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Rumor Roundup: Stamkos’ next contract could impact Lightning’s …

Rumor Roundup: Stamkos’ next contract could impact Lightning’s future

thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Updated 20 hours ago
While superstar Steven Stamkos tries to help the Tampa Bay Lightning reach the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, speculation is brewing over his long-term future with the club. Stamkos’ eligibility next summer for unrestricted free agency and the Lightning’s effo…
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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook: Sunday, May 24

    Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook: Sunday, May 24

    NHL.com yahoo.com thehockeynews.com May 25 (yesterday)
    SUNDAY RESULT Home Team in Caps Tampa Bay 2, NY RANGERS 0 – TBL lead series 3-2 BISHOP, LIGHTNING TAKE 3-2 SERIES LEAD AGAINST RANGERS Ben Bishop made 26 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning scored twice in the second period to take a 3-2 serie...
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  • Rangers couldn't find way through Lightning defense

    Rangers couldn't find way through Lightning defense

    NHL.com May 25 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK -- The New York Rangers scored 10 goals in their prior two games against the Tampa Bay Lightning, four on the power play. The Rangers created quality scoring chances and had the Lightning and goalie Ben Bishop on their heels. But Sund...
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  • Rangers offense fizzles again, Bolts push them to brink of elim…

    Rangers offense fizzles again, Bolts push them to brink of elimination with Game 5 win

    thehockeynews.com May 25 (yesterday)
    The New York Rangers’ shortcomings on offense in the 2015 playoffs have been extensively documented and remain apparent to anyone who’s watched them regularly this spring. They’re a team that had no issue putting the puck in the net in the regular seaso…
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  • Puck to groin and sickness on bench in Tampa’s disgustingly goo…

    Puck to groin and sickness on bench in Tampa’s disgustingly good win

    yahoo.com May 25 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK – After shutting out the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final, Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was asked about a significantly more painful moment before the Sunday night contest at MSG. Did he take a puck to a “deli…
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  • Defenseman Carle in Lightning lineup for Game 5

    Defenseman Carle in Lightning lineup for Game 5

    NHL.com May 24 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matthew Carle is in the lineup for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Carle missed Game 4 on Friday with an undisclosed injury after...
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  • Getting to Know: Cedric Paquette

    Getting to Know: Cedric Paquette

    thehockeynews.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Status: Tampa Bay Lightning center. Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 198 pounds DOB: August 13, 1993 In: Gaspe, Que. First Hockey Memory: “I think I was at school. I was four years old when I put the first time put my skates on.” Hockey Inspirations: “I just like the s…
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  • Old man Morrow bringing experience to young Lightning

    Old man Morrow bringing experience to young Lightning

    ESPN.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Old man Morrow bringing experience to young Lightning
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  • Keith Yandle thrives in the chaos in Rangers vs. Lightning

    Keith Yandle thrives in the chaos in Rangers vs. Lightning

    yahoo.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Keith Yandle isn’t what you’d call a defensive stopper. There are times he doesn’t exactly play what you’d call “defense.” But luckily, the New York Rangers’ Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning has produced 25 goals in the last thre…
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  • 5 big-time playoff performers shorter than Tyler Johnson

    5 big-time playoff performers shorter than Tyler Johnson

    thehockeynews.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Tyler Johnson is short and good at hockey. After two-and-a-half rounds of watching the guy lead his Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffs, we’ve been hearing the same thing on every nightly broadcast. He’s pretty darn talented, but he’s not the first smal…
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  • Lightning lament 'unlucky breaks' in Game 4 loss

    Lightning lament 'unlucky breaks' in Game 4 loss

    NHL.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    TAMPA -- Whether it was untimely defensive breakdowns or an unlikely bounce off of the leg of a teammate, Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will need to put a 5-1 loss to the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final behind hi...
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  • Lightning banking on bad luck to explain Game 4 blowout

    Lightning banking on bad luck to explain Game 4 blowout

    yahoo.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    “How did you see it play out?” Any time a coach answers a question with a question it’s squirmy. And it rarely ever happens when the query and the response are grounded in happy feelings and optimism. As it was, Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper was …
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  • Video - Lightning Strike Red Wings 00:52

    Lightning Strike Red Wings

    Mar 20
    The Lighting topped the Red Wings 3-1 for their second straight win.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs 01:22

    Stamkos, Bolts Muscle Past Habs

    Mar 16
    Steven Stamkos scored two goals in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.
  • Video - Bruins Stay Hot, Beat Lightning In Shootout 00:50

    Bruins Stay Hot, Beat Lightning In Shootout

    Mar 12
    Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand each scored in the shootout as Boston beat Tampa Bay 3-2 to extend its points streak to seven straight games.

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