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Burns: 3 Things we learned from punishing the Canucks

Beat writer Bryan Burns recaps the Lightning's 5-2 win over the Canucks

by Bryan Burns /

The Tampa Bay Lightning have won games this season after trailing by multiple goals and rallying or by scoring a barrage of goals early and coasting to victory.

The Lightning have won games because of superior special teams play. They've won games when outshooting their opponent by a wide margin or by holding on for dear life behind stellar goaltending.

In Vancouver, the Bolts found a new way to win:

By outpunching their opponent.

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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 5, Canucks 2

Radio broadcaster Dave Mishkin recaps Tampa Bay's 5-2 win over Vancouver on Tuesday

by Dave Mishkin /

With this victory, the Lightning improved their record to 8-1 in games after a loss. Here are the key takeaways from their win in Vancouver.

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Lightning's fourth line sparks win over Vancouver

The combination of Danick Martel, Cedric Paquette and Adam Erne led the way as the Bolts picked up a 5-2 win over Vancouver on Tuesday

by Jacob Lynn /

The Lightning extended their point streak to 10 games with a 5-2 win over the Canucks in Vancouver on Tuesday night.

And it was a line combination that was formed right before the game that led the way for the Bolts.

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Crunch open road trip with two wins

The Crunch start strong on their five-game road trip

by Lukas Favale /


Wed., Dec. 12 - Crunch at Toronto - W, 8-1

Fri., Dec. 14 - Crunch at Laval - W, 3-2 (SO)

Sat., Dec. 15 - Crunch at Laval - L, 4-0

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How to watch, listen, live stream Lightning vs. Canucks

Find out when and how to watch Tampa Bay's game against the Vancouver Canucks on TV and streaming online

by Ryan Greco /

The Lightning continue their four-game road trip on Tuesday night, as they face the Canucks in Vancouver.

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Player of the Week: Steven Stamkos

Stamkos' big week included a hat trick and the 700th point of his NHL career

by Jacob Lynn /

With five points in three games last week, Steven Stamkos picks up his second straight Player of the Week honors. 

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Lightning to host 'Bolts Chel Challenge' NHL 19 tournament

Qualifying matches begin on Feb. 2 with four finalists competing for a $10,000 purse at Amalie Arena on Feb. 16

by Press Release /

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will be hosting the "2019 Bolts Chel Challenge" with qualifying matches kicking off on February 2, 2019. The final four participants will face off at AMALIE Arena on February 16, 2019 when the Lightning take on the Montreal Canadiens for a chance to take home part of a $10,000 prize purse. The Top 3 finishers will then go on to represent the Lightning at the 2019 Chel Classic, a 3v3 showcase match against the Washington Capitals in Washington, D.C.

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Burns: 3 Things we learned from an overtime loss in Winnipeg

Beat writer Bryan Burns recaps Tampa Bay's 5-4 overtime loss in Winnipeg on Sunday

by Bryan Burns /

The Tampa Bay Lightning got a well-deserved point to open their four-game road trip through Western Canada.

But the Bolts' eight-game win streak came to a close, one game shy of tying the franchise record.

Winnipeg earned a 5-4 overtime victory Sunday night at Bell MTS Place, Mark Schefiele striking with 42 seconds remaining in the extra session to send the home crowd to the exits happy. The Lightning held a 4-3 lead in the third period but couldn't make it stand up, the Jets tying the game with 5:37 to go to force overtime.

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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Jets 5, Lightning 4 - OT

Radio broadcaster Dave Mishkin recaps the Lightning's 5-4 overtime loss to the Jets on Sunday

by Dave Mishkin /

This was a highly entertaining, exciting game between two of the top teams in the league. The fact that the Lightning weren't able to bank a second point (and extend their winning streak to what would have been a franchise-record-tying nine straight games) doesn't diminish how well they played for much of the night. Especially in the second half of the game.

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Lightning fall to Jets in overtime

Tampa Bay has its eight game winning streak snapped with a 5-4 OT loss to Winnipeg on Sunday

by Jacob Lynn /

Mark Scheifele scored 4:18 into the overtime period send the Jets past the Lightning in a back-and-forth battle on Sunday night.

The loss ends Tampa Bays eight game winning streak but gives the Bolts points in nine straight contests.

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