Playoffs (2004-2012)

Archived category of old Playoff related posts. Do not use again.

Take another deep breath: The Lightning will bounce back


Their 8-game playoff winning streak is history but the Tampa Bay Lightning are still in good shape as they head home to take on the Bruins in game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Take a deep breath: The refs are not out the get the Tampa Bay Lightning


Tampa Bay Lightning fans are understandably frustrated by the on-ice officiating. But it's no worse than usual.

The Lightning-Bruins Drinking Game


How can you possibly enjoy the Conference Finals more? Um... have you tried alcohol? Time for a drinking game!

Grin and Bear It: The Boston Bruins "Attack Ad" and How Lightning Fans Should React


The ongoing, unwinnable debate over who has better fans has re-surfaced in the 2011 Eastern Conference Finals between the Bruins and Lightning. Your move, Tampa Bay.

Where does Tampa Bay end up in the media pecking order of the NHL's Final Four?


If an NHL team doesn't play in the Ontario, Quebec, or the US Northeast, does it exist to the traditional hockey media?

Downtown Tampa showing signs of playoff fever


Downtown Tampa is jumping on the Lightning bandwagon with displays of Bolts pride

Eastern Conference Finals watch parties at the St. Pete Times Forum


While games 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference finals are away from the St. Pete Times Forum, the team will still be holding events at Times Palace to coincide the games.

Yzerman "thrilled" about present, remains focused on future


Though the short-term is providing huge benefits to Steve Yzerman's efforts in Tampa Bay, his focus remains on the long-term building of the franchise.

Eastern Conference Finals: The Schedule


After a long wait, patient (and impatient) fans are rewarded with the Eastern Conference Finals schedule.

Eastern Conference Final tickets at the St. Pete Times Forum go on sale Friday


Want to attend the Eastern Conference Finals in Tampa? Ticketing information is now out there for single-game tickets.

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