Category: ‘Goalies’

Kristers Gudlevskis Signed to Three-Year, Two-Way Deal by Tampa Bay Lightning
August 2nd, 2013 at 9:08 PM
***VIDEO1*** At this summer's NHL Entry Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning selected Latvian goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis in the 5th round (124th overall), which was viewed by some as a curious move, given the collection of goaltenders GM Steve Yzerman has acquired since 2010. Today, Gudlevskis was signed to a three-year, two-way deal, the...

2013 Tampa Bay Lightning Player Grades: Ben Bishop
July 27th, 2013 at 8:17 PM
***VIDEO1*** As the 2013 player grades series continues, it is time to evaluate the first goaltender -- Ben Bishop, acquired at the trade deadline from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for promising young forward Cory Conacher. While this series has been working its way up with skaters that took the ice for...

Tampa Bay Lightning Goalie Andrey Vasilevskiy Improves at Prospect Camp
July 12th, 2013 at 12:23 PM
During the Tampa Bay Lightning prospect camp, Russian goalie Andrey Vasilevskly showed immense improvement. After the conclusion of camp on Wednesday, Vasilevskly finished three-by-three play with 110  saves on 127 shots equaling an .866 save percentage, which was the best among the four potential goalies at the Lightning camp.  Before being selected...

Nate Thompson and Matt Carle Help Team USA Claim Bronze Medal at the World Championships
May 20th, 2013 at 12:34 PM
***VIDEO1*** Team USA beat host country Finland for the second time in the 2013 IIHF World Championships, this time 3-2 in a shootout to claim the bronze medal, the first medal for Team USA in this tournament since 2004. Nate Thompson and Matt Carle were quiet, but effective in this one as...

Tampa Bay Lightning Players for Team USA at World Championships Contribute to 4-1 Win Over Latvia
May 6th, 2013 at 1:57 PM
***VIDEO1*** Tampa Bay Lightning players Matt Carle, Ben Bishop, and Nate Thompson helped Team USA to a 4-1 win over Latvia yesterday at the World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, and an unblemished 2-0-0-0 record so far in the tournament. Like their first game against Austria, the Americans got off to a slow...