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2009-04-11 21:33:15

Colby Armstrong had two goals and Kari Lehtonen had 33 saves Saturday in the Atlanta Thrashers' 6-2 win over Tampa Bay. Eric Perrin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Ron Hainsey and Colin Stuart scored for Atlanta in the season-finale for both teams. Matt Pettinger and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning (24-40-18), which ended the season with nine straight losses. Mike McKenna let in four goals in 15 shots before he was pulled for Karri Ramo, who allowed two goals on 11 shots.

2009-04-04 20:58:58

Yann Danis stopped 29-of-30 shots Saturday when the New York Islanders skated to a 3-1 win over the Tampa Lightning. The lone goal Danis surrendered in the battle of place teams -- the Islanders in the Atlantic Division and the Lightning in the Southeast -- was Matt Pettinger's (power play) at 16:38 of the second period. Richard Park scored in the first for New York. Radek Martinek scored in the second (power play) and Josh Bailey (power play) scored in the third for the Islanders. The...

2009-02-14 22:07:36

Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 38th goal Saturday night and the Washington Capitals built a 3-0 first-period lead en route to a 5-1 win over Tampa Bay. The Southeast Division-leading Capitals also got a goal from high-scoring Mike Green, who established an NHL record for defensemen with a goal in his eighth straight contest (power play) at 5:33 of the second period. Alexander Semin had a goal and two assists. Eric Fehr scored once, while Michal Neuvirth, in his NHL debut, stopped...

2009-02-12 21:51:03

Ryan Malone scored two of Tampa Bay's four first-period goals Thursday and the Lightning held on to defeat Toronto 6-4. Martin St. Louis registered four points, running his season total to 54, while helping Tampa Bay win for the second time in three games. The Lightning converted 3-of-4 power-play chances and Mike McKenna picked up the win despite allowing four goals on 25 shots. Tampa Bay built a 4-1 lead after one period on Malone's two goals and tallies by Mark Recchi and St. Louis....

2009-02-07 23:23:33

Mike McKenna recorded his first career NHL shutout Saturday night, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning record a 1-0 victory against the New York Islanders. The game's lone goal was scored by Gary Roberts at 13:34 of the third period. It came off a tip-in of a Steve Eminger shot for the Lightning, who snapped their four-game losing streak. Steven Stamkos was credited with the other assist on Roberts' game-winner. Yann Danis made 27 saves on 28 shots for the Islanders, who have lost two in a row...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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