Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Panthers 2-0 in Game 4 for sweep
Andrei Vasilevskiy had 49 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning completed a four-game sweep of the Florida Panthers with a 2-0 victory that sends the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions back to the Eastern Conference final for the sixth time in eight years.
Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 14 - Bruins vs. Hurricanes, Lightning vs. Maple Leafs, Kings vs. Oilers | Faceoff, How to Watch, Preview
On Saturday night, three first round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will see do-or-die games, with upsets and let-downs on the line. Coming into Saturday night, the question is can Boston win on the road? Atlantic Division(3) Tampa Bay Lightning vs. (2) Toronto Maple Leafs (Game 7)Time: 7 p.m. Since beating the Ottawa Senators in round one back in 2004, the Leafs have not won a playoff series. They still have not lost back-to-back playoff games since 2019.mlive.com
Kucherov leads Lightning over Canadiens 5-1 in Game 1
Playoff scoring leader Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist and Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 18 saves to outplay Carey Price and lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
How to Watch the Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (6/28/21) - Stanley Cup Finals (Game 1) | Channel, Stream, Time
On Monday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning prepare to take on the Montreal Canadiens in game one of the Stanley Cup Finals. Not just because they are the defending Stanley Cup champions, but also because they have the best offensive weapons in the postseason. The top-five scorers this postseason are all off of the Tampa Bay roster, with Nikita Kucherov leading the pack. Watch the Stanley Cup Finals on FuboTV (7-day free trial)Montreal is, once again, the underdog heading into this series. What: Stanley Cup FinalsWho: (4) Montreal Canadiens vs. (2) Tampa Bay Lightning (Game 1)When: Monday, June 28Time: 8:00 p.m.mlive.com
How to Watch the New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (6/25/21) - Stanley Cup Semifinals (Game 7) | Channel, Stream, Time
On Friday night, the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning will faceoff, with the winner heading to the Stanley Cup Finals. Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)However, with their season on the line, New York was not about to go away quietly. Now, the series heads back to Tampa for a do-or-die game seven. For the Lightning, they are 5-3 all-time, but their last game seven was back in the Eastern Conference Finals in 2018, when they lost, at home, to the eventual Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals. What: Stanley Cup SemifinalsWho: (3) New York Islanders vs. (2) Tampa Bay Lightning (Game 7)When: Friday, June 25Time: 8:00 p.m.mlive.com
Martin, Pulock help Isles top Lightning 3-2 to tie series
Matt Martin capped New York’s three-goal second period, Ryan Pulock made a diving stop in front of an open goal in the closing seconds and the Islanders held on to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 to even their Stanley Cup semifinal series at two games apiece.
How to Watch the Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Islanders (6/19/21) -- Stanley Cup Semifinals (Game 4) | Channel, Stream, Time
The Tampa Bay Lightning earned a huge win game three in enemy territory, and have a chance to take a stranglehold in their semifinal series against the New York Islanders. On Thursday night, fans were packed to the ceiling at Nassau Coliseum, hoping their team would be able to take the series lead. However, the Islanders rallied back with an excellent second period, leading to Cal Clutterbuck’s fourth of the postseason in the late stages of the frame. Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)However, the Isles would be forced to go on the penalty kill shortly thereafter. What: Stanley Cup SemifinalsWho: (2) Tampa Bay Lightning vs. (3) New York Islanders (Series tied 1-1)When: Saturday, June 19Time: 8:00 p.m.mlive.com
Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3
Brayden Point kept up his scoring touch with a tiebreaking goal late in the second period, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 27 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup semifinals.
Kucherov shines, Lightning beat Islanders 4-2 in Game 2
Brayden Point and Ondrej Palat delivered early goals and NHL playoff scoring leader Nikita Kucherov had three more assists to help the Tampa Bay Lightning rebound from a series-opening loss and beat the New York Islanders 4-2 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup semifinals.
How to Watch the Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes (6/1/21) -- Stanley Cup Playoffs (R2, G2) | Channel, Stream, Time
After picking up a big road win in front of ruckus crowd in game one, the Tampa Bay Lightning look to go two-for-two against the Carolina Hurricanes to begin the Central Division Finals. In front of an almost capacity crowd in Raleigh on Sunday, the Lightning and Hurricanes came out flying in the opening 20 minutes, with the two teams combining for 27 shots. Watch the Stanley Cup Finals on FuboTV (7-day free trial)The Lightning finally broke through in the second with Brayden Point scoring his fifth goal of the playoffs on the power play. The third period was even more tense following Jake Bean scoring on the power play for the Canes to tie the game. What: NHL Central Division PlayoffsWho: (3) Tampa Bay Lightning vs. (1) Carolina Hurricanes (Lightning lead 1-0)When: Tuesday, June 1Time: 7:30 p.m.mlive.com
Driedger gets third shutout as Panthers beat Lightning 4-0
Chris Driedger stopped 30 shots to record his third shutout of the season, Juho Lammikko scored a short-handed goal, and the Florida Panthers secured home-ice advantage for the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the regular season finale for both clubs.
Red Wings Get Rare Victory
Anthony Mantha scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period, Jonathan Bernier stopped a season-high 40 shots and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-4 Thursday night. “Taking three of four points against the Stanley Cup champions is a pretty good result for this group,” Troy Stecher said after scoring his first goal in his 20th game for the last-place Red Wings. Stecher, Dylan Larkin and Mantha scored to put the Red Wings ahead. Luke Glendening scored 33 seconds into the third period and Robby Fabbri scored shortly thereafter, giving the Red Wings a three-goal cushion that led to their eighth victory as they reached the midway mark of the 56-game schedule. CATCHING A BREAKThe Red Wings took advantage of not facing Vasilevskiy, who is 11-0 against them.detroit.cbslocal.com
Lightning continue domination of Red Wings
TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Killorn had a goal and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Wednesday for their third consecutive win. Victor Hedman, Ryan McDonagh, Anthony Cirelli and Brayden Point also scored for Tampa Bay, which remained unbeaten in five home games this season. The Lightning stretched their home win streak against the Red Wings to 15 dating to Dec. 12, 2013. Overall, Tampa Bay has won 17 of the past 18 games between the teams, including the playoffs. MILESTONEDetroit captain Dylan Larkin appeared in his 400th game, all with the Red Wings.mlive.com
Bubble hockey champions: Tampa Bay Lightning win Stanley Cup
EDMONTON, Alberta — The Tampa Bay Lightning are the champions of bubble hockey. Questions about the future were put off for a celebration, by the Lightning and the NHL. Rick Bowness, an assistant for Tampa Bay for five years who was part of their 2015 run that fell short in the final, faced his own uncertain future as interim head coach. The Lightning did to the Stars what Chicago did to them in the ’15 final, when injuries built up. Tampa Bay had Point and No.mlive.com
Robby Fabbri Only Bright-Spot In Wings Loss In Tampa
Ondrej Palat also scored for Tampa Bay. Robby Fabbri scored for the Red Wings, who fell to 4-14-2 on the road. After a scoreless first period, Tampa Bay opened the scoring at 4:10 of the second period. Fabbri pulled the Red Wings even when Filip Zadina disrupted a clearing attempt by Cedric Paquette and kept the puck in the offensive zone. Red Wings: Host San Jose on Tuesday.detroit.cbslocal.com
Lightning Beat Red Wings 2-1
Point scored a power-play goal in the third period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning streak to three games with a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Robby Fabbri scored for the Red Wings, who fell to 4-14-2 on the road. Fabbri pulled the Red Wings even when Filip Zadina disrupted a clearing attempt by Cedric Paquette and kept the puck in the offensive zone. Red Wings G Jonathan Bernier made his first start since leaving a game at Toronto on Dec. 21 after suffering a groin injury. Red Wings: Host San Jose on Tuesday.detroit.cbslocal.com