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Malone told police he didn't know where cocaine came from

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 12, 2014 - 16:50
When a Tampa police officer pulled out a zip-lock bag of cocaine out of Ryan Malone's back pocket during an April 11 DUI arrest, the former Lightning wing was stunned.
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Drouin, Vasilevskiy rated No. 1 prospects

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 12, 2014 - 10:32
Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy are expected to play a big role in the team's future.
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Lightning preseason tickets on sale

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 12, 2014 - 10:26
With training camp nearly a month away, the Tampa Bay Lightning has put tickets for its three preseason home games on sale.
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Bishop faces shots for first time since surgery

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 11, 2014 - 09:43
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop faced shots last week for the first time since late April right wrist surgery, and it went well, according to general manager Steve Yzerman.
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Malone's court case expected to be finalized in coming weeks

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 11, 2014 - 09:00
Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone, facing charges of DUI and cocaine possession, had another disposition hearing continued on Monday in Tampa.
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Lightning one of many teams using advanced stats

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 6, 2014 - 13:56
It's not exactly Moneyball - or, more appropriately, Moneypuck - but there has been a lot of buzz this summer about the NHL's use of advanced stats.
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Lightning sign Bishop to two-year extension

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 2, 2014 - 16:23
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop says anyone would love a long-term deal, especially coming off a season in which he was a Vezina Trophy finalist as the league's top goalie.
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Stamkos deflects speculation of signing with Maple Leafs in future

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - July 24, 2014 - 10:32
With LeBron James making the blockbuster decision this month to return home to Cleveland, it sparked continued speculation whether one the biggest NHL stars will make a similar move to play for his hometown team.
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Lightning signs Brenden Morrow

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - July 11, 2014 - 09:37
The Lightning landed the veteran presence it had been looking for Friday, announcing the signing of veteran forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year deal. The 35-year-old Morrow is a former Stars captain. He had 13 goals and 25 points for St. Louis last year.
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Feaster thrilled to be back with Lightning, "hurt" by St. Louis trade

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - July 8, 2014 - 14:27
Jay Feaster was proudly wearing his Lightning 2004 Stanley Cup ring Tuesday morning, back in an office at the Tampa Bay Times Forum and admittedly bleeding blue again.
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Stralman says Lightning "close to complete"

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - July 8, 2014 - 12:48
New Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman is a huge heavy metal music fan, and can string a few tunes himself.
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Lightning sign Kunyk and Corrente

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - July 8, 2014 - 12:39
The Lightning added to its depth at AHL Syracuse Tuesday be signing F Cody Kunyk and D Matt Corrente to one-year, two-way deals.
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Boyle calls signing with Lightning a "home run"

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - July 7, 2014 - 15:38
Brian Boyle was on the tail end of his honeymoon, having gone from Napa Valley to two islands in Hawaii, when the key date of July 1st hit.
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Lightning officially announce hiring of former GM Feaster

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - July 7, 2014 - 14:14
The Lightning officially announced Monday it has brought back former general manager Jay Feaster, who will be the executive director of community hockey development.
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Tampa Bay Lightning 19-year-old goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy draws comparison to Russian Royalty

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Saw this story on the IIHF web site after Andrei Vasilevskiy made his senior team debut for Russia in a 6-1 victory against the United States, and there was quite the comparison made between Vasilevski and former Russian goaltender Vladislav Tretiak, the Hall of Fame goalie regarded as one of…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce training camp roster, partial schedule

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

LIGHTNING TO OPEN TRAINING CAMP SEPT. 11 AT TAMPA BAY TIMES FORUM

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the franchise’s 21st training camp on Wednesday, September 11 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the team announced today.  The team also announced the additional 38 players who…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce prospect camp schedule/roster

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Here is your pertinent information for the Lightning prospect camp, that opens Saturday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon and runs through Wednesday. The roster and schedule are below - yes, Jonathan Drouin will be in attendence - and one new wrinkle this season for fans who are not…

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New Tampa Bay Lightning commercial featuring pitchman (and Tampa resident) Anthony Sullivan

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

This is pretty funny stuff, featuring well known pitchman Anthony Sullivan of OxiClean fame along with Steven Stamkos, Teddy Purcell and Ryan Malone “pitching’’ a new four-game ticket plan. A well done production

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Five Syracuse players coming to Tampa Bay Lightning training camp

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

While the full allotment of players reporting to the start of Lightning training camp likely will not be known until late Saturday, at least some of them were told Friday night.

Following Friday’s Syracuse Crunch shootout victory against Norfolk, Syracuse general manager Julien BriseBois announced that five players…

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Tampa Bay Lightning to host part-time job fair

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Times Forum will hold a part-time job fair on Thursday, January 10 from 5-9 p.m. on the Promenade Level of the arena.  The fair is being held to fill positions for the upcoming Lightning hockey season as well as other Times Forum…

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