Friday, November 24, 2017

Lightning’s Stamkos, Kucherov earn league-wide notice

Lightning’s Stamkos, Kucherov earn league-wide notice

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos and wing Nikita Kucherov might be the most dynamic duo in the league right now.And people are taking notice, with Stamkos named the NHL's first star of the month and Kucherov the second star. The Blues' Jaden Schwartz...
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Brad Richards among 2004 Cup winners to sign autographs Friday

Players from the Lightning's 2004 Stanley Cup Championship team will sign autographs from noon-1 p.m. Friday at Tampa Bay Sports, located across from the Apple Store at International Plaza in Tampa.Alumni participating in the signing, part of the Lig...
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Power play rebounds in win at Panthers

Power play rebounds in win at Panthers

C Steven Stamkos said the Lightning wanted to get back to playing Monday like it had during the nine-game run where it won eight times and earned a point in the other game, and that is scoring on the power play.That nine-game run, of course, was inte...
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Lightning looks for elusive road W vs. Panthers

Lightning looks for elusive road W vs. Panthers

The Lightning (9-2-1) return to a building that has haunted them in recent years – the BB&T Center, where they have lost their past five games. Included was a 5-4 loss to the Panthers (4-5-1) during the second game of the season.That game d...
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Lightning find another goal scorer

Lightning find another goal scorer

Weston Hermann found himself alone on front of the goal, and Steven Stamkos did what he’s been doing lately when he spots a teammate in front of the net: he passed the puck.And Hermann shot and scored.“It was unbelievable,” Hermann,...
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Lightning looks to continue fast start tonight against Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks (4-4-1) make their only trip to Tampa tonight and will be facing a red-hot Lightning team (9-1-1) that enters the game with the most points (19) in the NHL.“The bottom line is we don’t play them that often but they’...
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Kucherov, Stamkos lead Lightning past Red Wings (w/ video)

Kucherov, Stamkos lead Lightning past Red Wings (w/ video)

TAMPA — For as much as captain Steven Stamkos jokes he’s a playmaker now, let’s not forget one thing:The superstar still has one heck of a shot.The Red Wings knew this, of course, yet there was Stamkos in Thursday night’s 3-2 win, wide open in his tr...
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Lightning journal: Alex Killorn gives puck-possession clinic

Lightning journal: Alex Killorn gives puck-possession clinic

TAMPA — The puck hopped over the stick of Red Wings C Henrik Zetterberg. That was the key. "Once I see that puck bounce over his stick, I get on my horse because it gives you an energy boost," Lightning LW Alex Killorn said.Killorn caught up to the p...
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Joe Smith’s takeaways from Thursday’s Lightning-Red Wings game

Nikita Kucherov tied the Lightning’s franchise record for longest season-opening points streak, matching Marty St. Louis’ 11 games (2009-10). With 12 goals in his first 11 games, Kucherov is well on pace for his first 50-goal season. Sixty isn’t a hu...
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Lightning’s Dan Girardi, the human shot-stoppper

Lightning’s Dan Girardi, the human shot-stoppper

TAMPA — He’s 33, and there are days when he feels older. He plays in the fastest game going, and he isn’t very fast. That doesn’t stop Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi. Twelve seasons into his NHL career, he still puts his body on the line each game,...
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