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Streaking (at Home) for the Stanley Cup

Kevin Kniffin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Science
Kevin Kniffin

Who's going to be hotter -- the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Chicago Blackhawks? Streakiness is one of the concepts -- like clutchness, choking, and luck -- that we often use to make sense of a multi-game series like the Stanley Cup Finals.

NHL Star Arrested For DUI, Cocaine

AP | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was charged Saturday with DUI and possession of cocaine after a traffic stop, police sa...

Maple Leafs Defenseman Stretchered Off After Brutal Hit

AP | Posted 03.19.2014 | Sports

TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger was "stable, conscious and alert," according to the team, after his head hit the boards Wednesday ...

Rangers And Lightning Pull Off BlockBuster Deal

AP | By IRA PODELL | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning pulled off the biggest deal on NHL trade deadline day Wednesday, swapping captains Ryan...

Social Media Marketing Lessons From the NHL

Chad Pollitt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Chad Pollitt

By offering engaging, entertaining, image-rich or problem-solving content on the right channel at the best time, brands can deliver impactful marketing that people love.

WATCH: Ref Blows Call After Goal

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

In one quick flash, defenseman Radko Gudas extended Tampa Bay's lead to two goals during the second period of a game against the Montreal Canadiens on...

NHL Star Stretchered Off Ice After Brutal Collision

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning star center Steven Stamkos was taken off the ice on a stretcher with a broken right leg after crashing into the po...

Lightning Top Hawks In Overtime

AP | MARK DIDTLER | Posted 10.25.2013 | Chicago

TAMPA, Fla. -- TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Radko Gudas was able to joke after being center stage in what both coaches called a crazy ending. The Tampa Bay d...

Learning From the (Not So Sad) Saga of Jeffrey Vinik

Dan Solin | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

Vinik earned enormous fees. He purchased the ultimate big boy toy, a professional hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. He also is a minority investor in the Boston Red Sox. Clearly, Vinik was back on his game. Or was he?

Caps Win 3rd Straight

AP | MARK DIDTLER | Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- Eric Fehr scored two goals, Mathieu Perreault had three assists, and the Washington Capitals won their third straight game by beating t...

Rangers Extend Lightning's Losing Streak

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Carl Hagelin had two goals and an assist, and Henrik Lundqvist made 19 saves in the New York Rangers' 5-1 victory over Tampa Bay that exte...

Red Wings Trade Defenseman

AP | Posted 04.28.2012 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have traded defenseman Mike Commodore to Tampa Bay for a seventh-round pick in 2013. The move wa...

WATCH: Fan Attacks Mascot At Hockey Game

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 01.20.2012 | Sports

The mascot for the Tampa Bay Lightning is named ThunderBug. Among his hobbies listed on the Lightning's website are "Playing Pranks on Southeast Divis...

Capitals Beat Tampa 6-5 In Shootout

AP | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Matt Hendricks and Alexander Semin scored shootout goals to give Washington a 6-5 win over Tampa Bay on Monday night in the teams' first...

Boston Bruins Headed To Stanley Cup Finals

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 07.27.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins are in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in 21 years. Now they have a shot at their first NHL championship in...

Back To Boston

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 07.25.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — Martin St. Louis and Teddy Purcell each scored twice, resilient goalie Dwayne Roloson weathered a hat trick by Boston's David Krej...

ROBBED: Bruins Goalie Makes Incredible Stick Save

Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports

Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas may have made the best save of the playoffs in Monday's Game 5 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. In the middle...

One Win Away

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Brad Marchand was sitting on the bench when he saw Tampa Bay's Steve Downie get the puck at the edge of the crease, with nothing but an...

Rookie Leads Bruins To Game 2 Victory

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Tyler Seguin had two goals and two assists and the Boston Bruins fed off the energy of the recently promoted rookie to beat the Tampa B...

Lightning Score 3 Goals In 1:25

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.14.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — The swift-skating Tampa Bay Lightning wasted little time taking control of the Eastern Conference finals. Sean Bergenheim began a stretc...

NHL Playoff Observations and Analysis Round 2

Brad Kurtzberg | Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports
Brad Kurtzberg

While the games themselves have remained exciting, Round 2 has not been as closely contested as the opening round of the playoffs. Here are some insights and observations from each of the four second round playoff series.

Lightning Send Caps Home

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 07.04.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — Sean Bergenheim scored two goals and Dwayne Roloson stopped 33 shots as the surging Tampa Bay Lightning completed a series sweep o...

Not Looking Good

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos and Ryan Malone scored 24 seconds apart in the third period and the streaking Tampa Bay Lightning beat Washington 4...

Lightning Shock Caps, Win 2 On The Road

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.01.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Vincent Lecavalier did Alex Ovechkin one better. Now Lecavalier's streaking Tampa Bay Lightning are halfway to eliminating Ovechkin...

Lightning Eliminate Penguins

AP | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — Dwayne Roloson made 36 saves for his second NHL playoff shutout, Sean Bergenheim scored, and the Tampa Bay Lightning completed a bi...