Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Year Founded: 1992
Conference / Division: Eastern Conference / Southeast Division
The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). They have one Stanley Cup championship in their history, in 2003-04. They are often referred to as the Bolts, and the nickname is used on their current third jersey. They play their home games in the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa.
In the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Tampa Bay drew the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Conference Quarterfinals. After losing Game 4 at home in the second overtime period, they fell behind in the series one game to three. However, the Lightning went on to win the next three games, including a 1-0 Game 7 win on the road, taking their first playoff series since winning the Stanley Cup in 2004. In the Conference Semifinals, the Lightning swept the top-seeded Washington Capitals.
They win Stanley Cup, Prince of Wales Trophy, Art Ross Trophy, Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, Conn Smythe Trophy, Lester B. Pearson Award, Hart Memorial Trophy, Jack Adams Award, Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, NHL Plus/Minus Award, Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy.
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