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Lighting on verge of elimination from playoffs after loss to Bruins

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The Tampa Bay Lightning hasn’t been eliminated yet. But it may be time to dim the lights. The Lighting were clobbered 4-0 by Boston Thursday night in a last-chance effort to stay in the NHL wild-card race, and as a result, they are hanging on by their fingernails. Both Ottawa and Toronto could clinch playoff spots with just a bit of success, leaving the Lightning on the outside. Tampa Bay got only four shots in the first period, and the…

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Victor Hedman scores in overtime as Lightning wins another

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Just like that, they’re back in it. The torrid Tampa Bay Lightning won again Monday night, beating the Ottawa Senators 2-1 in overtime to tie – momentarily, at least – the New York Islanders for the last wild-card slot with 77 points. Victor Hedman scored the winning goal for the Bolts, taking a perfect pass from Ondrej Palat and scoring with 55 seconds left in the overtime. Brayden Point had scored the first goal for Tampa Bay. Andrei Vasilevski continued…

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Mistake in overtime allows Rangers to edge Tampa Bay Lightning

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In one of their tightest-played games of the season, the Tampa Bay Lightning made the crucial mistake and paid for it. Late in overtime, an errant pass by defenseman Victor Hedman sailed off target, and the New York Rangers turned it into a breakaway and the winning goal by Mika Zibanejad with 1:04 left in the extra period. The Rangers went on to win, 1-0. The single point picked up for a regulation tie allowed the Bolts to get to…

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Lightning beats Carolina, even though it really didn’t deserve it

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They didn’t deserve it. They didn’t work hard enough for it. They didn’t play well enough for it. On the other hand, the Tampa Bay Lightning isn’t giving it back. The Lightning, which has pointed in nine out of 10 games, and won four out of five, somehow rallied in overtime to beat the Carolina Hurricanes Wednesday night. Hours after enduring the loss of another player — Valtteri Filppula — the Bolts played one of their most listless games of…

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Tampa Bay Lightning blows two leads in falling to Stars in overtime

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The Tampa Bay Lighting came back from a five-day break Saturday night, but failed to get off to the re-start it wanted. The Lightning let two leads slip away, and it turned into a 4-3 overtime win for the Dallas Stars Saturday night. Tampa Bay had leads of 2-0 and 3-2 in the game but couldn’t hold off the Stars, especially Antone Roussel, a grinder who had his first career hat trick. Tampa Bay’s Victor Hedman had two goals and…

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Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov has two goals, two assists for Atlantic

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Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning weren’t on the winning team in Sunday’s NHL all-star game, but they still made an impression. Forward Nikita Kucherov scored twice and defenseman Victor Hedman scored once in the Atlantic Division’s 10-6 loss to the Metro division Sunday afternoon. Kucherov scored the second and fifth goals for the Atlantic, and he had assists on two other goals, including one by Hedman that tied the game at 2-2. Kucherov’s second goal brought the Atlantic back…

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Mistake by Lightning’s Victor Hedman lifts Florida Panthers to 3-1 victory

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Victor Hedman, one of the steadiest members of the Tampa Bay Lightning, made the key mistake in the team’s latest loss. Reilly Smith of the Florida Panthers stripped the puck from Hedman and scored with 4:32 to play in Monday night’s 3-1 defeat. The Panthers added an empty-netter at the end. The Panthers led 1-0 on a goal by former Lighting player Jonathan Marchessault. Ondrej Palat tied the score early in the third period, but Tampa Bay couldn’t manage another…

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