Steven Stamkos

Five Potential Free Agent Centers For The Boston Bruins

Some would say that the Boston Bruins overachieved this past season by reaching the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Many pundits had the Bruins fighting for a playoff spot, but instead, Boston managed to finish second in the Atlantic Division, missing out on a division title by just one point. Heading into this offseason, the […]

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What’s Next for the Nashville Predators

The 2023-2024 Nashville Predators season was a wild one to experience. A slow start and less-than-average mid-season was pointing towards another long summer for the boys in gold. However, a late season 18-game point streak, career seasons for multiple players in the lineup, and star goaltender, Juuse Saros, returning to form helped the Preds secure […]

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What Would It Take for the Detroit Red Wings to Add Steven Stamkos?

The Detroit Red Wings once again did not make the Stanley Cup playoffs. The 2023-24 Red Wings season ended with a win against the Montreal Canadiens in a shootout. The Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers to eliminate the Red Wings prior to the shootout. I have written that the Red Wings’ roster will be […]

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NHL Playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers Game 4 Recap | 04/27/2024

With their backs against the wall, the Tampa Bay Lightning showed up in a big way by letting the Florida Panthers know they weren’t going down without a fight. Armed with an emotional boost, as defenseman Mikhail Sergachev returned to the lineup for the first time since suffering a fractured tibia and fibula on February […]

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NHL Playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers Game 3 Recap | 04/25/2024

Heading home with an 0-2 deficit, the Tampa Bay Lightning knew they had to win to make this a series. Unfortunately, another close loss puts a season that at times looked promising on life support. While this team lacks experience defensively and stumbled through much of the regular season, a March to remember showed they […]

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Lightning’s Playoff Fate Hinges on Kucherov Showing Up

Staring at an 0-2 deficit against the Florida Panthers, the Tampa Bay Lightning are in real danger of getting swept out of the first round for the first time since 2019. If that occurs, one key reason would be the play of top-line winger Nikita Kucherov. For the current Art Ross Trophy winner with 144 […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers Playoff Preview

It’s the best time of the year. The 2024 Stanley Cup playoffs are here. For the Tampa Bay Lightning, this is the seventh consecutive season that they have made the postseason. Last season was their only first-round exit in the current run, as they fell short in six games to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Entering […]

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Dallas Stars Captain Profile: Jamie Benn

Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn is the longest-tenured captain in franchise history. Benn was named the Stars’ sixth captain on September 19, 2013. Jamie Randolph Benn was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on July 18, 1989, to Randy and Heather Benn. Jamie’s siblings are Jordie Benn, a defenseman for HockeyAllsvenskan’s Brynäs IF, and Jenny Benn, […]

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Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning: Round 1 Series Preview

This series is being dubbed the battle for Florida; which team will come out victorious, the Panthers or the Lightning? After clinching the Atlantic Division title, Florida is set up for an in-state rivalry in round one. While I personally would have preferred a matchup with the Maple Leafs, the Cats went 2-1 this season […]

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Quick Strikes: Second Line Dominates, Vasilevskiy Rounding Into Playoff Form & Late Mental Lapse Ends Point Streak

Fresh off of a West Coast trip that saw them earn seven of a possible eight points and get closer to punching their playoff ticket, the Tampa Bay Lightning came home for three huge games against playoff-bound teams or ones still in the hunt. They earned four of a possible six points, making this home […]

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