Nikita Kucherov tied the Lightning’s franchise record for longest season-opening points streak, matching Marty St. Louis’ 11 games (2009-10). With 12 goals in his first 11 games, Kucherov is well on pace for his first 50-goal season. Sixty isn’t a huge stretch.e_SClBMikhail Sergachev has a little nasty streak to him. Coach Jon Cooper noted Sergachev isn’t afraid to put himself "in the hornet’s nest," and the 19-year-old rookie showed that after starting a scrap with Red Wings F Anthony Mantha with a cross check in the second period.e_SClBWhat has impressed the most about Andrei Vasilevskiy is his penchant for timely saves. His save percentage and goals against aren’t as low as he would like, but Vasilevskiy has come up big at the key moments in the Lightning’s hot start. Mark of a true No. 1.
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PHILADELPHIA — The Lightning asked a lot of Louis Domingue on Saturday, allowing a season-high 45 shots.For most of the game against the Flyers, the goalie stood up to them, but Philadelphia applied pressure in the second half of the third peri...
There's a reason people love Gritty, as he showed in the Lightning's game against the Flyers
Adam Erne had a goal and two assists to cap a crazy week
Andrei Vasilevskiy fractured his left foot in practice on Wednesday.
Brayden Point scored his first NHL hat trick on Thursday, and he did it in 91 seconds. Here's where it ranked in a few categories:• Sixth-fastest in NHL history (Bill Mosienko, Chicago, 21 seconds)• Second-fastest in the expansion era (De...
Not bad for a franchise that only recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Brayden Point 's hat trick is the sixth fastest in NHL history.
With Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy out, Louis Domingue will get the chance for some sustained time in the crease.
Here's what you need to know ahead of the Lightning's matchup against the Penguins.