The Tampa Bay Lightning are in a tight race right now for the Atlantic Division especially after last night's 3-0 loss to the Boston Bruins. The Bolts first time getting shutout this season. This loss keeps the Bolts at 100 points on the season and moves the Bruins 2 points behind at 98 points. Lightning … Continue reading Bolts Recall G Louis Domingue
Oilers Scope: The Oilers have lost their last 2 games. They are 5-4-1 in their last 10. They looked to be on the rise last year. However Cam Talbot and Leon Dratsial have fallen back to Earth. That leaves McDavid to carry this team. However I was wrong. I thought McDavid could carry the Oilers. … Continue reading Game 69 Preview: Edmonton @ Florida
Your man Alex Mesa has been called upon by the Puck Under The Sun to come back as the site's Tampa Bay Lightning Writer. I just recently left the site to focus on my own site kingmesasports.com. But I have come back to really just spread the love of the game of hockey and to … Continue reading Welcome Lightning Fans!
We have big news! Alex Mesa is returning to The Puck Under the Sun! Alex will be covering his favorite team the Tampa Bay Lightning as The Puck Under the Sun will now cover both hockey teams in the Sunshine State. Welcome new readers from the Lightning and I hope you will enjoy Alex's work! … Continue reading New Changes
For the remainder of the season, I will be publishing individual game previews and recaps. Bruins Scope: The Bruins come into this game winners of 7 of their last 10. However the B's have a big problem. Zdeno Chara and Charlie McAvoy are both currently injured. Torey Krug another top 4 defenseman is questionable. McAvoy … Continue reading Game 68 Preview: Boston @ Florida
Welcome to The Puck Under the Sun's 3rd annual Panther MVP Award. Here is what the award history is 2015-16: Jaromir Jagr Runner Ups: Aleksander Barkov, Aaron Ekblad 2016-17: Jon Marchessault Runner Ups: Vincent Trocheck, Aleksander Barkov Now this year's MVP award was pretty obvious. However before I unveil the team … Continue reading Florida Panthers 2017-18 MVP
With the return of Denis Malgin, Maxim Mamin has been taken out of the lineup. While taking a guy out who only has 2 goals in 16 games may seem logical, Mamin has had a huge impact. The team is 13-1-2 with him in the lineup. You don't want to mess with that. Mamin will … Continue reading Why taking out Mamin is a bad idea