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Friday, May 22, 2015

Bolts Report

An ice hockey blog by Erik Erlendsson

Erik has provided hockey fans in Tampa with an insider view of the Tampa Bay Lightning since the 2001-02 season, covering it all from a Stanley Cup championship in 2004, holding the first overall pick in 2008 and everything in between. A native of Gloucester, Mass., Erlendsson has lived in Tampa since 1983 and been with the Tampa Tribune since 1997.

Stamkos after Game 3 victory against Rangers

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Lightning captain Steven Stamkos discusses a 6-5 overtime victory against the Rangers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final on Wednesday at Amalie Arena.

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Lightning players discuss mindset before Game 3

Published:   |   Updated: May 20, 2015 at 05:30 PM
TBO.com Staff

The Lightning host the New York Rangers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight with the series tied at 1-1.

In this video, Lightning players Steven Stamkos, Ben Bishop and Anton Stralman discuss facing the Rangers tonight at Amalie Arena.

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Lightning look to sweep Habs in Game 4

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By Olivia Stacey

After Wednesday night’s thrilling Game 3 victory, the Lightning focus on Game 4 tonight at Amalie Arena.

In this video, Coach Cooper and Victor Hedman discuss Tampa Bay’s play.

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How to get tickets for Second Round of Stanley Cup playoffs

Published:   |   Updated: May 6, 2015 at 06:48 AM
By Olivia Stacey

The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the Second Round of the Stanley Cup playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night at the Bell Centre. In their regular season meetings the Lightning was 5-0-0, the Canadiens were 0-4-1. The winner of this series will play the winner of the New York Rangers/Washington Capitals series in the Eastern Conference Final.

 

Single-game tickets for the Lightning/Habs Second Round series will go on sale beginning on Friday, May 1 at 10 a.m. Tickets that are available can be purchased at www.TampaBayLightning.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

 

The Lightning will continue its popular Subway Student Rush ticket offer for the second round of the playoffs. The team will hold 100 tickets per game for students to purchase with valid ID.

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Lightning players discuss returning home for Games 3 & 4

Published:   |   Updated: May 5, 2015 at 07:59 PM
By Olivia Stacey

Sunday’s 6-2 victory over Montreal gave the Lightning to a 2-0 series lead. Tampa Bay returns to Amalie Arena for Games 3 and 4 on Wednesday and Thursday, with an opportunity to sweep the Canadiens out of the playoffs.

In this video, Ryan Callahan, Ben Bishop and Alex Killorn discuss the level of intensity needed in their upcoming two games.

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Lightning players discuss mindset heading into Game 7

Published:   |   Updated: April 29, 2015 at 06:18 PM
TBO.com Staff

The Lightning will face Detroit in a deciding Game 7 tonight at Amalie Arena.

In this video, Tyler Johnson, Steven Stamkos and Anton Stralman discuss the team’s mindset heading into the final game of the series.

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How Kronwall’s suspension could affect Lightning

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TBO.com Staff

Tampa Tribune’s Lightning Beat Writer, Erik Erlendsson discusses the suspension of Detroit’s Niklas Kronwell for Game 7 against Tampa Bay.

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