Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports And the Habs could target ... Sergachev?! Per Uncle Bob, the NHL will tentatively begin playoffs on August 1, as long as COVID can be kept under control and Phase 4 of reopening takes place.
Photo by ASIF HASSAN/AFP via Getty Images The one where we embarrass Alan by saying nice things about him As you may have seen in Friday’s Lightning Round, Alan (aka loserpoints) announced that he is stepping aside as the Managing Editor of Raw Charge.
St. Louis Blues are forced to close facilities due to COVID-19 positive tests. Ten days before the potential opening of training camps the NHL and the NHLPA are still in talks regarding a new collective bargaining agreement and protocols for Phase 3 and 4 of the NHL’s Return to Play plan.
Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images We turn back the clock to when these teams didn’t like each other It’s Rivalry Week here at SBNation and what’s the one thing we’ve learned?
Photo by Darcy Finley/NHLI via Getty Images A headline I never thought I’d write. In further evidence of hell freezing over, the Stanley Cup Final will likely be held in Edmonton according to a report yesterday from Bob McKenzie.
TORONTO, ON - MARCH 10: Andrei Vasilevskiy #88 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the first period at the Scotiabank Arena on March 10, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Reports continue to suggest Toronto and Vegas are the leaders. Yesterday morning, Bob McKenzie started a thread on Twitter that suggested we might see an announcement on hub cities later in the day.
BOSTON, MA - MARCH 07: Boston Bruins left defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) thwarts Tampa Bay Lightning winger Blake Coleman (20) during a game between the Boston Bruins and the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 7, 2020 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
Photo by Bruce Bennett/NHLI via Getty Images The actual winner of the first overall pick will be determined after the qualifying round The 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, which was held on Friday night, has been criticized since the idea was presented to the public.
MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 23: Vincent Lecavalier of the Tampa Bay Lightning speaks during a press conference the during the 2009 NHL All-Star weekend at the Queen Elizabeth Fairmont Hotel on January 23, 2009 in Montreal, Canada.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Vancouver Canucks | Credit: Getty Reporters are certain at least one set of teams will be in Canada. Is this the week we finally nail down some information on when and where the NHL Playoffs are going to be?
On the same day the Philadelphia Phillies confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak among players and staff working in Clearwater, Fla., it was reported that the Lightning had to close their facility due to multiple positive coronavirus tests.
In the last few seasons, Tampa Bay Lightning fans have looked at each other and asked a simple question, “What should we do about Tyler Johnson?” While this is technically not the offseason, it is June, so it’s time to dig into this annual question.