Tag: Tampa Bay Lightning

Crosby and Stamkos to lead Team Canada’s offence in Sochi

Sidney Crosby, Penguins

In our celebrity obsessed society, it is always interesting when one icon reveals his/her thoughts about another. In Canada, there are few hockey players more popular than Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay…

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 “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…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos broken tibia confirmed

Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning realized their worst fears today when star centre Steven Stamkos slid violently into his own goal post against the Boston Bruins. The Bolts’ star was unable to stand on his own power – he left the…

NHL leading scorer Steven Stamkos leaves ice on a stretcher

Steven Stamkos, Team Canada

The overwhelming response from hockey fans and media all over North America is as follows: hopefully it’s not as bad as it looks. In today’s Veterans Day matinee between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning, Bolts star Steven Stamkos…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos is the complete package

Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

In his first few seasons in the NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning sniper Steven Stamkos was a raw goal scorer with defensive deficiencies not unlike most young players. The goal scoring has not ceased, but the sloppy decision making with the…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Excelling at life after Lecavalier

Vinny Lecavalier with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

When the Tampa Bay Lightning used their compliance buyout to rid themselves of captain Vinny Lecavalier last summer, it was the official declaration of a new era for Steve Yzerman’s club. Lecavalier had been with the Bolts since they drafted…

Lightning/Hawks play last goal wins in Khabibulin’s return to Tampa

Nik Khabibulin in goal for the Chicago Blackhawks. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Nik Khabibulin will always be remembered in Tampa Bay. The Bulin Wall was the starting goalie in 2004 when the franchise won its first and only Stanley Cup title. Next season marks the 10 year anniversary of the 04′ Lightning…