Friday, January 19, 2018

Lightning ‘hoping and praying’ Victor Hedman injury not long-term

Lightning ‘hoping and praying’ Victor Hedman injury not long-term

Lightning All-Star defenseman Victor Hedman left Thursday's game seven minutes into the second period with a lower body injury. He didn't return.It didn't look good.Hedman, 27, had to be helped into the Tampa Bay dressing room after his left knee buc...
Published: 01/11/18
Lightning faces Flames in last game before bye week

Lightning faces Flames in last game before bye week

The Lightning plays the visiting Flames tonight in its last game before its five-day bye week.The Lightning (31-9-3) heads into the break tops in the NHL in points (65 heading into tonight's game) and wins (31)."Sure, they're looking forward to the b...
Published: 01/11/18
Nikita Kucherov says another All-Star selection ‘something I’ll never forget’

Nikita Kucherov says another All-Star selection ‘something I’ll never forget’

Nikita Kucherov got a taste of the NHL All-Star experience last season in Los Angeles, his first appearance in the mid-season classic.So when Kucherov, 24, got selected for this year's all-star game in Tampa Jan. 28, he was naturally pumped. Kucherov...
Published: 01/11/18
Lightning will have four players in NHL All-Star Game in Tampa

Lightning will have four players in NHL All-Star Game in Tampa

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman always hoped he'd make his second NHL All-Star Game appearance this season, especially because it's in Tampa on Jan. 27.But with an unfavorable roster format, and three Lightning teammates already locks for the 10-m...
Published: 01/10/18
Four Lightning players will be in NHL All-Star Game in Tampa

Four Lightning players will be in NHL All-Star Game in Tampa

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman always hoped he'd make his second NHL All-Star Game appearance this season, especially because it's in Tampa on Jan. 27.But with an unfavorable roster format, and three Lightning teammates already locks for the 10-m...
Published: 01/10/18
NHL All-Star Game in Tampa sold out

NHL All-Star Game in Tampa sold out

If you're looking for tickets to this month's NHL All Star Game in Tampa, the best bet is to look on the secondary market.That's because tickets for the Jan. 28 All-Star Game and skills competition the night before are both sold out. There are no mor...
Published: 01/10/18
Where do Lightning hat trick hats go?

Where do Lightning hat trick hats go?

After Lightning forward Tyler Johnson clinched his third career hat trick Tuesday night, tons of hats were tossed on the ice by fans in the stands at Amalie Arena.It's been a long-standing tradition in the NHL to throw the hat you're wearing – ...
Published: 01/10/18
NHL All-Star rosters announced today

NHL All-Star rosters announced today

Want to know which of the game's top players will be coming to Tampa for the Jan. 28 NHL All-Star Game?We'll find out soon, with the league expecting to announce this afternoon the rest of the rosters for each of the divisions – Atlantic, Metro...
Published: 01/10/18
Bold predictions for the NHL All-Star Game lineups

Bold predictions for the NHL All-Star Game lineups

TAMPA — We know Steven Stamkos will captain the Atlantic Division team at the Jan. 28 NHL All-Star Game in Tampa, and that Jon Cooper will coach that group.But Wednesday at noon, the rest of the players will be announced.You can bet Lightning w...
Published: 01/09/18
Cooper shuffles lines for tonight vs. Hurricanes

Cooper shuffles lines for tonight vs. Hurricanes

Coach Jon Cooper is shuffling his lines for tonight’s game against the Hurricanes in an effort to reignite F Vladislav Namestnikov (0 goals, 5 assists in his last eight games) and perhaps keep things fresh before they become stale.“You lo...
Published: 01/09/18