Lightning Weekly Flash: Stamkos, Vasilevskiy & Cirelli

Two and a half months into the 2018-19 season, the Tampa Bay Lightning look eerily similar to last season’s team, standings-wise. It took them one more game, but they eclipsed the 50-point mark following Thursday night’s win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. With eight straight wins, they are one shy of the franchise record of […]

Lightning’s Stamkos & Kucherov Off to Unusually Quiet Start

For the Tampa Bay Lightning, production from their top two offensive threats is key to sustained success. Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov have the elite skill set to impact a game with their sniping and play-making abilities. Opponents have their hands full with each, as it usually takes more than one player to slow them […]

NHL Standings Predictions: Preseason Edition

For a number of seasons now, the Metropolitan and Central have been the better and deeper of the NHL’s four divisions. That has meant teams from the Atlantic and Pacific have been picking higher in the entry draft in recent years. Is that balance of power on the verge of shifting this season? According to […]

Best Forwards in Lightning History

The one consistent throughout the Tampa Bay Lightning’s history is their affinity for having star forwards on their roster. Over the course of 25 years, the franchise built themselves around the philosophy of score first and score often, sometimes at the expense of the other positions on the ice. Even when the team was going through […]