Category: ‘Game Reviews’

Tampa Bay Lightning Prospect Vlad Namestnikov Ready for Move to AHL
August 29th, 2012 at 8:09 PM
***VIDEO1*** With a lockout at the NHL level seemingly growing more and more likely by the day, many Tampa Bay Lightning prospects expected to move up to the NHL squad or stick with the big club for another year may be forced to stay down in Syracuse and play for the...

Tampa Bay Lightning Prospects Andrei Vasilevksi and Nikita Nesterov on Team Russia for Canada-Russia Challenge
August 1st, 2012 at 5:06 PM
***VIDEO1*** From Jim Corteau at Today [July 31st] the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia released their 29 man roster for the upcoming 2012 Canada-Russia Challenge. In addition to the Number One Overall 2012 NHL Draft Pick, Nail Yakupov, two Tampa Bay Lightning picks will be playing for Team Russia: G Andrei Vasilevski and...

Tampa Bay Lightning Prospect Nikita Kucherov Headed to North America?
July 30th, 2012 at 2:02 PM
***VIDEO1*** Russian forward Nikita Kucherov, 19, was drafted in the second round, 58th overall, by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. While most scouting reports indicated his skill and potential to bloom into a terrific NHLer, many also emphasized a considerable drawback to drafting the CSKA winger--the problem...