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Purcell says it'll be "weird" to face Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 20, 2014 - 13:49
For wing Teddy Purcell, it felt like old times Sunday afternoon, watching football with most of the Lightning team during lunch.

But Purcell, 29, is now with the Oilers thanks to a June trade, so he made sure to treat 5-6 former Tampa Bay teammates, including good buddy, captain Steven Stamkos, for dinner in their first night in …
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Drouin won't play tonight

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 20, 2014 - 12:45
Lightning touted wing prospect Jonathan Drouin willl have to wait another day for his anticipated NHL debut.
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Hedman out 4-6 weeks

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 20, 2014 - 11:03
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman will be out 4-6 weeks due fractured finger in his right hand.
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Lightning know replacing Hedman a tough task

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 19, 2014 - 18:57
Captain Steven Stamkos made one thing clear; the Lightning can’t replace Victor Hedman.
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Drouin dazzles in debut, but plan remains the same

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 18, 2014 - 13:43
Lightning coach Jon Cooper said he watched touted wing prospect Jonathan Drouin score his first professional goal Friday night, in his debut with Syracuse in the American Hockey League.
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Gudas hopes to return Monday

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 18, 2014 - 13:28
Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas was encouraged after skating on his own before Saturday's morning skate, saying he hopes to return to the lineup Monday in Edmonton.
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Connolly excited to finally play in Vancouver

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 17, 2014 - 18:55
Lightning wing Brett Connolly is no stranger to Rogers Arena, having been to his share of Canucks games growing up in Vancouver Island before moving to Prince George.
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Lightning will decide Thursday if Drouin goes on rehab assignment

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 15, 2014 - 14:08
It looks like Jonathan Drouin's wait for his NHL debut could be a little longer.
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Drouin not ready yet; Nabokov makes first start

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 14, 2014 - 09:40
Touted Lightning wing prospect Jonathan Drouin said he's gotten asked several times by friends in recent days the key question: "Are you playing tonight?"
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Schleper enjoys skating with Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 13, 2014 - 10:01
Anne Schleper had a permanent smile on her face Monday morning as she joined the Lightning for its morning skate.
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Brewer back in lineup; Drouin "really close"

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 13, 2014 - 09:50
Veteran defenseman Eric Brewer is back in the lineup tonight against the Canadiens after being a healthy scratch for the first two games.
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Rematch with Canadiens not about revenge for Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - October 12, 2014 - 09:53
Wing Ryan Callahan said getting swept by the Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs in April served as “fuel” all summer for the Lightning.
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Tampa Bay Lightning 19-year-old goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy draws comparison to Russian Royalty

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 00:25

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 - 00:25

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 - 00:25

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 - 00:25

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 - 00:25

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 - 00:25

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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