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Palat could return, Triplets back together

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - December 9, 2015 - 12:46
The Triplets are back together. The touted Lightning line - which had such a magical run last season - was reunited for Wednesday's practice, and presumably for Thursday's game against the Senators. A big part of that is that wing Ondrej Palat could return to the lineup after missing more than four weeks with a left ankle injury.
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After 'scare,' Bishop fortunate to be okay, will dress today

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - December 6, 2015 - 14:07
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop admitted he was scared Saturday night.
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Johnson and Paquette 'doubtful' for this weekend

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - December 5, 2015 - 17:40
The Lightning had hoped C Tyler Johnson and C Cedric Paquette could return during these back-to-back games over the weekend.
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Lightning signs Jon Cooper to contract extension

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - December 4, 2015 - 11:15
The Lightning has signed coach Jon Cooper to a "multi-year" contract extension, the team announced this morning.
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Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf guests on Lightning Strikes! podcast

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - December 3, 2015 - 14:31
In this week's Lightning Strikes Podcast, our special guest is Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf. Getzlaf was in Steven Stamkos' shoes back in 2013, when he was in the final year of his deal with Anaheim before signing an extension a few months from free agency. Getzlaf offers his perspective on what Stamkos might be going through, how to handle the …
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Johnson hasn't ruled out return by weekend

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - December 2, 2015 - 16:21
What caused Lightning center Tyler Johnson's undisclosed injury - just 48 seconds into Friday's game - remains a mystery. Even to Johnson.
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'Good chance' Drouin returns Wednesday

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - December 1, 2015 - 14:53
The Lightning could get a boost for Wednesday's game against the Ducks as there's a "good chance" wing Jonathan Drouin will return to the lineup. 
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Podcast: Pierre McGuire says Stamkos contract can be 'problem'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 25, 2015 - 19:21
NBCSN hockey analyst Pierre McGuire said he's seen most of the Lightning games this season. "A big fan of the way they play," McGuire said. NBCSN hockey analyst Pierre McGuire said he's seen most of the Lightning games this season.
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Johnson could return tonight: 'I want to be better'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 25, 2015 - 10:54
Center Tyler Johnson could return to the lineup tonight, giving the Lightning a boost against the Kings.
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Lightning getting healthier, Johnson close to return

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 24, 2015 - 12:23
The Lightning looked a lot healthier in Tuesday's practice, with Tyler Johnson (upper body), Jonathan Drouin (undisclosed) and Cedric Paquette (upper body) all participating in regular-colored jerseys.
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Lightning send down Blunden, Angelidis, Witkowski

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 22, 2015 - 14:49
With wing Ryan Callahan back, and Tyler Johnson close, the Lightning reassigned some of its depth back to AHL Syracuse Sunday.
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Ducks happy for Lauer to land with Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 21, 2015 - 13:17
With Lightning assistant Brad Lauer set to coach against the Ducks tonight for the first time since Anaheim fired him in the offseason, he said there's no bitterness in how it ended.
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Birthday boy Bishop starts in net; Callahan game-time decision

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 21, 2015 - 11:48
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop turns 29 today, and there's nothing he'd like more than another win to celebrate it.
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Podcast: Meet new Lightning assistant Brad Lauer

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 19, 2015 - 12:18
There aren't many new faces on the Lightning this season, but one of them was behind the bench in assistant coach Brad Lauer.
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Lightning roster shuffle continues

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 19, 2015 - 10:57
The shuttle from AHL Syracuse to the Lightning continued on Thursday.
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Vermin getting called up, could make NHL debut Thursday

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 18, 2015 - 16:10
With injuries continuing to mount for the Lightning, it has turned into AHL Syracuse South. And the latest callup from Syracuse will be wing Joel Vermin, who could make his NHL debut Thursday against the Rangers. With injuries continuing to mount for the Lightning, it has turned into AHL Syracuse South.
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Injuries continue to mount for Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 18, 2015 - 12:13
Veteran wing Ryan Callahan didn't practice today, and is considered doubtful for Thursday's game against the Rangers. Join the club. 
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Lightning's Johnson, Paquette and Drouin out tonight

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 16, 2015 - 11:42
The Lightning will be without three regulars tonight, as forwards Tyler Johnson, Cedric Paquette and Jonathan Drouin are all out with injuries. 
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Lightning recall Marchessault and Blunden from AHL

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 15, 2015 - 17:23
The training room at Amalie Arena was a busy place Sunday, a few forwards missing from the Lightning's optional practice.
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Lightning make fan's 'dream come true'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - November 14, 2015 - 13:07
Though Jake Warner, 17, lives in Raleigh, N.C., he's a huge Lightning fan, going to several games when his family vacations in Clearwater. 
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