1. NHL Week 9: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    Can you believe that we are finished with nine weeks in this fast-paced NHL season? Take a moment to let that sink in and then consider there are only five weeks left in the 2013 campaign...

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  2. Tampa Bay Lightning Fire Head Coach Guy Boucher

    Early Sunday morning, the Tampa Bay Lightning released head coach Guy Boucher from his duties. From the Lightning’s official release (via Lightning.NHL...

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  3. Games You Can't Miss on This NHL Weekend's Schedule

    Points are coming at a premium as we approach the final month of the 2013 NHL season. With 20 games on the schedule this weekend, there is plenty of hockey but fewer marquee matchups...

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  4. Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Young Stars Playing in Monday's Lightning-Flyers Game

    Despite having less-than-stellar seasons to this point, the Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning are two franchises with very bright futures. These two teams square off March 18 on NBC Sports Network at 7:30 p...

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  5. NHL Week 8: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    The NHL trade deadline is just over two weeks away and as the rumors heat up, so does the intensity on the ice. The season is approaching “crunch time” and general managers will have to decide if they are playing to win this season or next...

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  6. Games You Can't Miss on This NHL Weekend's Schedule

    Teams are preparing for the final stretch, and playoff positioning takes center stage this weekend as contenders look to solidify their spots in the postseason...

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  7. Grading the Tampa Bay Lightning's Performance from the 1st Half of the Season

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have been on top of the Eastern Conference and at the bottom. Currently, the Bolts are just a point out of last place in the conference, which provides significant ...

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  8. NHL Week 7: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    This week has been one for the record books. The longest streak to start a season is over thanks to an unlikely opponent, as the Colorado Avalanche knocked off the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 on March 8...

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  9. 6 NHL Games You Can't Miss During Busy Weekend

    There are so many NHL games this weekend that even ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith would be happy. OK, that’s not true, but there are 25 games this weekend—the busiest weekend of the season...

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  10. 3 Reasons We Have Yet to See the Best of the Lightning's Steven Stamkos

    There is little doubt that Steven Stamkos is the best goal scorer in the NHL . There could even be an argument that Stamkos is the best player in the league...

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  11. NHL Week 6: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    The NHL season has reached the midway point, and teams are preparing for the furious finish to secure a playoff spot...

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  12. 10 Fun Facts Through One-Third of the 2013 NHL Season

    Hockey is a crazy game. The uncertainty and dangers of the day-to-day activities are just some of the things that make it great. Every season that uncertainty leads to some often unexpected, somewhat quirky and odd facts that leave fans wondering...

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  13. 5 Reasons Victor Hedman Is an Emerging Star for the Lightning

    When people hear about the Tampa Bay Lightning , a few things come to mind. Defense isn ’t one of them. Despite their depth, the Lightning are one of the worst defensive teams in the league...

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  14. NHL Week 5: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    Another week down and more trends are emerging as we approach the halfway point of the 2013 NHL season. This shortened season hasn’t been short on drama as teams struggle to find their way through the daily grind...

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  15. 5 Reasons Steven Stamkos Will Go Down as One of the Best All-Time Goal Scorers

    Without question, Steven Stamkos is the best pure goal scorer in the NHL today. Much like Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Gordie Howe changed the game for their generations, Stamkos is doing the same for the present...

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  16. NHL Week 4: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    It’s Hockey Weekend Across America and another week gone in this 2013 NHL season. For some teams this has been a week to forget while others are hoping to finish the month out on a high note...

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  17. Tampa Bay Lightning Early Season Stock Report

    A hot start followed by an ice-cold losing streak has brought the Tampa Bay Lightning back to reality. If the Lightning stock were on Wall Street, the people who bought in when the ...

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  18. 5 Reasons Tampa Bay's Cory Conacher Is a Candidate for Rookie of the Year

    This year’s rookie class is full of talented young stars that are all staking their claim at rookie of the year honors. One player that should be the front-runner for the Calder Trophy this season is Tampa Bay ’s Cory Conacher ...

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  19. NHL Week 3: Who's Hot, Who's Not

    Heading into the weekend, 10 different teams were on streaks of three games or more. Some teams were trending up—some down...

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  20. Tampa Bay Lightning: 5 Lessons Learned from Lightning's Start to 2013 Season

    Many experts around the NHL didn’t expect the Tampa Bay Lightning to be contending for a Southeast Division crown, and even fewer could have expected the start the Bolts have put together...

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  21. NHL: Week 2 Who's Hot, Who's Not

    The second week of the NHL season is over, and division pecking orders are emerging. The Southeast Division—thought to be deep this season—has one team in playoff contention...

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  22. Tampa Bay Lightning: 3 Weaknesses Lightning Must Address During 2013 Season

    Few outside the Tampa Bay community expected the Lightning to be at the top of the Eastern Conference standings at any point this season—especially out of the gate...

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  23. 5 Most Pressing Concerns for the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Early 2013 Season

    All the questions surrounding the Tampa Bay Lightning this offseason have been subdued thanks to a great start to the season...

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  24. NHL: Week 1 Who's Hot and Who's Not

    The first week of the NHL season is in the books. There are some around the league that are off to hot starts and some that are still back in training camp...

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  25. Tampa Bay Lightning: 10 Best Plays of Vincent Lecavalier's Career

    Vincent Lecavalier has been the face of the Tampa Bay Lightning franchise since he was drafted first-overall in 1998...

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