| May 26, 2015
| 4:18 PM
When Jonathan Toews puts his faceoff face on, he turns on the charm.
"Having an understanding of the linesman," the Blackhawks captain said, "making sure you're on the same page with them and just being respectful."
Twice during their 5-4, double-...
| May 24, 2015
| 8:39 PM
NEW YORK — Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference...
| May 24, 2015
| 8:59 PM
Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
| May 16, 2015
| 4:07 PM
NEW YORK — The Rangers aren't the same team the Tampa Bay Lightning dominated in the regular season.
Not even close, and Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals showed that.
Dominic Moore scored with 2:25 to play, the defense limited the...
| May 15, 2015
| 7:19 PM
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — There was no bigger deal at the NHL trading deadline in 2014 than Martin St. Louis going from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the New York Rangers for Ryan Callahan and draft picks.
Captain for captain. The face of the Lightning...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins took so long to clinch a playoff berth, they almost missed the postseason altogether.
And the consequences are daunting for their tardiness in securing the Eastern Conference's final spot on the last day of the...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 5:15 PM
When Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen was conked on the back of the head by the crossbar of a tipped-over goal Sunday, it left him feeling the way his team played.
Dazed, slow, out of sorts.
The Ducks' 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning was packed with...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
NEW YORK — Ryan Callahan scored twice in his return to Madison Square Garden as the Tampa Bay Lightning improved to 8-1-1 with a 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Steven Stamkos netted his 12th goal to pull into a three-way tie with New York's Rick Nash...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:33 PM
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PHILADELPHIA — Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy played like a veteran in his NHL debut.
Vasilevskiy stopped 23 of 24 shots, centers Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson and Valtteri Filppula scored goals and the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Earlier this week defenseman Erik Gudbranson said that the season opener against the Lightning would be a good time to send a message to the league and their cross-state rivals that they weren't the same old Panthers.
Well, make it a memo with an...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:09 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The problem in placing 43-year-old Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne alongside 18-year-old Aleksander Barkov and 21-year-old Mikael Granlund on Team Finland's top line isn't that Selanne won't be able to keep up with the two youngsters....