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Jonathan Drouin: 'I definitely want to be here'

TampaBay.com The relationship between wing Jonathan Drouin and the Lightning seemingly has been salvaged.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Steven Stamkos, Lightning still hopeful to reach deal

TampaBay.com Captain Steven Stamkos said he's never thought he's taken his Lightning jersey off for the final times.
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Jones: Lightning falls just short of goal

Tampa Bay Online The Lightning's season of destiny came one goal short of its mission, one game shy of a return trip to the Stanley Cup, columnist Tom Jones writes. Not even the stunning return of Steven Stamkos could push the Lightning closer to its dream.
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Steven Stamkos status up in air for Game 7

TampaBay.com There's certainly a lot of smoke and speculation when it comes to whether Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will play in tonight's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.
  • 2 days ago

Lightning watch party moved per NHL policy

TampaBay.com The Lightning's watch party for tonight's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final has been moved from Thunder Alley to Channelside, the team saying it is to accommodate more fans. 
  • 2 days ago

No Steven Stamkos, Ben Bishop for Game 7

TampaBay.com With the Lightning's season on the line in tonight's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, it needs all the help it can get.
  • 2 days ago

Jones: Lightning needs Andrei Vasilevskiy to turn in best-ever game pronto

Tampa Bay Online Most, not all, of the Lightning's players were on the ice last year during a Game 7 win at the Rangers. One player who did not play will be the most important player for the Lightning, columnist Tom Jones writes.
  • 2 days ago

Bishop unlikely to play in Game 7, Stamkos status unchanged

TampaBay.com With the Lightning's season on the line in Thursday's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, the natural inclination is to wonder if two of the team's biggest stars, captain Steven Stamkos and goalie Ben Bishop, might return for it.
  • 3 days ago

At least it wasn't Vladislav: Baby girl named after Lightning's Nikita Kucherov

Tampa Bay Online Eric Franklin suggested that he and pregnant wife Laine name their baby after the first Lightning player to score a goal at a game they attended last year. Eight months later, Nikita Annette Franklin was born at 5:48 a.m. Tuesday at Florida Hospital Tampa.
  • 3 days ago

Fennelly: Lightning effort for first 40 minutes vs. Penguins inexcusable

Tampa Bay Online Whatever happened to its mental toughness that got it here? How do you not show up for two periods? History suggests this team is very good at Game 7s, and Martin Fennelly says they'll have to be just that on Thursday.
  • 3 days ago

Matt Murray to start for Penguins, Vasilevskiy for Lightning

TampaBay.com With the Penguins season on the line, they are making another switch in net, rookie Matt Murray to start tonight in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final.
  • 4 days ago
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It takes months of work by the Tampa Bay Lightning to make it loud for the playoffs

Tampa Bay Online The Lightning says the point of the giveaways is simple: to create an experience fans can't get by watching games on their big-screen TVs at home. But it takes planning.
  • 4 days ago

Penguins' Malkin guarantees victory in Game 6

TampaBay.com The Lightning is going to have to go back to Pittsburgh.
  • 5 days ago

Rallies in Game 5 victory again reflect Lightning's grit

Tampa Bay Online Time and time again Sunday night, Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final, kept getting away from the Lightning. Because of it, this Stanley Cup-or-bust season was moving ever so close to being a bust. But the Lightning wouldn't allow it. Of course it didn't. This amazing team refuses to let this amazing postseason go down without a fight.
  • 5 days ago

Fleury in for Penguins, still no Bishop or Stamkos

TampaBay.com The Penguins have made a switch in goal, turning to veteran and Stanley Cup-winning goaltender Marc Andre Fleury for Game 5 tonight against the Lightning.
  • 6 days ago