Category Archives: Tampa Bay Lightning
Two years ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning were one goal away from visiting the Stanley Cup Finals for the 2nd time in franchise history. Two years later, the Tampa Bay Lightning are picking 3rd overall in the 2013 draft. They have fallen from the good graces of the “Hockey Gods”… fast. (more…)
Marty St. Louis’ play was one of the shining spots in a rather dismal season for the Lightning. At the age of 37, St. Louis played in all 48 games on the season and recorded 17 goals and 43 assists for a total of 60 points. He led the league in assists and points. St. Louis’ teammate, Steven Stamkos finished second in the league in goal scoring and points with 29 and 57 respectively.
As the season winds down I feel it is a perfect opportunity to take a look and see who the Top Three candidates are for the NHL Awards.
In the Lightning’s only move on Trade Deadline Day, they acquired goaltender Ben Bishop from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forward Cory Conacher and a 2013 4th round draft pick (originally Philadelphia’s).