What Went Wrong: Tampa Bay Lightning

It’s hard to imagine a better season than the 2018-2019 go-around for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The club finished with a 62-16-4 record, good for first in the Atlantic Division, first in the Eastern Conference and first in the National Hockey League. They became the second team in NHL history to win 62 games, tyingContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Tampa Bay Lightning”

Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Understatement: the Columbus Blue Jackets have their work cut out for them against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning are arguably one of the most flawless teams in the NHL and the Blue Jackets are kind of in a holding pattern, with plenty of off-ice questions dogging them throughout the year. Columbus waited until virtuallyContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets”

Tampa Bay Eliminates Detroit Red Wings

The Tampa Bay Lightning have eliminated the Detroit Red Wings in Game Five of their best of seven series. They are the first team to advance in this year’s post-season. The victory came after a tight game on Thursday night, with the Lightning scooping the 1-0 goal with under two minutes to go. Alex KillornContinue reading “Tampa Bay Eliminates Detroit Red Wings”

Tampa Leads, But They Need Secondary Scoring

The revamped and adjusted Triplets line is back at it for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The unit of Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn has been largely responsible for giving their club a 2-0 series lead over the Detroit Red Wings, with Game Three going on Sunday. If the Red Wings want to getContinue reading “Tampa Leads, But They Need Secondary Scoring”