TAMPA — Captain Steven Stamkos said the Lightning's window for contending for a Stanley Cup championship is not closing."I think it's wide open," he said Thursday, one day after the Lightning lost Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final to the Capitals.Gen
by: Sonny Sachdeva — Sportsnet 26 May
With the 2018 playoffs down to the final series and free agency just over a month away, Sportsnet.ca is breaking down the top 10 UFAs at each position. Next up: the left-wingers.
by: SensChirp — Sens Chirp 25 May
It’s been one year. 12 months. 365 days. But if you close your eyes, I bet you can go back to that exact moment. And if you think a little bit harder, you can probably recall the incredible six week ride that came before it. The remarkable individual...
by: Roger Mooney — Tampa Bay Times 25 May
TAMPA — Captain Steven Stamkos said the Lightning's window for contending for a Stanley Cup championship is not closing.
To understand the difficulties of postseason setbacks, all Tampa Bay Lightning have to do is look up
by: Erik Erlendsson — Lightning Insider 25 May
Started by former Tampa Tribune hockey writer Erik Erlendsson, LightningInsider.com strives to be a gathering place for all hockey fans to come for insightful coverage of the greatest sport on ice.
by: The Associated Press — Boston Herald 25 May
TAMPA, Fla. — Jon Cooper searched for adequate words to describe the feeling of coming within one victory of playing for the Stanley Cup.The Tampa Bay Lightning have done it twice in the past three years. And it hurts."It's everything from agonizing..
Stamkos takes blame for Lightning's series loss to Capitals: 'You feel like you let your teammates down'
by: Alexander.Gearty@performgroup.com (Alec Gearty) — Sporting News 25 May
The Tampa Bay Lightning went scoreless in the final two games of the Eastern Conference Final. Steven Stamkos says offensive leaders are at fault.
by: N/A — Hockey Buzz 24 May
The best one would be Alex Ovechkin finally having an opportunity to play for the Stanley Cup. So since 2008, Ovechkin now has 58 playoff goals. He is first in goals per-game.
by: Dave Lozo — Vice Sports 24 May
The Ovechkin playoff narrative about not being a winner is the dumbest thing in hockey. We can only hope that it's dead after he led the Washington Capitals to the Stanley Cup Final.
by: Greg Wyshynski — ESPN 24 May
No Washington team has won a title since 1991. With the hockey gods seemingly on their side, can the Capitals end the streak of futility?
by: ABC News — Yahoo Sports 24 May
As each NHL team is eliminated from playoff contention -- either mathematically or by losing in the postseason -- we'll take a look at why its quest for the Stanley Cup fell short in 2017-18, along with three keys to its offseason and a way-too-early...
by: Dump N Chase — Monumental Network: Dump 'N Chase 24 May
Holtby stops 29 shots, recording his second straight shutout to eliminate the Lightning and propel the Caps to the Cup final for first time in 20 years
by: firstname.lastname@example.org (The Peerless) — The Peerless Prognosticator 24 May
Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Champions For the second time in the history of the franchise, that phrase can be uttered....