Lightning GM BriseBois not overreacting to playoff loss

Sports 04/18/19, 15:27

Tampa Bay general manager Julien BriseBois said Thursday he is not going to overreact to the Lightning's historically quick postseason exit and he still has confidence in coach Jon Cooper. After tying the NHL record for wins during the regular season, the perennial Stanley Cup contender became the first team in ...

Lightning’s Kucherov suspended for Game 3 for boarding

Sports 04/13/19, 12:32

NHL leading scorer Nikita Kucherov has been suspended for Game 3 of the Tampa Bay Lightning's first-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets.Kucherov was suspended for boarding Columbus defenseman Markus Nutivaara late in Tampa Bay's 5-1 loss in Game 2 to trail 2-0 in the series. Kucherov was given a ...

Lightning look to bounce back from Game 1 collapse

Sports 04/11/19, 19:08

The Tampa Bay Lightning faced little adversity in the regular season on the way to a record-tying 62 wins and the most points in a season in 23 years.That all changed as fast as the Lightning squandered a three-goal lead before losing 4-3 to the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game ...

‘Good luck!’ Lightning carry burden of Presidents’ Trophy

Sports 04/09/19, 01:02

Jon Cooper and Todd Reirden were coaching at the All-Star Game in January when the topic of winning the Presidents' Trophy came up.With Cooper's Tampa Bay Lightning cruising toward winning it as the NHL's best team, he asked the Washington coach how to handle it. Reirden was less than helpful."I ...

Lightning ties NHL record with 62nd win, beat Bruins 6-3

Hockey 04/07/19, 01:33

Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning finished the regular season with one more impressive performance.Next stop: Stanley Cup playoffs.The Lightning matched an NHL record with their 62nd win, using a three-goal second period to beat the Boston Bruins 6-3 on Saturday.Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov (86) scores on Boston ...

Lightning ties NHL record with 62nd win, beat Bruins 6-3

Sports 04/06/19, 16:57

Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning finished the regular season with one more impressive performance.Next stop: Stanley Cup playoffs.The Lightning matched an NHL record with their 62nd win, using a three-goal second period to beat the Boston Bruins 6-3 on Saturday.Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov (86) scores on Boston ...

Lightning top Sens, become 3rd team to reach 60-win mark

Hockey 04/02/19, 02:57

The Tampa Bay Lightning added another impressive milestone Monday, picking up their 60th win of the season with a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators.The Lightning, who play their final three games on the road, are just the third team in NHL history to win 60 games in a season.The ...

Cooper agrees to contract extension with Lightning

Hockey 03/26/19, 16:40

The NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning have signed coach Jon Cooper to a multiyear contract extension.The team announced the deal with the league's longest-tenured coach on Tuesday, but did not say how long the new contract will run.Cooper has led the Lightning, who have the NHL's best record this season, to ...

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