Brayden Point Leads Tampa Bay Lightning To Stanley Cup Championship

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The redemption story is complete. For the first time since 2004, the Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup Champions. The Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final by a score of 2-0 to win the Stanley Cup. Tampa Bay was led by Andrei Vasilevskiy, who stopped all 22 shots […] READ MORE


Corey Perry Extends The Series For the Dallas Stars

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The Dallas Stars stay alive for at least one more game as they defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final by a score of 3-2 in double overtime on a goal by Corey Perry. For the first time in the series, the Stars controlled play from start to finish. […] READ MORE


Kevin Shattenkirk Scores Overtime Winner to Win Game 4

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Kevin Shattenkirk scored the overtime winner to propel the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory. The Tampa Bay Lightning are now one win away from their first Stanley Cup since 2004. Kevin Shattenkirk Wins the Game In overtime, Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn got a penalty for throwing down Tyler Johnson with one arm. […] READ MORE


Steven Stamkos Unfit for Game 4 for Tampa Bay Lightning

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The Tampa Bay Lightning announced that team captain and centre Steven Stamkos is unfit to play in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. However, he’s not been ruled out for the entire series according to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. Tampa head coach Jon Cooper announced Stamkos wouldn’t be available for tonight’s game. Steven Stamkos is […] READ MORE


Steven Stamkos Returns in Game 3 Win for Tampa Bay Lightning

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It was a short but memorable return for Steven Stamkos as the Tampa Bay Lightning downed the Dallas Stars, 5-2, to win Game 3.  Tampa’s captain needed only one minute, 26 seconds of ice time to score his first Stanley Cup Final goal of his career. He didn’t score in the 2015 Final against the […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Manon Rheaume Debuts for Tampa Bay Lightning

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Hockey is going strong, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for September 23, featuring Manon Rheaume. […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Win Game 2, Ties the Series

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The Tampa Bay Lightning win Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals over the Dallas Stars by a final score of 3-2. The Stars were leading 1-0 but now the series is 1-1 after an electric performance from Tampa. It was a gritty game that ultimately came down to what teams could do with the […] READ MORE


Connor Hellebuyck Named 2019-20 Vezina Trophy Winner

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With one of the most difficult seasons in National Hockey League history wrapping up within the next two weeks. The NHL players and fans will finally figure out who the Vezina Trophy winner is. After three incredible seasons, the finalists for this year’s Vezina Trophy are Tuukka Rask, Connor Hellebuyck, and Andrei Vasilevskiy. The winner was […] READ MORE


Jamie Oleksiak Leads The Dallas Stars To A Game 1 Victory

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The phenomenal play of the Dallas Stars is continuing into Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Playing the role of underdog, the Stars defeated the Lightning by a score of 3-1. Coming into the series, the Lightning were the heavy favourites, but the Stars relish the role of being […] READ MORE


2020 Stanley Cup Final Preview Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning

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The 2020 Stanley Cup Final stage is finally set as the Dallas Stars will square off with Tampa Bay Lightning. Both teams enter the series-winning their respective series in overtime. With the Lightning defeating the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Thursday night. While the Stars defeated the Vegas […] READ MORE