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Injured Drouin still pushing to be in lineup when season starts

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 25, 2014 - 10:20
Touted prospect Jonathan Drouin skated in practice with the Lightning's game group Thursday morning, doing light stick-handling and shooting.
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Palat, Johnson headline Lightning Thursday lineup

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 24, 2014 - 18:19
Calder Trophy finalists Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat headline the Lightning lineup for Thursday's game in Nashville against the Predators.
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Lightning to unveil third jersey at Fan Fest; full schedule

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 23, 2014 - 16:18
The Lightning announced it will unveil its new (third) alternate jersey Saturday at Fan Fest, with captain Steven Stamkos showing it off before the noon scrimmage at Amalie Arena.
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Lightning cuts include Point, Thomas and Masin

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 23, 2014 - 16:14
The Lightning made its first round of cuts, reassigning 2014 draft picks C Brayden Point, D Ben Thomas, LW Cristiano DiGiacinto and D Dominik Masin to their junior teams.
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Drouin out 3-4 weeks with thumb fracture

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 23, 2014 - 10:19
Touted Lightning wing prospect Jonathan Drouin will be out 3-4 weeks due to a slight fracture in his right thumb, putting his start to the season in jeopardy.
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Lightning lineup vs. Predators; Vasilevskiy makes debut

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 22, 2014 - 18:30
If you're going to the Lightning's first exhibition game Tuesday against the Predators at Amalie Arena, you won't see too many of the veteran front-line players.
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Drouin could miss first part of preseason

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 22, 2014 - 13:38
While the Lightning haven't considered Jonathan Drouin's upper-body injury serious, it looks like the touted wing prospect could miss the rest of the week.
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Highlights from Sunday's scrimmage; Stamkos sits

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 21, 2014 - 14:00
The Lightning had its first full scrimmage of training camp Sunday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon, with many fans coming out to take advantage of one of the few open practices.
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Stamkos says leadership is by committee

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 20, 2014 - 16:04
Steven Stamkos is the Lightning captain, the face of the franchise and one of the top players in the league.
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Drouin to miss Sunday's scrimmage due to upper-body injury

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 20, 2014 - 15:00
Those fans expecting to see touted RW prospect Jonathan Drouin at today’s open practice and scrimmage in Brandon will be disappointed.
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Picking Stamkos' linemates won't be an "open audition"

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 19, 2014 - 15:25
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said players were told not to read too much into what groups they practiced with - or lines they were on - during training camp.
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Cooper: There's "no rush" with Jonathan Drouin

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 18, 2014 - 16:52
Lightning coach Jon Cooper can see a pronounced difference in touted  prospect RW Jonathan Drouin from the beginning of last year’s camp to now.
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Bishop says he won't be held back in camp

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 18, 2014 - 11:03
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was pretty happy with how he performed in throwing the ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday's Rays-Yankees game.
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Stamkos: Season will be 'tougher' this year

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 18, 2014 - 09:00
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos went through an array of testing and photo shoots before getting surrounded by cameras at Thursday's opening of camp.
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Lightning announce training camp schedule

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 17, 2014 - 20:40
The Lightning announced its training camp schedule Wednesday night, with three open practices on tap.
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Lightning set training camp roster

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 17, 2014 - 12:50
The Lightning opens its training camp Thursday at Amalie Arena, starting with physicals and testing. The first day on the ice will be Friday.
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Lightning lose 6-3 to Panthers in prospect tournament

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 16, 2014 - 16:29
The Lightning lost 6-3 to the Panthers Tuesday in the finale of the prospect tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
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Video: Steven Stamkos converts from 91 yards

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 16, 2014 - 11:59

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has scored many goals with his rocket one-timer. And in a promotional clip for Bauer, Stamkos' slap shot was put to an interesting test, challenging him to shoot a puck off a plastic mat through the uprights from several distances on a football field. How far was his longest "field goal?" Check it out.

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Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone signs with Rangers

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 11, 2014 - 14:44
Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone got the second chance he was looking for Thursday, signing a one-year, two-way deal with the Rangers. His NHL salary is $700,000, his AHL salary $100,000.
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