| Jun 11, 2015
| 10:13 AM
Brandon Saad drove the net and had the puck poked away by Andrei Vasilevskiy. When he somehow found it again, Saad gave it a desperate backhand whack that just happened to send it right between Vasilevskiy's moving pads.
Saad refused much credit for...
| Jun 9, 2015
The latest from Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between Tampa Bay and Chicago:
Cedric Paquette scored the tiebreaking goal on an exceptional pass from Victor Hedman with 3:11 to play, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2...
| Jun 7, 2015
The latest from Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning, at Amalie Arena on Saturday night. All times listed are Eastern:
Tyler Johnson scored his NHL playoff-leading 13th goal and Andrei...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 5:56 AM
You could argue that the faceoff is just another battle for a loose puck.
But it’s the first battle and, in theory, if you win the puck and if you’re as talented as the Blackhawks, who Lightning star Steven Stamkos compared to the...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning awoke Thursday with a sense of remorse after being unable to extend a late lead and put away the Chicago Blackhawks in the opener of the Stanley Cup Final.
"You should be a little angry ... that we had a chance to take...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 10:04 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Teuvo Teravainen and Antoine Vermette are the newest Blackhawks to add to the team's late-game Stanley Cup Final lore.
It wasn't quite on a par with "17 seconds," but the duo — who at one point were healthy scratches in the...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 9:36 AM
If you remember the Hawks from the 2009 playoffs, you've got a sense of the 2015 Lightning.
They're young, fast and talented the way the Hawks were when they reached the Western Conference finals against the veteran, winner-laden Red Wings.
| Jun 1, 2015
| 5:40 AM
Stanley Cup Final Offense
Thanks in large part to coach Joel Quenneville putting Patrick Kane on the top line along with Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad, the Hawks exploded for 15 goals over the last four games of the Western Conference finals against...
| May 29, 2015
| 8:45 PM
NEW YORK — The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create.
Such as handing the New York Rangers their first Game 7 loss at Madison Square Garden, which they did Friday night with their second straight 2-0...
| May 29, 2015
| 9:10 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning will play for the Stanley Cup, winning their third straight game at Madison Square Garden 2-0 on Friday night to beat the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals in seven games.