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Tampa Bay Lightning Game Day Coverage

Lightning stave off elimination, defeat Maple Leafs 4-1

Lightning live to fight another day

Kucherov’s OT winner keeps Tampa in the playoff race.

Lightning at Red Wings Recap: Andrei Vasilevksiy makes 29 saves in the 2-1 win.

Lightning vs. Stars recap: Tampa Bay falls in overtime due to Roussel hat trick

The Lightning can’t contain the French Gretzky and it costs them a point

Boston Bruins at Tampa Bay Lightning preview: Desperate times are here

If the Lightning want to make the playoffs they need to win immediately and often.

Lightning at Capitals Preview: Not much, but it could be a life form

Despite a slew of injuries the Lightning have a winning streak going

We return to our regularly scheduled hockey program: Lightning vs. Canucks preview

After three nights off, the Lightning return to the ice

Capitals at Lightning preview: They have to win eventually, right?

Brett Connolly brings his new team to Tampa as the Lightning kick off a back-to-back weekend

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Bolts host Devils; coverage

Game 2 of the 2016-17 season is here!

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Opening night coverage; Bolts vs Wings

The story stream for Game 1 of the 2016-17 Tampa Bay Lightning season!

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Lightning end preseason with victory over Nashville

The regular season startss on October 13th.

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Watch Jonathan Drouin put the Lightning on the scoreboard

The score was 1-0 Pittsburgh in the 2nd period around the time this happened -- Jonathan Drouin put the Lightning on the scoreboard near the midway mark of the 2nd period. It's Drouin's 5th goal of the 2016 NHL Playoffs with assists going to Valtteri Filppula (6) and Victor Hedman (10).

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Tampa Bay Lightning fan rallying

While the official franchise watch-party event has been cancelled (with threats made by the NHL itself), events in the Channel District (the neighborhood around Amalie Arena) will still happen. If you know of another watch-party event in Tampa or elsewhere in the Tampa Bay metro area... Share the location in comments.

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2016 ECF Game 7: Lightning season concludes with 2-1 loss

For the right to play for Lord Stanley's Cup, the Lightning and Penguins square off one last time....

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Regarding the TECO Streetcar and tonight's game

Yay mass transit!

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ECF Game 6: Tampa Bay falls to Penguins to force game 7 on Thursday

With the Lightning now leading the best-of-7 series, 3 games to 2, they hold the opportunity to clinch a 2016 Stanley Cup Finals berth with a win. The Penguins don't intend for anything to happen except the series returning to Pittsburgh for game 7.

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WATCH Tyler Johnson tip-in the game winning goal

Tyler Johnson is good at the hockey... With some aid form Jason Garrison and Nikita Kucherov who assisted. It was Johnson's 7th goal of the playoffs, Kucherov's 3rd point of the game (and 8th assist of the playoffs) and gave the Lightning a 4-3 win. Jason Garrison, who had the tipped-in shot, got his 6th assist of the playoffs. Now the series heads back to Amalie Arena with the Bolts leading 3-2.

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WATCH as Nikita Kucherov ties the game

It's his second goal of the night, with assists going to with assists going to his fabled Triplets linemates (Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat).

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Video of Nikita Kucherov's game-tying goal

It was Kucherov's 10th goal of the playoffs, with Vladislav Namestnikov getting the assist. It tied the game 2-2 late in the 2nd period.

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WATCH as Alex Killorn puts the Lightning on the board

The goal, Alex Killorn's 5th of the layoffs, made the score 2-1 Pittsburgh. Andrej Sustr had the assist.

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ECF Game 5: Lightning complete comeback in OT with 4-3 win

With the first four games of the Eastern Conference Finals split, the best-of-7 series is now a best-of-3 affair.

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Watch as Tyler Johnson scores to make it 4-0

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson made it 4-0 with his goal at 17:48 of the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The assists on the Johnson's sixth goal of the postseason went to Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman.

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Watch as Jonathan Drouin fires into a wide open net

Forward Jonathan Drouin fired a shot into a wide open net to put the Tampa Bay Lightning up 3-0 over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The goal, scored at 14:38 of the second period, was Drouin's fourth goal of the playoffs and his third goal of the Eastern Conference Final. Assists on the goal went to Ondrej Palat and Victor Hedman.

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Watch as Andrej Sustr converts on a beautiful tic-tac-toe play

Defenseman Andrej Sustr finished a beautiful tic-tac-toe play with a laser shot to put the Tampa Bay Lightning up 2-0 over the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final. Sustr's first goal of these 2016 NHL Playoffs, scored at 14:28, was assisted by Nikita Kucherov (his sixth assist) and Alex Killorn (his seventh assist). After Callahan's goal, the Bolts did not take their foot off the gas pedal, and it paid off as they were able to pad their lead heading into the second period.

WATCH as Cally opens scoring early in 1st

Having a goal scored 27 seconds into regulation play is a rare, rare feat for Tampa Bay.

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Rev. Moore's latest church sign

Amen....

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Lightning retain lead, beat Pens 4-3

The Lightning seek to draw even again, while the Penguins seek to take a dominating lead in the best-of-7 series.

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ECF Game 3: Pittsburgh marauds past Lightning 4-2; lead series 2-1

In a way, the best-of-7 series is now a best-of-5; with the series tied at 1 game apiece, the Lightning and Penguins square off at Amalie Arena on Wednesday Night seeking an edge in the Eastern Conference afffair

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Watch as Jonathan Drouin rips a shot to tie it up at 2-2

Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin ripped a shot from past Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray in the dying seconds of the first period. The goal, scored at 19:10, was assisted by J.T. Brown and Matt Carle and tied the score at 2-2 going into the first intermission.

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Watch as Anton Stralman scores in his return to action

Defenseman Anton Stralman got the Tampa Bay Lightning on the board in the first period of Game 2 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center. Stralman returned to game action Monday night after seven weeks of recovery for a broken leg.

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ECF game 2: Lightning fall in sudden death, series even at 1-1

The question of who is in and who is out for Monday's game leads the Charge from Tampa Bay, while the Penguins seek to strike back after failed efforts in game 1.

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Lightning lose Bishop but win ECF Game 1, 3-1

The Tampa Bay Lightning start the 2016 Eastern Conference Finals on the road in Pittsburgh against the club that felled the team with the best record in the NHL in 2016...

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Lightning advance to Eastern Conference Finals with 4-0 Victory

Another on-the-brink, on-the-verge affair at Amalie Arena. The Lightning can eliminate the Islanders Sunday afternoon... or the Isles can send things back to Barclays Center for game 6.