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  Tampa Bay Lightning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most of the Lightning's stars from those first few seasons would be gone by 1998 due to free agency and questionable trades by Esposito, and most of the young guns they picked up would fail to materialize.
Rumors abounded as early as the team's second season that the Lightning were on the brink of bankruptcy and that the team was being used as a money laundering scheme for Japanese crime families (the yakuza).
The Lightning had to wait a year to defend their title due to the 2004-05 NHL lockout, but as of February 2006 show little sign of departing from the NHL's elite, although they experienced an early first-round playoff exit losing to the Ottawa Senators.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Tampa Bay Lightning : Rotoworld.com - Tampa Bay Lightning News from Rotoworld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While Tampa has most of the same players back from their 2003/04 cup winning club, it has become obvious that without Nikolai Khabibulin or another solid netminder that the Lightning are no longer a serious contender for the crown.
Tampa coach John Tortorella believes the breakdowns in Tampa's 8-4 loss to Ottawa Tuesday were of a defensive nature and had little to do with the team's goaltending.
Lecavalier put Tampa Bay in the lead at 19:00 of the first period, but a one goal lead was not going to last long against a formidable Ottawa attack.
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Lightning defenseman Dan Boyle was penalized for tripping with 3:34 left in the third with 20 seconds remaining on a Tampa Bay power play.
The Lightning got their fourth and final man advantage with 55 seconds left, but failed to generate the equalizer as the 20,004 fans came to their feet with an explosive cheer when Ottawa cleared the puck out of its zone with less than 10 seconds remaining.
Tampa Bay veteran Sean Burke stopped 35 shots in his first playoff start since April 26, 2002, when he and the Phoenix Coyotes were eliminated from the playoffs by San Jose.
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 CBC Sports: Lightning edge Flames to capture first Stanley Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Defeating Tampa Bay, the top seed in the NHL Eastern Conference, would have made it four — a remarkable feat considering the Flames failed to qualify for the playoffs the previous seven seasons.
Fedotenko staked Tampa Bay to a 1-0 lead during a power play when he flipped in a rebound from the slot at 13:31 of the first period.
Tampa Bay prevailed 3-2 in double overtime on Saturday to force a seventh and deciding game at the St. Petes Times Forum.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning (1992-Present)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Lightning would comeback to earth a bit finishing last in the Norris Division with a 23-54-7 record, which was considerably better the their expansion partners the Ottawa Senators.
The Lightning would take a huge step forward in their 4th season as a late surge gets them into the playoffs for the first time in franchise history as they beat on the defending Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils for the final playoff spot with a record of 38-32-12.
The Lightning came out of the gates firing on all cylinders, as they were unbeaten in the first 7 games on the way to a solid 7-1-2 record in October.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Team
The Tampa Bay Lightining were awarded an NHL expansion franchise in 1990.
In December of 1991 the NHL welcomed the Tampa Bay Lightning and Ottawa Senators expansion franchises.
So the Lightning, led by Khabibulin in net and the offensive breakout efforts of Martin St. Louis, Vincent Lecavlier, Brad Richards and Vinnie Prospal found themselves atop the Southeast Division and in the playoffs for the first time in seven years.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bay area interests including the Lightning and autistic children stand to gain from spending increases proposed in a state budget that lawmakers will vote on Friday.
The Advancing Legions of Bytown Five games and the deed is done, the Ottawa Senators advance to the next round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, leaving the Tampa Bay Lightning to ponder changes as their season...
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender John Grahame struggled throughout this season as his team's starting netminder, sparking rumors that he might not be re-signed in the off-season.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning | NHL Hockey at CBS SportsLine.com
TAMPA, Fla.-The Tampa Bay Lightning's reign as Stanley Cup champions ended in the first round of the playoffs, and the team is already searching for answers to what it will take to climb back among the NHL's elite.
The Lightning already were without D Dan Boyle when D Brad Lukowich went to the locker room early in Tuesday night's 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings with an apparent right knee injury.
Tampa Bay improved to 3-0-0-1 in its last four home games against the Red Wings and took over first place in the Southeast Division, moving one point ahead of the Washington Capitals.
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 no tampa bay lightning tickets available   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Lightning have managed to weather the storm and hold on to the nucleus of the team that won it all in 2004, making them a good bet to hit the NHL Playoffs hard again in 2006.
Surprisingly though, the Lightning were an instant hit with sports fans in Florida, and in their second season drew more than 800,000 fans, despite winning only 30 games.
In 1994, the Lightning struck with a vengeance.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning Tickets at StubHub!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lightning fans expect nothing less than a tough, disciplined performance when they use their sports tickets, so all of the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey tickets used are turned in with the anticipation of a great performance.
The Lightning play in Tampa, which sits in a region known as a vacation destination for millions, so fans from out of town can use their hockey tickets as part of a trip of truly memorable events.
The winter sports culture in Tampa is the Lightning, so fans use their NHL tickets without fail for games at the St. Pete Times Forum.
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 newsobserver.com | Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning bring the series to their building tonight when they welcome the Ottawa Senators to the St. Pete Times Forum for Game 3 of their conference quarterfinal set.
The defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning try to knot things at a game apiece today when they take on the top-seeded Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of their conference quarterfinal set at Scotiabank Place.
The Tampa Bay Lightning begin the uphill quest to defend their Stanley Cup championship tonight when they visit the top-seeded Ottawa Senators in Game 1 of their conference quarterfinal set at Scotiabank Place.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning Playoff Tickets - Buy Cheap Lightning Tickets - Tampa Bay Lightning Ticket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Possibly the most notable achievement in the Tampa Bay Lightnings short history in the NHL is when the signed Manon Rheaume to minor league contract.
At one point, the Tampa Bay Lightning were owned by a group of Japanese investors who were purportedly using the team as a money laundering operations for their illegal actions in Japan.
Indeed, many of the Tampa Bay Lightning faithful were constantly worried about the future of NHL tickets in Florida.
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 ESPN.com - NHL playoffs 2004
The Tampa Bay Lightning's promotion offering free beer to season ticket buyers drew the ire of safe-driving advocates, and the team said Wednesday that it will not offer similar promotions in the future.
The Tampa Bay Lightning scoff at the notion they're not tough enough to beat the Philadelphia Flyers.
Tampa Bay is led by a talented young cast, but the depth (and size) supplied by Fredrik Modin makes the Bolts downright dangerous.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning Tickets : Tampa Bay Lightning Tickets on Sale at Tickco.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Tampa Bay Lightning are ready to make another run towards the Stanley Cup, and the games are sure to be exciting.
Enjoy Tampa before and after the game with local music, theater, and a wide variety of restaurants, many to choose from to fit your style and budget.
As Tampa ticket brokers, we specialize in premium Tampa Bay Lightning tickets as well as tickets to some of the the biggest events in the world.
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 Pressure Positions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie John Grahame stops a shot from the Buffalo Sabres' Thomas Vanek.
TAMPA - As the media gathered on the night of Dec. 28 inside the small room where Lightning coach John Tortorella holds his postgame news conferences, there was a strong suspicion that the fiery Tortorella might blow his lid.
When a reporter attempted to ask what ailed the Lightning in as diplomatic a way as possible given the tense circumstances, Tortorella fired back a question of his own.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning - from TBO.com
All facets of the team were there the night the Stanley Cup made Tampa its temporary home and felt the joy of being part of a championship effort.
He heard the snickers, felt the embarrassment when the Lightning were the butt of jokes that transcended hockey circles.
After helping the Lightning capture the Stanley Cup, Richards skated around the ice with the Conn Smythe trophy as the playoffs MVP following a record-setting performance with seven game-winning goals in the postseason.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey - Team Profile @ Hockeys Future
Ten Lightning prospects competed in the CHL in the 2005-06 season.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have not had a great deal of success with prospects drafted out of or bound for the collegiate ranks, but three physical defensemen and one of Hockey East’s top two-way defensemen are on the way toward changing that.
Springfield has not performed well this season, but some of the Tampa prospects are having decent individual seasons.
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 Articles - Tampa Bay Lightning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In late 1997, ´´Forbes´´; called the Lightning the worst-off franchise in any of the major pro sports, with a debt equal to 236 percent of its value.
Even though the Ice Palace was built for hockey and the Lightning were the only major tenant, ´´Forbes´´; called the team´s deal with the arena a lemon since it wouldn´t result in much revenue for 30 years.
The Lightning had to wait a year to defend their title due to the 2004-05 NHL lockout, but as of February 2006 show little sign of departing from the NHL´s elite.
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 Technorati Tag: Tampa Bay Lightning
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 Tampa Bay Lightning
Behind Kontos' four goals, Tampa Bay buried the Blackhawks 7-3.
Tampa Bay had a seven-game losing streak and an eight-game losing streak.
Tampa Bay won only nine of its last 45 games.
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 TSN : nhl-lightning - Canada's Sports Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Martin Havlat's second-period tally stood as the winner and the top-seeded Ottawa Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2, making swift work of the defending Cup champs with a five-game series victory.
Tampa is two points ahead of No. 9 Atlanta, which has three games remaining.
Martin St. Louis and Dimitry Afanasenkov scored for Tampa Bay in the loss.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning - Top Scorers Gm G A Pts +/- PM PP Brad Richards* 82 21 41 62 -10 14 7 Fredrik Modin 76 32 24 56 -1...
Tampa Bay Lightning - Top Scorers Gm G A Pts +/- PM PP Brad Richards 82 20 42 62 -18 13 5 Vaclav Prospal 81 18 37 55 -11...
The lightning finally strikes: Tampa Bay has emerged into one of the NHL's elite teams after finishing first in the Eastern Conference.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning Tickets - Lightning Tickets - TotalTickets.com
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 Bolts, Walgreens Strike Deal For Coins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Brad Richards is the first Lightning player to be featured on the commemorative Walgreens coins.
TAMPA - -- The Tampa Bay Lightning added a new sponsor to their list of company endorsers by signing up their first drugstore chain: Walgreens.
Drugstore chains "are certainly not a traditional category for pro sports," said Rob Keith, Lightning vice president of corporate partnerships.
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 Tampa Bay Lightning: St. Petersburg Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Lightning and Senators shake hands after the Bolts were eliminated from the playoffs..
The Lightning has plenty of work to do if it wants to sip again from Lord Stanley's Cup.
Sean Burke makes some big saves to give the Lightning a shot, but his teammates can't rally after the Senators' two goals in 2:51 of the first.
www.sptimes.com /Lightning   (150 words)

  
 Tampa Bay Lightning Shop
This site helps you find the Tampa Bay Lightning memorabilia and logo merchandise that you are looking for online.
The Lightning began as an expansion team in 1994.
The Lightning play in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the NHL.
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