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Stamkos deflects speculation of signing with Maple Leafs in future

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

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

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"

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

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"

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

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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Lightning sign Sustr to a one-year, one way deal

July 4, 2014 - 09:49
The Lightning announced Friday it has signed defenseman Andrej Sustr to a one-year, one-way deal.
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Cooper on Lightning offseason moves and tempering expectations

July 3, 2014 - 17:44
Lightning coach Jon Cooper has been pleased with the team's offseason acquisitions, believing it has taken a step forward.
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Lightning prospect Erne may need wrist surgery

July 3, 2014 - 16:14
Lightning left wing prospect Adam Erne will have his injured left wrist examined next week in Cleveland, with it possible he'll need surgery.
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Nabokov excited about joining Lightning

July 1, 2014 - 20:49
Veteran goaltender Evgeni Nabokov said he had a few options during free agency, but once the Lightning called, it became his No. 1 focus.
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Lightning sign Brian Boyle to three-years, $6 million deal

July 1, 2014 - 16:47
The Lightning continued its busy day in free agency, signing center Brian Boyle to a three-year, $6 million deal.
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Lightning sign Stralman, Brian Boyle and Nabokov

July 1, 2014 - 08:46
Update 6:00 p.m. The Lightning found its backup goalie, signing veteran Evgeni Nabokov to a one-year, $1.55 million deal.
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Lightning make qualifying offers to Sustr, not Aulie

June 30, 2014 - 16:14
The Lightning announced Monday it made a qualifying offer to defenseman Andrej Sustr, along with Dmitry Korobov, Richard Panik, Brett Connolly, Cody Kunyk and Philippe Paradis.
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Lightning in mix with Boyle, Johnson

June 30, 2014 - 12:33
The Lightning is expected to be one of the more fascinating teams in free agency, which begins Tuesday at 11 a.m, thanks to a flurry of Sunday trades that give them around $13 million in cap space.
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Thompson shocked to get traded, calls it 'bittersweet'

June 30, 2014 - 11:49
Center Nate Thompson was at Keith Aulie's wedding in Saskatchewan over the weekend, hanging out with Lightning teammates Steven Stamkos, Eric Brewer and Mark Barberio.
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Decision day for Lightning restricted free agents

June 30, 2014 - 10:19
The Lightning will decide by this afternoon whether to give qualifying offers to its remaining restricted free agents. If not, the players will become unrestricted free agents Tuesday. The Lightning will decide by this afternoon whether to give qualifying offers to its remaining restricted free agents.
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Wrapping up wild night of Lightning trades to clear cap space

June 29, 2014 - 19:51
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman had hinted his offseason shopping was close to done if he wasn’t able to move a salary from his glut of forwards.
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Breaking down Lightning draft

June 28, 2014 - 13:36
Lightning director of amateur scouting Al Murray said the team didn't enter this year's draft with the plan to address any defensive deficiencies in its prospect pool.
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