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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.
  • 2 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.
  • 5 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.
  • 5 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.
  • 5 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.
  • 6 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 …
  • 7 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.
  • 7 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.
  • 8 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.
  • 9 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.
  • 10 days ago
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Ben Bishop will sit out the Lightning's final 3 games, his status for playoffs is uncertain

TampaBay.com Ben Bishop will sit out the final three games of the regular season, and the Lightning goaltender's availability for the first round of the playoffs is uncertain.
  • 11 days ago
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Video: Ben Bishop injured vs. Maple Leafs

TampaBay.com Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop left Tuesday night's game with the Maple Leafs in the first period because of an upper-body injury.
  • 12 days ago
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Kostka skating again, says, 'I think I've been pretty fortunate'

TampaBay.com Lightning defenseman Mike Kostka was back on the ice during Tuesday's morning skate, though wearing a red no-contact jersey.
  • 12 days ago
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Q&A with GM Steve Yzerman

TampaBay.com Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman, who has one year left on his contract, signed a four-year extension that locks him up through 2018-19.
  • 13 days ago
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