Tampa Bay Lightning
“The guys are (ticked) off, there is no doubt,’’ Coach Jon Cooper said. But breaking the skid will have to come against Minnesota, which put a 7-2 beating on Tampa Bay in October and is riding a four-game win streak.
So, what is it going to be, Lightning fans?
Stuck in neutral for most of the game, Tampa Bay paid for it in a 5-2 loss to struggling Toronto, the Lightning's second straight setback.
TORONTO — The Lightning added some color to their morning skate Thursday when D Victor Hedman jumped on the ice wearing a red jersey.
TORONTO — Three weeks into the regular season, Tampa Bay Lightning rookie Vladislav Namestnikov was told to move on.
Lightning goaltender Evgeni Nabokov, facing his former Islanders teammates, suffered a 5-2 loss at Nassau Coliseum. He allowed all five goals and finished with 31 saves as Tampa Bay lost for just the second time in regulation in the past 11 games (8-2-1).
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — After a month of dealing with a slew of injuries, the Lightning appear on the verge of getting close to a full roster.
NEW YORK — Going back for Cally proved emotional and rewarding.
NEW YORK — Rangers south squared off against Lightning north on Monday night.
As three former Rangers now wearing Lightning colors return to the Garden tonight to face their former team for the first time, there is no way of knowing which way the fans will lean when the names of defenseman Anton Stralman, forward Brian Boyle and forward/former captain Ryan Callahan are called over the public-address system for the first time.