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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in Tampa Bay's, 6-2, victory over the Canadiens in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Sunday. | 05/03/2015 9:34 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored a pair of goals in Tampa Bay's, 6-2, victory over the Canadiens in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Sunday.
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Impact
Both of Kucherov's goals came on the power play. Tampa Bay scored on its last four power play shots, going 4-for-8 on the man advantage in the game. Kucherov has three goals and four assists in nine postseason games this spring. The three goals are all in this second round series versus Montreal. Tampa Bay leads the series, 2-0.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos broke his postseason goaless streak and added two assists as Tampa Bay routed Montreal, 6-2, in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Sunday. | 05/03/2015 9:28 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos broke his postseason goaless streak and added two assists as Tampa Bay routed Montreal, 6-2, in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Sunday.
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Impact
Stamkos scored on a beautiful stretch pass from Jason Garrison. The pass set up Stamkos with a breakaway, and Stamkos completely faked out Canadiens goaltender Carey Price to score. It was Stamkos' first goal in 12 postseason games. Stamkos had two assists on Nikita Kucherov's power-play goals as well. Tampa Bay leads the series, 2-0.
Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn scored the game-winning goal of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus the Red Wings. | 04/29/2015 10:18 PM
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Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn scored the game-winning goal of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus the Red Wings.
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Impact
Coburn scored on a one-timer pass from Ryan Callahan about four minutes into the third period. That was Coburn's only shot of the game. He was one of the least likely heroes of heading into Game 7 as Coburn only scored one goals in 43 games during the regular season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 31 shots he faced in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Red Wings as Tampa Bay won, 2-0. | 04/29/2015 10:13 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 31 shots he faced in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Red Wings as Tampa Bay won, 2-0.
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Impact
It was only the second time Detroit outshot Tampa Bay in the series, and the Red Wings nearly doubled the Lightning's shot total, 31-16. Bishop also appeared nervous to start the game, but he and his team settled down. With the shutout, Tampa Bay wins the series and advances to the next round to face the Montreal Canadiens.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored twice Monday versus Detroit. | 04/27/2015 9:48 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored twice Monday versus Detroit.
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Impact
he helped force a Game 7, and now has six goals in the series. Johnson also had two penaly minutes and a plus-two rating in the game.
Tampa Bay needs more from center Steven Stamkos if they are going to come back and win the series against the Red Wings. | 04/25/2015 9:03 PM
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Tampa Bay needs more from center Steven Stamkos if they are going to come back and win the series against the Red Wings.
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Impact
Stamkos has just two assists in the first five games of the series versus Detroit. Those two assists came in the same game. In the last three games, Stamkos has just eight shots on net and is minus-two. Detroit leads the series, 3-1.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson was the hero Thursday against the Red Wings. | 04/23/2015 10:02 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson was the hero Thursday against the Red Wings.
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Impact
With Tampa Day down 2-0 late in the third period, Johnson scored his first goal, then after Ondrej Palat sent it into overtime, Johnson won it for Tampa Bay just over two minutes in. He also had an assist, four shots, and a plus-three rating on the night.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his inconsistent play in the postseason as Tampa Bay dropped Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, 3-0, on Tuesday. | 04/21/2015 9:48 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his inconsistent play in the postseason as Tampa Bay dropped Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, 3-0, on Tuesday.
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Impact
Bishop had a rough Game 1 but responded with a very strong Game 2 to even the series. In Game 3, Bishop allowed two goals on 20 shots to post a .900 save percentage. He has a .897 save percentage in the series, and Detroit leads, 2-1.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded from a poor Game 1, to defeat the Red Wings in Game 2 on Saturday afternoon. | 04/18/2015 5:38 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded from a poor Game 1, to defeat the Red Wings in Game 2 on Saturday afternoon.
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Impact
He made 23 save on 24 shots for his first career playoff win.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored twice during a victory in Game 2 over Detroit. | 04/18/2015 5:37 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored twice during a victory in Game 2 over Detroit.
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Impact
Johnson also had six shots on goal and a plus-one rating in the game. He will be a solid daily option for the postseason.
Lightning center Brian Boyle had a beautiful shorthanded goal in the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Red Wings on Thursday. | 04/16/2015 10:20 PM
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Lightning center Brian Boyle had a beautiful shorthanded goal in the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Red Wings on Thursday.
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Impact
Boyle picked up a loose puck in the neutral zone and had a breakaway on Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek. He deked to the right and then beat Mrazek to the left. Despite the pretty goal, Tampa Bay lost Game 1, 3-2.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop won his 40th game of the season with a shootout victory over the Bruins on Saturday. | 04/11/2015 10:23 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop won his 40th game of the season with a shootout victory over the Bruins on Saturday.
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Impact
The victory eliminated the Bruins from playoff contention. Bishop made 36 saves in the win. He finished 40-13-5 in 2014-15.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson had a huge game Thursday against the Devils. | 04/09/2015 10:06 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson had a huge game Thursday against the Devils.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, including the game-winning tally in overtime. Johnson ow has 29 goals, 72 points, and a plus-34 rating this season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop pitched a shutout Saturday against the Panthers. | 04/04/2015 9:44 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop pitched a shutout Saturday against the Panthers.
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Impact
Bishop was fantastic all night, stopping all 33 shots on goal. He is now 38-13-5 on the season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was superb on Thursday in the, 2-1, loss to the Senators on Thursday. | 04/02/2015 10:21 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was superb on Thursday in the, 2-1, loss to the Senators on Thursday.
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Impact
Bishop allowed the game-winning goal in overtime. He made 32 saves in the loss. Bishop is 37-13-5 this season.
Lightning winger Ryan Callahan had a goal on just one shot in the, 3-1, loss to the Maple Leafs. | 03/31/2015 10:03 PM
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Lightning winger Ryan Callahan had a goal on just one shot in the, 3-1, loss to the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
Callahan scored on the power play on passes from Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov. He has 23 goals and 29 assists in 72 games this season.
Lightning center Vladislav Namestnikov had the best game of his young career during Monday's win over the Canadiens. | 03/30/2015 10:24 PM
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Lightning center Vladislav Namestnikov had the best game of his young career during Monday's win over the Canadiens.
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Impact
He had two goals and two assists, along with two shots and a plus-three rating on the night. Namestnikov belongs on the waiver wire, with just nine goals and 16 points through 38 games, but is a nice accomplishment for the rookie.
Maple Leafs defenseman Eric Brewer scored the game-winning goal in the, 4-3, victory over the Senators on Saturday. | 03/28/2015 9:53 PM
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Maple Leafs defenseman Eric Brewer scored the game-winning goal in the, 4-3, victory over the Senators on Saturday.
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Impact
This is only Brewer's second goal of the season, so he probably isn't in many fantasy lineups. Brewer also has six assists with a minus-seven rating in 38 games this season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed three goals on 22 shots in the, 4-0, loss to the Red Wings on Saturday. | 03/28/2015 7:29 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed three goals on 22 shots in the, 4-0, loss to the Red Wings on Saturday.
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Impact
Bishop has allowed six goals in the last 30 shots he has faced. Bishop has still been stellar this season, going 36-13-4.
Lightning center Brian Boyle scored a goal during Thursday's loss against the Predators. | 03/26/2015 10:11 PM
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Lightning center Brian Boyle scored a goal during Thursday's loss against the Predators.
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Impact
Boyle can be left on the wire. He has just 15 goals and 23 points through 75 games this season.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored this 27th goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Panthers. | 03/24/2015 10:09 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored this 27th goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Panthers.
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Impact
Kucherov has been fantastic all season, and now has 59 points and a plus-36 rating throught 74 games. Tyler Johnson, Ryan Callahan, and Brenden Morrow also scored for Tampa Bay.
Lightning defenseman Matt Carle had two assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Bruins on Sunday. | 03/22/2015 8:20 PM
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Lightning defenseman Matt Carle had two assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Bruins on Sunday.
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Impact
Carle had assists on J.T. Brown's goal in the first period and then Jason Garrison's score in the second period. Carle has four goals and 13 assists with a plus-13 rating in 50 games this season.
Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist in the, 5-3, victory over the Bruins on Sunday. | 03/22/2015 8:13 PM
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Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist in the, 5-3, victory over the Bruins on Sunday.
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Impact
Palat assisted J.T. Brown in the first period and then scored on the power play in the third. Palat was plus-two in the game. He has 16 goals and 40 assists with a plus-32 rating in 66 games this season.
Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat picked up two assists in the, 3-1, victory over the Red Wings on Friday. | 03/20/2015 10:17 PM
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Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat picked up two assists in the, 3-1, victory over the Red Wings on Friday.
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Impact
Palat assisted Anton Stralman's goal in the second period and then got the secondary assist on Steven Stamkos' empty-netter to seal the victory. Palat has 15 goals and 39 assists with a plus-30 rating in 65 games this season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made 30 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Red Wings on Friday. | 03/20/2015 10:15 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made 30 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Red Wings on Friday.
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Impact
Bishop allowed just the one goal on the power play. Detroit has the second best power play in the league, so we will cut Bishop some slack on not getting the shutout. He is 35-11-4 this season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos finished with three points during Monday's win against the Canadiens. | 03/16/2015 10:26 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos finished with three points during Monday's win against the Canadiens.
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Impact
Stamkos had two goals and one assist, along with six shots and a plus-two rating. He now has 39 goals, 65 points, and 40 penalty minutes through 71 games. Valtteri Filppula and Victor Hedman also tallied for Tampa Bay.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored the team's only goal on Saturday versus the Jets as Tampa Bay lost, 2-1. | 03/14/2015 10:03 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored the team's only goal on Saturday versus the Jets as Tampa Bay lost, 2-1.
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Impact
Kucherov has 26 goals and 31 assists with a plus-35 rating. That plus-minus is behind only Montreal's Max Pacioretty this season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed two goals during Thursday's shootout loss to the Bruins. | 03/12/2015 9:54 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed two goals during Thursday's shootout loss to the Bruins.
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Impact
He faced 30 shots on goal and made some big saves throughout the game, but it was not enough. Bishop is now 33-11-4 overall.
Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat suffered a lower-body injury on Tuesday against the Canadiens according to the Tampa Tribune. | 03/11/2015 12:47 PM
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Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat suffered a lower-body injury on Tuesday against the Canadiens according to the Tampa Tribune.
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Impact
The puck hit Palat in the foot during theg game. Palat still managed six shots on net. The Tampa Tribune reported the team took "pictures" after the game of the injury, and they were negative.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made 19 saves in the shutout victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday. | 03/10/2015 10:18 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made 19 saves in the shutout victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday.
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Impact
Bishop is 33-11-3 this season. He came into the night with a 2.39 GAA and .913 save percentage. Both those numbers are better after Tuesday.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Tampa Bay defeated Montreal, 1-0. | 03/10/2015 10:13 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Tampa Bay defeated Montreal, 1-0.
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Impact
Johnson is having a tremendous season, leading the team with 66 points. He was tied with the team lead with six shots on net Tuesday. He has 25 goals and 40 assists this season.
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Stars. | 03/07/2015 9:40 PM
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Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Stars.
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Impact
Hedman had a goal and an assist, along with two shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. He now has nine goals, 33 points, 36 penalty minutes, and a plus-11 rating through 47 games this season.
Lightning winger Ryan Callahan scored a goal in the, 4-2, victory over the Maple Leafs on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 10:20 PM
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Lightning winger Ryan Callahan scored a goal in the, 4-2, victory over the Maple Leafs on Thursday.
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Impact
Callahan led the team with five shots on net. He has 21 goals and 25 assists in 61 games this season.
Maple Leafs right wing Richard Panik scored in the, 4-2, loss to the Lightning on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 10:19 PM
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Maple Leafs right wing Richard Panik scored in the, 4-2, loss to the Lightning on Thursday.
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Impact
Panik has 10 goals and four assists this season, so he isn't really fantasy relevant.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos had a pair of assists with three shots on net versus the Maple Leafs on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 10:18 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos had a pair of assists with three shots on net versus the Maple Leafs on Thursday.
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Impact
Stamkos assisted Ryan Callahan's goal in the first period and then Alex Killorn's power-play score. Stamkos has 36 goals and 25 assists in 66 games this season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season on Tuesday versus the Sabres. | 03/03/2015 11:21 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season on Tuesday versus the Sabres.
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Impact
Stamkos started the Tampa Bay scoring as they beat Buffalo, 3-0. He led the team with seven shots on net. In addition to 36 goals, Stamkos has 23 assists this season.
Backup Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 28 shots he faced versus the Sabres on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 11:19 PM
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Backup Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 28 shots he faced versus the Sabres on Tuesday.
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Impact
It was Vasilevskiy's first shutout of the season. He is now 5-3-1 but doesn't get enough starts to be fantasy relevant besides occasionally in daily leagues.
Newly acquired Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn will play alongside Jason Garrison in his Tampa Bay debut on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 8:07 PM
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Newly acquired Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn will play alongside Jason Garrison in his Tampa Bay debut on Tuesday.
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Impact
Coburn and Garrison will be the Lightning's second defensive unit. Coburn had a goal, eight assists and a minus-one rating with Philadelphia this season, so he isn't fantasy relevant.
Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman recorded two points during Sunday's 4-3 loss against the Panthers. | 03/01/2015 8:05 PM
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Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman recorded two points during Sunday's 4-3 loss against the Panthers.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Stralman now has five goals, 32 points, 22 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 64 games. Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson also scored for Tampa Bay.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:16 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night.
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Impact
He defeated the blackhawks and looked comfortable all game long. Bishop is now 31-10-3 on the season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored twice during Friday's victory against Chicago. | 02/27/2015 10:15 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored twice during Friday's victory against Chicago.
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Impact
Stamkos had a strong game, with seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating as well. He now has 34 goals and 57 points through 63 games. Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan also tallied for Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay's second line just keeps rolling along this season with Tyler Johnson leading the way with a goal and two assists on Sunday. | 02/22/2015 9:49 PM
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Tampa Bay's second line just keeps rolling along this season with Tyler Johnson leading the way with a goal and two assists on Sunday.
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Impact
Johnson's linemates Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat also combined for two goals and an assist. Johnson actually assisted each of his linemates' goals. Johnson has 23 goals and 36 assists in 60 games this season.
Tampa Bay left winger Ondrej Palat scored twice on Saturday night. | 02/21/2015 11:59 PM
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Tampa Bay left winger Ondrej Palat scored twice on Saturday night.
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Impact
Palat is an impressive plus-28 on the season, with 14 goals and 46 points through 57 games.
Lightning winger Ryan Callahan had a goal and an assist during Saturday's win against the Coyotes. | 02/21/2015 11:58 PM
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Lightning winger Ryan Callahan had a goal and an assist during Saturday's win against the Coyotes.
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Impact
Callahan has been fantastic during his first full season in Tampay Bay. He has 18 goals and 43 points on the season, and is a top-65 option in standard leagues.
Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman posted two points on Wednesday night versus the Ducks. | 02/19/2015 9:37 AM
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Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman posted two points on Wednesday night versus the Ducks.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist. Stralman's combination of 28 points (4G, 24A) with an excellent +22 rating makes him a viable fantasy option. Nine of his points have come on the power play.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped 24 of 25 shots en route to a 4-1 victory over Anaheim Wednesday night. | 02/19/2015 9:34 AM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped 24 of 25 shots en route to a 4-1 victory over Anaheim Wednesday night.
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Impact
Bishop is putting together a second consecutive highly-effective season. After posting 37 wins in 2013-14, he's 29-10-3 with a 2.42 GAA and .912 save percentage this season. Our only complaint might be the one shutout versus five last season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos netted his 30th goal of the season during Sunday's victory versus San Jose. | 02/15/2015 10:29 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos netted his 30th goal of the season during Sunday's victory versus San Jose.
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Impact
This is actually the first time he has reached the 30-goal mark since the 2011-12 season, when he accumulated 60 goals. Stamkos also had an assist, three shots, and a plus-one rating on the night. Stamkos has 53 points through 58 games.
Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan recorded a goal and an assist on Sunday night. | 02/15/2015 10:28 PM
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Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan recorded a goal and an assist on Sunday night.
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Impact
The goal was an empty-netter, but counted for his 17th of this season. Callahan now has 41 points through 53 games, and should be active in all lineups.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus St. Louis. | 02/12/2015 10:15 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus St. Louis.
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Impact
Stamkos keeps rolling along, with 29 goals and 51 points through 57 games this season.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss versus Nashville. | 02/10/2015 10:47 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss versus Nashville.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal and a minus-one rating on the night. Kucherov now has an impressive 21 goals, 48 points, and a plus-28 rating through 56 games this season.
Lightning center Valtteri Filppula had a goal and two assists on Sunday versus the Ducks. | 02/08/2015 7:53 PM
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Lightning center Valtteri Filppula had a goal and two assists on Sunday versus the Ducks.
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Impact
Filppula had a goal and an assist in the first period as Tampa Bay jumped out in front of Anaheim, 3-0. Filppula then assisted Ryan Callahan's goal in the third period. Filppula has 11 goals and 26 assists in 55 games this season.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored for the second consecutive game Saturday against the Kings. | 02/07/2015 8:56 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored for the second consecutive game Saturday against the Kings.
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Impact
He now has three points over the past two nights, after his goal on Saturday. Kucherov now has 19 goals, 46 points, and a plus-28 rating through 54 games.
Lightning center Cedric Paquette scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Blues. | 02/03/2015 10:45 PM
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Lightning center Cedric Paquette scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Blues.
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Impact
He also had two shots and a plus-one rating on the night. However, Paquette is not much of an option, with 11 goals and 17 points through 42 games.
The Lightning should bring up AHL goalie Andre Vasilevskiy to take the place of just-waived Evgeni Nabokov. | 02/01/2015 12:48 PM
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The Lightning should bring up AHL goalie Andre Vasilevskiy to take the place of just-waived Evgeni Nabokov.
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Impact
The 20-year-old Vasilevskiy is 3-1 with a 1.76 GAA and .937 save percentage and a top prospect. He could be worth a flier.
Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov has been placed on waivers, according to Elliotte Friedman | 02/01/2015 12:42 PM
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Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov has been placed on waivers, according to Elliotte Friedman
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Impact
The 39-year-old, 14-year veteran had a 3-6-2 record with a 3.14 GAA and a .882 save percentage. he never won a Vezina trophy, but finished in the top-five five times.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his strong season on Saturday night. | 01/31/2015 10:13 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his strong season on Saturday night.
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Impact
He defeated Columbus by stopping 34-of-25 shots on goal. Bishop is now 26-8-2 on the season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his strong season on Saturday night. | 01/31/2015 10:13 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his strong season on Saturday night.
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Impact
He defeated Columbus by stopping 34-of-35 shots on goal. Bishop is now 26-8-2 on the season.
Lightning center Valtteri Filppula scored a goal during Saturday's win against the Blue Jackets. | 01/31/2015 10:11 PM
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Lightning center Valtteri Filppula scored a goal during Saturday's win against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He now has 10 goals and 34 points through 51 games. Filppula is an unimpressive minus-nine this season, but is worthy of a roster spot in all leagues.
Lightning center Cedric Paquette scored a hat trick versus the Red Wings on Thursday. | 01/29/2015 10:15 PM
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Lightning center Cedric Paquette scored a hat trick versus the Red Wings on Thursday.
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Impact
Paquette scored two goals in the first period and then added a short-handed goal in the second period for the hat trick. He isn't really fantasy relevant, though, as one-third of his goals this season came in this game.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed just one goal as Tampa Bay blew out the first place Detroit Red Wings, 5-1. | 01/29/2015 10:12 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed just one goal as Tampa Bay blew out the first place Detroit Red Wings, 5-1.
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Impact
The victory actually puts Tampa Bay back in first place of the Atlantic division with 66 points. Bishop made 27 saves to pick up his 25th victory of the season.
Lightning center Cedric Paquette scored a goal on Tuesday versus the Hurricanes. | 01/27/2015 10:08 PM
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Lightning center Cedric Paquette scored a goal on Tuesday versus the Hurricanes.
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Impact
It wasn't a very good night for the regular fantasy stars in Tampa Bay. Paquette was just one of three players with a plus-rating, and he had the highest rating at plus-two. Additionally, only two other skaters had more shots on net than Paquette on Tuesday. He had three shots. His performance, however, probably didn't help many fantasy owners.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop earned the victory Tuesday against Vancouver. | 01/20/2015 10:16 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop earned the victory Tuesday against Vancouver.
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Impact
Bishop stopped 27-of-28 shots on goal, and is now a solid 24-7-2 on the season. He is one of the top options in net.
Lightning center Valtteri Filppula posted two points during Tuesday's win against the Canucks. | 01/20/2015 10:13 PM
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Lightning center Valtteri Filppula posted two points during Tuesday's win against the Canucks.
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Impact
He also had two shots on goal and a plus-two rating on the night. Filppula now has nine goals and 33 points through 48 games this season.
Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman posted two points on Saturday night. | 01/17/2015 10:21 PM
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Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman posted two points on Saturday night.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, but was also minus-one on the night. Stralman should be owned everywhere, as he has 22 points and a plus-13 rating through 47 games.
Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman postsed two points on Saturday night. | 01/17/2015 10:18 PM
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Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman postsed two points on Saturday night.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, but was also minus-one on the night. Stralman should be owned everywhere, as he has 22 points and a plus-13 rating through 47 games.
Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan scored a goal during Saturday's shootout win over the Avalanche. | 01/17/2015 10:17 PM
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Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan scored a goal during Saturday's shootout win over the Avalanche.
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Impact
Callahan has had a solid season, and now has 15 goals and 34 points, along with a plus-seven rating overall.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop won his 22nd game of the season on Thursday. | 01/15/2015 10:08 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop won his 22nd game of the season on Thursday.
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Impact
Bishop led the Lightning to a, 3-2, victory over the Oilers. Bishop is 22-7-2 this season and came into Thursday's game with a 2.41 GAA and .909 save percentage.
Lighting winger Ondrej Palat, along with the rest of Tampa Bay's second line, lit up the scoreboard again on Thursday. | 01/15/2015 10:05 PM
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Lighting winger Ondrej Palat, along with the rest of Tampa Bay's second line, lit up the scoreboard again on Thursday.
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Impact
Palat scored twice, and linemate Tyler Johnson had assists on both scores. Palat's other linemate, Nikita Kucherov, had an assist on Palat's first goal. Palat has 11 goals and 25 assists with a plus-23 rating in 42 games this season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored two goals during Tuesday's loss to the Bruins. | 01/13/2015 9:40 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored two goals during Tuesday's loss to the Bruins.
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Impact
He has now scored three goals over the last two nights. Stamkos also had four shots on goal and a plus-two rating.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal during Monday's loss against the Flyers. | 01/12/2015 9:38 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal during Monday's loss against the Flyers.
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Impact
He also was minus-one on the night. Stamkos is one the top options, as he now has 23 goals and 41 points through 44 games.
Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov looks likely to start Monday's contest versus Philadelphia. | 01/12/2015 4:23 PM
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Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov looks likely to start Monday's contest versus Philadelphia.
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Impact
He was the first goalie off of the ice this morning, putting him in like to start. Nabakov could be a solid daily play.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed one goal during Friday's victory against the Sabres. | 01/09/2015 10:16 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed one goal during Friday's victory against the Sabres.
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Impact
He faced 21 shots on goal, and improved his record to 21-6-2.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal on Friday night. | 01/09/2015 10:14 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal on Friday night.
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Impact
He also had five shots and a plus-one rating. Stamkos now has 22 goals and 40 points through 43 games.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov assisted both of his team's power-play goals in the second period. | 01/06/2015 10:12 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov assisted both of his team's power-play goals in the second period.
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Impact
Tampa Bay fell behind, 2-0, to Montreal on Tuesday, but the Lightning answered with four straight goals in the second period. The Lightning's second power-play line scored both of the man advantage goals. Kucherov has 17 goals and 24 assists with a plus-26 rating in 42 games this season.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored a pair of power-play goals on Tuesday. | 01/06/2015 10:10 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored a pair of power-play goals on Tuesday.
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Impact
Tampa Bay's second power-play line was really clicking as Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat set up both of Johnson's goals on the man advantage. Johnson has 17 goals and 28 assists with a plus-26 rating in 41 games this season. He is on pace for a 90-point season.
Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas had arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday and is expected to miss the next four months, according to a Tampa Tribune report. | 01/06/2015 1:38 PM
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Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas had arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday and is expected to miss the next four months, according to a Tampa Tribune report.
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Impact
Gudas had only posted five points this season with 34 PIM, so this likely won't change many fantasy lineups. He did have 22 points and 152 PIM last season and low-end fantasy value.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored two goals during Sunday's win over the Senators. | 01/04/2015 9:42 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson scored two goals during Sunday's win over the Senators.
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Impact
He also had six shots on goal, and now has 15 goals, 43 points, and a plus-26 rating though 40 games. It is a clear breakout season for Johnson.
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman recorded a goal and an assist on Friday against the Penguins. | 01/02/2015 9:44 PM
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Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman recorded a goal and an assist on Friday against the Penguins.
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Impact
Hedman scored in the second period and assisted Alex Killorn's goal in the third period. Both goals brought the Lightning within a score, but they were not able to get the tying goal.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov had a massive game on Wednesday night. | 01/01/2015 11:49 AM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov had a massive game on Wednesday night.
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Impact
He had two goals, one assist, five shots on goal, and a plus-four rating. Kucherov has been fantastic this season, and now has 17 goals, 37 points, and a plus-25 rating through 39 games.
Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan scored a goal and an assist on Monday against the Senators. | 12/29/2014 10:28 PM
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Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan scored a goal and an assist on Monday against the Senators.
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Impact
Callahan also finished the game plus-two. He has 12 goals and 18 assists in 33 games this season.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was stellar again in his second game returning for a lower-body injury. | 12/29/2014 10:25 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was stellar again in his second game returning for a lower-body injury.
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Impact
Bishop stopped 25-of-26 shots on Saturday and followed that with 21 more saves on 23 shots Monday. Tampa Bay won, 3-2, as Bishop captured his 18th victory of the season.
Lightning winger Alex Killorn scored his eighth goal of the season early in the second period on Saturday, which turned out to be the game-winner. | 12/27/2014 9:46 PM
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Lightning winger Alex Killorn scored his eighth goal of the season early in the second period on Saturday, which turned out to be the game-winner.
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Impact
Killorn scored at the 4:53 mark on passes from Ryan Callahan and Valtteri Filppula. Killorn has seven assists and a plus-five rating to go with his eight goals.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop won his 17th game of the season on Saturday. | 12/27/2014 9:42 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop won his 17th game of the season on Saturday.
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Impact
Bishop stopped 25-of-26 shots against the Hurricanes to lead Tampa Bay over Carolina, 2-1. Bishop is 17-6-2 this season.
Lighting winger Ondrej Palat had three assists in Tuesday's, 4-3, victory. | 12/23/2014 10:48 PM
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Lighting winger Ondrej Palat had three assists in Tuesday's, 4-3, victory.
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Impact
Palat assisted all of Tyler Johnson's goals as Johnson finished with a hat trick. Palat was plus-three on the night as well. Palat has eight goals with 14 assists and a plus-18 rating in 32 games this season.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson recorded his second career hat trick on Tuesday. | 12/23/2014 10:44 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson recorded his second career hat trick on Tuesday.
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Impact
Johnson scored the first two goals of the game, and then a third goal to extend the Tampa Bay lead to, 4-0, over Pittsburgh. The Penguins came storming back, but Tampa Bay held on, 4-3. Johnson has been a pleasant surprise this season with 13 goals and 24 assists and a plus-23 rating in 35 games.
Lightning goalie Andre Vasilevskiy took the loss Saturday against the Islanders. | 12/20/2014 9:32 PM
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Lightning goalie Andre Vasilevskiy took the loss Saturday against the Islanders.
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Impact
After earning his first victory on Tuesday, he was unable to follow it up with another. Vasilevskiy stopped 45-of-47 shots, and will be the backup in Tampa with Ben Bishop sidelined.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal on Friday night. | 12/19/2014 9:47 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal on Friday night.
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Impact
It was his 19th goal of the season, and he also had four shots on goal. Stamkos now has 36 points through 34 games, as he continues to be one of the best players in the game.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson recorded two points on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 9:47 PM
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Lightning center Tyler Johnson recorded two points on Tuesday.
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Impact
Johnson scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and then assisted Valtteri Filppula's empty-net goal as Tampa Bay beat Philadelphia, 3-1. Johnson has 10 goals, 23 assists and a plus-19 rating in 33 games this season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored his 18th goal of the season on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 9:42 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored his 18th goal of the season on Tuesday.
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Impact
The goal evened the score at one at the beginning of the second period. Tampa Bay added another goal in the period and an empty-netter to win, 3-1. Along with his 18 goals, Stamkos has 17 assists with a plus-one rating.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop left Monday's game due to a lower-body injury and is unlikely to play Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 12:02 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop left Monday's game due to a lower-body injury and is unlikely to play Tuesday.
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Impact
While the team waits for a timetable for return they have called up Andrei Vasilevskiy to back up Evgeni Nabokov.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov recorded two points during Monday's loss to the Penguins. | 12/15/2014 9:40 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov recorded two points during Monday's loss to the Penguins.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with a plus-one rating. Kucherov now has 12 goals, 28 points, and a plus-17 rating though 32 games. The breakout season is on.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos had an assist and was even on Saturday. | 12/13/2014 10:20 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos had an assist and was even on Saturday.
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Impact
Not a great game for Stamkos but considering his most of his teammates were minus-one, minus-two or even minus-three in the, 4-2, loss, owners will take Stamkos' stats versus the Capitals. He has 17 goals and 16 assists this season.
Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov stopped 29-of-30 shots on goal during Thursday's win versus Carolina. | 12/11/2014 10:07 PM
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Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov stopped 29-of-30 shots on goal during Thursday's win versus Carolina.
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Impact
He played very well and improved his record to 3-3-1. Nabokov is still the backup behinf Ben Bishop.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored two huge goals during Thursday's 2-1 victory against the Hurricanes. | 12/11/2014 10:05 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored two huge goals during Thursday's 2-1 victory against the Hurricanes.
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Impact
Both goals came in the third period, including the game-winner with 31 seconds left. Kucherov now has 11 goals and 25 points through 30 games. He should be in all lineups.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal but finished minus-three in Tuesday's loss. | 12/09/2014 10:14 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal but finished minus-three in Tuesday's loss.
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Impact
Stamkos has 17 goals and 16 assists in 29 goals, but his plus/minus dropped to plus-two.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop took the loss Saturday against Columbus. | 12/06/2014 9:36 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop took the loss Saturday against Columbus.
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Impact
He stopped 17-of-20 shots on goal, but still has a solid record at 16-4-2 on the season.
Lighting winger Ondrej Palat scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Blue Jackets. | 12/06/2014 9:35 PM
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Lighting winger Ondrej Palat scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Palat now has eight goals and 19 points on the season, along with an impressive plus-15 rating. He is a top-85 option.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop recorded his first shutout of the season on Thursday against the Sabres. | 12/04/2014 10:23 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop recorded his first shutout of the season on Thursday against the Sabres.
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Impact
Bishop only faced 13 shots and stopped all of them. He is 16-3-2 this season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal and added two assists on Thursday against the Sabres. | 12/04/2014 10:22 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal and added two assists on Thursday against the Sabres.
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Impact
Tampa Bay beat Buffalo, 5-0. Stamkos scored his goal towards the beginning of the second period. Then, he picked up the assists about half way through the second and on the power play late in the third period. Stamkos has 16 goals and 16 assists this season.
Lighting winger Ondrej Palat scored the team's lone goal in Tuesday's shootout loss to the Sabres. | 12/02/2014 10:22 PM
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Lighting winger Ondrej Palat scored the team's lone goal in Tuesday's shootout loss to the Sabres.
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Impact
He was also plus-one on the night, and Palat now has 18 points and a plus-15 rating on the season.

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