1. Lightning's Johnson Tries to Shake off Slump

    TAMPA — The Lightning likely would not be in the Stanley Cup final had it not been for All-Star C Tyler Johnson...

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  2. Trouble Times 3: After Hot Start, Triplets Starting to Sputter

    TAMPA — The saw didn't buzz in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, and in Triplets Land, that's news, especially when you've got two days until Game 2...

    Jenn Leser Written by Jenn Leser about 8 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  3. Tampa Bay Lightning: A Lesson Learned in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final

    Yes, the Tampa Bay Lightning lost Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final to the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Wednesday night. A bad sign for the Bolts? Not really...

    Bob Fox Written by Bob Fox about 8 months ago 576 reads 1 comments

  4. Cooper Not Worried About Triplets' Slump

    TAMPA — Coach Jon Cooper doesn't have any concerns over the Triplets line of C Tyler Johnson, RW Nikita Kucherov and LW Ondrej Palat...

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  5. Lightning's Drouin Waits for His Opportunity

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  6. For TB, Blackhawks Can Be a Model of Success

    TAMPA — If the Lightning hopes to extend its championship window a few more years, it should have been taking notes in Wednesday's third period...

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  7. Simply Put, Lightning Need to Score More Goals

    TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning tried to win a 1-0 game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final. It didn't work...

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  8. Lightning Let Opportunity to Make Statement Slip Away

    For more than 53 minutes of this opening chapter in the 2015 Stanley Cup finals, the Tampa Bay Lightning answered many of the questions that had dogged them in the days leading up to Game 1...

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  9. Morrow on Blackhawks: 'We Respect Them, but You Can't Fear Them'

    Brenden Morrow had some cautionary words for his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates following Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final...

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  10. Blackhawks' late Game 1 surge will haunt Lightning

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  11. Blackhawks Take Lightning to School in Game 1, Tampa Learns Its Lesson

    Somewhere on Wednesday night, John Tortorella was probably sitting in his barcalounger yelling at his television. “Safe is Death! Safe is Death!” is what he would have been screaming, we're willing to venture...

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  12. 'Passive' Lightning Slips in Third Period

    The general thought among the Lightning after it opened the Stanley Cup final with a 2-1 loss to Chicago : The team wasn't aggressive enough in the third period.....

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  13. Bolts Lament Passive Third Period: 'We Just Sat Back Way Too Much'

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  14. Lightning's Brenden Morrow Enjoys Long-Awaited Return to Final

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  15. Re-Signing Stamkos After Stanley Cup Final Is a Monumental Task for Lightning

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  16. Slap Shots: Bolts' Cooper Chews Good-Luck Gum

    Many hockey players and coaches have pre-game rituals or good-luck charms they refuse to let go of because they believe they're tied into their success...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 8 months ago 114 reads 0 comments

  17. Steve Yzerman's Patient Approach Paying off for Tampa Bay Lightning

    Through 12 seasons and three Stanley Cup championships, Kris Draper watched and played alongside Steve Yzerman as he masterfully mixed qualities such as being humble with being calculated in order to become one of the greatest players of all time...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 8 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  18. To Become a Dynasty, Lightning Will Have to Beat One

    The Tampa Bay Lightning believe they have what it takes to become an NHL dynasty but first must topple a Chicago Blackhawks team that are bidding for a third Stanley Cup in six seasons...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 8 months ago 111 reads 0 comments

  19. Valtteri Filppula of Tampa Bay Lightning Eager for Another Chance at Stanley Cup

    TAMPA -- It's been seven years since Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula won the Stanley Cup. He's ready for another celebration...

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  20. 'Home-Grown Talent' a Staple of Blackhawks AndLightning

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  21. The Tampa Bay Lightning's Cup Run Could Be a Hollywood Film

    When it comes to movies about hockey, Slap Shot and Miracle are right at the top of my list. Anytime they are on television, when I'm channel-surfing, I'll stop and watch them...

    Bob Fox Written by Bob Fox about 8 months ago 1,193 reads 6 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Is a Better TV Market Than You Realize

    While folks in larger hockey markets will continue to bemoan the fact that Tampa Bay is in the Stanley Cup Final, actually looking at the facts reveals Tampa Bay is a better TV market than many realize...

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  23. Jon Cooper: From Legal Eagles to Stanley Cup Final

    Jon Cooper was scraping to make a living, an attorney working for indigent clients, when he got a phone call that changed his life, and later, the fortunes of the Lightning ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 months ago 3,287 reads 0 comments

  24. Stamkos Senses 'Opportunity of a Lifetime'

    TAMPA — The doors to the Lightning locker room open and a ravenous media — a rambling herd of microphones, cameras and notebooks — race to the stall on the far side of the room...

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  25. B/R SoundCloud: TB Fans Proving Hockey Can Work in South

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