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Few tickets remaining for Bolts-Canadiens Game 2

According to the Lightning, Friday’s NHL playoffs game is sold out, with some Student Rush tickets and general seats expected to become available Friday afternoon.
Published: 04/17/14
Fennelly: Time for Bolts to show more resiliency

Fennelly: Time for Bolts to show more resiliency

The Lightning made too many mistakes in Game 1 against the Canadiens, and Martin Fennelly says those miscues could prove costly.
Published: 04/17/14
Fan group ‘Sticks of Fire’ energizes Lightning games

Fan group ‘Sticks of Fire’ energizes Lightning games

TAMPA — You don’t have to tell this bunch twice when it’s time to shout. Or once, even.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/17/14
Lightning lose Game 1 to Canadiens in overtime

Lightning lose Game 1 to Canadiens in overtime

Though Tampa Bay twice erased third-period deficits, Dale Weise scored on an open look with 1:52 left in the first overtime session to give Montreal a 5-4 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals in front of an announced sellout crowd of 19,204 at the Forum.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/17/14
Things moving quickly for Bolts rookie Paquette

Things moving quickly for Bolts rookie Paquette

TAMPA — Lightning rookie center Cedric Paquette didn’t sleep very well Tuesday night. No surprise there. It’s hard to sleep when you know your wildest dreams are about to come true.
Published: 04/17/14

Bolts notes: Success not just goaltending

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning might not be in the playoffs were it not for G Ben Bishop. Coach Jon Cooper doesn’t dispute that. But there is more to the Lightning’s success than the play of their lead goaltender.
Published: 04/16/14
Ferg’s in Tampa sets pre-opening Lightning tailgate parties

Ferg’s in Tampa sets pre-opening Lightning tailgate parties

The new Ferg’s restaurant/bar, under renovation next to the Forum, is still under development. But with the Lightning in the playoffs, the owners decided they couldn’t wait.
Published: 04/16/14
Lightning playoffs: An NHL postseason primer

Lightning playoffs: An NHL postseason primer

As the Tampa Bay Lightning get ready to open the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens, here is a look at some playoff traditions:
Published: 04/16/14
Buckhorn, Andreychuk raise banner honoring Lightning

Buckhorn, Andreychuk raise banner honoring Lightning

The city of Tampa raised a banner this afternoon showing support for the Tampa Bay Lightning, who open postseason play tonight at the Forum.
Published: 04/16/14

Lightning playoff history: A look back

Tampa Bay is 38-31 in postseason games, with seven series victories — including the 2004 Stanley Cup finals.
Published: 04/16/14