Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off…

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

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

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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.

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

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.

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final…

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

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.

Column: Atlanta hockey fans cheering Anybody But The Jets

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

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.

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

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.

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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 battling back from being down 2-0…

Tampa Bay Lightning coach on getting back in to the series after being down 2-0 to the Washington Capitals.

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

A multilingual Alex Killorn on Lightning having a…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Alex Killorn gets multilingual during his off day media availability as he discusses the Bolts having some new life heading into Game 5 but still having a lot of work to do.

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

A whole new series: Lightning, Capitals all even…

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Washington Capitals are all tied up at 2 heading into Saturday's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final.

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

Ryan Callahan: Andrei Vasilevskiy, penalty kill…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan who sacrificed his body to block 2 important shots says Andrei Vasilevskiy and the penalty kill were keys to the Game 4 victory.

Column: Misfits no more, Knights 2 wins from Cup final

Column: Golden Knights are Vegas Born and soon could be Stanley Cup finals-bound

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Tyler Johnson: Good teams find ways to win

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson says when the game was getting tight they reminded themselves good teams find ways to win. He also notes the Bolts weren't the better team for all 60 minutes, and that's something they're going to have to fix.

Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets…

Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg

Associate coach Rick Bowness wants Lightning to…

Associate coach Rick Bowness discusses the need for the Lightning to cut down on the turnovers and penalties after the Game 4 win over the Washington Capitals.