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Lightning chomp Sharks 6-3 to enter the All-Star Break on a high note

Stamkos scored three points as Vasilevskiy stopped 36 to seal a Lightning win

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Tampa Bay Lightning at the trade deadline: Would moving J.T. Miller to the Oilers work?

Peter Chiarelli is a bad General Manager, and I’ll explain the rest.

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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. San Jose Sharks preview: The last game before vacation

After today, the Lightning will be off for 10 days.

Quick Strikes: Tyler Johnson injured, but spends day with kids anyway

Sad Wild fans, hockey dogs, and Patrik Berglund.

Crunch snap losing streak with 5-3 win over Belleville

Two early power play goals propel Syracuse to their first win in more than a week.

Empty-calorie scorers: A real thing or an NHL myth?

I used statistics to identify scorers who don’t help their teams win.

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And there were a LOT of trades in the last 48 hours.

Frederik Andersen returns the favor as Lightning fall to Maple Leafs 4-2

They’re still 14 points ahead of Toronto in the standings.

The Good, The Bad, The Crunch lose 5-4

Some signs of life from the offense are not enough to overcome a bad first period for the Crunch.

Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning preview: The battle of the slow starters

It’s not a showdown, it’s survival — for the Leafs, that is, while Tampa can sit back and watch

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Jan Rutta and his place in the Crunch’s defense

There were some roster moves involving Syracuse’s defense, but the final product isn’t on the ice just yet.

Quick Strikes: Andrei Vasilevskiy passes Nikolai Khabibulin for second in franchise shutouts

and the Anaheim Ducks have lost 12 in a row.

Penalties slow, but don’t stop Tampa Bay Lightning in win over Dallas Stars

Jim Lites must’ve hated that game.

Tampa Bay Lightning at Dallas Stars: The best vs. the mediocre

The Lightning might be the last team the Dallas Stars want to see right now.

Crunch Corner: No wins this week for Syracuse

We slam the giant "Don’t Panic" button.

Quick Strikes: The Lightning’s Brayden Point continues to excel, trades!, and the Syracuse Crunch play with puppies

(...for a good cause)

Solar Bears Week in Review: Virginia Splits

Orlando travels north to Norfolk and takes two out of three, including their first successful shootout of the season.

Quick Strikes: Lightning lose, Mikhail Sergachev fined, Jan Rutta’s place

Good morning! Here’s your daily dose of hockey news to read while you sip your drink of choice.

Lightning sleep in on a Sunday, lose 5-1 to New York Islanders

Oh, and Victor Hedman is injured.

Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders preview: The second game in two days for both teams

The Lightning’s road trip continues.

Where Jan Rutta fits for the Tampa Bay Lightning now and in the future

Given some time for it to sink in and think it through, I have some more thoughts

Quick Strikes: Louis Domingue extends win streak to eight games

When your backup is on a win streak, life is goooood.

Crunch drop 4th in a row with loss to Utica

The offense sputters once again.

Bolts beat Buffalo 5-3 behind masterpiece from Nikita Kucherov

Wow, Kuch.

Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres preview: A lot can change in six weeks

The Bolts and Sabres have trended in opposite directions since their last meeting at the end of November.

Quick Strikes: Jan Rutta who?

The Bolts’ eternal Cinderella went to a different ball, so who is this new defender waiting in the wings?

Crunch lose in a shootout to Cleveland

Alex Barre-Boulet scores twice, but they surrender a late goal before losing in the skills competition.

Tampa Bay Lightning trade Slater Koekkoek to Chicago Blackhawks for Jan Rutta

The rumors finally came true on a trade for Slater Koekkoek.

Alex Barre-Boulet has options on the Crunch power play

A look at the choices the rookie forward and his success with the extra skater.

Is NHL goal scoring on the rise?

So far this year, yes. A bit.

The Big Cat, by the numbers: Some perspective on Andrei Vasilevskiy’s season

Despite his second consecutive selection to the All-Star game, Andrei Vasilevskiy has had some struggles this season.

Quick Strikes: Hedman passes Kubina for most games played as a Lightning defenseman

What have you done 663 consecutive times?

Lightning make Pointed comeback to end Hurricanes’ winning streak in 3-1 victory

Special teams, Brayden Point, and Andrei Vasilevskiy anchored Tampa Bay’s comeback win this evening.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes: Get ready for some fun hockey

Yes, the Canes are good. Very good.

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