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Category Archives: Tampa Bay Lightning

Vasilevskiy Wins Conn Smythe Trophy as NHL Playoff MVP

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Andrei Vasilevskiy was thrust into the 2015 Stanley Cup Final with starting goaltender Ben Bishop injured, he was a shy, unknown player at the beginning of his NHL journey. Six years later, he’s a two-time Stanley Cup champion at the peak of his career after backstopping the Tampa Bay Lightning to a…

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NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy Voted Vezina Trophy Finalist

NEW YORK (FNN SPORTS) – Source: NHL // Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights, Philipp Grubauer of the Colorado Avalanche and Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning are the three finalists for the 2020-21 Vezina Trophy, awarded “to the goaltender adjudged to be the best at his position,” the National Hockey League announced today.   NHL general managers submitted ballots for the Vezina Trophy…

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Tampa Bay Mayors, Major League Teams Celebrate Champions Day

TAMPA, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) — Mayors Jane Castor (Tampa), Rick Kriseman (St. Petersburg) and Frank Hibbard (Hillsborough County), along with executives from all four Tampa Bay teams commemorated “Champions Day” Friday. With the breathtaking Tampa Bay in the backdrop, the mayors gathered at Ballast Point Park and laid out the Tampa Bay Lightning’s recently-won Stanley…

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