Apr 11, 2011, 1:46 PM EDT
Thomas Vanek’s Herculean effort to help get the Sabres into the playoffs this past week earned him the NHL’s number one star of the week. Vincent Lecavalier and Dan Ellis rounded out the top three.
Apr 7, 2011, 9:03 PM EDT
Ray Emery has been a “god send” for the Anaheim Ducks according to coach Randy Carlyle but his lower body injury might be the sort of thing that hurts their shot at and/or in the playoffs.
Mar 25, 2011, 1:00 AM EDT
Jonas Hiller struggled in his first game back from his vertigo-like symptoms. Between Hiller, Ray Emery, and Dan Ellis, where do the Ducks go from here with their goaltending situation?
Mar 20, 2011, 11:27 PM EDT
Chicago pulls off a huge win in the desert but might have bad news on the horizon with Patrick Sharp leaving the game with a knee injury. Meanwhile, the Ducks win a thriller over Calgary and hurt the Flames shot at the playoffs at the same time.
Mar 15, 2011, 12:12 AM EDT
Who made the best save for the week of March 7-13th? The contestants are: Kari Lehtonen, Tuukka Rask, Dan Ellis, Brian Boucher, Cam Ward, Ondrej Pavelec and Lubomir Visnovsky (for Ray Emery).
Mar 14, 2011, 1:05 AM EDT
Lauri Korpikoski and Taylor Pyatt helped end Ducks goalie Dan Ellis’ night which meant Ray Emery got to play in his first game since February of last season.
Mar 10, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT
A game-changing save from Dan Ellis wasn’t just special because it turned into a Bobby Ryan goal, but because Ellis somehow found a way to stop Brandon Dubinsky cold.
Mar 6, 2011, 11:46 PM EDT
As the Ducks looked to keep the winning streak going, the Canucks and Cory Schneider had other ideas to show why they’re the best in the west.
Feb 25, 2011, 5:40 PM EDT
Losing one’s cell phone behind is one of the most terrifying feelings in the world. When you can put out the call via Twitter to help recover it and do so is pretty sweet, so says Toronto’s Joffrey Lupul.
Feb 24, 2011, 11:44 AM EDT
The Lightning and Ducks traded goalies today, as Tampa Bay sent Dan Ellis to Anaheim for Curtis McElhinney. Click “Read More” for what this means.
Feb 3, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT
Tampa Bay’s Mike Smith has cleared waivers and is off to the AHL next. An inglorious fall for the former Lightning starting goalie.
Feb 2, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT
Tampa Bay has put goalie Mike Smith on waivers. Is this a chance for the Islanders to clean up their issue with Evgeni Nabokov?
Jan 24, 2011, 2:47 PM EDT
Cast your vote in the poll to determine which goalie made the Save of the Week: Pekka Rinne, Braden Holtby, Ryan Miller, Kari Lehtonen, Mathieu Garon or Dan Ellis.
Jan 22, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Dan Ellis earned the Save of the Night for January 21st.
Jan 13, 2011, 12:24 AM EDT
Dwayne Roloson never had a lot of success against the Caps through most of his career. Now that he’s with Tampa Bay, he’s shut them out twice. You just can’t predict hockey, can you?
Jan 5, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT
Make no mistake about which team is No. 1 in the East – at least right now – as top seed Pittsburgh dismantled second seed Tampa Bay 8-1 tonight.
Jan 1, 2011, 11:47 PM EDT
The Lightning acquired goalie Dwayne Roloson from the Islanders in exchange for prospect Ty Wishart. The question is, who will be the odd man out between Roloson, Dan Ellis and Mike Smith?
Dec 27, 2010, 10:30 PM EDT
Who made the best save for the week of December 20-26: Marc-Andre Fleury, Ryan Miller, Dan Ellis or Marek Zidlicky?
Dec 23, 2010, 5:34 PM EDT
The Lightning are going to have to make do without goalie Mike Smith for at least a couple weeks. Dan Ellis better be ready.
Dec 23, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT
Dan Ellis didn’t win against the NY Islanders last night, but he made two great saves. Check them out in this post.
Dec 21, 2010, 12:45 AM EDT
The Lightning claim that Mike Smith’s left knee injury is a minor one that will keep him out about two weeks.
Dec 20, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT
If the Evgeni Nabokov rumors weren’t enough, now the Lightning must juggle Mike Smith’s injury, the struggles of Dan Ellis and the call up of Cedrick Desjardins.
Dec 17, 2010, 4:06 PM EDT
While the Washington Capitals and his former team the San Jose Sharks received plenty of votes, the greatest number of PHT readers think that Tampa Bay is the ideal location for Evgeni Nabokov.
Dec 16, 2010, 4:47 PM EDT
The kerfuffle the Tampa Bay Lightning had over Oilers forward Linus Omark’s shootout goal can finally be put to rest.
Dec 14, 2010, 11:41 AM EDT
Things are looking up for Tampa Bay. Now if they could only find a consistent goalie…
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