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Steven Stamkos Scores 500th Career Goal

Jan 19, 2023 1:42 AM

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos scored his 500th career goal in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks and finished with a hat trick in the 5-2 win on Wednesday.

The 32-year-old center took a slick pass from Alex Killorn and put a backdoor tap in past goalie Spencer Martin to open the scoring 4:40 into the period.

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Lightning Sign Rookie Nick Perbix To Two-Year, $2.25M Extension

Jan 2, 2023 2:36 PM

Tampa Bay Lightning rookie defenseman Nick Perbix signed a $2.25 million, two-year contract extension on Monday.

Perbix, 24, has three goals, five assists and is plus-8 in 29 games this season. He is tied for second in goals among Lightning defensemen and is fourth in scoring,

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Mitch Marner Sets Leafs' Record, Extending Point Streak To 19 Games

Dec 4, 2022 12:59 AM

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner set a franchise record in extending his point streak to 19 games Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The winger scored a short-handed goal early in the second period against the Lightning to reach his milestone and give Toronto a 1-0 lead. He later scored a power-play goal in the third period of the Maple Leafs' 4-3 overtime loss.

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Steven Stamkos Joins 1,000th Career Point Club

Dec 2, 2022 1:19 AM

Steven Stamkos had an assist for his 1,000th career point, Nick Paul scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Thursday night.

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 draft, Stamkos assisted on Paul's second goal 7:55 into the second period that made it 2-0. Stamkos started the play with a pass behind the net to Ian Cole, who sent the puck in front to Paul.

"It's the most I celebrated a second assist in my career," he said. "I thought I'd make the safe play behind the net, and (Cole) made a great play."

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Tags: Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers, Game Recap, Personal Award

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Bruins Win To Extend NHL-Record Home Streak

Nov 30, 2022 2:25 AM

Taylor Hall scored twice and the Boston Bruins extended their NHL-record streak of home victories to open a season to 13 games with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.

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Patrice Bergeron Gets 1,000th NHL Point

Nov 22, 2022 2:32 AM

Patrice Bergeron got his 1,000th career point with a second-period assist and the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Monday night for their seventh straight win.

Bergeron became the fourth Boston player and 94th in NHL history to reach the milestone with the second assist on Brad Marchand's goal at 15:08 that gave the Bruins a 4-1 lead.

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Lightning - Capitals Fight During Officials Review

Nov 12, 2022 2:06 AM

While officials reviewed Capitals forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel's check to the head of Lightning defenseman Cal Foote, Tampa Bay's Patrick Maroon dropped the gloves with Washington's Garnet Hathaway during the lengthy stoppage.

That was just the start of the fisticuffs as tensions boiled over Friday night between these teams, which face off again Sunday in what could be another feisty game for players with short memories.

"I don't know about that but probably," Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman said after his team lost 5-1. "Two teams that want to win hockey games. That was a bad hit, and it set the tone for the rest of the game.''

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Victor Hedman Day-To-Day With Upper-Body Injury

Nov 2, 2022 12:58 AM

Lightning star defenseman Victor Hedman was scratched from the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Ottawa Senators because of an undisclosed upper-body injury.

The Lightning said Hedman is day-to-day.

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Lightning Reinstate Ian Cole After Investigation

Oct 15, 2022 8:12 PM

The NHL said it found no evidence to substantiate sexual misconduct allegations against Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ian Cole and considers the matter closed.

Cole was immediately reinstated by the Lightning, who had suspended him with pay.

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NHL To Interview Ian Cole During Investigation

Oct 11, 2022 12:50 AM

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ian Cole will have an in-person interview on Wednesday in New York as part of the NHL's investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him, sources told ESPN.

Cole will be interviewed by Jared Maples, the NHL's chief security officer.

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Lightning Suspend Ian Cole Pending Investigation

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Lightning Donate $2M Toward Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

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Ondrej Palat Signs Five-Year, $30M Deal With Devils

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Jeff Blashill Joining Lightning As Assistant Coach

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2022-23 NHL Season Opener Features Lightning-Rangers Rematch

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Lightning Trade Ryan McDonagh To Predators

Lightning Sign Nick Paul To Seven-Yer, $22.05M Deal

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Brayden Point Quad Tear Among Lightning Injuires

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Lightning Adamant 'It's Not The End Of Their Run'

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Cale Makar Awarded The Conn Smythe Trophy As MVP Of Playoffs

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Avs Favorites By Sportsbooks To Win 2023 Cup

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Avalanche Are Stanley Cup Champions With 2-1 Win In Game 6

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Brayden Point Will Miss Fourth Straight Game

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Status Of Andre Burakovsky, Brayden Point Uncertain For Game 6

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Jared Bednar Says Key Tripping Call In Game 5 'A Tough One'

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Jared Bednar Wants Avs To Play With 'Passion' In Game 5

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Jon Cooper Says Lightning Have 'No More Mulligans'

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Jared Bednar Says There's 'Nothing' To Game-Winning Goal Controversy

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Jon Cooper Questions The Legality Of Game-Winning Goal

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Nazem Kadri's OT Goal Gives Avs 3-2 Win, On Brink Of Cup Title

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