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Cup Dumps 5/25/15

skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 24, 2015 in New York City. The Lightning shutout teh Rangers 2-0. What everyone is talking aboutThe Lightning followed their plan and improved their goaltending and defense. It helped that Steven Stamkos also woke up and...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|25|15

The Rangers have now been put into a corner, losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in yesterday’s Game 5. New York is now in a 3-2 series hole, and they must win out in order to play in the Stanley Cup Finals. Neither team did much on offense last night, as the neither the Lightning nor Rangers managed 30 shots on goal. The game was relatively even in the sense of pressure, with...
Via Islanders Insight
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Lock Down Rangers In 2-0 Game 5 Win, Take 3-2 Series Lead

NEW YORK — Scoring goals made the Tampa Bay Lightning one of the NHL’s most entertaining teams this season. Playing defense for the first time in three games has them within a victory of the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in franchise history. Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula’s go-ahead goal and scored another and the Lightning pushed...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning answer coach's call, gut out Game 5 win over Rangers

Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper liked his team's effort Friday’s Game 4 loss at home -- until he watched the tape. "We can sit here and pat ourselves on the back and say we had chances to score. Well, moral victories don't get you this far, and we're giving up too many goals," Cooper said between games. "You can't continue to sit here and say we need to score six every night to win...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop shutout leads Tampa Bay Lightning to Game 5 win

Coming into Game 5, goaltending was quickly becoming a question mark for the Tampa Bay Lightning. While Henrik Lundqvist answered his naysayers on Friday night with a stellar performance, Ben Bishop struggled, letting in five goals for the second straight game. After Game 5, however, there is no doubt over who is the main man in the […] The post Ben Bishop shutout leads Tampa...
Via Along the Boards
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Shutout Rangers 2-0 – One Win Away From Stanley Cup Final

The Tampa Bay Lightning defense shutdown the Rangers offense and goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 26 shots to lead the Bolts over the New York Rangers 2-0 at Madison Square Garden tonight. Steven Stamkos netted a goal and an assist and Valtteri Filppula scored as the Tampa Bay offense came alive in the second period. Bishop rebounded to earn his second shutout of the playoffs after...
Via Lightning Shout
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 0, Tampa Bay 2

The New York Rangers dropped Game 5 to the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 2-0. For a box score, click here. They hate to make it easy on themselves. Can’t no show in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Unacceptable.  OK, it wasn’t quite a no show as the Rangers dominated in the first. But it was Tampa’s first goal in the second that completely took the wind out of...
Via NY Rangers Blog
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos notches 2 points as Lightning top Rangers in Game 5

NEW YORK (AP) -- Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Ben Bishop, who gave up 10 goals in the previous two games, had 26 saves in posting his second shutout and getting Tampa Bay...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos, Bishop help Lightning blank Rangers, take 3-2 series lead

  Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Ben Bishop, who gave up 10 goals in the previous two games, had 26 saves in posting his second shutout and getting Tampa Bay within a victory...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stamkos has goal and assist, Lightning beat Rangers 2-0

NEW YORK (AP) Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Ben Bishop, who gave up 10 goals in the previous two games, had 26 saves in posting his second shutout and getting Tampa Bay within...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop takes shot to the groin during Game 5 warmups (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop took a warmup shot to the groin prior to Sunday night's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the N.Y. Rangers. That had to hurt.Bishop took some time to skate it off, but was able to start the game as planned. Video via NBCSports. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cup Dumps 5/24/15

  TAMPA, FL – MAY 22: Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning stands on the ice prior to Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals against the New York Rangers during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 22, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images) What everyone is talking aboutThe Rangers and Lightning will do battle again tonight...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 5 ECF: Rangers vs. Tampa Bay

The Eastern Conference Final shifts back to NY as the New York Rangers take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5, tonight at MSG starting at 8 PM.  For a preview, click here. TV: NBCSN  Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Miller Kreider-Stepan-Fast Hagelin-Hayes-St.Louis Glass-Moore-Sheppard McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Coach Jon Cooper Pregame Today

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Via Lightning Shout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos hitting stride at right time

Following last night’s 5-1 loss at the hands of the New York Rangers, many Tampa Bay Lightning fans are wondering what went wrong. From the poor play of the defense to the strong showing from Henrik Lundqvist, there were many things the Bolts are going to hope to correct before Game 5 on Sunday. Yet lost in […] The post Steven Stamkos hitting stride at right time appeared first...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 5: Lightning vs. Rangers – Full Preview And Game Notes

Here are your game notes for tonight’s battle with the Rangers. Just click the link! New-York-Game-5 Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's Ben Bishop on spot after giving up 10 goals

NEW YORK (AP) Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning. If it sounds fickle, that's the way it's been for the goaltenders in this series between two of the NHL's top-scoring teams. Game 1 was tight checking. Two was a Lightning blowout. Three was a shootout and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Coach Cooper Today

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Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Jason Garrison Today

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Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Braydon Coburn Today

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Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston Goes Hard For Tampa Bay Lightning In NHL Playoffs

Jameis Winston showing plenty of love to his new hometown during the NHL Playoffs.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Lightning Keep Beer on the Bench

Okay, so we know that hockey players try to enjoy the game as much as possible.  But, if you look at the picture about, it appears as though there are two cans of beer behind Tyler Johnson on the bench.  Also, the visible can appears to have been opened. I’m not sure what to make of this, so you can make your own assumptions.  Just seems incredibly odd and interesting.  
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 5, Tampa Bay 1

The New York Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 5-1. For a box score, click here. Pierre Lebrun cannot believe the Rangers can actually win a playoff game that isn’t 2-1. Pierre Lebrun is mad that his narratives have just been blown up in his face. OK. Nitty gritty time. It wasn’t pretty, but they won. And in May, winning is all that matters. Best of 3 series...
Via NY Rangers Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Steven Stamkos’ Game 4 Goal

Stamkos goal pic.twitter.com/1wiW48f4GY — Stephanie Vail (@myregularface) May 23, 2015 (Feature Photo/@ChristineLRM) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 4 ECF: Rangers @ Tampa Bay

The New York Rangers look to even the series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, tonight at Amalie Arena starting at 8 PM.  For a preview, click here. TV: NBCSN  Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Hayes Kreider-Stepan-Fast Hagelin-Moore-St.Louis Glass-Sheppard-Miller McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle...
Via NY Rangers Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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