It’s Andrei Vasilevskiy world. And we’re living in it. Vasilevskiy came into the game 2 minutes shy of the longest shutout streak this season held by Seymon Varlamov of the New York Islanders. Another Russian netminder was coming for that steak and so much more. Vasilevskiy play is eclipsing Vezina trophy and approaching Hart Trophy … Continue reading It’s The Big Cat Show! Vasilevskiy records third straight shutout, Blank Dallas 2-0
The Bolts rolled into Ohio looking to remain unbeaten facing another grudge match with central division rivals Columbus Blue Jackets. The Lightning finally getting into action after two games against their 2020 Stanley Cup nemesis Dallas Stars were postponed due to COVID-19 concerns early this week. Chris Gibson was called up from the taxi squad. … Continue reading Lightning Strike Down CBJ in Overtime
The Tampa Bay Lightning don't look like they’ve had the last 3 months and change off. The Bolts put up another terrific effort besting their 2015 Stanley cup final foes Chicago Blackhawks 5-2. A flurry of goals in the second period sparked the team after the first 20 minutes went scoreless. Ondri Palat was the … Continue reading Stam Dunk. Stamkos and the Bolts Shock Chicago in Back to Back Wins
It’s the day myself and Tampa Bay Area have been waiting for. The quest to defend our title has begun. And it began with a bang. After unveiling the 2020 Stanley Cup Championhip banner, the organization elected not to raise it to the rafters to join their banner for 2003-2004 until fans return to Thunder … Continue reading Bolts Flex Dominance in Decisive 5-1 Win Over Chicago to Kick Off the Regular Season.
Once again the best time of year has rolled around, the NHL season is starting and the defending champions Tampa Bay Lightning look to make a run to defend their title. This season looks a bit different and will feel different from past seasons, but the NHL has done a marvelous job finding safe ways … Continue reading Lightning Look to Strike Twice
Today we are going to take a look at the NHL's Reverse Retro jersey with the Atlantic Division Boston Bruins: The 1988 and 1990 Stanley Cup Final jersey has been given a remix with a yellow base colour and the bear head returns as the logos on the shoulder patch. https://twitter.com/NHLBruins/status/1328374833172934656 Buffalo Sabres: The third … Continue reading Reverse Retro: Atlantic Division
Earlier today, Adidas and the NHL released the "Reverse Retro" jerseys that will be worn by all 31 teams this season. https://twitter.com/adidashockey/status/1328350864164204544 The NHL and adidas Hockey teamed together for the first-ever League wide alternate jersey program called "Reverse Retro". The idea behind the program is for each team to "throwback" to an era that … Continue reading Reverse Retro Jerseys Have Been Unveiled
RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Dallas Stars14-9-0Anton Khudobin1.35 / .951Tampa Bay Lightning15-5-1Andrei Vasilevskiy2.02 / .909 TDLR: IT’S NOT OVER YET! The Dallas Stars hold on thanks to one goal from Pavelski, and two goals from Perry, including the double-overtime game winner. In Game 5, the Tampa Bay Lighting had the chance to Finish the Fight win their second … Continue reading Dallas Stars Win Game 5 in 2OT, 3-2 to Stave off Elimination
TLDR: In a game of trading chances, it was a botched penalty call against Jamie Benn of the Stars that led to the game-winning goal from Kevin Shattenkirk of the Bolts. The Stars now face elimination in the back-half of this back-to-back.
RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Dallas Stars13-8-0Jake Oettinger0.00 / 1.00Tampa Bay Lightning14-4-1Andrei Vasilevskiy2.07 / .913 TLDR: Tampa captain Steven Stamkos makes a short-lived return to play, and Stars’ backup goaltender Jake Oettinger came in as relief for Khudobin. Despite shifts in momentum, it was the Lightning that would win a 2nd straight game to take Game 3 by … Continue reading Lightning win Game 3 by a Score of 5-2, Take a 2-1 Series lead