Brayden Point

With the NHL down to its final four playoff teams, there are a handful of players who have emerged as front-runners for the Conn Smythe Trophy as postseason MVP. After having scored 25 points in 15 games, Nathan MacKinnon looked like he was going to run away with the award until his Colorado Avalanche lost
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Throughout his tenure with the Tampa Bay Lightning, general manager Steve Yzerman found great success at the draft. Even if he struggled at times with first-round picks, his team of scouts consistently pulled top-talent out of all rounds of the draft. With the 2019 edition representing the first draft for the Lightning without Yzerman in
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A short or long-term deal for Mathew Barzal? Brett Cygalis of the NY Post: New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal will be restricted free agent after the season with no arbitration rights. Will the sides do a bridge or long-term deal? “That stuff will take care of itself,” Barzal said this past week. “We’re trying
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The Tampa Bay Lightning had, unquestionably, the best offense in the NHL last season. They led the league in goals for (319), power-play goals (74), power-play percentage (28.24%) and shooting percentage (12.2%), and they were second in even-strength goals for (233) and third in shorthanded goals (18). Related: Lightning’s Slow Start Leads to Scoring Onslaught
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