Category: Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

A lot can change in a year. One year ago today, the Tampa Bay Lightning were a non-playoff team led by Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis; relics from the franchise’s 2004 Stanley Cup championship. Here we are now: both…

Martin St. Louis off to slow start with New York Rangers

Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1,000 games.

The New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning swapped captains last week on NHL trade deadline day. The deal sent last season’s Art Ross winner, Martin St. Louis, to the New York Rangers for Ryan Callahan, a first-round pick in…

The Bolts May Have Trouble Adjusting To Life After Martin St. Louis

Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman traded captain Martin St. Louis this past Wednesday under a cloud of controversy. The last remaining member of the 2004 Bolts Cup team requested a trade to the New York Rangers after being…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Martin St. Louis wanted trade after Olympic snub

Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1,000 games.

It has been reported by several media outlets that Tampa Bay Lightning captain Martin St. Louis asked to be traded when Bolts GM Steve Yzerman, who also played general manager for Team Canada’s gold medal winning team in Sochi, left…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos spotted on the ice today

Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

I nearly cried (not actually) when Steven Stamkos incurred a broken tibia in early November (he’s on my pool team). You may have been worried too. However, you, like me, probably had an inkling that the superstar would defy the odds…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos is walking again only two weeks after breaking his leg

Professional athletes really do heal fast. Only two weeks after suffering a broken tibia, Tampa Bay Lightning superstar and Team Canada sure-bet Steven Stamkos is already up and walking around without the assistance of crutches or a boot. He met…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos is “up and moving around”

Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

The hockey world gasped in horror when Steven Stamkos crashed into his own goal post and could not stand up afterward. We watched him get wheeled off the ice on a stretcher, and thought, “oh no.” Regardless of which team…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Martin St. Louis reaches 1,000 game milestone

Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1,000 games.

The Tampa Bay Lightning may have lost 5-2 last evening to the Los Angeles Kings, however, the night was significant for Bolts captain Martin St. Louis who played in his 1,000 game in the NHL. St. Louis was a late…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Stamkos can lean on St. Louis who broke his leg in 2002

Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

The year 2002 had just begun and the Tampa Bay Lightning were a team on the rise, largely because of some impressive young talents. Perhaps the most exciting of the bunch was a young man named Martin St. Louis. Un-drafted…