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Matt Carle "on pace" for early March return

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 16, 2015 - 16:06
Lightning veteran defenseman Matt Carle said he didn't know too much about adductor muscles in his abdomen until he tore them in mid-January.
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Lightning plans to apply to host 2018 WJC

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 16, 2015 - 14:08
The Tampa Sports Commission and Tampa Bay Lightning plan to apply to host the IIHF 2018 World Junior championships.
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Jason Garrison on death of friend Steve Montador: "A tough loss"

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 15, 2015 - 14:59
The sudden death of former NHL D Steve Montador hit home for Lightning D Jason Garrison, a good friend.
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Blues prepare Lightning for five-game trip out west

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 12, 2015 - 12:37
TAMPA -- Tonight's game against St. Louis is the midpoint in a stretch of 11 straight games for the Lightning against Western Conference opponents, and the Blues' style of play should prepare Tampa Bay for what they'll face in the next two weeks during a five-game road trip.
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Rookie Namestnikov excited to be back with Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 12, 2015 - 11:53
TAMPA -- Lightning rookie center Vladislav Namestnikov understood the need for him to spend most of the past two months with the AHL's Syracuse Crunch, but back in the NHL for tonight's game against St. Louis, he's eager to show he can make plays at this level.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy's save is No. 1 on ESPN's Top 10 plays (w/video)

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 11, 2015 - 08:38
While the Lightning lost 3-2 in overtime to the Predators Tuesday night, touted rookie goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy stole the show.
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Jason Garrison back, Cedric Paquette a game-time decision

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 10, 2015 - 13:41
The Lightning blueline will get a big boost tonight with the return of defenseman Jason Garrison, who missed the last two games with a lower-body injury.
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Evgeni Nabokov traded to San Jose, expected to retire

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 9, 2015 - 13:38
The impressive career for veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov will likely end where it all began.
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Jason Garrison injury not long-term, but does Lightning need help on D?

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 7, 2015 - 10:53
Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison will be out tonight against the Kings and is "questionable" for Sunday's game against the Ducks due to a lower-body injury suffered Thursday.
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Lightning acquires two wings for Syracuse

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 6, 2015 - 21:00
The Lightning addressed its depleted forward depth at AHL Syracuse Friday by acquiring former Tampa Bay wing prospect Carter Ashton and left wing David Broll from the Maple Leafs for a conditional seventh round pick in the 2016 draft.
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Brenden Morrow says it's "strange" returning to Dallas

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 5, 2015 - 14:39
Every time Lightning veteran wing Brenden Morrow comes to Dallas, even if it's passing through, there's some nostalgia.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy starts tonight for Tampa Bay Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 5, 2015 - 13:55
Lightning coach Jon Cooper said touted prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy wasn't brought up to sit the bench.
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Ben Bishop said it's "special" to face hometown Blues

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 3, 2015 - 15:15
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop said he can't even count how many friends and family will be in the Scottrade Center tonight as he faces his hometown Blues. "It'll be up there," he said.
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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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