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Martin St. Louis Captures Second Art Ross Trophy in 5-3 Loss to Florida Panthers
April 28th, 2013 at 3:10 AM
***VIDEO1*** Tonight, the Southeast Division ended with a whimper. It seems fitting that the division so often called "SouthLeast" would close with a meaningless game between the two teams based in the Sunshine State. These teams will still be division "rivals" next year as part of the so-called "Flortheast", juxtaposing the Tampa Bay...

Tampa Bay Lightning Close Regular Season in Win-Win Scenario Against Florida Panthers
April 27th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
Tonight is game 48 of the 48-game, lockout-shortened season. The Tampa Bay Lightning will play their final game as a member of the Southeast Division against the Florida Panthers. Proud, professional hockey players are going to send the 2012-2013 NHL season with the same effort they've given all season long. Don't expect...

Tuukka Rask and Boston Bruins Shut Down, Shut Out Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0
April 26th, 2013 at 3:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** For this one, go ahead and fall back on your favorite goaltending cliche. How about, "show me a good goaltender and I'll show you a good coach." The good folks over at Stanley Cup of Chowder have already investigated that angle with Claude Julien and the Bruins. Then there's, "your goalie has...

Tampa Bay Lightning Build, Hold Lead in 5-2 Win Over Toronto Maple Leafs
April 25th, 2013 at 3:06 AM
***VIDEO1*** All too often this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have spotted opponents multiple-goal leads, forcing themselves into risky aggressive plays as they constantly try to battle their way back into games, expending a lot of energy along the way. On Wednesday night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the Lightning finally...

Tampa Bay Lightning Jostling for Draft Position, Face Playoff-Bound Toronto Maple Leafs
April 24th, 2013 at 1:09 PM
The Tampa Bay Lightning will face the Toronto Maple Leafs at home tonight. The Bolts will be missing the playoffs for the second straight season after going to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2010-2011. Toronto makes their first trip to the the playoffs since before the 2004-2005 lockout. In fact, the last...