Latest Blake Coleman News

Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Jun. 18, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — After keeping up his scoring touch to help Tampa Bay get a big road victory its Stanley Cup semifinal series, Brayden Point was especially proud of the Lightning's defensive effort. Point got the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, Andrei...

Hall of a trade: Deadline acquisitions are difference-makers

May. 28, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

Just when the New York Islanders got finished with Jeff Carter lighting it up against them with Pittsburgh, they face another significant trade deadline pickup in Taylor Hall and the Boston Bruins. The Islanders might not even be in the second round if not for a trade to...

Knight time: Rookie saves 36, Panthers top Lightning 4-1

May. 24, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers entrusted their season to a rookie goalie making his playoff debut. Spencer Knight delivered, in a huge way. The 20-year-old Knight stopped 36 shots, MacKenzie Weegar and Patrick Hornqvist each had a goal...

Vasilevskiy stops 32, Lightning top Panthers 3-1 in Game 2

May. 18, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — A bounce off a Panther. A bounce off a post. The Tampa Bay Lightning got two big breaks, and they're going home in full control of their matchup against the Florida Panthers. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots, Steven Stamkos...

Intensity from the outset in Sunshine State playoff series

May. 17, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

The first-ever playoff game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers could be tough to top. Or perhaps it's just a taste of what's to come in their opening-round Sunshine State series. The defending champion Lightning take a 1-0 lead into Game 2 Tuesday night...

Point scores 2 in 3rd to lift Lightning over Panthers 5-4

May. 16, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla.- (AP) — For the Tampa Bay Lightning, the return of several key players couldn’t have come at a more opportune time. Brayden Point scored two late goals, including the game-winner with 1:14 left in the third period, to lift the defending champion...

Stars keep playoff hopes alive with 5-2 win over Lightning

May. 07, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists to help keep the Dallas Stars' postseason hopes alive with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. The win moved Dallas within two points of Nashville heading into the final weekend of the...

Lightning beat Red Wings 2-1, aiming for Carolina in Central

May. 02, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning have not lost a game this season when leading after two periods. The last two NHL teams to pull off that feat in the regular season — Pittsburgh in 2016 and Chicago in 2015 — went on to hoist the Cup. ...

Vasilevskiy blanks Stars, again; Lightning beat Dallas 3-0

Apr. 29, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Blake Coleman converted a short-handed penalty shot and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 20 shots for his 26th career shutout to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-0 victory against the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. Ondrej Palat and Brayden Point also...

Lightning clinch playoff spot with 7-4 victory over Chicago

Apr. 27, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Killorn had a power-play goal and scored into an empty net, and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 7-4 on Tuesday night to clinch a playoff berth for the fourth straight season. Brayden Point stuffed in his team-leading 21st goal...