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Lightning select Brett Howden with No. 27 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning selected forward Brett Howden in the first round, 27th overall, at the 2016 NHL Draft at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York this evening.Howden, 18, skated in 68 games with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Weste...
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Lightning re-sign Cedric Paquette to a two-year contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Cedric Paquette to a two-year, one-way NHL contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Paquette, 22, skated in 56 games with the Lightning last season, ...
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Lightning re-sign forward J.T. Brown to two-year contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward J.T. Brown to a two-year, one-way NHL contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Brown, 25, skated in 78 games with the Lightning during the 2015-16 se...
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Lightning re-sign defenseman Luke Witkowski

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Luke Witkowski to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 200 pounds, appeared in four games with the L...
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Lightning take best available approach into 2016 NHL Draft

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning will have nine selections at the 2016 NHL Draft being held at Buffalo’s First Niagara Center starting Friday and concluding Saturday.The Lightning will make their first pick during Friday’s first round, where they own the...
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Lightning have nine picks in 2016 NHL Draft

NHL.com Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman is a very busy man these days.On top of trying to re-sign captain Steven Stamkos, who can become an unrestricted free agent July 1, Yzerman needs to determine what the Lightning will do at the ...
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Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has successful hip surgery

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan had successful hip surgery today in New York City at the Hospital for Special Surgery, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The procedure to repair a labral tear in Calla...
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Vincent Lecavalier announces retirement from NHL

NHL.com Vincent Lecavalier announced his retirement after 17 NHL seasons Tuesday.Lecavalier, 36, spent 14 seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, serving as captain on two occasions and helping them win the Stanley Cup in 2004. He won the Rocket Richard...
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Lightning announce 2016-17 regular season schedule

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced their 82-game regular season schedule for the 2016-17 season today. The Lightning’s season will open on October 13 as the Bolts take on their Atlantic Division rivals, the Detroit Red Wings, at Amalie ...
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A look back at the Lightning's best ever draft in 2011

NHL.com With the NHL Draft taking place Friday and Saturday at Buffalo’s First Niagara Center, we thought now would be a good time to step back and review the greatest class the Tampa Bay Lightning assembled in their 24 attempts at drafting.Five years a...
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Lightning announce new partnership with Tampa RV

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have entered into a three-year partnership agreement with Tampa RV, the team announced today. The agreement includes high-level exposure in and around AMALIE Arena, use of facilities for on-site events, sponsors...
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Lightning announce Development Camp dates

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that the team's annual Development Camp will be held June 28-July 2 at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. The camp is free and open to the public. The camp will feature some of the Lightning’s top prospects c...
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Behind the Numbers: Ben Bishop

NHL.com Goaltender Ben Bishop continued to rewrite the Tampa Bay Lightning record book in 2016-17, his third full season and fourth overall with the Bolts.Following a Vezina Trophy-worthy campaign in which he went 35-21-4 in the regular season with a le...
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Steve Yzerman statement on the passing of Gordie Howe

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning vice president & general manager, and former Detroit Red Wing, Steve Yzerman issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Hockey Hall-of-Famer Gordie Howe."It was very saddening to hear the news...
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