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Stamkos scores in OT, Lightning come back to beat Capitals

Oct. 16, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was more like it for the Tampa Bay Lightning. They needed to stage another comeback, but this time the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions followed a familiar recipe when it mattered most. Andrei Vasilevskiy was perfect...

Palat scores, lifts Lightning to 7-6 OT win over Red Wings

Oct. 14, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ondrej Palat scored with 2:17 left in overtime, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 7-6 comeback victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Tyler Bertuzzi scored a career-high four goals, including three in the second...

Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener

Oct. 12, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night. Dominik Simon,...

Back-to-back salary cap champion Lightning are envy of NHL

Oct. 10, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

Long before the Tampa Bay Lightning showed they were the best hockey team by winning the Stanley Cup back to back, they proved to be the class of the NHL in something far more mundane to the average fan: managing the salary cap. With a little luck along the way, general...

Confident, talented Lightning aim for Stanley Cup 3-peat

Sep. 28, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Scotty Bowman knows a thing or two about winning consecutive Stanley Cups championships. The Hall of Famer has won nine titles as a NHL head coach and five more in front office roles. He’s currently a senior advisor to hockey operations with the...