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Lingering questions for all 32 NHL teams heading into training camp: Goaltending, lineup, injuries, more

But now that fall is officially set to begin on Thursday, it’s also time for training camps around the NHL to open, as we look ahead to opening night of the season on Oct. 11. To help get you ready for the next few weeks — as teams decide on which players make the roster, […]

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2022 Stanley Cup Final: Can the Avs clinch on home ice? Previewing what could be a deciding Game 5

The 2022 Stanley Cup Final could be decided Friday night in Denver, with the Colorado Avalanche holding a 3-1 lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Who needs to step up for the Lightning to force the series back to Tampa? Who is the Conn Smythe favorite? Will the Avs lift the Cup at home? We […]

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Star forward Brayden Point out of lineup as Tampa Bay Lightning win Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

Point did not take part in the team’s morning skate. He returned to the Lightning lineup in Game 1 against the Colorado Avalanche after missing the previous two rounds, having suffered a lower body injury on May 14 in Game 7 of the first round against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tampa Bay filled the vacant […]

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How the Tampa Bay Lightning built a shutdown line on the fly — and might change it up again

Their checking line of Yanni Gourde, Blake Coleman and Barclay Goodrow had the unique ability to shut down their opponents’ top players while contributing huge goals of their own. The lone goal in Game 7 against the New York Islanders, to send the Lightning to the 2021 Stanley Cup Final? That was Gourde, short-handed. The […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning star Brayden Point (lower body) in line to return for Game 1, but ‘we still gotta see’

DENVER — Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said things are leaning towards Brayden Point returning to the lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night against the Colorado Avalanche. “If it’s not tomorrow, then we really anticipate Game 2. But we’ll see how he is tomorrow,” Cooper said Tuesday. Point […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning’s Brayden Point back after missing 2 Stanley Cup playoff series

DENVER — Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point is “a go” for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, coach Jon Cooper said Wednesday. Point suffered a lower-body injury after just 5 minutes, 51 seconds of ice time in Game 7 of the Lightning’s first-round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs on May 14. He […]

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2022 Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference finals preview, matchups, predictions

The conference final round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs is upon us. Sixteen teams entered the postseason tournament, but only four are left in the bracket, as the New York Rangers will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the East, and the Colorado Avalanche will square off against the Edmonton Oilers in the […]

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On verge of being swept, No. 1 seed Florida Panthers try to ‘find some energy and some passion’

The Florida Panthers’ postseason is officially on life support after they fell 5-1 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series on Sunday. Tampa Bay now leads the best-of-seven series 3-0, and can eliminate the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Panthers with a victory in Monday’s Game 4. “They have more […]

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Steven Stamkos becomes Tampa Bay Lightning’s scoring leader with 954th point

TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos scored his 34th goal of the season and became Tampa Bay’s all-time scoring leader as the Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 8-1 on Thursday night. Stamkos, the first overall pick in the 2008 draft, fired a one-timer from the left circle off a feed from Nikita Kucherov for the […]

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Seattle Kraken expansion draft protected lists, available players

The Seattle Kraken are joining the NHL for the 2021-22 season and will play in the Pacific Division. The front office and coaching staff have taken shape, and Climate Pledge Arena is on track to be ready, but the team needs players. The Kraken will select one player each from 30 NHL teams, as the […]

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