Brayden Point

Point scores 2 goals to help Lightning beat Capitals 4-2

Brayden Point scored two first-period goals, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots to earn his NHL-leading 35th victory and the Tampa Bay Lightning …

Ice Hockey

Point, Vasilevskiy lead Lightning to 4-2 win over Capitals

Brayden Point scored two first-period goals, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots to earn his NHL-leading 35th victory and the Tampa Bay Lightning …

Sports

Lightning strike early, hold on to beat Capitals

Brayden Point set the tone with two goals in the opening period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 in a battle of division leaders in the Eastern Conference at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night.<p>Nikita Kucherov, who leads the league with 78 points, and Chris Kunitz also …

Ice Hockey

Lightning at Capitals preview

The Capitals are 2-1-2 in their past five games and lead the second-place Pittsburgh Penguins by one point in the Metropolitan Division. The …

NHL

New York Rangers: Ryan McDonagh and Rick Nash more valuable in separate trades

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 21: Rick Nash<p>As the 2018 trade deadline rapidly approaches, many current New York Rangers will be on their way out of town. …

NHL

Tampa Bay Lightning should not pursue Erik Karlsson

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 28: Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) is congratulated by Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson (65) and …

NHL

Capitals vs. Lightning Recap: Too Little, Too Late as Caps Fall 4-2

It took less than three minutes for the first goal to be scored in this one... and unsurprisingly, it wasn’t the Caps. With Brett Connolly in the …

Ice Hockey

Maple Leafs' Andersen continuing to thrive with heavy workload

Maple Leafs' Andersen continuing to thrive with heavy workload<p>The more shots Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen receives, the better he …

Ice Hockey

New York Rangers: Next few months will be crucial for Jeff Gorton

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)<p>The New York Rangers are at a tremendous crossroad. The team currently sits last in the Metropolitan Division, …

NHL

Rest-of-season fantasy hockey rankings

While there is plenty of merit in looking at where some of the most discussed trade-bait players will land and how they will perform, there is also …

NHL

Alex Lyon saves Flyers' day at MSG

<b>BOX SCORE</b><p>Sunday’s game at Madison Square Garden turned into the off-Broadway performance of “Lyon King.”<p>While it may not qualify for a Tony award, …

Ice Hockey

Building like Lightning: 6 things to learn from Tampa Bay

On their recent road trip to the east coast, the Canucks saw first hand just how dominant the Tampa Bay Lightning can be. The NHL’s top team toyed …

NHL

Quick Shifts: Maple Leafs may already have their next JVR

<i>A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep.</i><b>1.</b> We asked Toronto Marlies graduate …

Ice Hockey

Devils top Lightning for key road victory

CLOSE<p>The Devils look to extend their winning streak to three games when they face the Lightning at Tampa, Florida on Saturday night.<p>TAMPA, Fla. – …

Ice Hockey

NHL DFS for February 18: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy hockey picks

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with more than $1M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice<p>Before you enter a daily fantasy hockey tournament …

Fantasy Football

Blackhawks rout Capitals 7-1 to end 8-game losing streak

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks ripped the Washington Capitals 7-1 on Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak.<p>Patrick Kane, Brandon Saad and Ryan Hartman each added a goal and an assist in a 44-shot attack that took advantage of …

Sports

Deadline Primer: Tampa Bay Lightning

Somehow, GM <b>Steve Yzerman</b> and the Tampa Bay front office has managed to bring three superstars together while maintaining some level of cap …

NHL

Brayden Point discusses beating Red Wings

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brayden Point discusses beating the Red Wings on Thursday night and what is like seeing Steven Stamkos and Nikita …

Ice Hockey

Lightning vs. Red Wings: Projected lines, injuries, storylines

<b>Lines from Tuesday's game. Subject to change.</b><p><b>Forwards</b><br>Yanni Gourde - Steven Stamkos - Tyler Johnson<p>Alex Killorn - Brayden Point - Nikita Kucherov<p>Cory …

Ice Hockey

Finding Fantasy Value: Chabot should benefit from Phaneuf trade

It was a rough weekend for goalies, as both Brian Elliott and Mike Smith went down to injury. So it would make sense that their replacements would be …

Sports (Canada)

League-leading Lightning embrace NHL’s new high-tech approach

There was a game, just before the All-Star break, when Tampa coach Jon Cooper didn’t like the play Tyler Johnson made.<p>Cooper expressed his …

Ice Hockey

Lightning penalty kill problems a perfect storm

TAMPA — When Lightning coach Jon Cooper says the penalty kill has been a "sore subject" for some time, it's not a punch line.<p>This special teams unit …

NHL

NHL Rumor Roundup: Rangers targets take over the rumor mill as deadline nears

<i>It's NHL trade rumor season. Each week before the Feb. 26 trade deadline, Lyle Richardson's Rumor Roundup column serves as a one-stop guide to the</i> …

NHL

How the Tampa Bay Lightning built a juggernaut out of spare parts

In a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Feb. 3 - their league-best 36th victory of the season - the Tampa Bay Lightning got goals from Victor …

NHL

Colorado Avalanche Roundtable: Dream Trade Deadline Move

STOCKHOLM, SWE - NOVEMBER 10: Erik Karlsson<p>The Colorado Avalanche have just under two weeks to decide what move, if any, they make at the Trade …

NHL

Statistically Speaking: Gallagher, Duchene scoring in tough circumstances

Value can be found in many different areas when it comes to fantasy hockey. At this stage of the season, there are some veteran players getting good …

NHL

Nylander, Marner fueling Maple Leafs during hot streak

From Florida Panthers scout Peter Mahovlich, who won the Stanley Cup four times with the Montreal Canadiens, to former New Jersey Devils scouting …

Canadian Hockey

Nylander and Matthews lift Leafs over Lightning

William Nylander scored twice and added an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday.<p>Auston Matthews …

Canadian Hockey

NHL Rumor Mill – February 12, 2018

<b>Updates on the Oilers, Senators, Penguins and Islanders in your NHL rumor mill.</b><p>The Boston Bruins reportedly have interest in Edmonton Oilers winger …

NHL

Maple Leafs avoid collapse and show Lightning they're for real

TORONTO – Facing the NHL’s best team, the Toronto Maple Leafs wanted to see where they were.<p>William Nylander and Auston Matthews made sure they were …

Canadian Hockey