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Last minute goal stuns Bolts, completes Habs sweep

Despite an impressive comeback attempt following a goaltending change, the Tampa Bay Lightning fell to the Montreal Canadiens on a power play goal in the final minute, losing the game 4-3 and the Atlantic Division Semi-Finals by way of a 4-0 sweep.

Last minute goal stuns Bolts, completes Habs sweep

Despite an impressive comeback attempt following a goaltending change, the Tampa Bay Lightning fell to the Montreal Canadiens on a power play goal in the final minute, losing the game 4-3 and the Atlantic Division Semi-Finals by way of a 4-0 sweep.

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Dotchin signs ELC with Tampa Bay

After recently being eliminated in the OHL Playoffs, Barrie Colts defenseman Jake Dotchin has signed an entry level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Dotchin signs ELC with Tampa Bay

After recently being eliminated in the OHL Playoffs, Barrie Colts defenseman Jake Dotchin has signed an entry level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Bolts vs. Habs Playoff Preview

The first round series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens begins today: so how do these two teams match-up?

Stamkos before and after

How has he been doing since his return?

A pause to reflect on a season of adversity

Now is a good time to stop and reflect on the season that just ended.

Lightning coverage on Twitter

Want a guide for who to follow for Tampa Bay Lightning coverage on Twitter for the playoffs? Let me point you to a few accounts worth your time.

Internet Hotstove Q and A about the Bolts

In preparation for the playoffs, John and another Lightning logger were interviewed with questions about the Tampa Bay Lightning going in to the 2014 NHL playoffs.

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Bolts claim home ice with 1-0 win over Caps

In perhaps the most meaningful shootout in Tampa Bay Lightning history, the Bolts prevailed on a game-winning try by Matt Carle, claiming the all-important two points and thus home ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against

Lightning vs. Canadiens playoff schedule

The complete schedule for the Bolts / Habs series can be found here.This includes the TV schedule.

A distracted season finale; Bolts at Caps preview

The final game of the season brings with it the Bolts last chance to secure home ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs. They do it under distraction, which they've faced far too many times this season.

Captain Stamkos and Playoff Leadership

The Lightning have shed most of their grizzled veterans since their 2011 playoff run. They enter this year's playoffs with a young squad and a new captain. We asked the Raw Charge crew about Captain Stamkos and the Lightning leadership situation.

Ryan Malone arrested

While due process is to play out still, the forward was arrested at 5:40 AM for DUI and cocaine possession.

Bolts beat Columbus, close in on home ice

The Tampa Bay Lightning suffered more injuries Friday night, but hung on to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 behind rookie goalie Kristers Gudlevskis making his NHL debut. The Lightning now have a one point lead over the Montreal Canadiens.

Cedric Paquette recalled to the NHL

Paquette is probably one of first of the Black Aces to be recalled, although he could see playing time in one of the two games left before the Lightning's regular season ends on Sunday.

Controlling destiny; Lightning vs. Jackets preview

Two games left on the schedule for both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Bolts have the opportunity to seize home ice advantage from their first round opponent, the Montreal Canadiens, starting with a win tonight.

Bolts top Flyers, breathe life into home ice quest

The Tampa Bay Lightning (with out-of-town help from the New York Islanders) gained ground on the Montreal Canadiens in the battle for home ice when the two teams meet in the first round of the playoffs, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 in Tampa.

Top contenders for the Calder Memorial Trophy

As the race for the Calder Memorial Trophy comes down to the final stretch, there are not too many questions about who will be named the NHL's best rookie player this season, but there certainly...

Playoff implications; Lightning vs Flyers preview

While the Eastern Conference has all of their playoff teams decided, who plays who and where is not locked in yet. That makes tonight and tomorrow's games highly relevant for Tampa Bay.

Top 25 Under 25: Conclusion

Our long overdue series finally comes to an end with writeups of #3, #2, and #1, plus a conclusion to this year's edition of the series.

Lightning shutout, eliminate Toronto 3-0

The Tampa Bay Lightning ended the Toronto Maple Leafs playoff hopes, beating Toronto 3-0 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum Tuesday, The win did not come without a (potentially high) cost as workhorse goalie Ben Bishop was injured in the first period.

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