Dierks Bentley, who was in the freshman class with two future NHL stars at Vermont, is relatively new to hockey, but the country music singer's love of the game just keeps getting stronger and more passionate.
Nikolai Khabibulin joined the ranks of Patrick Roy, Martin Brodeur and Ed Belfour on Monday night.
After 1,318 games, the long and grinding season comes down to a best-of-one Monday night in Game 7.
With a style based on team speed, the Lightning fool some opponents into thinking they can be pushed around.
It's doubtful Tampa Bay would still be playing without Brad Richards' important contributions.
After a subpar outing in Tuesday night's 4-1 loss, Tampa Bay needs Nikolai Khabibulin to rebound.
Calgary came into Tampa Bay's home and calmly turned aside the Lightning's vaunted attack.
Teams should copy the Flames' and Lightning's up-tempo, aggressive, hard-forechecking, fast-skating style.
After playing a combined 1,752 regular-season and playoff games, Dave Andreychuk has finally made it to the finals.
Tampa Bay won't make it to the Stanley Cup finals without squeezing out more from their blue-liners.
Focusing on just the one game they need to reach the finals will be a tough challenge for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
John Tortorella has ceased firing off his mouth about Ken Hitchcock and Bob Clarke.
Thanks to a little release of frustration Thursday night, both series should feature an increase in intensity.
The Red Wings appear unlikely to re-sign forward Brett Hull, who will turn 40 in August.
The Flyers believe they have an edge because they've been through more playoff battles than the Lightning.
The success of Calgary, San Jose and Tampa Bay proves deep pockets don't always equal good management.