Eduardo A. Encina, Tampa Bay Times

Eduardo A. Encina

Tampa Bay Times

Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Eduardo:

Lightning sign third-round pick Lucas Edmonds to entry-level contract

Tampa Bay traded up to draft the 21-year-old wing, who is expected to start his pro career at AHL Syracuse. → Read More

Lightning sign Sergachev, Cirelli, Cernak to 8-year extensions

All three players were expected to become restricted free agents after next season. → Read More

What’s next for the Lightning as free agency approaches?

Will Ondrej Palat walk? Will Anthony Cirelli be healthy for training camp? And more. → Read More

Lightning’s Brayden Point tried to return from torn quad muscle

Point’s injury was one of many that Lightning players contended with through the postseason. → Read More

Lightning fall short in quest for third straight Stanley Cup

In a tightly-contested series, with the Lightning digging deep multiple nights, Colorado ends the champs’ run. → Read More

Lightning never trail, nab a road win in Game 5 vs. Avalanche

Ondrej Palat’s knack for game-winning goals couldn’t come at a better time for Tampa Bay. → Read More

Facing elimination, Lightning focused on better start in Denver

Tampa Bay’s first two road games in the Stanley Cup final got out of hand early. → Read More

Lightning get third-period heroics to get back into Eastern Conference final

Ondrej Palat’s winner with less than a minute to play gives Tampa Bay its first win in the series. → Read More

Lightning have shown ability to rebound from playoff losses. Can they again?

Dating back to 2015, Tampa Bay is 7-3 in postseason series in which it has lost the opening game. → Read More

Tonight’s NHL regular season finales will decide Lightning’s first playoff opponent

Tampa Bay controls their own destiny on whether they face Toronto or Carolina. → Read More

Lightning power play becoming dominant at the right time

Tampa Bay has scored a power-play goal in its last six games and gone 9-for-16 in its past four. → Read More

Lightning to visit White House on Monday

The team will be recognized on the South Lawn for its 2020 and 2021 Stanley Cup championships. → Read More

Lightning make minor move, reacquiring forward Riley Nash

The veteran center, who played 10 games with Tampa Bay earlier this season, will report to AHL Syracuse and serve as a depth piece. → Read More

Lightning’s Boris Katchouk enters COVID protocol

The rookie depth forward will be unavailable for the four upcoming games in Canada. → Read More

Lightning to make up postponed games next month

Tampa Bay will have time off in February, but it won’t be continuous. → Read More

Kings’ Phillip Danault fined for dangerous trip on Lightning’s Brayden Point

Also, Tampa Bay loses depth forward Gemel Smith to Detroit on waivers. → Read More

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper returns from COVID protocol

Cooper and forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare are back, while three more members of the organization and a broadcaster enter protocol. → Read More

Bolts at the holiday break: five Christmas wishes for the Lightning

According to the standings, Tampa Bay is the best team in the NHL despite missing some key players. What needs to happen in the new year for the team to three-peat? → Read More

Lightning lose late lead, fall to Maple Leafs in overtime

Muffed clearing attempt gives Toronto late life after Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped the first 27 shots he saw. → Read More

Lightning beat Capitals for third straight win

Tampa Bay hands Washington its first regulation loss of the season. → Read More