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Bolts owner Jeff Vinik calls vision for downtown Tampa a 'game changer'

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled his $1.07 billion vision for downtown Tampa on Wednesday morning, calling it a "game changer" for the city and the Tampa Bay region. Plans for the area, formed by Vinik's Strategic Property Partners LLC, include a USF college of medicine and heart institute, office space to attract corporate headquarters or regional offices...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Lightning out-pace Flyers as streak ends

The Flyers got the all-important first goal that dictated results of late, and did hold the lead after the first period. But something about the first period didn't add up. The Flyers led, but were massively out-played by the East-leading Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning turned things on in the second and scored two quick goals that proved to be the difference in a 3-1 Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goals in 2nd by Stamkos, Johnson lead Lightning past Flyers

  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 Division....
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos and company extend winning streak over Philadelphia

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves. Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson, and Valtteri Filppula each scored. Ryan Callahan grabbed a pair of assists and Tampa Bay continued their mastery over the Philadelphia Flyers with a 3-1 win on Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The first period started out with both teams having some good chances. Tampa hit two posts and Nick Schultz made...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  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 Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop Suffers LBI, Top Prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy Gets The Call

Last night the unthinkable happened, Ben Bishop (5 SV, 1 GA, .800%) left the game late in the first period with what the Bolts say is a lower body injury. They call it an LBI, I call it a heart attack because that’s what I’m having watching Big Ben topple towards a possible stint on the injured list. Word has it he has to be re-evaluated before they can give a timetable for...
Via Razzball Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 30. Time is a flat circle

You can see why the Lightning are so good. What a fun team to watch. Minus Steven Stamkos who was completely invisible. Evgeni Malkin would get murdered if he didn’t show up for a big game by hockey pundits. You have to say the same for the Lightning golden boy. Yikes. Stamkos was no where to found in this one. The Lightning do have a hell of a team, minus a reliable goaltender...
Via The Pensblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With Ben Bishop ailing, Lightning call up Andrei Vasilevskiy from AHL

The Tampa Bay Lightning promoted goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch on Tuesday. The move comes a day after Ben Bishop sustained a lower-body injury in the first period of a 4-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center. Vasilevskiy, 20, has played in 14 games with the Crunch this season, earning an 8-3-3 record with a 2.34...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Philadelphia Flyers game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Philadelphia Flyers are starting to turn things around. Wayne Simmonds has been at the forefront of that reversal of fortune. Simmonds looks to continue his production Tuesday night when the Flyers attempt to snap a five-game losing streak to the Tampa Bay Lightning, who could be without No. 1 goaltender Ben Bishop. Simmonds...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Philadelphia Flyers game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Philadelphia Flyers are starting to turn things around. Wayne Simmonds has been at the forefront of that reversal of fortune. Simmonds looks to continue his production Tuesday night when the Flyers attempt to snap a five-game losing streak to the Tampa Bay Lightning, who could be without No. 1 goaltender Ben Bishop...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What The Hell Happened: Pens beat Lightning in what could be first of many matchups

View image | gettyimages.com Depending on what your personal outlook on the Eastern Conference is the Penguins and Lightning are probably at least two of the best four teams. So don’t be surprised if these two teams meet again. In this game the Lightning came out flying, but the Penguins got elite goaltending from Marc-Andre Fleury, and they were able to get some goals from...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning drop second straight of five-game trip in loss vs. Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 28 shots, Bryan Rust and Brian Dumoulin scored their first NHL goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Monday night. Brandon Sutter added a short-handed goal and Steve Downie had a goal and an assist as the Peguins beat the Lightning for the 10th straight time. Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby missed his third...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning drop second straight of five-game trip in loss vs. Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 28 shots, Bryan Rust and Brian Dumoulin scored their first NHL goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Monday night. Brandon Sutter added a short-handed goal and Steve Downie had a goal and an assist as the Peguins beat the Lightning for the 10th straight time. Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby missed his third...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 30: Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins

Tampa Bay Lightning (19-9-3) at Pittsburgh Penguins (19-6-4) 7:00 – NBCSN, SN, ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference square of tonight at CONSOL.  Tampa Bay has fallen into a bit of a slump recently and lost three of their last four while going 3-3-1 so far in December.  The Penguins, on the other hand, are still...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins game preview

TV: NBC Sports Time: 7 p.m. The NHL's mumps epidemic has spread to its top star, Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Crosby's diagnosis over the weekend and will be without the two-time MVP Monday night when they seek to continue their dominance of the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning. Crosby missed Pittsburgh's last two games with illness and face-swelling that the team...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins game preview

TV: NBC Sports Time: 7 p.m. The NHL's mumps epidemic has spread to its top star, Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Crosby's diagnosis over the weekend and will be without the two-time MVP Monday night when they seek to continue their dominance of the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning. Crosby missed Pittsburgh's last two games with illness and face-swelling that the team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning know they are embarking on a difficult road trip, starting with their first opponent. The Lightning have split two meetings with the Washington Capitals this season heading into Saturday night's matchup that features superstars Alex Ovechkin and Steven Stamkos. Tampa Bay (19-8-3) avoided its first...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning-Capitals Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning know they are embarking on a difficult road trip, starting with their first opponent. The Lightning have split two meetings with the Washington Capitals this season heading into Saturday night's matchup that features superstars Alex Ovechkin and Steven Stamkos. Tampa Bay (19-8-3) avoided its first three-game slide Thursday with a 2-1 victory over Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Luck swings back in Lightning's favor before five-game road trip

TAMPA, Fla. -- To most reasonable eyes, the Tampa Bay Lightning were lucky on Thursday to snap a two-game losing skid in regulation. To most reasonable eyes, they were benefactors of kind bounces on a pair of Nikita Kucherov goals. So what? Tampa Bay's 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes at Amalie Arena resembled more mud wrestling than a work by Monet. Still, few will recall...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kucherov scores both goals in Lightning's victory over Hurricanes

  Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Kucherov scored the winner when his pass went off Carolina defenseman Ron Hainsey and into the net with 30.3 seconds to play. Lightning backup Evgeni Nabokov made 29 saves in his 353rd NHL victory, two away from tying Rogie Vachon for 17th...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kucherov scores late third-period goal to lead Lightning past Hurricanes

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Kucherov scored the winner when his pass went off Carolina defenseman Ron Hainsey and into the net with 30.3 seconds to play. Lightning backup Evgeni Nabokov made 29 saves in his 353rd NHL victory, two away from tying Rogie...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kucherov scores late third-period goal to lead Lightning past Hurricanes

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Kucherov scored the winner when his pass went off Carolina defenseman Ron Hainsey and into the net with 30.3 seconds to play. Lightning backup Evgeni Nabokov made 29 saves in his 353rd NHL victory, two away from tying Rogie...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kucherov has 2 goals; Lightning top Hurricanes 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Kucherov scored the winner when his pass went off Carolina defenseman Ron Hainsey and into the net with 30.3 seconds to play. Lightning backup Evgeni Nabokov made 29 saves in his 353rd NHL victory, two away from tying Rogie...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 7 P.M. The Tampa Bay Lightning reached the top of the NHL standings with a six-game point streak, then were promptly humbled with regulation home losses to Metropolitan Division foes. They could find their next matchup with an opponent from the opposite side of the Eastern Conference a bit easier as the struggling Carolina Hurricanes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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