Around the NHL: Shattenkirk’s OT Winner Pulls Lightning within a Win of Cup

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Both teams received power plays in overtime, but it was a call made at the end of regulation and another on Stars captain Jamie Benn in overtime that caused the most talk, leading to the game-winning goal from Kevin Shattenkirk that gave the Lightning a 5-4 win and a 3-1 series lead on Friday night.

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Aube-Kubel Scores Twice, Flyers Claim Top Seed in East

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Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored two goals, Joel Farabee added another and Carter Hart made 23 saves to secure a 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning and claim the top seed on Saturday night. 

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Round Robin Game 3 Preview: Flyers-Lightning

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The Flyers play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night in a battle for the top seed in the Eastern Conference. The winner plays their first-round series against the 12-seed Montreal Canadiens. The loser gets the second seed and plays the winner of the series between Toronto and Columbus. Game time is 8 p.m.

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Sixers Should Take A Look At Tyler Johnson

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With uncertainty surrounding the length of Ben Simmons’ absence, the Sixers will have to attempt to make up the production that he provides. Considering the recent tear that Simmons has been on in recent weeks, that will be no easy task.

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Flyers Unable to Come Back to Red-Hot Lightning

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In Saturday’s game against the red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning, the Flyers fell behind early and fell into a 3-0 hole again. Instead of erasing the deficit, the Flyers were down by two in the third and challenging to cut into the deficit further before they made the one mistake that did them in. The Flyers got two goals in short order after falling behind 4-1 with under eight minutes to play in the third, but were not able to complete the comeback in a 5-3 loss to the Lightning.

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Flyers-Lightning: Game 60 Preview

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The Flyers kept things rolling with back-to-back wins over the Detroit Red Wings over the weekend to improve to 12-2-1 in their last 15 games. They get a tough task on Tuesday at home, facing the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Flyers Rally Back, Fall to Lightning in OT

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In almost a carbon copy of the first meeting between the two teams in November, the Flyers somehow managed a frantic rally to get the game tied after trailing by three goals and earn a point. But, yet again, they coughed up the chance at the second point almost immediately, as Alex Killorn scored 18 seconds into overtime to give the Lightning a 6-5 win on Thursday night.

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Flyers-Lightning: Game 36 Preview

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The Flyers gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a run for their money in November, erasing a 5-1 lead in under seven minutes to force overtime, before ultimately suffering the defeat. Tampa has some help back in netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy and is also fresh off the break.

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Flyers-Lightning: Postgame Review

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Allowing three power-play goals, six goals to even the most potent offense in the Tampa Bay Lightning and making enough fundamental mistakes to create a deficit in the first place don’t look good. But the rally showed some character. It may not be a win but the Flyers need to channel this effort late in the game into better results from here.

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Game 43 Preview: Zepp gets second start against TB

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The Flyers will look to close out their four-game homestand on Monday with an even record, but it's a tall…

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Lightning Quick: Lindback, Bolts best Flyers

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The Lightning celebrate after Tyler Johnson's first-period goal in a 4-2 win over the Flyers. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) The…

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