Category: ‘Game Reviews’

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...

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 Fall Behind Early, Lose to Carolina Hurricanes 3-2
April 23rd, 2013 at 2:06 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Tampa Bay Lightning ran into some bad luck early and dug themselves a hole they wouldn't climb out of on Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. Alex Semin opened the scoring for the Canes just 16 seconds into the period after Steven Stamkos was stripped of the puck behind his...

Tampa Bay Lightning Commit Too Many Errors, Waste Good Effort Against Montreal Canadiens
April 19th, 2013 at 2:16 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Tampa Bay Lightning committed too many untimely and costly errors on Thursday night in Quebec versus the Montreal Canadiens. Despite hanging with one of the elite teams in the Eastern Conference (and a future division rival) for much of the night, the Lightning committed mistake after mistake to hand Montreal...