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



Vasilevskiy vs. Murray: The Tale of Two Goaltenders

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The Eastern Conference Finals has taken an unexpected twist as the two best teams in the conference, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay Lightning, are being led by backup goaltenders. Pittsburgh’s Matt Murray and Tampa Bay’s Andrei Vasilevskiy are both 21 years old and only a few wins from reaching the Stanley Cup Finals. […] READ MORE



ECF Comes Down To Young Goaltenders

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The goaltending position in hockey is so vital to a team’s success. Playing just enough to win won’t suffice in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, as goaltenders must put in 110% effort to assist their team on Lord Stanley’s journey. Both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to their young goaltenders to […] READ MORE


TSP: Tampa Bay Lightning Prospects

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Welcome to the 2015 edition of Top Shelf Prospects.  As the summer progresses, I will be featuring each NHL team’s top prospects, following the order of the first round of the 2015 NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) —you can find all the articles here. Because we already published an extensive NHL Draft preview, I […] READ MORE


Blackhawks Hold On to Even Stanley Cup Final

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The Chicago Blackhawks hosted the Tampa Bay Lightning again on Wednesday in Game 4 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final. Chicago came into the game trailing the series 2-1, after losing just their second home game of these playoffs on Monday. Tampa Bay was forced to start 20-year-old Russian backup goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy after regular […] READ MORE


Prospect Draft Rankings for NHL Dynasty Leagues

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day LWOS will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2015 NHL Draft.  Be sure to bookmark the site, and spread the word for the site that will […] READ MORE


Lightning Lose Ben Bishop, Hold on for Game 2 Win

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have evened up the Stanley Cup Final at one game a piece after defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Jason Garrison’s power play strike in the third period was the difference-maker as Tyler Johnson added to his league-leading goal total to 13. The series heads to Chicago for Games 3 […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey: December 23rd Weekly Waiver Wire Pick-Ups

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We’re almost halfway through the fantasy hockey regular season. At this point it’s obvious where you stand in your league and what your strengths and weaknesses are. Today we’re going to try and help you address those weak areas in your lineup. If you don’t have many weaknesses perhaps we can just help you win […] READ MORE