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Ben Bishop has a big fan in Martin Brodeur

NHL.com TAMPA -- Look at Ben Bishop and the first thing you see is his size. The man stands 6 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 216 pounds in street clothes. Put him in skates and goalie equipment, and he's...
  • 15 hr 45 min ago

Burns: Three things we learned from evening the series

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning have been pretty darn unbeatable in Game 2s under head coach Jon Cooper, and that trend continued Saturday against the New York Islanders.The Lightning played perhaps their...
  • 15 hr 58 min ago

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Islanders 1

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — After losing Game One at home on Wednesday, the Lightning needed a strong response in Game Two. They got that strong response in an impressive 4-1 triumph. Two of the problems areas of Game One...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Bob Martinez honored as Lightning Community Hero

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Bob Martinez as the 46th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the New York Islanders....
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Battle-tested Bolts look to bounce back in Game 2

NHL.com It’s not the position they want to be in.But, it’s also a position they’re quite familiar with.The Tampa Bay Lightning find themselves in a 1-0 hole in their best-of-seven, Second Round series...
  • 2 days ago

Burns: Three things we learned from dropping Game 1

NHL.com Game 1 of Tampa Bay’s Second Round playoff series against the New York Islanders sure started well enough for the Lightning.Just a shade over three minutes into the game, Jonathan Drouin received...
  • 3 days ago

Lightning and Syracuse Crunch announce six-year affiliation extension

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning and Syracuse Crunch have jointly announced a six-year affiliation extension today. The extension ensures Tampa Bay's top prospects will develop their talents in...
  • 3 days ago

Fox Sports Sun announces Lightning Live postgame schedule for second round

NHL.com FOX Sports Sun, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, clarified today network designations for the Lightning LIVE postgame show.Analyst Bobby “The Chief” Taylor and host Paul...
  • 3 days ago

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Islanders 5, Lightning 3

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — Here are some of the reasons why the New York Islanders were able to win this game. Ben Bishop had a rare off night. Of the four non empty-net goals scored by the Islanders, two were shots that...
  • 4 days ago

Tony Colton honored as Lightning Community Hero

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Tony Colton as the 45th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the New York Islanders. Colton,...
  • 4 days ago

Ben Bishop named Vezina Trophy finalist

NHL.com NEW YORK -- Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings are the three finalists for the 2015-16 Vezina Trophy, which...
  • 4 days ago

Bolts begin Round 2 vs. Islanders tonight

NHL.com After five days without a game, the Tampa Bay Lightning finally return to the ice tonight when they host the New York Islanders in Game 1 of a Second Round playoff series at Amalie Arena.The Bolts...
  • 4 days ago

Lightning to host 'Black Aces' autograph signing at Tampa Bay Sports

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will host an autograph signing with all 12 players of their current “Black Aces” squad at the Tampa Bay Sports, powered by Reebok, store inside AMALIE Arena on...
  • 5 days ago

Full Second Round schedule for Lightning vs. Islanders released

NHL.com The NHL has released the complete schedule for the Second Round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Islanders. The schedule is as followsTampa Bay Lightning (A2) vs. New York...
  • 5 days ago

Steven Stamkos makes surprise return to ice as Lightning prepare for Islanders

NHL.com For the first time since undergoing surgery on April 4 to treat a type of Vascular Thoracic Outlet Syndrome near his right collarbone, Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos trained with the...
  • 5 days ago

Five questions with Lightning coach Jon Cooper

NHL.com NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" runs every Tuesday. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.The...
  • 5 days ago

Lightning to host Islanders at 7 p.m. on Wednesday to start Round 2

NHL.com NEW YORK (April 25, 2016) – The National Hockey League today announced the following updates to the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule: •The start time for Game 7 of the First Round series between...
  • 6 days ago

Mishkin's Musings: How the Lightning beat the Red Wings in Round 1

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — As the Lightning prepare for their Second Round series against the New York Islanders, let’s take a look back at their First Round triumph over Detroit.Unlike their seven-game series last year...
  • 6 days ago

Next-man up mentality bolsters Bolts back line

NHL.com On March 25, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman was injured in a game against the New York Islanders when, while battling for position in front of the Bolts net with Anders Lee, his...
  • 6 days ago
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Lightning to face New York Islanders in second round of 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning have played the New York Islanders just once previously in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.The year?2004Tampa Bay fans remember the series fondly as the beginning of a two-month...
  • 7 days ago
Blog Articles

Bolts bounce back, take down Islanders 4-1 in Game 2

Tampa Bay Online The Lightning rebounded from a tough opening series game against the New York Islanders and responded with a 4-1 victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal and even up the series at a...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

Anton Stralman skates, 'not near ready'

TampaBay.com Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman made an appearance Friday, skating in full gear on his own before the team's practice at the Ice Sports Forum.
  • 2 days ago

Erik Condra 'much better' after big hit Thursday

TampaBay.com It certainly didn't look good Wednesday when wing Erik Condra took a nasty fall into the boards early in the first period, thanks to a hit by the Islanders' Casey Cizikas.
  • 3 days ago

Layoff-lagged Lightning drop Game 1 to Islanders 5-3

Tampa Bay Online Looking sloppy and out of sync after a five-day layoff between games, Tampa Bay fell 5-3 to the New York Islanders in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Game 2 will take place on...
  • 4 days ago

Podcast: Previewing Lightning-Islanders series

TampaBay.com After nearly a week between games, the Lightning will finally begin round two of the playoffs against the Islanders Wednesday at Amalie Arena.
  • 4 days ago

Vezina Finalists announced tonight, Ben Bishop likely one

TampaBay.com The NHL will announce tonight the three finalists for the Vezina Trophy awarded to the top goaltender in the league. And it would be a surprise if Ben Bishop wasn't one of them. The NHL will...
  • 4 days ago

Could Jonathan Marchessault make '16 playoff debut tonight?

TampaBay.com For the entire first-round series, forward Jonathan Marchessault was a spectator.
  • 4 days ago