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AHL game sets new record for largest U.S. crowd at an indoor hockey game

The Syracuse Crunch and Utica Comets are in the record books after playing in front of the largest indoor crowd in U.S. professional hockey history. The AHL Frozen Dome Classic hosted by the Crunch drew a crowd of 30,715, breaking the mark set by the Tampa Bay Lightning of 28,138 back in 1996 when they played at Tropicana Field. The huge crowd is also the second-largest in AHL history...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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AHL game sets new record for largest U.S. crowd at an indoor hockey game

The Syracuse Crunch and Utica Comets are in the record books after playing in front of the largest indoor crowd in U.S. professional hockey history. The AHL Frozen Dome Classic hosted by the Crunch drew a crowd of 30,715, breaking the mark set by the Tampa Bay Lightning of 28,138 back in 1996 when they played at Tropicana Field. The huge crowd is also the second-largest in AHL history...
Via Bloguin Best
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Lightning show they can also win with defense

TAMPA, Fla. -- Sometimes, the personality must surprise. Sometimes, revealing depth of character is more impressive than confirming a reputation. Such was the case for the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night in a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild at Amalie Arena. They entered with an NHL-high 74 goals. They owned a profile as a group of offensive high flyers, a sort of Fun-N...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Lightning clips Wild, 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which...
Via AP on Fox
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Lightning clips Wild, 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which won...
Via Fox Sports North
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Stamkos scores 14th of season as Lightning beat Wild

  Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which won the other meeting...
Via AP on Fox
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Pass-ive play costs Wild as they snap 4-game winning streak in 2-1 loss to Tampa Bay

Zach Parise tries to corral a loose puck. I remember when I was in 4th grade, and I was involved in a lot of different sports including basketball.  I played in a simple house league in my hometown, and they had two tournaments with one in the middle of the season and one at the end.  In the mid-season tournament where teams are paired effectively at random, my team which was pretty...
Via State of Hockey News
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Steven Stamkos scores 14th goal of season, Lightning beat Wild

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which won...
Via AP on Fox
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Stamkos scores 14th as Lightning beat Wild, 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which won...
Via AP on Fox
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Steven Stamkos scores 14th goal of season, Lightning beat Wild

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos scored his 14th goal of the season and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Minnesota 2-1 on Saturday night, snapping the Wild's four-game winning streak. Alex Killorn scored in his fourth straight game for the Lightning, who had lost two in a row. Anton Stralman had two assists and Ben Bishop stopped 30 shots. Zach Parise scored for Minnesota, which won...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Game #19: Minnesota Wild vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 11/22/14 @ 6:00PM CST at Amalie Arena

Minnesota Wild (11-7-0)  22pts  4th in the Central 2.89 Goals For (8th) 2.28 Goals Against (8th) 10.2% Power Play (28th) 88.1% Penalty Kill (5th) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 9G 3A = 12pts 2. #11 Zach Parise ~ 6G 6A = 12pts 3. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 4G 8A = 12pts 4. #3 Charlie Coyle ~ 2G 8A = 10pts 5. #20 Ryan Suter ~ 1G 9A = 10pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco Scandella...
Via State of Hockey News
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Minnesota Wild at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning hope a return home Saturday night can turn the tides following back-to-back losses. Home-ice advantage alone may not be enough against the red-hot Minnesota Wild. After going 8-1-1 in a 10-game stretch, Tampa Bay (13-6-2) finally hit a rough patch at the end of a three-game trip with 5-2 losses to the...
Via AP on Fox
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Minnesota Wild at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning hope a return home Saturday night can turn the tides following back-to-back losses. Home-ice advantage alone may not be enough against the red-hot Minnesota Wild. After going 8-1-1 in a 10-game stretch, Tampa Bay (13-6-2) finally hit a rough patch at the end of a three-game trip with 5-2 losses to the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Leafs players under criticism for avoiding stick salute following Thursday's win over Tampa Bay

The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 yesterday, but players are still taking some scrutiny from the media for what happened following the regulation horn. In the past, the club has always had a regular tradition of saluting the fans following home wins. Last night though, there was no salute. Watch here.  Some players raised their sticks half-way in the air,...
Via Hockey Fan Land
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Wild-Lightning Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning hope a return home Saturday night can turn the tides following back-to-back losses. Home-ice advantage alone may not be enough against the red-hot Minnesota Wild. After going 8-1-1 in a 10-game stretch, Tampa Bay (13-6-2) finally hit a rough patch at the end of a three-game trip with 5-2 losses to the New York Islanders and Toronto. "One thing all year...
Via AP on Fox
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One healthy scratch no alarm for Jonathan Drouin's development with Bolts

TAMPA, Fla. -- Young phenoms never come with warning labels. There's no "fragile" in large block letters stamped on their torso and there are no directions to "handle with care" when unwrapping all that promise and placing them in the NHL. Predictably, Jonathan Drouin has been watched with extra attention since the former third overall pick in 2013 made his Tampa Bay Lightning debut...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Game Gifs: CBJ vs. TBL (11/8/14)

Gifs from the high-scoring Tampa Bay game in which Nabakov and score effects made the Blue Jackets look infinitely better on the scoreboard than they actually were. Full album of the gifs here. First Period 0-1 TBL: TBL: (5:46) J.T. Brown (1) ASST: Jason Garrison (6), Andrej Sustr (2) 0-2 TBL: TBL: (6:07) Cedric Paquette (3) ASST: Jonathan Drouin (5), Vladislav Namestnikov (3...
Via BS Hockey
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Four Goal First Period Leads Crunch To 5-4 Win Over Wolf Pack

By Zachary Grenier Hartford, CT, November 19, 2014 – The Hartford Wolf Pack were unable to recover from a Syracuse Crunch four-goal first period Wednesday night at the XL Center and lost, 5-4. Mike Angelidis and Yanni Gourde led the way for the Crunch with two goals each on the night.  Tanner Richard tallied two assists in the Crunch victory as well.  Conor Allen had a team high...
Via Sox and Dawgs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Toronto Maple Leafs game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M. Expectations in hockey-mad Toronto appear to be taking their toll on the Maple Leafs, whose coach is aware of both the issue of his job security and the tension surrounding his struggling team. Randy Carlyle's club has lost three straight heading into Thursday night's home matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Effort lacking as Rangers blown out by Callahan, Lightning

Ryan Callahan made his return known to the Rangers, potting two goals –including the eventual game winner– as the Tampa Bay Lightning blew out the New York Rangers 5-1. This game could have been a lot worse, as I can count at least two other opportunities where Henrik Lundqvist came up huge, including once in […] The post Effort lacking as Rangers blown out by Callahan, Lightning...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Callahan lifts Lightning to win in return to MSG

NEW YORK (AP) Ryan Callahan scored two goals in his first game against his former New York Rangers teammates, and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning rode another big offensive outburst to a 5-1 victory Monday night. Callahan netted the second of Tampa Bay's two first-period goals and then closed the scoring with 2:51 left in the game for the Lightning, who lead the NHL with 71...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Callahan scores twice against former team as Lightning top Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ryan Callahan scored two goals in his first game against his former New York Rangers teammates, and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning rode another big offensive outburst to a 5-1 victory Monday night. Callahan netted the second of Tampa Bay's two first-period goals and then closed the scoring with 2:51 left in the game for the Lightning, who lead the NHL with 71...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Callahan scores twice against former team as Lightning top Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ryan Callahan scored two goals in his first game against his former New York Rangers teammates, and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning rode another big offensive outburst to a 5-1 victory Monday night. Callahan netted the second of Tampa Bay's two first-period goals and then closed the scoring with 2:51 left in the game for the Lightning, who lead the NHL with 71...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 18: Callahan, Boyle, Stralman return to MSG

Tonight’s game against the Tamp Bay Lightning comes with some added drama. Former captain Ryan Callahan, Brian Boyle, and Anton Stralman all make their MSG returns after departing the club last season. Cally left in the MSL trade, and Boyle/Stralman joined him via free agency. Cally played most of his first eight years in New […] The post Game 18: Callahan, Boyle, Stralman return...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Homecoming Night at the Garden

Tonight, Anton Stralman, Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan will take to the ice at MSG for the first time as members of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Although Stralman and Boyle were important pieces to the Rangers run to the Finals last June, all eyes will be on Callahan, the Rangers 4th round pick in 2004 turned 26th captain of the New York Rangers in 2011. Callahan predictably attempted...
Via NY Rangers Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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