It isn't every year that a No. 8 seed heads into the playoffs having gone unbeaten against the No. 1 seed, but here we are.
The Tampa Bay Lightning say captain Steven Stamkos is out indefinitely due to a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee, suffered Tuesday night against the Detroit Red Wings.
The Tampa Bay Lightning avoided arbitration with forward Alex Killorn, agreeing to terms on a $31.15 million, seven-year contract.
Winger Ryan Callahan will be sidelined five months while recovering from hip surgery.
The Tampa Bay Lighting hosted a very well-attended viewing party on Sunday for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Finals series with Pittsburgh.
Tampa Bay was on the ropes in the 2015 Eastern Conference finals after losing Game 6 at home but rallied to beat the Rangers. Here's why the Lightning will strike again in this year's Game 7.
All these years later, a dozen since winning the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004, and Dave Andreychuk is still trying to slow the game down and keep his emotions in check so he can live in the moment with his team.
Tampa Bay and St. Louis are very much alive, thank you.
The conference finals of the 2016 NHL playoffs feature a pair of tight matchups , as each series is guaranteed to go at least six games. The San Jose Sharks and St...
The Lightning came out flying, burst out to a quick lead and held on to win Game 4 to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is day-to-day because of a lower-body injury, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman told the Tampa Bay Times on Saturday.Bishop left Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on a stretcher with 7:35 remaining in the first period of Tampa Bay's 3-1 win on Friday after falling awkwardly while scrambling to get in his crease.Andrei Vasilevskiy relieved Bishop and made 25 saves. Vasilevskiy likely will start Game 2 at Consol Energy Center on Monday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports).
The Tampa Bay Lightning's 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday night may have come at a heavy price.
The Tampa Bay Lightning advanced to the Eastern Conference Final for the second consecutive year with a 4-0 win against the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the second round at Amalie Arena on Sunday.It is Tampa Bay's third time in the conference final since 2011.
The Lightning are headed back to the Eastern Conference Final after dispatching the Islanders in five games.
Here the Tampa Bay Lightning were again, trailing in the third period on the road, listening to the fans chant, watching the clock count down. And here they did it again, Nikita Kucherov scoring the tying goal as he did last game, Jason Garrison scoring the winner early in overtime.
Brian Boyle delivered a hard hit and then took advantage of a lucky carom to get the Tampa Bay Lightning a big playoff win.
Defenseman Victor Hedman is controlling play at both ends of the ice while keeping Islanders star John Tavares in check -- and is again proving to be a vital part of Tampa Bay's success.
The heart of the Lightning is Steven Stamkos, and he’s going to be someone that the team leans on in a big way when it comes to finding their way back to the Stanley Cup. The team will live and die with Ben Bishop’s health, but Stamkos will be able to help keep the Bolts on track if injuries start to hit the team hard.
At the juncture of speculation and spectacular, Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop stood in his crease at the end of Game 3, the unquestioned—if not unscathed—winner. For 60 minutes, the central figure in the last 48 hours of media medical conjecture had labored through what appeared to be lower-body pain, especially early in the game. In between whistles, Bishop slowly and gingerly got back to his feet with his paddle improvising as a crutch. He looked as creaky as an old wooden door, one that Tampa Bay seemed content to leave ajar in a lopsided first period. But in the end, Bishop made 36 saves on the night, just enough to give the Lightning their 3–2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks and take a two-games-to-one lead in the Stanley Cup Final.
Tyler Johnson scored his NHL playoff-leading 13th goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy came off the bench to make a big save in the closing minutes Saturday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning evened the Stanley Cup Final with a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.