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Varlamov, Nelson lead Islanders past Lightning 5-1

Dec. 9, 2019 11:15 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Islanders showed they have more than just a strong defense. Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 shots, Brock Nelson scored twice in the third period, and the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night. "Our offense isn't maybe the focal point of the conversion but we...

Vasilevskiy gets 132nd win, Lightning beat Ducks 6-2

Nov. 23, 2019 11:48 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — After setting the franchise record for wins, Tampa Bay goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy acknowledged the guy he passed — former teammate Ben Bishop — and looked forward to adding to his numbers. Vasilevskiy stopped 36 shots to earn his 132nd victory as the Lightning beat the...

Stamkos focused on team success, not personal milestones

Nov. 20, 2019 2:17 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos celebrated another milestone in a stellar career with grace and humility. The long-time captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning scored his 400th goal last weekend, joining an elite group that includes eight other active players — Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Marian...

Blues beat Lightning 3-1 to spoil Maroon’s homecoming

Nov. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — There was no storybook ending for St. Louis native Pat Maroon in his return home Tuesday night. Oskar Sundqvist and David Perron scored to lead the Blues to a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, spoiling Maroon’s much-anticipated return after helping his hometown team to a...

Kucherov has 4-point game, Lightning rout Rangers 9-3

Nov. 15, 2019 1:31 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay’s nine goals tied a team record. Five scores came on the power play, which also...

Kucherov, Stamkos key Tampa Bay’s 9-3 rout over Rangers

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning scored early and often in their first home game after an overseas trip. Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. "These are...

Lightning beat Sabres 5-3 to sweep 2-game series in Sweden

Nov. 9, 2019 6:19 PM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Pat Maroon and the Tampa Bay Lightning made the most of their long trip to Sweden. Maroon scored twice, and the Lighting beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday for a sweep of their two regular-season games in Stockholm. Victor Hedman also scored for the Lightning, delighting the home...

Lee helps Islanders beat Lightning 5-2 for 8th straight win

Nov. 1, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Since opening the season with three losses in four games, the New York Islanders have been unbeatable thanks to sheer teamwork. Their latest win was a textbook example. Anders Lee had a goal and two assists in New York's three-goal third period, and the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay...

Johnson lifts Lightning past Devils 7-6

Oct. 30, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — This time, the Tampa Bay Lightning eked out a victory. Barely. Tyler Johnson scored 1:16 into overtime and the Lightning rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils 7-6 on Wednesday night, avoiding their first three-game losing streak since late March 2018. "Did the game play out like we...

Rangers score 3 goals late in 3rd period, beat Lightning 4-1

Oct. 30, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After being criticized by coach David Quinn following a loss in their previous game two nights earlier, the New York Rangers responded with one of their best efforts of the season. Filip Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal in his season debut, and the Rangers scored three times in 6 1/2...