Anthony Cirelli

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nicholas Paul (20) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs with forward Michael Eyssimont (23) and forward Ross Colton (79) during the third period of Game 5 Thursday night in Toronto.

Lightning Need More Production From Bottom Six

With the 2023-24’ NHL regular season three quarters of the way finished, one thing has stuck out in a negative way for the Tampa Bay Lightning. That’s their lack of secondary scoring, specifically from their bottom six forwards. Conor Sheary has been a total bust after signing a three-year, $6 million contract this past summer. […]

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NHL Recap: Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue Jackets 02/10/2024

The Columbus Blue Jackets last met the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this season on November 2, 2023. The Jackets would win that meeting 4-2 with a come-from-behind victory. With an ever-growing rivalry between these two teams, it seems as if each time they play each other, the games get more intense. This game had a […]

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Vitek Vanecek in net

NHL Game Recap: New Jersey Devils vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | 01/27/2024

The New Jersey Devils fell 6-3 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in their final game before the all-star break. They mounted a strong performance in the first and third periods, but a poor showing in the middle frame cost them an important two points in the standings. With the loss, the Devils dropped to 24-20-3, […]

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Quick Strikes: Hedman’s 1,000th Game Celebration, Vasilevskiy Shines, Cirelli Heats Up & Power Outage in Music City

Coming off of a bad week that saw the Tampa Bay Lightning fall out of a playoff spot, there was plenty of motivation heading into the first week of December. Home ice became sweet once again, with two regulation wins to start the week. Andrei Vasilevskiy got redemption for a poor outing two days prior, […]

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Stars Blown Out By Lightning 4-0

The Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning met again for the second game of the home-and-home series on Monday. But this time, the Stars got shutout 4-0 by the Lightning at Amalie Arena. Dallas fell to 14-6-3, while Tampa Bay improved to 11-10-5. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 25 shots he faced en route […]

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Preseason: Lightning vs. Hurricanes Standout Players

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes squared off in the first of two meetings this preseason, this one at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Both teams dressed mainly prospects, though the Lightning iced two forward lines of NHL veterans. The Hurricanes countered by playing their starting netminder at the NHL level, along with […]

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Penguins Get Big 7-3 Win Over Lightning

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 yesterday at PPG Paints Arena.  Forwards Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and defenseman Brian Dumoulin each had a goal and assist. Goalie Casey DeSmith made 26 saves for the Penguins, who improved to 29-21-9 and have now won two straight after losing their past four.  Forward Nikita […]

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Game Preview: Lightning vs. Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Tampa Bay Lightning today at PPG Paints Arena at 6 PM. The Lightning are currently 37-17-4, while the Penguins are 28-21-9. The game will be able to be viewed on NHL Network, AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh, and Bally Sports Sun.  Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak will serve his second game […]

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Steven Stamkos on the ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Steven Stamkos Hits 500 Goals

It took time, but Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos hit 500 goals in a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks late Wednesday night. Goal 500 kicked off a four-goal first period for the team. The period also included goal 501 and tallies from two other stars, Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point. Assisted by Alex […]

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Lightning Need More Scoring From Bottom Six

With a 20-9-1 record and 41 points, the Tampa Bay Lightning look to be on their way to another playoff spot. Looks can be deceiving, though. While it’s true, they have played better defensively and gotten timely scoring when needed, they haven’t gotten much of the secondary scoring elite teams need to enjoy sustained success. […]

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