Steve Yzerman responsible for the success of the Tampa Bay Lightning

Steve Yzerman

Although he’s no longer a part of their franchise, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman is largely responsible for assembling the Tampa Bay Lightning championship squads. The Tampa Bay Lightning have a chance to do what no NHL team has done since the legendary New York Islanders teams of the early 1980s – winning three … Read more

Insider suggests Lightning assistant as potential candidate for Red Wings

Steve Yzerman

After seven seasons as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Jeff Blashill was officially given his walking papers by GM Steve Yzerman, along with assistant Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. Detroit finished this season on the outside looking in at the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the sixth consecutive year; Blashill led the … Read more

Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin isn’t out for blood against Tampa’s Mathieu Joseph

Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin was suspended by the NHL for his retaliatory punch against Tampa Bay Lightning forward Mathieu Joseph during Thursday night’s home opener at Little Caesars Arena. Larkin had been hit from behind by Joseph, and was understandably angry, as it was his first game back since rehabilitation for a neck … Read more

Darren McCarty highlights interesting date for Red Wings potential ‘Karma’ game vs. Lightning

Sweet Revenge with Darren McCarty

The Detroit Red Wings opened up their 2021-22 campaign on Thursday night when they hosted the Tampa Bay Lightning at Little Caesars Arena. After blowing a pair of three-goal leads (4-1 and 6-3), the Red Wings ended up losing the game 7-6 in overtime. But the loss is not what everybody is talking about from … Read more

Detroit Red Wings imitate Detroit Lions with epic collapse vs. Lightning [Video]

The Detroit Red Wings snatched defeat from the jaws of victory on Thursday night, wasting an epic performance by forward Tyler Bertuzzi and blowing a pair of three-goal leads against the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa stormed back to life, scoring three times in the final 6:17 of the third period and … Read more

Steve Yzerman describes feelings ahead of Detroit Red Wings home opener [Video]

The 95th Detroit Red Wings season officially begins tonight, as the rebuilding squad takes the ice at Little Caesars Arena against the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning. With several new faces on the roster along with more than a few familiar names having departed, the team continues to take steps in their rebuild … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning trade Tyler Johnson to Chicago Blackhawks

According to a report from Emily Kaplan, the Chicago Blackhawks have acquired Tyler Johnson from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kaplan is reporting that the Lightning has traded Johnson and their 2023 second-round pick to the Blackhawks in exchange for Brent Seabrook. NEWS: Tyler Johnson is headed to the Chicago Blackhawks. Tampa Bay traded Johnson and … Read more

Steve Yzerman earns overwhelming majority of votes in recent fan survey

The Tampa Bay Lightning recently put the finishing touches on their second straight Stanley Cup win, and though he’s no longer a part of their franchise, Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman is largely responsible for assembling their championship squads. Yzerman took the job of Lightning GM in 2010, and helped transform the franchise into … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning damage Stanley Cup during celebration

The Tampa Bay Lightning are fully embracing their role as the NHL’s villains following their salary cap controversy during the Stanley Cup Playoffs as well as superstar forward Nikita Kucherov’s trolling of Montreal fans following last week’s Game 5 clinching victory. And this certainly won’t do anything to alleviate concerns other fans have. During their … Read more

Tampa’s Nikita Kucherov earns beer endorsement after trolling Montreal fans following Cup victory

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov set the hockey world abuzz following Wednesday night’s Stanley Cup clinching victory over the Montreal Canadiens, chugging Bud Light while shirtless during his post-game press conference and then subsequently mocking Montreal fans for having “acted like they won the Stanley Cup” after their lone victory of the series. Winning … Read more

Tampa Bay Lightning star played with fractured rib for final six games of Stanley Cup Playoffs

On Wednesday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched their second-straight Stanley Cup by defeating the Montreal Canadiens. The leading scorer in the playoffs was Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov, who racked up 32 points (8 goals 24 assists). According to his agent Dan Milstein, Kucherov played the final six games of the playoffs with a fractured … Read more

Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov trolls Montreal Canadiens fans following 2nd straight Cup win

Talk about kicking an already disappointed fan base when they’re down! The Tampa Bay Lightning repeated as Stanley Cup champions late Wednesday night, defeating the Montreal Canadiens in a thrilling 1-0 Game 5 and lifting the Cup for the second year in a row. Naturally, you’re going to be feeling pretty good right about now … Read more