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New Jersey Devils goaltender Louis Domingue, left, makes a save in front of Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Devils end Lightning team record tying 10-game win streak

Jan. 12, 2020 11:10 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are starting to play their best hockey of the season and it cost the Tampa Bay Lightning their franchise-record tying 10-game winning streak. The improved play wasn't enough to save the job of Devils general manager Ray Shero. Louis Domingue stopped 26 shots...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy, right, blocks a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Sanheim during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Maroon, Vasilevskiy lead Tampa Bay to 10th straight victory

Jan. 11, 2020 10:44 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tampa Bay got offense from an unlikely source to keep its winning streak going. Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning...

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Kucherov scores 2, Lightning top Coyotes 4-0 for 9th in row

Jan. 9, 2020 11:54 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning are in a serious groove. Kucherov had two goals, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves and the Lightning beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 Thursday night for their ninth consecutive victory. “We’re having fun," Kucherov said....

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon (14) and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) celebrate the team's 6-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Killorn scores twice, Lightning come back to beat Sabres 6-4

Dec. 31, 2019 11:24 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Killorn and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied late, extending their longest winning streak of the season into the new year. Killorn had two goals and an assist to lead the Lightning back from a three-goal deficit for their fourth straight victory, 6-4 against the Buffalo Sabres on...

FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, Team Giannis' Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, celebrates a basket against Team LeBron during the first half of an NBA All-Star basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Plays of the year: 2019 had a flair for the dramatic

Dec. 23, 2019 1:30 PM EST

Thousands of pro games, hundreds of thousands of college games, millions of high school games and billions of youth-league, rec-league, bar-league and whatever other sort of league games you can think of were contested in 2019. That means there were probably trillions of plays. Of those, we’re picking 10...

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Stamkos scores 2 to lead Lightning past slumping Bruins 3-2

Dec. 12, 2019 11:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Bruins came up just short on back-to-back nights. Steven Stamkos had two goals to extend his recent tear and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the suddenly slumping Bruins 3-2 on Thursday. Patrice Bergeron and John Moore scored for the Bruins, who have lost four straight in...

New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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...

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

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...