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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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Lightning big dealers on day two of NHL Draft

June 28, 2014 - 11:14
The Lightning made a couple draft-day deals Saturday to move up and get prospects it wanted.
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Lightning keep adding defensemen, pick Jonathan MacLeod

June 28, 2014 - 10:05
Jonathan MacLeod grew up idolizing Dion Phaneuf, the hard-nosed Maple Leafs captain. "He's such a physical presence, such a leader," MacLeod said. "I really tried to emulate his game as much as I could." Jonathan MacLeod grew up idolizing Dion Phaneuf, the hard-nosed Maple Leafs captain.
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Lightning select D Dominik Masin in second round

June 28, 2014 - 09:15
The Lightning continued to add defensemen to its pool of prospects Saturday, selecting Dominik Masin from Slavia Praha (Czech Republic) in the second round (35th overall).
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Lightning select D Anthony DeAngelo at No. 19 overall

June 27, 2014 - 20:04
The Lightning selected defenseman Anthony DeAngelo with the 19th overall pick at Friday's NHL Draft.
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Lightning re-sign Barberio to a one-year deal

June 27, 2014 - 19:00
The Lightning continued to chip away at its remaining restricted free agents, signing D Mark Barberio Friday to a one-year, one-way contract.
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Lightning acquire D Jason Garrison from Canucks

June 27, 2014 - 12:19
Update The Lightning have acquired defenseman Jason Garrison from the Canucks, along with the rights to forward Jeff Costello and a seventh-round pick, in exhange for a second-round pick in this draft.
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