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Tampa Bay Lightning

Venue: Amalie Arena | Coach: Jon Cooper
Conference Team RankingsGF AverageGA AveragePower Play
Lightning3.222.5319.64%
Eastern1st6th10th
Power Rankings
DateRankingPrevious
01/27/201545
After heading into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak, the Lightning are among five teams in the 30-win club and look to be the favorites to win the Atlantic. Staying healthy is the biggest challenge ahead.
01/20/201557
The Lightning have so many weapons at its disposal, but Nikita Kucherov might be one of the best kept secrets in the NHL. The 21-year-old is on a 74-point pace in his second NHL season.
01/13/201573
The Lightning have won seven of their last 10, but a tough loss to the Flyers included a few injuries to key players. Tampa has had its depth tested at times this year and has answered each challenge pretty well.
01/06/201533
The Lightning's offensive attack remains awesome, but Tyler Johnson's individual season has been even better. He's fifth in league scoring with 43 points and leads all players with 36 points at even strength.
12/30/201437
The Lightning became the first team in the East to hit 50 points. Scoring 122 goals is impressive, especially when considering their scoring balance. Everyone contributes.
12/23/201478
December has been unkind to the Lightning with seven total losses against four wins. The team's once-potent offense has gone south for the most part this month, but don't expect it to stay down for long.
12/16/201485
The Lightning have stumbled a bit of late with five losses in their last seven games, all but one of which came against lower-tier teams. Tampa is also 0-2 in the middle of their current four-game road trip.
12/09/201453
Losses to basement dwellers in two of their past three games is a little unsettling, but the league's highest scoring team is still 5-1-1 over their past seven.
12/02/201436
Tampa has become a force. The Lightning are now riding a four-game winning streak, and their 91 goals puts them 10 up on Pittsburgh for the league lead.
11/25/201462
After a pair of rough losses, the Lightning got back on track with a hard-fought win against a very good Minnesota club. Steven Stamkos looks to be getting stronger as the season goes on.
 
Preseason Power Rankings
DateRankingPrevious
10/14/20145-
Steven Stamkos, Victor Hedman and Ben Bishop look to be providing exactly what the Lightning expect from each. Tampa has points in all three games.
 
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