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Lightning turn up the pressure late, can’t quite catch Flames
February 23rd, 2017 at 10:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Sean Monahan scored his 100th NHL goal, Brian Elliott made 23 saves, and the Calgary Flames beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Thursday night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and two assists, and Mikael Backlund also scored to help the Flames improve to 7-2-1 over...

Dotchin’s Play Is Key to Lightning’s Balance on Defense
February 23rd, 2017 at 2:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tampa Bay Lightning rookie Jake Dotchin is just 12 games into his NHL career, but he's been an important part of the team'sĀ improved play over the past few weeks. Jake Dotchin, right (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports) Since his NHL debut against the Arizona Coyotes on Jan. 21, the 22-year-old...

Mattias Ohlund: Lightning’s Gift to Hedman
February 23rd, 2017 at 12:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the 2009 NHL Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning selected defenseman, Victor Hedman with the number two pick. Five days after drafting the 18-year-old Swede, the team made a couple of decisions that helped catapult Hedman's career. Imagine beginning your NHL career half a world away from home. The best...

Jake Dotchin Impresses Lightning
February 22nd, 2017 at 12:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** In this mixed bag of a season for the Tampa Bay Lightning, one of the bright spots recently has been Jake Dotchin. The 22-year-old defenseman has 11 NHL games on his resume. The Tampa faithful has seen his ever-increasing role among the blueliners even line up with All-Star Victor Hedman....

91 Days of Stamkos: Day 52, the Sarnia Sting
February 22nd, 2017 at 11:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Dale MacMillan/Getty Images Sarnia, Ontario is a town of 73,000 people sitting on the shores of Lake Huron, where it meets the St. Clair river and flows south to Lake Erie. In the heart of "Chemical Valley," it's easy to know when you're approaching...