2017-2018 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning went 8-1-1 for their last 10 games last season, but it wasn’t enough to make the post-season. There were reasons for the shortfall, like the injury to Steven Stamkos that kept him out of action after just 17 games. Ryan Callahan was out of action as well. He was limited toContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning”

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”

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”

Stamkos is Staying in Tampa Bay

On a day of huge deals, it was the deal that wasn’t made that may have made the biggest splash. Steven Stamkos is going to stay with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 26-year-old centre was set to become an unrestricted free agent come July 1 and there were multiple teams supposedly in the running forContinue reading “Stamkos is Staying in Tampa Bay”