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James Wisniewski ready to 'earn' spot with Lightning

September 14, 2016 - 12:45
(Continuing blog series on "Questions for Lightning Camp") This was a strange, and long, summer for James Wisniewski. (Continuing blog series on "Questions for Lightning Camp")
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Tyler Johnson reports 'stronger than I've ever been'

September 13, 2016 - 14:58
Tyler Johnson had alluded to the fact that his right wrist - broken during the 2015 Stanley Cup Final - bothered him at the beginning of last season. On Tuesday, we found out just how much.
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Yzerman: Lightning could keep both goalies all season

September 8, 2016 - 11:01
With an expansion draft looming, the prevailing assumption is that the Lightning will have to move either goalie Ben Bishop or backup Andrei Vasilevskiy by February's trade deadline. Not so fast.
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Lightning's J.T. Brown speaks out on life 'as a black athlete in the NHL'

September 8, 2016 - 08:47
Lightning wing J.T. Brown wants to make one thing clear.
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Tortorella says he'll bench any player who sits through anthem

September 7, 2016 - 16:28
U.S. hockey and former Lightning head coach John Tortorella said he'd bench any player who stays seated during the national anthem.
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Ryan Callahan takes 'big step' in first skate since surgery

September 7, 2016 - 12:48
Ryan Callahan's session on the ice Tuesday wasn't very extensive, maybe 30 minutes long. "Just going out there for a twirl," Callahan said. Ryan Callahan's session on the ice Tuesday wasn't very extensive, maybe 30 minutes long.
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Jon Cooper feels World Cup will be 'bonus' for Lightning

September 6, 2016 - 11:17
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is finally getting the chance to represent Team Canada, having not been part of the past two Olympics.
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Ben Bishop thought trade to Flames was 'close'

September 2, 2016 - 13:38
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop thought he was headed to Calgary.
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Lightning 'confident' it'll sign Nikita Kucherov - but when?

September 2, 2016 - 12:00
(Our series of "Ten questions for Lightning training camp" will run on this blog until camp officially opens Sept. 22 at Amalie Arena)
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Lightning sets prospect camp roster

August 31, 2016 - 14:40
The Lightning's roster for this month's prospect tournament will include seven of its 10 draft picks from June, including first-round forward Brett Howden.
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Ryan Callahan on schedule for mid-November return

August 30, 2016 - 12:55
Twelve Lightning players - and head coach Jon Cooper - will be heading to their respective camps for the World Cup of Hockey next week.
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FanFest set for Sept. 25, camp opens Sept. 22

August 24, 2016 - 10:59
Lightning Fan Fest will be held Sept. 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at Amalie Arena, though season ticket holders will be allowed in before 11. The event is free. Fan Fest includes live team scrimmages, player autographs, family and kids' activities, as well as specials on merchandise, food and drinks.
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Lightning to participate in rookie tournament

August 16, 2016 - 16:09
The Lightning announced Tuesday it will participate in a four-team rookie tournament Sept 17-20 in Coral Springs.
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Bolts sign veteran D James Wisniewski

August 11, 2016 - 12:55
The Lightning on Thursday signed D James Wisneiwski to a professional tryout contract with an invite to training camp.
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Yzerman expects to get Nikita Kucherov signed

July 27, 2016 - 12:35
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman's offseason couldn't have gone much better so far, especially with the re-signing of captain Steven Stamkos and locking up cornerstone defenseman Victor Hedman long-term.
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Lightning re-signs Yanni Gourde to one-year deal

July 25, 2016 - 12:34
The Lightning re-signed forward Yanni Gourde to a one-year, two-way deal Monday. 
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Brad Richards on career: 'I'll cherish all of it'

July 21, 2016 - 09:14
Brad Richards briefly pauses a phone interview Thursday so he can get his hands free.
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Nikita Nesterov added to Team Russia for World Cup

July 18, 2016 - 15:46
Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been added to Team Russia for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. 
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Lightning and Alex Killorn agree to seven-year deal

July 17, 2016 - 11:33
The Lightning has locked up another core player long-term, agreeing with wing Alex Killorn on a seven-year deal which brings a $4.45 million annual average.
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F Cory Conacher returns on 1-year, 1-way deal

July 13, 2016 - 16:53
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