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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 goalie Ben Bishop, might return for it.
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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.
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Penguins' Malkin guarantees victory in Game 6

TampaBay.com The Lightning is going to have to go back to Pittsburgh.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 days ago

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.
  • 5 days ago

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.
  • 6 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 getting closer to a potential return, participating in Thursday's practice at Amalie Arena.
  • 6 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?
  • 7 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.
  • 7 days ago
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Today! Live Lightning chat with Joe Smith, 1 p.m.

TampaBay.com Want to know the latest on the status of Ben Bishop and Steven Stamkos? How Ryan Callahan is feeling? How Anton Stralman looked in his return to the lineup? If the Lightning is on your mind, then you've come to the right place.
  • 7 days ago
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Jon Cooper 'optimistic' Ben Bishop plays in series

TampaBay.com While it's uncertain when Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will return, coach Jon Cooper is "optimistic" it'll be during this Eastern Conference Final.
  • 8 days ago
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Hedman, Namestnikov get cameos again in Jimmy Fallon jokes

TampaBay.com One of the best parts of having NHL games shown on NBC's networks is the cross-promotion that has Jimmy Fallon doing the occasional "NHL Superlatives" segment, where he throws up head shots of NHL stars and then offers up what their high school yearbook superlatives would have been.
  • 9 days ago
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Anton Stralman nearing return, Stamkos' status hasn't changed

TampaBay.com Watching Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman skate at Sunday's practice, you'd never tell he fractured his leg seven weeks ago.
  • 10 days ago
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Ben Bishop not ruled out for Game 2 after 'scary situation'

TampaBay.com Lightning goalie Ben Bishop walked to the podium Sunday afternoon with no noticeable limp, no brace. Coach Jon Cooper said the Vezina Trophy finalist isn't ruled out for Monday's Game 2 against the Penguins. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop walked to the podium Sunday afternoon with no noticeable limp, no brace.
  • 10 days ago
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Ben Bishop considered 'day-to-day' with lower body injury

TampaBay.com The Lightning got some extremely encouraging news Saturday, with goalie Ben Bishop considered just "day-to-day" with a lower body injury, GM Steve Yzerman told the Tampa Bay Times .
  • 11 days ago
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