Tag "Tampa Bay Lightning"

Florida 2020: Center of the Sports World

Are you wondering why Florida keeps coming up in sports-related news recently? It’s probably because Florida was the temporary center of the sports world during this unusual year.

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Dallas’ Run to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final

The 2019-20 edition of the Dallas Stars…where do we begin? If we were to tell you last November that the Stars would be three wins away from a Stanley Cup championship (their second one in franchise history) you’d probably have an eyebrow (or two) raised along with a friendly chuckle. Well, hockey fans, here we are in the heart of September, and the Stars along with the Lightning are the two remaining teams mired in a heat-of-the-night battle to hoist Lord Stanley’s proverbial mug.

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Lightning Depth Begins at Center Ice

The center-ice spot is arguably the single most important position in the National Hockey League. Teams are always seeking talent, intelligence, depth, size, speed, and sandpaper down the middle of the ice as they look to build a contending roster capable of winning a Stanley Cup.

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Brayden Point: The Face of the Franchise in Tampa Bay

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are any hockey fan’s dream. Drama, excitement, unpredictability, passion, and despair all highlight one of the best tournaments on the planet

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Three Reasons to Fear the Tampa Bay Lightning

Last season, the Tampa Bay Lightning finished the regular season with an astounding 62-16-4 record to go along with 128 points-signifying one of the best single-season records in National Hockey League history. A week-and-a-half later, their season was over as the Bolts were swept in the first round in surprising (and convincing) fashion at the hands of the Columbus Blue Jackets sending shockwaves across the hockey world. 

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Pre-24 Team Tournament NHL Rankings-Eastern Conference

It finally appears that one of the four major sports will be making its long-awaited return this summer. The NHL is in the process of putting all the necessary pieces in place to crown a Stanley Cup Championship. To conclude the 2019-2020 season the League will put together a 24 Team Tournament. They will forgo the approximate 12 games most teams had remaining. The best four teams in each Conference will get free passes to start in the next round(round of 16). Teams seeded 12 to five will play a best of five to decide who gets to advance. In preparation of the Tournament, let’s take a look at my Rankings, we will first start with the Eastern Conference.

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Lightning Get Revenge Against Bruins in Physical Playoff Preview

The Lightning got revenge over the Bruins in a physical contest in Boston on Saturday, writes Jordan Moore.

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NHL DFS DraftKings Ice Picks October 26th, 2019

Happy weekend everyone, lot’s of high-profile games on this nine game evening slate. The Leafs and Habs renew their rivalry in Montreal, the surging Blue Jackets visit the Flyers, Calgary and Winnipeg meet up for an outdoor game for the Heritage Classic, and finally in perhaps the game of the night, the high-flying Nashville Predators visit last year’s President’s trophy winners, the Tampa Bay Lightning. Let’s dig into it and make some Ice Picks!

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NHL DFS DraftKings Ice Picks October 19th, 2019

Saturday night is always a big night in NHL and tonight is no different. We have nine games on the docket, the following are ones that have high probabilities of offensive production: Colorado at Tampa Bay, Florida at Nashville, Calgary at Los Angeles and Pittsburgh hosting Vegas. Buffalo at San Jose and Boston at Toronto have appeal as well. Let’s break it down and find out who makes the cut for this installment of Ice Picks.

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