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NHL Power Rankings: Most improved teams after free agency?

Anaheim - After one of the most exciting years in hockey over the last decade, the NHL is hoping for a repeat performance in the upcoming season.

Op-Ed: Blackhawks win with championship core, playoff experience

When the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 Monday to clinch their third Stanley Cup title in six years, it was no fluke.

Lightning clip Blackhawks 4-3 to tie series heading into Chicago

Tampa - Jason Garrison broke a 3-3 tie with an easy power play goal to lift Tampa Bay over Chicago 4-3. Series shifts to Chicago on Monday.

Op-Ed: Blackhawks vs Lightning: Who'll hoist Lord Stanley's grand prize?

Tampa - It's Toews versus Stamkos, Quenneville versus Cooper and fate versus perseverance as two elite NHL franchises in Chicago and Tampa Bay collide when the Stanley Cup final begins Wednesday night.

One good shot enough for Tampa in 'knife fight' with Red Wings

Although Steven Stamkos kept firing blanks, defenseman Braydon Coburn scored early in the third period as Tampa eliminated the Red Wings from the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Vancouver Canucks home sellout streak ends at 474 - narrowly

The Vancouver Canucks had quite the sellout streak going but it ended Saturday night. The game against the Tampa Bay Lightning marked the first time the Canucks did not sell out a regular season game in 474 games, a streak dating back to Nov. 14, 2002.

CT scan reveals Steven Stamkos' tibia not healed, out of Olympics

Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos will not represent Canada at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. While his prognosis seemed to be improving and there was talk of him playing for Tampa Saturday, a CT scan today showed his leg is not healed.

Steven Stamkos closer to playing for Canada, practices with team

Tampa Bay Lightning star, and Team Canada star, Steven Stamkos took a big step toward being ready for the Sochi Olympics today. Recovering from breaking his leg 10 weeks ago, he practiced with his team this morning and took part in every drill.

Pavel Kubina retires from NHL after 13-year career, 4 teams

Pavel Kubina, a quality defenceman in the NHL for 13 seasons, announced his retirement today on the NHLPA website. Kubina played on four NHL teams, winning a Stanley Cup in Tampa, but hasn't played in the league since the 2011-12 season.

Op-Ed: On Lecavalier's reaction to buy-out, and excessive NHL contracts

I doubt I am the only NHL hockey fan who tries to forget all the money-talk that went around during the lock-out. But while it can be hard to ignore how much some NHL players make, to prevent becoming angry I shove wages to the back of my mind.

Justin Bieber offered contract by minor-league hockey team

The ECHL's Bakersfield Condors believe they've identified the next big thing on ice - even though he's only 5-foot-7, and probably wouldn't list hockey as his No. 1 passion.

Do Maple Leafs bid for Luongo and Nash? Is Justin Bieber a star?

To recognize just how badly the Toronto Maple Leafs need to make the playoffs you must consider not only their run of futility and how the once flagship franchise is now the butt of jokes. You must also go back to one game in March.

NHL Trade: Tampa Bay Lightning look to Lindback instead of Luongo

No matter what the Tampa Bay Lightning would be going out on a limb: risk giving up lots of assets to acquire Roberto Luongo from the Vancouver Canucks or spend less to get an unproven goalie. They went with the latter.

Keep Luongo and trade Cory Schneider for...a potential superstar?

Vancouver - It seems the subject of goaltending and the Vancouver Canucks is giving scribes enough material to last the offseason. In the absence of playoff hockey, for Canuck fans it is a topic more popular than a Justin Bieber tweet is to his legions of Beliebers.

Coach Vigneault admits Luongo wants out, but Tampa not interested

Vancouver - While Roberto Luongo's coach confirmed his goalie wants out of Vancouver, the GM of a team many thought he might wind up on has suggested he doesn't want him. Of course whether the Tampa Bay Lightning's Steve Yzerman means it is another thing.

NHL: Leafs win home finale 3-2 over Lightning in overtime Special

Toronto - On a day the Toronto Blue Jays kicked off its 2012 season in Cleveland, the Toronto Maple Leafs were getting ready for its home finale against the Tampa Bay Lightning. What’s the connection you ask?

NHL: Leafs rout Lightning 7-3 Special

Toronto - After a dreadful and disappointing December, the Toronto Maple Leafs kicked off January and 2012 with a bang on Tuesday night.

NHL: Leafs rout Lightning 7-3 Special

Toronto - After a dreadful and disappointing December, the Toronto Maple Leafs kicked off January and 2012 with a bang on Tuesday night.

NHL: A win in Game 7 would send Roloson to his second Cup Final

The last and only time Dwayne Roloson was in the Stanley Cup Final was June, 2006 when he was the starting goaltender for the Edmonton Oilers.

NHL: Lightning force Game 7 with 5-4 win over Bruins

It was the best game Steven Stamkos has played in this post-season notching a goal and two assists as the Tampa Bay Lightning squeaked out a 5-4 victory over the Boston Bruins tonight, forcing the Eastern Conference Final to a seventh and deciding game.

NHL: Lightning take stranglehold on series with win over Caps

It’s one of the old adages when it comes to NHL playoff hockey. That being, it’s not always the team with the most front-end talent that comes out with a victory, yet the team with the deepest roster.

NHL: Lecavalier scores twice as Lightning beat Caps in overtime

After a late third period collapse allowed Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin to tie up Game 2, Tampa Bay Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier countered with a big goal of his own in overtime.

Tampa Bay Lighting Pick Up Ryan Malone and Gary Roberts From the Pittsburgh Penguins

The Tampa Bay Lightning have picked up the 29-year-old left wing Ryan Malone signing him to a seven-year $31.5 contract.

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Brett Connolly is just the kind of young player that Cory Schneider might fetch in a deal.
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