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May 24, 2018 - 9:27 am
The drought is finally over in the nation’s capital as the Washington Capitals are heading to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years. Washington grabbed another road win in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, grabbing a 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference...
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Brayton Wilson
May 22, 2018 - 11:30 am
With their playoff hopes on the line, the Washington Capitals come through on home ice, forcing a Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final on Wednesday night in Tampa Bay. The Capitals out-performed the Lightning all night on Monday, out-shooting the Bolts 34-24 in the win. Washington also got two...
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Brayton Wilson
May 18, 2018 - 7:21 am
So much for home-ice advantage. The Eastern Conference Final has been anything but friendly for the home team in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Games 1 and 2 went to the visiting Washington Capitals after Alex Ovechkin and his teammates exorcised their demons in the Eastern Conference Semifinals against...
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Paul Hamilton
April 06, 2018 - 9:44 pm
Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - Alex Nylander played in his sixth NHL game in Tampa and was having a very uneventful period when lightning struck for him, not Tampa Bay. Brendan Guhle did a great job of using his quickness to keep a puck in the zone and Nylander read the play perfectly. Chris Taylor has been...
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April 06, 2018 - 7:12 pm
The Buffalo Sabres were dropped, in a wild affair, by the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay. No lead was safe, but an empty-net goal by Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman all but assured a Lightning victory as they walked away with the 7-5 triumph over Buffalo. Amidst...
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April 06, 2018 - 6:42 pm
The Buffalo Sabres went toe-to-toe with the high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night, but came up short by a 7-5 score at Amalie Arena. It was an exciting start to the game as Casey Mittelstadt and Alex Nylander both scored their first career NHL goals within minutes of each other. The...
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Paul Hamilton
April 06, 2018 - 2:19 pm
Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - Phil Housley wants to see all the things that Casey Mittelstadt can do so during the Ottawa game, he moved him to left wing on Jack Eichel’s line. Mittelstadt says playing wing is not foreign to him, “I played wing here and there when I played with Yamamoto and Logan Brown.”...
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Paul Hamilton
February 28, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - With the trading deadline past, teams can have as many players as they’d like as long as they stay under the salary cap. Casey Nelson were already up and Seth Griffith is going to get his second chance with the Sabres. In his last game in Rochester, Griffith notched five...
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February 28, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Jason Pominville's first goal since January 9 couldn't have come at a better time. Pominville notched the game-winning, power play goal in overtime on Wednesday, lifting the Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Lightning in Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay carried a 1-0 lead for most of the game thanks to an early...
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Paul Hamilton
February 28, 2018 - 2:42 pm
Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - The Sabres will be playing their first game since the trade deadline. Buffalo has 19 games left and even if they win all of them, they won’t have enough points to make the playoffs. On Monday, Jason Botterill said you can’t blame just one group for this unacceptable season. He...
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