Johnson Signing Paves the Way for Ondrej Palat

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed forward Tyler Johnson to a seven-year contract worth $35 million late Monday and now the discussion turns to Ondrej Palat and what comes next. Naturally, signing Johnson is a good thing for the Lightning. Last week, both Johnson and Palat filed for salary arbitration. Tampa is relatively ready for suchContinue reading “Johnson Signing Paves the Way for Ondrej Palat”

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”

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”