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Lightning Prospect Spotlight: Dominik Masin

NHL.com He is a machine. No, literally. Dominik Masin, pronounced MAH-shihn, is in his first season with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. He has started his North American hockey career with a bang, scoring five goals and thirteen poin...
  • 14 hr 30 min ago

Crunch time: Syracuse goes 3-0 last week; extends winning streak to six

NHL.com The Syracuse Crunch have been rolling off the W’s in the past few weeks, taking home wins in all three of their games this past week. The Crunch improved their record to 16-7-3, which gives them 35 points for the season. The team remains in fourth...
  • 14 hr 37 min ago

Burns: Three things we learned from Andrei Vasilevskiy's debut

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning were a desperate hockey team Tuesday night against Philadelphia having lost two straight to begin their road trip and four of their previous five. Sparked by the play, however, of 20-year-old goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy...
  • 16 hr 6 min ago

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts pass test in Philly with flying colors

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — Entering this game, the Lightning had dropped two in a row and four of five. Starting goalie Ben Bishop had sustained an injury in the previous game. The Bolts were playing the second half of a back-to-back against a rested opponent. That oppon...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

Pregame Notebook: Game-time decision between Vasilevskiy and Nabokov tonight

NHL.com Andrei Vasilevskiy could make his NHL debut as early as tonight when the Tampa Bay Lightning face the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center.Vasilevskiy was recalled from the Lightning’s AHL affiliate in Syracuse Tuesday morning following...
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Ben Bishop listed day-to-day and hopes to return this weekend

NHL.com Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop didn’t appear to be in any physical pain as he approached reporters Tuesday afternoon ahead of the Bolts’ game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center.Bishop said he “tweaked something”...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Lightning recall Andrei Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vasilevskiy, 20, has appeared in 14 games...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts must overcome rough stretch

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — Usually, when a team is getting ready to face the Pittsburgh Penguins, they’re worrying about how to contend with Pittsburgh’s tremendously skilled lineup. Tonight, however, the Lightning were facing a Pittsburgh club missing some of its top skil...
  • 2 days ago

Ben Bishop leaves game in Pittsburgh with lower-body injury

NHL.com Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made the start against the Pittsburgh Penguins and made four saves on five shots in the first period but did not return to the ice for the second period with a lower-body injury.Backup Evgeni Nabokov replaced Bishop...
  • 2 days ago

Pregame Notebook: Lightning received booster shots as needed for mumps

NHL.com The news of Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby’s positive mumps diagnosis sent shockwaves through the National Hockey League on Sunday.Today, the Penguins announced 23-year-old forward Beau Bennett is showing mumps-like symptoms and is ...
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Andrei Vasilevskiy named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

NHL.com SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Dec. 14, 2014. Vasilevskiy allowed one goal on 56 sh...
  • 2 days ago

Lightning affiliates make it rain teddy bears over the weekend

NHL.com The teddy bear toss continues to be one of the most popular events in minor league hockey. Both the Syracuse Crunch and Florida Everblades had their nights this weekend.On Friday night, the Syracuse Crunch collected 2,278 bears when captain Mike...
  • 2 days ago

Burns: Three things we learned from the loss in Washington

NHL.com Tampa Bay made a valiant comeback attempt after falling behind 3-0 against the Washington Capitals on Saturday, scoring two goals in less than two minutes late in the third period to quiet a boisterous Verizon Center crowd.In the end though, the...
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Failed 5-on-3 power play dooms Lightning vs. Caps

NHL.com My radio partner Phil Esposito has often said that if a team fails to convert on a five-on-three, it is destined to lose the game. (Assuming the five-on-three is of a reasonable length of time). In this contest, the Lightning received a full two...
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Burns: Three things from the Bolts win against the Hurricanes

NHL.com Sometimes the puck bounces in your favor; other times, you’re not so lucky.The Tampa Bay Lightning were on the right side of the coin Thursday against Carolina, scoring two fortuitous goals in a 2-1 victory over the Hurricanes.The Lightning go...
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