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Jonathan Drouin added to Team North America for World Cup

NHL.com Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft, made believers out of Team North America co-general managers Peter Chiarelli and Stan Bowman.Matthews was one of seven players...
  • 4 days ago
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Ryan Callahan named to Team USA roster for World Cup of Hockey

NHL.com Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson and forward Brandon Dubinsky were among the final seven players named to the Team USA roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.Ryan Callahan of the...
  • 4 days ago
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 2, Lightning 1

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Penguins, who deserved not only of their Game Seven win, but also of series triumph. The Pens entered the Eastern Conference Final as the NHL’s hottest team,...
  • 4 days ago
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Lightning captain Steven Stamkos in lineup for Game 7

NHL.com Lightning forward Steven Stamkos is in the lineup for tonight’s Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.A blood clot was discovered following a game on March 31 near his right collarbone and the...
  • 5 days ago

Lightning excited, ready for Game 7

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning lost out on a chance to close out the Pittsburgh Penguins at home and advance to the Stanley Cup Final for a second-consecutive year after falling 5-2 in Game 6 at Amalie...
  • 5 days ago
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Burns: Three things we learned from Game 6 defeat

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning have taken the difficult route to reach the Eastern Conference Final.Why would advancing to the Stanley Cup Final be any different?The Lightning certainly could have made...
  • 6 days ago
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Lightning enter into affiliation agreement with ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have entered into a one-year affiliation agreement with the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL today, the team announced. Kalamazoo will serve as the Lightning’s...
  • 6 days ago
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 5, Lightning 2

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — The Pittsburgh Penguins, facing elimination, played a desperate game. For the first two periods, the Lightning were unable to match Pittsburgh’s desperation level. While that disparity wasn’t...
  • 6 days ago
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Hinks and Elaine Shimberg honored as Lightning Community Heroes

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Hinks and Elaine Shimberg as the 50th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh...
  • 7 days ago
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Lightning fan Anthony Pedicini raises more than $24,000 for Beard-a-Thon

NHL.com When Thomas Pedicini was afflicted with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2003, his family's lives changed forever. When the 21-year-old became cancer-free a year later, Thomas and his brother Anthony...
  • 7 days ago
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Lightning can advance to Stanley Cup Final with win tonight

NHL.com Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle remembers going into Game 6 at Amalie Arena last year in the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers with an overwhelming sense of...
  • 7 days ago
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Burns: Three things we learned from taking control in Pittsburgh

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final.That statement might have seemed beyond the realm of possibility halfway through Game 5 as the Lightning...
  • 8 days ago
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 3 - OT

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — There were a number of things that happened to the Lightning in this game that would normally spell defeat. They surrendered tie-breaking killer goals in the final second of the first period and...
  • 9 days ago
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Lightning look to regain Eastern Conference Final lead with win tonight

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning face a daunting challenge now that their Eastern Conference Final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins is tied 2-2 and reduced to a best-of-three.Two of the final three...
  • 9 days ago
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Burns: Three things we learned from evening the Eastern Conference Final

NHL.com In his post-game question-and-answer session with the media, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper didn’t want the final 20 minutes of the Bolts’ 4-3 victory in Game 4 to overshadow the first 40.The...
  • 10 days ago
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Lightning re-sign forwards Joel Vermin, Tanner Richard to one-year contracts

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned forwards Joel Vermin and Tanner Richard to a one-year, two-way contracts, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.Vermin, 24, skated...
  • 10 days ago
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Tyler Johnson scores game-winning goal after suffering pregame injury

NHL.com TAMPA -- When Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper heard that center Tyler Johnson had been hit in the mouth by a puck during warmups before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final on Friday at...
  • 10 days ago
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 3

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — After being decisively outplayed in Game Three, the Lightning needed a response in Game Four. They got that response, producing a much better overall performance. One that helped them even the...
  • 11 days ago
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Tom and Linda McEwen honored as Lightning Community Heroes

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Linda and the late Tom McEwen as the 49th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the...
  • 11 days ago
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Lightning look to even series vs. Penguins tonight

NHL.com Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final might not technically be a must-win scenario for the Tampa Bay Lightning.But it’s as close as one can come without actually being one.The Lightning trail two...
  • 11 days ago
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Blog Articles

Jonathan Drouin: 'I definitely want to be here'

TampaBay.com The relationship between wing Jonathan Drouin and the Lightning seemingly has been salvaged.
  • 4 days ago
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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.
  • 4 days ago
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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...
  • 4 days ago
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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.
  • 5 days ago
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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. 
  • 5 days ago
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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.
  • 5 days ago
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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...
  • 5 days ago
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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...
  • 6 days ago
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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...
  • 6 days ago
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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...
  • 6 days ago
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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.
  • 7 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.
  • 7 days ago
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Penguins' Malkin guarantees victory in Game 6

TampaBay.com The Lightning is going to have to go back to Pittsburgh.
  • 8 days ago
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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...
  • 8 days ago
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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.
  • 9 days ago
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No Ben Bishop or Steven Stamkos for Game 4

TampaBay.com Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued to make progress in his recovery from a left leg injury, participating in his second straight team skate.
  • 11 days ago
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Steven Stamkos says a 'real possibility' he doesn't play

TampaBay.com After two days without skating, Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was back on the ice for Thursday's practice.
  • 12 days ago
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Ben Bishop 'doubtful' for Game 4

TampaBay.com Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is getting closer to a potential return, participating in Thursday's practice at Amalie Arena. "A step in the right direction," he said. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is...
  • 12 days ago
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Podcast: Talking Lightning-Penguins + return of Bishop/Stamkos

TampaBay.com The Lightning got a split the first two games in Pittsburgh in the Eastern Conference Final. But can it advance past the Penguins?
  • 13 days ago
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Ben Bishop on ice before skate, getting closer

TampaBay.com Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop took another step closer to a return, working out on the ice in full gear before Wednesday's morning skate.
  • 13 days ago
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