Jon Cooper on how Lightning have won 3 straight…

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper breaks down Saturday's Game 5 win over the Washington Capitals and what has changed for the Bolts as they have reeled off three straight wins in the Eastern Conference Final.

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns the Eastern Conference final around for Lightning

Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off…

Cedric Paquette scores early, Andrei Vasilevskiy shines late, Lightning beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 5

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Braydon Coburn on trying to slow down Alex…

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn talks about the fast start in Game 5 and the keys to trying to slow down Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals.

Column: Viva Las Vegas! Knights a win from Stanley Cup Final

Column: Viva Las Vegas! expansion Golden Knights close in on trip to Stanley Cup Final

Rick Bowness: We liked our start; our finish, not…

Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness says the team had one of its best periods Saturday night in the first but that their play to close out Game 5 left something to be desired.

Swiss stun Canada, Sweden crushes US in ice…

Switzerland has stunned title favorite Canada 3-2 to reach only its third final of the world ice hockey championship in Copenhagen

Ryan Callahan: When it comes to the playoffs…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan on the team's strong start to Game 5 and digging deep to weather the storm when the Washington Capitals made their push late in the game.

Smith's third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win…

Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway goal late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of their Western Conference final Friday night

Dan Girardi: Our first period was maybe our best…

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi talks about the importance of the team's fast start in Game 5 Saturday night in what was a critical victory over the Washington Capitals.

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final…

Lightning special teams key to rebounding in Eastern Conference final against Capitals

Anton Stralman: I think we backed off too much…

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman was a fan of the start the Bolts' had Saturday night but he thinks they backed off a little too much after taking a 3-0 lead on the Washington Capitals.

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Column: Atlanta hockey fans cheering Anybody But The Jets

Column: Winnipeg's playoff run rips bandages off old wounds for Atlanta hockey fans

J.T. Miller liked consistency of Lightning's…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Miller says consistent execution was a critical part of the team's Game 5 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.

Hellebuyck confident in net, despite 2 straight losses

After the Winnipeg Jets lost Game 3 of the Western Conference final, goaltender Connor Hellebuyck didn't seem fazed and spoke like a confident veteran rather than a third-year player whose team appears to be unraveling

Ryan McDonagh on holding off the Capitals late in…

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh talks about the intense final minutes of Game 5 on Saturday night, the play of Andrei Vasilevskiy and how the Bolts' depth impacted the victory over the Capitals.

Vasilevskiy, Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East…

Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2

Jon Cooper on limiting Capitals' top players in…

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper talks about limiting the Capitals' best players and his evolution as a coach.

Qatar helps keep US capital city subway open for NHL fans

Qatar is helping hockey fans in the U.S. capital get an extra hour of subway service on the night of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning

Chris Kunitz: "We need to dictate how the game is…

Tampa Bay forward Chris Kunitz says Lightning need to dictate how the game is played; it starts with setting the tone in the first shift.

Kane leads US into semis, Canada knocks out Russia

Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship while Canada beat Russia 5-4 in overtime

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Lightning need all hands on deck for Game 5, top…

The Tampa Bay Lightning need contributions from all four lines if they're to move on; top players must make their presence felt.

Vegas' wild playoff run built from expansion draft bonanza

The Vegas Golden Knights have turned a generous expansion draft into an unprecedented NHL playoff run

Tyler Johnson on Game 5: We need to avoid mental…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson discusses tonight's Game 5 against the Washington Capitals.