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Lightning's Johnson, Palat among Calder Trophy finalists

TampaBay.com Lightning forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat are among three finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy, which goes to the NHL's rookie of the year. Colorado's Nathan McKinnon is the other finalist.
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It's do or die for Lightning tonight in Game 4 against Montreal

TampaBay.com The Lightning goes into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal tonight against the Canadiens at the Bell Centre, actually feeling pretty good about where the team's game is headed.
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Video: Lightning coach Jon Cooper acting as a reporter

TampaBay.com Lightning coach Jon Cooper (holding the water bottle as a faux microphone) sneaked into a media scrum with Steven Stamkos on Monday and then addressed reporters about being a reporter.
  • 2 days ago

Video: Ryan Callahan's disallowed Game 3 goal

TampaBay.com Here is the controversial play that led to Ryan Callahan's disallowed goal in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal between the Lightning and Canadiens. The call, with 4:22 left in the second period, took away Tampa Bay's 2-1 lead. Montreal ultimately won the game 3-2 to take a three games to none lead in the series.
  • 2 days ago

Video: Tom Jones previews Lightning-Canadiens Game 4

TampaBay.com Times sports columnist Tom Jones looks back at the Lightning's 3-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday and previews Tuesday's Game 4 in this video report.
  • 2 days ago

Cooper on Game 2 vs. the Canadiens: 'This is one we need'

TampaBay.com Toward the end of Friday's pregame meeting with reporters, someone asked Lightning coach Jon Cooper if tonight's Game 2 against the Canadiens in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals was a must win.
  • 5 days ago

Killorn and Barberio thrilled to face hometown Canadiens

TampaBay.com For Lightning C Alex Killorn and D Mark Barberio, who grew up in bordering neighborhoods in Montreal's west island, facing the Canadiens in the playoffs is extra special.
  • 8 days ago

VIDEO: Tom Jones previews Lightning-Canadiens

TampaBay.com Times sports columnist Tom Jones previews the first-round playoff matchup between the Lightning and Montreal Canadiens in this video feature.
  • 8 days ago

Palat, Filppula return to practice

TampaBay.com The Lightning got some good news on the injury front Monday, as two of its top scorers, LW Ondrej Palat and C Valteri Filppula, returned to practice.
  • 8 days ago

Anders Lindback is NHL's first star of the week

TampaBay.com Anders Lindback is the NHL's first star of the week ending Sunday. The Lightning goaltender was 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average, .975 save percentage and a shutout.
  • 9 days ago
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Lightning-Canadiens playoff schedule

TampaBay.com Here is the schedule for the Lightning and Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs. The winner of the series faces the winner of the Bruins/Red Wings series in the second round: April 16: at Tampa, 7 p.m. April 18: at Tampa, 7 p.m. April 20: at Montreal, 7 p.m. April 22: at Montreal, 7 p.m. *April 24: at …
  • 10 days ago
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Jon Cooper's novel approach to home-ice advantage

TampaBay.com The Lightning's season finale Sunday at Washington will determine whether Tampa Bay gets home-ice advantage in its first-round playoff series with the Canadiens.
  • 10 days ago
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Ryan Malone arrested on DUI, cocaine charges

TampaBay.com Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrrested Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and cocaine possession.
  • 11 days ago
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Gudas in right place at right time

TampaBay.com With G Anders Lindback down and out of position with 8:43 left in the third period of Thursday's 4-2 win against the Flyers, D Radko Gudas figured his place was on the goal line.
  • 12 days ago
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Vinny Lecavalier's second trip to Tampa is special, 'but not like the first time'

TampaBay.com Back in November, the first time former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier played at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, he said he pretty much was  counting the days until the game. But about tonight's game at the Times Forum, the Flyers center said a lot of the emotions have died down.
  • 13 days ago
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