Steven Stamkos Out Four to Six Months

The Tampa Bay Lightning have been in this spot before, but that doesn’t make it any easier. When news emerged on Thursday that Steven Stamkos could miss four to six months after having arthroscopic surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee, the team knew they had to move on. As weContinue reading “Steven Stamkos Out Four to Six Months”

Steven Stamkos Out Indefinitely

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is out indefinitely after tearing his lateral meniscus in his right knee. The injury took place on Tuesday night as his team faced off against the Detroit Red Wings. Stamkos left the game in the first period after falling awkwardly against the boards. He couldn’t put any pressure onContinue reading “Steven Stamkos Out Indefinitely”

Kucherov Signing Proves Yzerman’s Worth as General Manager

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to a three-year contract that carries a reported annual value of $4.766 million. The team made the announcement on Tuesday. The signing essentially solidifies what many people already know: the Lightning are serious contenders. General manager Steve Yzerman has made some terrific moves over the lastContinue reading “Kucherov Signing Proves Yzerman’s Worth as General Manager”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning polished off the 2015-2016 NHL season with a 46-31-5 record, good for second place in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning finished six points behind the division-leading Florida Panthers and four points ahead of the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins. Tampa made a considerable playoff push but were held out ofContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning”

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”