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Eastern Conference (NHL)

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  • NBC broadcast team expects fast-paced Stanley Cup Final, high ratings

    NBC broadcast team expects fast-paced Stanley Cup Final, high ratings
    Mike Emrick never uses conventional descriptions. So while the game may be hockey, he referred to another sport in previewing the Blackhawks-Lightning Stanley Cup Final. "It's going to be a track meet," Emrick said. "I don't think they'll have the...
  • Tyler Johnson leads young high-scoring Lightning Triplets

    Tyler Johnson's path to the Stanley Cup Final is hardly the one he envisioned. The budding Tampa Bay Lightning star began his pro career as an undrafted prospect supposedly too small to succeed. He's rapidly making a name for himself as part of the...
  • 5 Things: Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad, Part Deux

    5 Things: Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad, Part Deux
    Nobody wearing a Lightning sweater is allowed to read this "5 Things" blog. So there. 1. Is it just me or does Brandon Saad look faster when he skates with Patrick Kane? Maybe Kane does that to everybody not named Michal Handzus. Whatever, Saad...
  • Veteran Blackhawks, young Lightning open Stanley Cup Final

    The Chicago Blackhawks headed south this week to secure a dynasty, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the only obstacle left. Jonathan Toews and his teammates have raised the Stanley Cup twice in the past five seasons, compiling a wealth of big-game...
  • Lightning Out To Prove They're No Flash In The Pan Vs. Established Blackhawks

    TAMPA, Fla. — The Chicago Blackhawks headed south this week to secure a dynasty, and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the only obstacle left. Jonathan Toews and his teammates have raised the Stanley Cup twice in the past five seasons, compiling a wealth...
  • Three Lightning players in spotlight in Stanley Cup Final

    Three Lightning players in spotlight in Stanley Cup Final
    C Tyler Johnson He's No. 1 in playoff points with 21 (12 goals, nine assists) while playing on what technically is the Lightning's No. 2 line with Ondrej Palat (seven goals, eight assists) and Nikita Kucherov (nine goals, 10 assists). More than 80...
  • Facing Lightning may be 'emotional' for Blackhawks' Brad Richards

    Facing Lightning may be 'emotional' for Blackhawks' Brad Richards
    Brad Richards paid plenty of attention to how the East was won while the Blackhawks were winning the West. Richards won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the postseason MVP for the Lightning in 2004, when the franchise won its only Stanley Cup. He had 26 points...
  • Rangers' Mats Zuccarello Couldn't Talk For Four Days

    Rangers' Mats Zuccarello Couldn't Talk For Four Days
    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello could not speak for four days after being hit in the head by a shot in the opening round of the playoffs and sustaining a small skull fracture and some bleeding. Three days after the...
  • 10 things to know about the Tampa Bay Lightning

    10 things to know about the Tampa Bay Lightning
    For all their success this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning are still playing the underdog card. Maybe it's because they lack household names on their roster. Or because they play their home games in a part of the country better known for deep-sea...
  • Tampa's Amalie Arena cancels Garth Brooks shows

    Tampa's Amalie Arena cancels Garth Brooks shows
    Honky-tonk makes way for hockey in Tampa as the Amalie Arena has canceled all three of Garth Brooks' upcoming shows in Tampa. The decision was announced in a press release on Sunday, citing "unexpected scheduling by the NHL and NBC on June 6 for the...
  • Young Lightning prove they belong on hockey's biggest stage

    The NHL playoffs have been a roller coaster of excitement, punctuated by a pair of Game 7s over the weekend to decide the Stanley Cup finalists. It'll be Tampa Bay vs. Chicago in the best-of-seven series that begins Wednesday night, with the tradition-...