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Lightning Recall Blunden, Marchessault from Syracuse

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forwards Mike Blunden and Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden, 27, made his L...
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Combination of factors leads to win

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — The Lightning were able to win this game because a) they received stellar goaltending from Ben Bishop, b) they used high-skill plays (from high-skill players) to build a lead and c) entering the third period with a three-goal advantage, they playe...
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Lightning Insider: Bolts near end of Western Canada road trip

NHL.com With the light at the end of the tunnel in sight, the Lightning play their fourth game of this five-game Western Canadian road trip tonight on the prairies of Manitoba against the Winnipeg Jets. The Bolts will head back stateside after the game t...
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Degrees of Separation: Lightning at Jets

NHL.com The Bolts face the first half of their second back-to-back scenario on the road tonight as they face off against the Winnipeg Jets. The Bolts boast an all-time record of 41-27-4-8 versus the Jets. Last season the two teams split games with the...
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Lightning recalls Cedric Paquette from Syracuse

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cedric Paquette from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, forward Mike Blunden has been reassig...
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Mishkin's Musings: tidbits from the road trip

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — As the Lightning enter the home stretch of this five-game road trip, here are some random observations from the first seven days away from Tampa …Banking PointsIn my opinion, the Lightning, as a whole, have not played as well in the three ...
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Lightning reassign defenseman Luke Witkowski to Syracuse

NHL.com TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Luke Witkowski to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 213 pounds, was recalled...
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Hockey Analytics 101: Understanding advanced stats and how they're measured

NHL.com If you follow hockey in any form, you’ve no doubt heard advanced statistics and analytics since several NHL teams hired analytics teams to assist their hockey operations staff over the summer. Some analytic terms are starting to make their way int...
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Crunch Time: Syracuse wins both games over the weekend

NHL.com Off to the racesThe Syracuse Crunch closed out their opening four-game home stand this past weekend with a pair of victories, defeating the Springfield Falcons 3-2, and the Binghamton Senators 4-2. The wins helped improve the team’s overall re...
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Lightning prospect of the week: Jonathan Drouin

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired winger Jonathan Drouin in the first round, third overall, at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. The native of Ste-Agathe, Quebec, has been turning heads since his junior days with the Halifax Mooseheads, where he put up an ...
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Burns: Three things we learned from the comeback at Calgary

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning were less than three minutes from dropping back-to-back games for the first time this season. Three of their top five goal scorers were sitting out due to injury. Nikita Kucherov was sent to the locker room midway through t...
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Fighting back for a win

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — Heading into this game against the Calgary Flames, which was the second half of a back-to-back for Tampa Bay, the Lightning looked to improve upon two areas that hurt them against Edmonton on Monday. First, they knew they needed to cut down cut d...
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Lightning Insider: Shorthanded Bolts prepare for test vs. Flames

NHL.com Yesterday’s visit to Edmonton was a tough one for the Lightning, not only on the ice, but also in the training room. All in one day, not only did Tampa Bay announce that Victor Hedman would require surgery to stabilize a fractured finger and will...
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Burns: Jonathan Drouin shines in debut while injuries pile up for Bolts

NHL.com Monday night’s game at Edmonton certainly had its share of storylines. Jonathan Drouin finds out a couple hours before puck drop he’ll make his NHL debut. Alex Killorn catches an edge in morning skate and crashes into the boards, causing him to si...
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Degrees of separation: Lightning at Flames

NHL.com The Lightning continue its five-game road trip with the second half of back-to-backs tonight against the Calgary Flames. This is the first of two back- to-back scenarios that the Bolts will face over the course of their first road trip. Tonight is...
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