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Lightning’s Potential Playoff Match-Ups

With the Tampa Bay Lightning officially clinching a playoff spot, it is time to start looking forward to the looming postseason. While the Lightning have been able to accrue points at a steady pace all season long, both the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs have stayed close to them in the standings, meaning they are far from a lock as the No. 1 team in the East. After looking...
Via The Hockey Writers
7 hours ago

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, March 20: Alexander Volkov is a top-five heavyweight

Alexander Volkov was presented with a an opportunity to make a major jump in the heavyweight rankings, and he capitalized in a big way at UFC Fight Night 127. Volkov (30-6 MMA, 4-0 UFC) kept his UFC record perfect and pushed his overall winning streak to six with a knockout victory over former champion Fabricio Werdum (23-8-1 MMA, 11-5 UFC). More importantly, Volkov jumps a whopping...
Via MMA Junkie
2 days ago

Lightning Clinch Playoffs After Rollercoaster Week

It’s amazing the emotional highs and lows that can occur for a team over the course of eight days. From Mar. 10 until Mar. 18, the Tampa Bay Lightning experienced every conceivable emotion that a team can feel during the regular season. The week started with a shootout victory against the Montreal Canadiens that gave the Lightning a 10-game point streak and ended with them clinching...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Lightning erase 3-goal deficit, rally past Maple Leafs 4-3

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Killorn broke a tie midway through the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning scored the final four goals to rally past the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Tuesday night. Victor Hedman, Ryan McDonagh and Nikita Kucherov also scored as Tampa Bay reached 50 wins for the second time in franchise history. Yanni Gourde had two assists for the Atlantic Division leaders...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

My First Tampa Bay Lightning Game: A First-Hand Perspective

Today was a first for me as a fan. Living in Nebraska, I am over 1,000 miles away from Tampa, Florida where my favorite hockey team plays. Cheering for the Tampa Bay Lightning for over eight years, this Sunday was my first home game in Tampa. What an experience it was. My first NHL game I attended was in St. Paul, Minnesota when the Lightning traveled up north to play the Minnesota...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Alexander Volkov and UFC Fight Night 127's other winning fighters?

A new contender emerged in the UFC heavyweight division Saturday when Alexander Volkov scored a career-altering knockout of Fabricio Werdum in the UFC Fight Night 127 main event. Volkov (30-6 MMA, 4-0 UFC) shut the lights out on former UFC titleholder Werdum (23-8-1 MMA, 11-5 UFC) when he landed a devastating fourth-round knockout in the UFC Fight Pass-streamed headliner at The...
Via MMA Junkie
5 days ago

Alexander Volkov would like Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier winner – in Russia if possible

LONDON – UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov will be watching for the winner of champion Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier. Volkov (30-6 MMA, 4-0 UFC) doesn’t care who wins the champ vs. champ showdown at UFC 226. He just wants to meet the winner – in his native Russia. “I’ll be happy if it happens in September or maybe in autumn in Russia – for the first event in Russia,” Volkov told...
Via MMA Junkie
5 days ago

Kucherov scores 2 to lift Lightning to 3-1 win over Oilers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored twice to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. Louis Domingue stopped 28 shots to help the Lightning end a two-game slide and move back to four points ahead of Boston for the top overall spot in the Eastern Conference standings. Victor Hedman also scored and Steven Stamkos added two assists. Tampa...
Via MyNorthwest.com
5 days ago

UFC Fight Night London ‘Werdum vs. Volkov’ event results + highlights

The UFC delivered an action packed 10-fight no-nonsense card to the O2 in London today that saw Alexander Volkov upset Fabricio Werdum via KO in the 4th round of their heavyweight headliner. Also on the card, not one, but two fights ended via finish at the 4:59 marker of the very final round. Get your full event results, video highlights, post-fight press conference stream and see...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago

UFC London results: Alexander Volkov KOs Fabricio Werdum, earns biggest career win

Volkov made a big name for himself by disposing of the former heavyweight champ
Via CBSSPorts.com
5 days ago

Tavares, Islanders could work out sign-and-trade

A “sign-and-trade” scenario, in which a player signs with his current team or another only for the purposes of being traded to a different team, is uncommon in the NHL. It most frequently seen in the NBA, where such deals often offer the teams making the deal some salary cap loophole or benefit. The straightforward NHL hard cap doesn’t require such moves very often; in fact no sign...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Miller Time for the Lightning

Sometimes when a player is brought onto a new team midseason their instant success exceeds expectations. This could be because the new team better fits their style or there’s a supporting cast that is able to provide new opportunities. For J.T. Miller, the transition to the Tampa Bay Lightning after the trade deadline has been the perfect match for the player and franchise. Since...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 days ago

The Final Stretch for the Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning are back on top of the NHL standings, and it’s starting to look like there is no turning back. The Lightning were the first team to reach 90 points this season, and they still have 14 games remaining before the Stanley Cup Playoffs start in April. Although they are playing in the weakest division in the league, the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs are...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

First Place Again: Tampa Bay Lightning Season Update

The Tampa Bay Lightning are back on top of the NHL standings, and it’s starting to look like there is no turning back. The Lightning are the first team to reach 90 points this season, and they still have 16 games remaining before the Stanley Cup Playoffs start in April. Although they are playing in the weakest division in the league, the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs are...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning sign Alex Barre-Boulet to ELC

Now that the trade deadline is over, front offices around the league can turn their attention to other matters. Among them is the pursuit of undrafted players in both the CHL and NCAA, ones that can be brought into the organization for nothing more than money. The Tampa Bay Lightning have struck a deal with one such player, signing undrafted QMJHL superstar Alex Barre-Boulet to a...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Lightning, Rangers stand after trade deadline blockbuster

Occasionally the NHL trade deadline looms around the corner like a giant thunderstorm, then passes without any real fanfare. After the two of the biggest fish in the trade pond — Michael Grabner and Rick Nash — departed the New York Rangers ahead of the Feb. 26 deadline, it looked like Monday could be relatively uneventful day.It turns out, the Rangers weren't done, taking part in...
Via Yardbarker
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel does not care about scoring title because ‘I have two Cups’

Phil Kessel is in the mix for the Art Ross Trophy, but he doesn’t seem to care too much about it.Kessel was asked Friday whether he has been following the points race in the NHL. He gave a pretty awesome answer.“I got two Cups,” Kessel said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Doesn’t really matter.”How do you not love that?Kessel has scored 24 goals this season and recorded 66 points...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Deadline primer: Tampa Bay Lightning

With the trade deadline fast approaching, we will be taking a closer look at the situation for each team. Where do they stand, what do they need to do, and what assets do they have to fill those needs? Next up is a look at the Tampa Bay Lightning.The Tampa Bay Lightning have been one of the league’s best teams right from the start of the season. Many predicted this would happen if...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
February 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Memorable fashion moments at the Winter Olympics

There have been plenty of memorable moments when it comes to uniforms and fashion in general when it comes to the Winter Olympics. We've come up with a selection of some of the most distinctive, unique and all-around memorable looks over the years of competition at the Winter Games.
February 09, 2018  |  Discuss

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