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Mikhail Sergachev splits Devils' defense with beautiful goal

Mikhail Sergachev fires a shot from just inside the blue line that finds the back of the net to give the Lightning a 1-0 lead over the Devils in Game

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WATCH: Devils' Brian Boyle threatens Lightning’s Mikhail Sergachev in chippy Game 3 win

Things got ugly towards the end of Game 3 in New Jersey<p>The New Jersey Devils delivered a statement game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday …

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Lightning rookie Mikhail Sergachev looks forward to the intensity of playoff hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning rookie, Mikhail Sergachev, discusses his mindset going into his first playoffs. He is focused and aware of the challenges that …

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Lightning’s run to top of the East rose from last season’s ashes

TAMPA – There were injuries. Lots of them.<p>And losses. Too many to make the playoffs.<p>And trades. Ben Bishop, Brian Boyle and Valtteri Filppula moved …

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Montreal Canadiens sit out of playoffs after struggle to recover from bad start | Toronto Star

<b>Read more:</b><p>“At the moment, you’re not getting too caught up with it, but as early as training camp things looked negative and never really seemed to …

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WATCH LIVE: Boston Bruins at Tampa Bay Lightning

CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE<p><b>PROJECTED LINES</b><p><b>Boston Bruins</b><p>Brad Marchand — Patrice Bergeron — David Pastrnak<p>Jake DeBrusk — David Krejci — Ryan Donato<p>Danton …

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Tampa Bay Lightning dominates the Boston Bruins in season series finale

The Tampa Bay Lightning absolutely dominated the Boston Bruins, earning a 4-0 shutout in their final regular-season meeting of the 2017-18 season. …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Season for Non-Lightning Fans

If you only watched the Tampa Bay Lightning’s highlights this year, you may think that the team is either ready to breeze through the playoffs, or …

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Shakeup in Montreal Canadiens’ communications department could signal deeper changes

What should we read into the timing of the departure of Donald Beauchamp?<p>On Thursday afternoon, the Canadiens announced Beauchamp, the team’s senior …

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Five NHL teams who disappointed in 2017-18

For every good story in the NHL this season, like the unexpected success of the Vegas Golden Knights and the quick turnaround of the New Jersey …

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Devils hold on to beat Lightning, 2-1

Nico Hischer and Kyle Palmieri scored goals and Keith Kinkaid saved 35 of 36 shots to help keep the Devils hold on for a 2-1 win over the Lightning …

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Islanders can't overcome four-goal deficit in wild 7-6 defeat to Lightning

<b>Ryan Pulock, Anders Lee</b> and <b>Anthony Beauvillier</b> scored two goals each, but their offensive outburst couldn't top the Lightning's output in a 7-6 loss …

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New York Islanders Fall to Lightning Despite Late Push (Highlights)

The New York Islanders lost a barn burner tonight to the Tampa Bay Lightning. An exciting third period wasn’t enough to overcome a four-goal …

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John Gibson shuts out Flames

It looks like Auston Matthews will return to the Toronto lineup Thursday after missing the last 10 games with a shoulder injury. The Calder Trophy …

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Mikhail Sergachev ‘hasn’t missed a beat’ on right side

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Rookie D Mikhail Sergachev is enjoying life on the right side.<p>Sergachev, a left shot, has played on the right the past three games, …

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Tampa Bay Lightning completes amazing comeback over Toronto Maple Leafs

The Tampa Bay Lightning came back from a 3-0 deficit in the second period to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 to finish off their eight-game …

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Canadiens owner indicates Bergevin will return as GM

Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson indicated that Marc Bergevin will remain the team's general manager after this season, according to Stu Cowan …

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Mark Stone (leg) ruled out for Tuesday

Mark Stone (leg) has been officially ruled out for Tuesday's contest.<p>Stone did not participate in Monday's practice after he tried to skate on …

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David Backes out for at least next two games

David Backes (leg laceration) is expected to miss at least the next two games.<p>Backes' first game on the sidelines will come Monday against Columbus. …

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Oscar Klefbom out for the rest of the season

Oscar Klefbom will be out for the remainder of the season as he will undergo shoulder surgery.<p>Klefbom has had a wonky shoulder all season and …

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Auston Matthews will not be back Tuesday

Auston Matthews (shoulder) will not be ready to return on Tuesday night.<p>Matthews skated at Monday's practice in a regular jersey, but he was not on a …

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Would the Canadiens be better off tanking the rest of the way?

As the golf season rapidly approaches for our hapless Montreal Canadiens, one question comes to mind: To tank or not to tank?The idea of losing on …

Oilers Gameday @ Tampa: Into the Homestretch

The Oilers are back in actino today, as they face the Eastern Conference leading Tampa Bay Lightning. After yesterday’s 4-2 victory against the …

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GARTH'S CORNER - Smack Dab In The Mittel

Updated:<p>On Sunday, I told you to keep an eye on the University of Minnesota men's hockey team for a potential head coaching change. The Golden …

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Original Six Hockey Trade: Maple Leafs rising up, Canadiens falling back

The Toronto Maple Leafs are winning games and becoming a first-class organization. That sounds like the old Montreal Canadiens, who have class but …

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The Lightning scoring against the NHL averages at each position

The other night, Sean Tierney tweeted some interesting tidbits about the average NHL players’ scoring at each position. After seeing his tweets, I …

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Is Brady Skjei Expendable?

Since his potent 39-point rookie campaign, Brady Skjei has been, undoubtedly, the most untouchable New York Ranger. Regardless of New York’s reported …

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J.T. Miller’s hat trick is the silver lining in Tampa Bay Lightning’s loss to Ottawa, 7-4

Ottawa and Tampa Bay have had offensively explosive games this season. Neither team has scored less than three goals in the three previous meetings …

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NHL awards watch: Calder Trophy leaders as season winds down

One of the NHL’s most hotly debated awards is the Calder Trophy, given to the league’s most outstanding rookie.<p>In years past, the Calder Trophy has …

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