Against Vancouver on Monday, the Lightning will recognize the 10-year anniversary of Tampa Bay's Stanley Cup championship, as former players gather for a reunion that recalls the camaraderie of that team and how they were able to grab the franchise's lone title.
Before leaving Orlando in the summer of 2003, Darrell Armstrong had not only established himself as a fan favorite but built a legacy where he is still second on the franchise's all-time list in steals (830), third in assists (2,555) and fifth in games played (502). Armstrong says he took advantage of his opportunities and always played hard.
The loss to the Nuggets on Friday night continued a recent slide for the two-time defending champion Heat, but LeBron James and Co. say how they respond to this string of sour play will show what kind of team they truly are.
The Magic are a young team, and that showed a bit late in their home loss to the Wizards on Friday night. But players such as Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo are taking the experiences as opportunities to learn and grow.
Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal, and the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 on Friday night. Vincent Trocheck, Brad Boyes, Quinton Howden and Brian Campbell also scored for Florida. Roberto Luongo stopped 28 shots. Jonathan Huberdeau had two assists, and Boyes also had an assist.