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Martin St. Louis – Olympic Gold Medalist


The ending of the men’s hockey tournament at the Sochi Winter games is surprisingly fitting for Martin St. Louis and his career. He wasn’t supposed to be there. It took Steven Stamkos not being medically cleared to play for him to be named as a replacement to Team Canada’s roster. He saw limited playing time through the majority of More...

by Alexis Boucher | Published 4 years ago

By Alexis Boucher On Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Winter Olympics Update: Semifinal Time In Sochi

The quarterfinal round of the men’s hockey tournament had pretty much everything in Sochi today. Big victories, surprising upsets and emerging stars. With two old rivalries set to be rekindled in the semifinals, More...

Olympic rings are seen in front of the airport of Sochi, the host city for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
By Alexis Boucher On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Winter Olympics Update: Bolting To The Quarterfinals

The men’s hockey tournament got into full swing in Sochi with an action packed and exciting weekend of match ups. The quarterfinal round is set to take place on Wednesday February 19th and if the qualification More...

By Alexis Boucher On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Winter Olympics Update: Bolts In Sochi

The Lightning are well represented at the Olympics with six players on five national teams. The men’s hockey tournament got underway Wednesday in Sochi and continued today with four games on the schedule. More...

By Jason Haas On Monday, February 10th, 2014

Haas: Palat Riding Wave Of Success To Sochi

Many NHL players are riding in planes to Sochi for the Winter Olympics. Ondrej Palat is, however, riding one huge wave onto the world stage. (Photo/Susan Ferlita) January’s NHL Rookie of the Month has 12 points More...

By Alexis Boucher On Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Boucher: Tampa Bay Lightning Olympic Primer

The Winter Olympics in Sochi officially kicked off today. The men’s hockey tournament is still a few days away to allow NHLers to join their national teams. This is a good time to refresh our memories as to where More...

By W.B. Philp On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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St. Louis Gets Olympic Wish, Replaces Stamkos

Team Canada has named Lightning captain Martin St. Louis as Steven Stamkos‘ replacement for the Sochi Olympics. On Wednesday, Stamkos took himself out of the running, as his 12 week x-ray showed that the tibia More...

Steven Stamkos
By Alexis Boucher On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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UPDATED: Steven Stamkos Not Medically Cleared, Won’t Play In Sochi

Following a medical evaluation on Wednesday, Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman delivered the announcement that forward Steven Stamkos has not been medically cleared to return to game participation. As a result, More...

By W.B. Philp On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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UPDATED: Bishop Injury, Desjardins Recalled And Olympic Roster News

Goalie Ben Bishop‘s injury will keep him out of tomorrow’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. The Bolts have recalled goalie Cedrick Desjardins from the Syracuse Crunch to be Anders Lindback‘s backup. Apparently More...

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By Jason Haas On Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Haas: Stellar Play Puts Ben Bishop In Sochi Mix

Ben Bishop One of the perils of being born in a major hockey nation such as the United States is the path to the Olympics. Bonafide stars are not immune from being left off of the roster if they are battling an More...

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