Patti McDonald

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Lightning Skid Continues, Fall To Sabres 7-3

The Tampa Bay Lightning sought to complete a season sweep of the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night in the fifth game of a season-long seven game home stand. However, the Sabres avenged the earlier...

Lightning Trails Sabres 6-2 After Two

Things got uglier for the Lightning in the second period when the Sabres started to look even more aggressive in Tampa Bay’s zone. Buffalo opened up the second period with a goal at 1:09 from...

Lightning Trail Sabres 2-0 After First

The Tampa Bay Lightning trail the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 after the first period.

Lightning Loses 3-2 To Capitals In Overtime

The Tampa Bay Lightning missed out on a crucial point Wednesday night when it lost to the Washington Capitals 3-2 in overtime. Alexander Ovechkin scored on a wrist shot at 4:09 of overtime,...

Bolts Lead Capitals 2-1 After Second Period

The Tampa Bay Lightning went on the power play three times in the second period and took advantage of the extra man twice. Ryan Malone scored first for the Lightning on a pass from Steven Stamkos....

Lightning Trails Capitals 1-0 After First Period

The first five shots in this game belonged to the Washington Capitals, however, mid way through the first period, the Tampa Bay Lightning began to pester Tomas Vokoun, having a 15-8 shot...

Steve Downie Traded To Colorado Avalanche In Three-Team Deal

Lightning forward Steve Downie was traded to the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday.

Lightning Take 3-2 Lead Into Third Period

Forty seconds into the second period, Saku Koivu scored on Mathieu Garon to cut Tampa Bays’s lead in half. But, the Lightning answered that minutes later when Teddy Purcell back handed the puck...

Lightning Ahead By Two After First Period

It only took the Tampa Bay Lightning 28 seconds to get on the board tonight, thanks to a hooking call on Ducks defensemen Cam Fowler 22 seconds into the game. Fowler hooked Stamkos and six seconds...

Lightning Vs. Ducks Preview: Tampa Bay Closes Out Homestand

The Tampa Bay Lightning close out a four-game home stand with a lone date with the Anaheim Ducks.

Vincent Lecavalier To Miss Tomorrow's Game Against Ducks

According to Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman, Vincent Lecavalier will miss tomorrow’s game after sustaining and upper-body injury in Saturday’s game against the Washington Capitals. S...

Lecavalier Injury Update

Per the team, Vincent Lecavalier sustained an upper-body injury during Saturday’s game against the Washington Capitals, although the center did not miss any time in that game. Lecavalier had...

Tampa Bay Lightning Captain Leaves Practice With Upper-Body Injury

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier left Monday's practice early and is now listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Lightning Beat Capitals 4-3 In Overtime

After the Tampa Bay Lightning blew a two-goal lead to the Washington Capitals, it eventually saw the game go into to overtime, looking as if the team's four-game winning streak could be...

Lightning Leads Capitals 3-2 After Second

The Tampa Bay Lightning got on the board early in the second period when Martin St. Louis took advantage of a Roman Hamrlik fall, breaking away and putting the Lightning ahead 2-1 1:05 into the...

Lightning Tied 1-1 With Capitals After First

The Tampa Bay Lightning focused more on defensive play in the first period and actually did quite a nice job of pinning the Washington Capitals in their own end for the first half of the period. At...

Mathieu Garon Gets Nod In Net

The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that Mathieu Garon will start in net tonight against the Washington Capitals. Garon seems like the smarter choice with his play as of late. He has won his...

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals: Game Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning looks to extend its winning streak to five when it faces the Washington Capitals at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Tuesday night.

Lightning Leads Blue Jackets 3-1 After Two

The Lightning had a better effort in the second period, generating much more quality shots on Sanford and scoring twice. The first goal came on the power play. Yes that’s right. Tampa Bay finally...

Lightning and Blue Jackets Tied At One After First

The Lightning and Blue Jackets are tied at one after the first period.

Lightning Drop Seventh Straight Game In 6-3 Loss To Penguins

Evgeni Malkin had three goals and two assists Sunday afternoon as the Penguins handed the Lightning their seventh consecutive loss, leaving Tampa Bay without any wins in the month of January. Matt...

Lightning Continue To Trail Penguins 2-0 After Second Period

Not many positive things to say about the Lightning in the second period, but it did not allow another goal, making it possible to make a third period come back. Tampa Bay did have a more physical...

Lightning Trail By Two After First Period

The Tampa Bay Lightning are 10 points out of a playoff spot and need to get something going soon. The Lightning hasn't done that yet in this game, as they find themselves trailing 2-0 to the P...

Lightning Lose 5-4 In Shootout Despite Better Effort

Although the entire Tampa Bay Lightning team made a solid effort on both sides of the puck against the Canucks after falling behind by two goals, they still lost the contest 5-4 in a shootout...

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