NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — This time, the Tampa Bay Lightning eked out a victory.
Tyler Johnson scored 1:16 into overtime and the Lightning rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils 7-6...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are developing a knack for late comeback wins.
Ryan Ellis scored 3:15 into overtime and the Predators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Saturday...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The pressure came quickly at Tanner Morgan from two Purdue rushers, with time in the second quarter ticking down toward a minute remaining and Minnesota moving into scoring...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This Minnesota team has made falling behind in the fourth quarter a troubling habit.
The Gophers have also managed to turn those deficits into quite the stockpile of...
BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning won their NHL record-tying 62nd game, getting a short-handed goal by Steven Stamkos during a three-goal second period in a 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning are focused on trying to win another championship, not records and milestones along the way.
Alex Killorn scored three goals for his first career...
DETROIT (AP) — Steven Stamkos tied Vincent Lecavalier for Tampa Bay's career lead in goals, Nikita Kucherov scored twice in the third period and the Lightning rallied from a three-goal deficit to...
TORONTO (AP) — Tyler Johnson and Tampa Bay put together another impressive display.
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker predicted a big night for himself. And, he was right.
The Phoenix star scored a season-high 41 points, and the surging Suns rolled to their fourth victory in five...
NEW YORK (AP) — Victor Hedman scored at 3:25 of overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 10 games with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Given a second chance in overtime, Victor Hedman didn't miss. And he helped run the Tampa Bay Lightning's winning streak to a perfect 10.
MIAMI (AP) — Devin Booker came into his final matchup against Dwyane Wade looking to be the next player on the list of those who have snared a retirement-season jersey from the Miami...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov is keeping exceptional company in the NHL record book — the kind of crowd that could fill out a wing at the Hall of Fame.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov are piling up points, the Tampa Bay Lightning are tough to stop.
Stamkos had two goals and an assist, Kucherov added a goal and three assists and the Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 6-0 Thursday night.
Tampa Bay scored at least six goals for the 14th time this season against a Dallas team that had allowed the second fewest goals in the league.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Johnson had a key goal and a tussle with Sidney Crosby, too.
Johnson and J.T. Miller scored third-period goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning stopped a rare two-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
After Johnson got his first goal in 15 games just under five minutes into the period, Miller gave Tampa Bay a 5-3 lead with 5:57 remaining.
"I knew it was just a matter of time," Johnson said of his 19th goal.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point's prettiest goal didn't count.
The two that did helped the red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning win, again.
Point had a tiebreaking power-play goal in the third period and added a late empty-netter in the NHL-leading Lightning's 3-1 comeback victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.
"We have confidence if we keep sticking with it," Point said.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Dwyane Wade's absence was no problem for the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
With Wade sitting out because of an illness, Josh Richardson led seven players in double figures with 24 points and Miami rolled past the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-92.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra wasn't surprised so many players made key contributions without their third-leading scorer.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning rebounded again following another dismal third period against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Alex Killorn scored 18 seconds into overtime and the Lightning, after blowing a three-goal lead in the third, extended their point streak to 13 games Thursday night with a 6-5 win over the Flyers.
MIAMI (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Danny Green's 3-pointer with 22.7 seconds left put Toronto ahead for good and the Raptors improved the NBA's best record to 26-10 by topping the Miami Heat 106-104 on Wednesday night.
Quick Lane Bowl: Georgia Tech (7-5) vs. Minnesota (6-6), Dec. 26, 5:15 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: Georgia Tech by 5½
Series Record: First meeting
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Georgia Tech is motivated to send retiring coach Paul Johnson out with a win. Minnesota is hoping a victory will help its young team gain confidence for next season.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It was a 500 kind of night for the Miami Heat, who got their record back to .500 and delivered coach Erik Spoelstra his 500th coaching victory.
Tyler Johnson scored 20 of his 25 points in the third quarter as Miami defeated the Orlando Magic 115-91 and ran its winning streak to five games.
Justise Winslow added 22 points and Josh Richardson finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds for Miami, which beat Orlando for the first time in three tries this season and improved to 16-16.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The longest point streak in the NHL this season will extend through the holiday break.
Nikita Kucherov had a goal and four assists, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson each scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning stretched their run to 12 games with a 6-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Josh Richardson scored 22 points, Tyler Johnson added 19 and the Miami Heat held off the Houston Rockets 101-99 on Thursday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams.
Alex Killorn and Tyler Johnson both scored for Tampa Bay during the final 36 seconds of the second period to make it 4-1. Vasilevskiy, who missed the previous 14 games, stopped all 23 shots he faced in the period.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy delivered a record-setting performance after sitting out a month.
Tampa Bay's goalie made a career-high 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams.
"Actually (felt) pretty good," Vasilevskiy said. "Tried to survive the first period, then the second, too."
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat one of the Western Conference's top teams in very convincing fashion.
Steven Stamkos had two goals and two assists as the Lightning won their sixth consecutive game, romping over the Colorado Avalanche 7-1 on Saturday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists for his first four-point game, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to an easy 5-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.
Brayden Point had a goal and two assists, Steven Stamkos added a goal and an assist, and Tyler Johnson and Yanni Gourde also scored to help the Lightning become the first team in the league to reach 20 wins this season.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point like playing on the same line, and it's a combination that's working out well for the Tampa Bay Lightnint, too.
Kucherov had a goal and three assists for his first four-point game, Point added a goal and two assists, and the Lightning beat the struggling New Jersey Devils 5-1 Monday night.
"He's a speedy player who is fun to play with," Kucherov said of Point.
Georgia Tech (7-5, Atlantic Coast Conference) vs. Minnesota (6-6, Big Ten), Dec. 26, 5:15 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Georgia Tech: QB TaQuon Marshall has rushed for 896 yards and 11 TDs and passed for 824 yards and five TDs with four interceptions to lead Tech's triple option offense. Tobias Oliver has 807 yards rushing and scored 12 TDs and has thrown for 166 yards and two more scores.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning's quick-strike attack knocked off another opponent.
The Lightning scored three times in the opening 10 minutes and rolled to a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.
Brayden Point had two goals and an assist for Tampa Bay, while Nikita Kucherov had a pair of assists. Alex Killorn, Cedric Paquette and Tyler Johnson also scored for the Lightning, who have won three straight games and five of six.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point were terrific for Tampa Bay.
The top line for the Lightning was much better than the leading trio for Chicago.
Johnson scored twice, Kucherov had three assists and the Lightning beat the Blackhawks 4-2 on Friday night.
Point and Ryan Callahan also scored for Tampa Bay, which improved to 13-0-2 in the past 15 regular-season meetings with Chicago. Louis Domingue stopped 30 shots.
No. 24 Northwestern (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 22 CFP) at Minnesota (5-5, 2-5), noon EST (Big Ten Network).
NEW YORK (AP) — The Miami Heat were eager to rediscover their defense after their poor recent performances.
They did it rather easily against a team beginning life without its leading scorer.
Tyler Johnson scored a season-high 24 points, Goran Dragic had 21 and the Heat beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 120-107 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
BOSTON (AP) — Bo Horvat had two goals and two assists and the Vancouver Canucks extended their winning streak to five games with an 8-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Loui Eriksson added two goals and an assist and spurred a five-goal outbust in the second period. Ben Hutton and Erik Gudbranson each had a goal and an assist, and Antoine Roussel and Jake Virtanen added goals for the Canucks. They have scored 26 goals in the last five games.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Johnson admitted the Lightning didn't have their best game. But his late goal and another strong outing by Andrei Vasilevskiy helped ensure another Tampa Bay victory.
Vasilveksiy made 35 saves, Johnson broke a tie with 1:26 left, and the Lighting beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Thursday night.
"It's not always going to be pretty," Johnson said. "Good teams find ways to win. It's important that's the end result. I guess we did just enough."