Calling Tampa Bay, Florida home, the Lightening has been playing in the NHL since 1992. Known as the Bolts to their fans, Tampa Bay Lightening represents the northern parts of Florida. Known for their fast and nimble forwards, the Bolts are a team whose players really electryfiy the ice. Being the only team in Florida, other than the Panthers, the Tampa Bay Lightening represent the northern parts of Florida in the NHL.
Tampa Bay Lightning Odds Today
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Tampa Bay Lightning Schedule
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Tampa Bay Lightning Standings
Bellow are Tampa Bay current standings. This chart shows the team’s performance compared to all the teams in the league and shows the Bolts’ performance in the conference and division.
|5||New York Rangers||21||15||7||3||42||43|
|6||Toronto Maple Leafs||21||16||7||5||43||42|
|12||St. Louis Blues||18||14||7||4||49||39|
|13||Vegas Golden Knights||18||15||7||6||47||46|
|14||Los Angeles Kings||18||15||5||5||42||37|
|15||Detroit Red Wings||18||16||5||6||46||50|
|16||Tampa Bay Lightning||17||13||4||3||39||39|
|17||New Jersey Devils||17||14||4||4||42||42|
|20||San Jose Sharks||15||14||6||6||39||41|
|21||Columbus Blue Jackets||14||12||3||5||38||37|
|25||New York Islanders||12||11||5||4||27||29|
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting
In the 2015-2016 season, Tampa Bay Lightening finished 12th in the league, 6th in the Eastern Conference, and second in the Atlantic Division. Tampa Bay Lightening has yet to win a Stanley Cup, but they played in two Stanley Cup Championships. One was in the 2003-2004 season, losing to the Calgary Flames. The other was in the 2014-2015 season where they lost to the Chicago Blackhawks. In the past five years, the Bolts have been in the playoffs 3 times; 3 consecutive times since the 2013-2014 season. Most recently, in the 2015-2016 playoffs, they were eliminated by the Pitsburg Penguins in the Conference finals.
Tampa Bay Lightening’s strenghts are their excellent forwards, and their burly defensemen. On top of that, the Bolts have access to a pool of goalie prospects. Their main weaknesses are their inexperienced centers and their lack of offensively focused defensemen.
Tampa Bay Lightening scored 227 goals for in the 2015-2016 season, and 201 goals against. This lead them to have a +26 goal difference. This shows that the Bolts are a team that possessse the skills needed to consistently score, and defend. In the most recent 2015-2016 season, Tampa Bay Lightening did not streak succesfully.
By placing second in the Atlantic Division, the Tampa Bay Lightening have shown that they are capabel of not only putting up a fight, but able to deliver a knock out punch. If the Bolts continue this trend, they are sure to give an electrifying preformance next season.