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Blackhawks shut out Lightning to win Cup

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – For the third time in six seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup champions. Duncan Keith, the team’s iron man and anchor on the blue line, scored late in the second period and Corey Crawford was marvelous in net as the Blackhawks posted a 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the ... Read More »

Blackhawks edge Lightning for 3-2 series lead

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Antoine Vermette scored the deciding goal early in the third period to place the Blackhawks within one game of winning the Stanley Cup. Corey Crawford made 31 saves in another stellar performance to lift Chicago to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Finals on Saturday. Patrick Sharp also scored ... Read More »

Blackhawks hold off Lightning in Game 4, tie series at 2-2

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandon Saad put the Blackhawks ahead for good in the third period and his teammates held off a frantic late push from the Lightning to even the Stanley Cup Finals at two games apiece. Corey Crawford provided a solid performance in net, making 24 saves to lift Chicago to a 2-1 victory over Tampa Bay in ... Read More »

Paquette, Bishop lift Lightning past Blackhawks in Game 3

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Cedric Paquette scored the deciding goal late in regulation and Ben Bishop battled in net as the Lightning willed their way to an all-important victory in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Bishop made 36 saves to backstop Tampa Bay to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center Monday night. The Lightning ... Read More »

Isles rally late to top Bolts

Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Islanders scored a pair of goals in a 12-second span late in the third period to lift them to a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. John Tavares whistled a wrister from the slot past Andrei Vasilevskiy with 3:09 remaining to tie the game at 1-1. Travis Hamonic then ... Read More »

Lightning cruise past Rangers

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 6-3 win over the New York Rangers on Monday. Brett Connolly scored twice, Ondrej Palat posted a goal and an assist while Matthew Carle also had a goal for the Lightning, who have won four straight. Ben Bishop posted ... Read More »

Second-period burst sends Islanders over Bolts

Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Cal Clutterbuck, Mikhail Grabovski and Ryan Strome tallied in the second period to turn around a tie game, leading the Islanders to a 5-2 decision over Tampa Bay at Nassau Coliseum. Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas also lit the lamp for the Islanders, who have won six of their last seven and avenged a 5-2 loss ... Read More »

Ex-Ranger Callahan leads Lightning past old club

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Callahan scored two goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 5-1 win over the New York Rangers on Monday. Callahan, along with fellow teammates Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman, played against their former Rangers team for the first time, while New York’s Martin St. Louis faced his former club for the first ... Read More »

Lightning snap Islanders’ streak at 5

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Ben Bishop made 25 saves and five Tampa Bay Lightning players scored in a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday. The goals by Ryan Callahan, Valtteri Filppula, Cedric Paquette, Tyler Johnson and Radko Gudas helped Tampa Bay snap New York’s five-game winning streak. Callahan and Filppula each had an assist and Jason Garrison ... Read More »