronted the always-scrappy Marchand, and the two eventually came...
Via NESN.com
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos scores 2 goals; Lightning beat Canadiens

  Steven Stamkos had two goals and added an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Monday night in a matchup of the Atlantic Division's top teams. Both have 93 points, but Montreal has played one fewer game. Valtteri Filppula and Victor Hedman also scored for the Lightning, who have outscored Montreal 16-5 in winning all four games between the teams this...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolts Stay Perfect Vs. Canadiens

This is what playoff hockey looks like and the Tampa Bay Lightning are proving their mettle each night in March. Tonight at Amalie Arena the Bolts beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 behind two goals and an assist from Steven Stamkos, a highlight reel goal from Victor Hedman and a strong performance by goalie Ben Bishop. After a back and forth start to the first period that saw the Bolts...
Via Lightning Shout
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Nashville Predators game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. Jon Cooper questioned whether his team was among the best in the NHL following its first home loss in nearly two months. The Tampa Bay Lightning answered him with an impressive win over one of the top clubs in the league. The Lightning can further convince their coach when they visit the NHL-leading Nashville Predators...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Boyle nets pair to help Lightning back into win column vs. Ducks

TAMPA, Fla. -- Brian Boyle scored the first of his two goals during Tampa Bay's three-goal first period and the Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Sunday. Valtteri Filppula, Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning, who had a franchise-record 10-game home winning streak end Saturday in a 4-2 loss to Los Angeles. Ducks center Ryan...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Ducks fall to Lightning, 5-3

Brian Boyle scored the first of his two goals during Tampa Bay's three-goal first period and the Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Sunday. Valtteri Filppula, Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning, who had a franchise-record 10-game home winning streak end Saturday in a 4-2 loss to Los Angeles. Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf, who...
Via Fox Sports West
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning's scoring frenzy alive and well in climb atop Eastern Conference

 TAMPA, Fla. -- Their scoring frenzy is more pack of wolves than lone predator, the threat deep and diversified. Their scoring frenzy is a variety of riches, its potential to carry the Tampa Bay Lightning far already seen in their climb to the top of the Eastern Conference. Names like Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson and Nikita Kucherov are known snipers, but others like Valtteri...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bishop Leads Bolts Over Blue Jackets 3-1

Big Ben Bishop made 34 saves and Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games to lead Lightning over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 for their franchise best tenth straight home win at Amalie Arena. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay. Bishop lost his shutout when Ryan Johansen scored with 3:26 remaining in the game. Former Bolt Curtis...
Via Lightning Shout
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Killorn's pair of goals help Lightning take care of Canucks

  Alex Killorn had two goals, Valtteri Filppula added a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning took over the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Brian Boyle also scored for the Lightning, who lead the idle New York Islanders by one point in the East. Ben Bishop stopped 27 shots in Tampa Bay's eighth straight...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Killorn, Valtteri Filppula kept Lightning hot at home, spark win over Cancucks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Killorn had two goals, Valtteri Filppula added a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning took over the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Brian Boyle also scored for the Lightning, who lead the idle New York Islanders by one point in the East. Ben Bishop stopped 27 shots in Tampa Bay...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolts Win Penalty Parade vs. Canucks 4-1

It was an interesting match-up of the best road team in the NHL facing the best home team in the league. The Canucks were tied for the best road record and the Lightning were going after their eighth straight win at Amalie Arena. Alex Killorn netted two third period goals, Ben Bishop was outstanding in net and the Lightning penalty kill was a perfect seven for seven as the Bolts...
Via Lightning Shout
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Killorn, Valtteri Filppula kept Lightning hot at home, spark win over Cancucks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Killorn had two goals, Valtteri Filppula added a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning took over the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Brian Boyle also scored for the Lightning, who lead the idle New York Islanders by one point in the East. Ben Bishop stopped 27 shots in Tampa Bay...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Killorn has 2 goals, Lightning beat Canucks 4-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Alex Killorn had two goals, Valtteri Filppula added a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning took over the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Brian Boyle also scored for the Lightning, who lead the idle New York Islanders by one point in the East. Ben Bishop stopped 27 shots in Tampa Bay's...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Haas: Future Headline – Lightning Deal Filppula At Draft

Filppula could bring a quality blueliner. While many fans have soured on Valtteri Filppula due to his -10 rating thus far (point-wise, he’s only five off last year’s pace), it would still be an absolute shock to see GM Steve Yzerman dilute the team’s depth at center during the season by trading him. In the offseason though, it’s a move that wouldn’t be shocking at all...
Via Lightning Shout
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning prove their mettle rallying from 2-0 deficit vs. Maple Leafs

TAMPA, Fla. -- They answered early fire near their net with heat of their own. In a game billed as a matchup between the NHL's top-scoring teams Monday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning were face down on the ice after the two quick first-period goals from the Toronto Maple Leafs, Amalie Arena both charged and concerned, in a tizzy and troubled. The atmosphere was a taste of late April...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning snap two-game skid with win over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored second-period goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Valtteri Filppula added an empty-netter and Ryan Callahan had a pair of assists for the Lightning (20-10-3), who won for the second time in six games. Tampa Bay began the night tied with Detroit atop the Atlantic...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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