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No rush in Steven Stamkos contract talks

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 22, 2015 - 16:35
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman made it clear his "No. 1 priority" this summer is signing captain Steven Stamkos to a long-term contract extension.
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Assistant George Gwozdecky leaving Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 22, 2015 - 15:52
Lightning assistant coach George Gwozdecky has left the team to pursue other opportunities.
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Lightning not looking to shop either of its goalies

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 17, 2015 - 16:47
The Lightning is in an enviable position when it comes to goaltending. It has a proven No. 1 in Ben Bishop, 28, a former Vezina Trophy finalist who was tremendous in his first postseason, racking up two Game 7 shutouts. The Lightning is in an enviable position when it comes to goaltending.
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Yzerman: Signing Stamkos 'No. 1 priority' this summer

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 17, 2015 - 15:10
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman doesn't anticipate many changes to his roster before next season.
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Tyler Johnson played with broken wrist

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 15, 2015 - 23:11
As Lightning center Tyler Johnson headed for the bus after Monday's season-ending 2-0 loss to the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup final, he made sure to use his left hand.
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Kucherov 'probable' for Game 6 after collision with goal post

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 15, 2015 - 11:38
Lightning wing Nikita Kucherov participated in today's morning skate and is "probable" for Game 6. 
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Kucherov in 'considerably better shape,' could play Monday

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 14, 2015 - 17:30
As bad as the injury to RW Nikita Kucherov looked Saturday night, it appears there's a chance he could be back in the lineup Monday for Game 6 against the Blackhawks.
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Ben Bishop calls it 'extremely tough decision' to play in Game 5

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 13, 2015 - 09:40
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop participated in today's optional morning skate, but says it'll be an "extremely tough decision" whether he plays in tonight's Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final.
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Alex Killorn explains his 'incredible, old-timey mustache'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 12, 2015 - 14:09
Forward Alex Killorn doesn't curl his mustache all the time. But when he does, it becomes a quirky side note to the Stanley Cup final.
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Tyler Johnson denies he's hurt: 'I'm fine'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 12, 2015 - 13:34
While it seems obvious that an undisclosed injury is preventing Lightning center Tyler Johnson from taking faceoffs, the All-Star isn't ready to admit that. Linemate Ondrej Palat, who has never played center, has been taking draws instead.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy ready for Game 5 (if needed)

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 12, 2015 - 12:38
If goalie Ben Bishop can't play for a second consecutive game, backup Andrei Vasilevskiy said he'll feel even better heading into Saturday's Game 5 than his Stanley Cup final debut.
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Ben Bishop didn't practice, but could play in Game 5

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 12, 2015 - 10:16
Goalie Ben Bishop was the only player not at today's Lightning  practice at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon.
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Ben Bishop day-to-day

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 11, 2015 - 14:47
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is still considered day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, associate coach Rick Bowness said today.
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Drouin: There's no 'bad blood' with Cooper

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 10, 2015 - 13:54
There's no question touted Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin would love to have played more in this postseason.
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Cooper: Bishop still in 'holding pattern'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 10, 2015 - 13:43
The mystery surrounding the apparent injury to Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continues, with coach Jon Cooper not able to confirm he will start in tonight's Game 4 against the Blackhawks.
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Cooper hints Drouin could play again this series

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 8, 2015 - 14:32
Touted Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin made a turnover in the offensive zone during Saturday's Game 2, holding onto the puck for too long.
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Ben Bishop on whether he'll play in Game 3: 'We'll see'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 8, 2015 - 12:57
While there's no official word, it sure looks like Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will start tonight in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
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Bishop on ice for skate, could play in Game 3

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 8, 2015 - 12:44

Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop participated in today's morning skate, and it's possible he could play tonight in Game 3.

Bishop was relieved by Andrei Vasilevskiy twice in the third period of Saturday's game. It's unclear if it was due to injury or illness.

Bishop faced shots in Monday's skate, looking like normal.

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Bishop not ruled out for Game 3

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 7, 2015 - 18:02
The mystery surrounding the Lightning goaltending situation might continue until warmups for Monday's Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
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