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Lightning acquires two wings for Syracuse

February 6, 2015 - 20:00
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

February 5, 2015 - 13:39
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

February 5, 2015 - 12:55
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

February 3, 2015 - 14:15
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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Cedric Paquette finding a home with Lightning

January 30, 2015 - 14:53
For the first three months Cedric Paquette spent with the Lightning this season, he was living out of a downtown hotel.
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What happens to hats tossed during hockey hat tricks?

January 30, 2015 - 09:34
As soon as Lightning center Cedric Paquette capped off his first hat trick Thursday night, dozens of hats were tossed down from the stands onto the ice at Amalie Arena.
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Lightning views tonight's game with Red Wings as a measuring stick

January 29, 2015 - 11:14
The Lightning enters tonight's showdown with the Red Wings trailing by just one point atop the Atlantic Division. But coach Jon Cooper made the pecking order pretty clear. The Lightning enters tonight's showdown with the Red Wings trailing by just one point atop the Atlantic Division.
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Lightning try to get "mojo" back on power play

January 28, 2015 - 14:04
With the Lightning power play fizzling as of late, it switched up its personnel at Wednesday's practice.
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Tyler Johnson unsure of status tonight

January 27, 2015 - 12:42
While Lightning center Tyler Johnson participated in today's morning skate - including taking part in the line rushes - he still remained uncertain whether he'd be able to play tonight against the Hurricanes.
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Tyler Johnson a game-time decision vs. Carolina

January 26, 2015 - 15:41
The Lightning was a little encouraged to see center Tyler Johnson back on the ice for Monday's practice, considering he missed Sunday's All-Star game due to a lingering lower-body injury.
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Steven Stamkos says "plan" is to sign extension with Lightning

January 23, 2015 - 14:11
It's no secret that captain Steven Stamkos loves playing in Tampa, and for the Lightning.
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Young Lightning defensemen will be tested in Matt Carle's absence

January 20, 2015 - 11:08
The Lightning knows what it'll miss in veteran defenseman Matt Carle, who is out 6-8 weeks after today's abdominal surgery.
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Matt Carle to undergo surgery, out 6-8 weeks

January 19, 2015 - 17:59
Lightning veteran defenseman Matt Carle will be out 6-8 weeks after undergoing surgery Tuesday to repair torn adductor muscles in his lower abdomen.
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Matt Carle to see specialist about injury

January 19, 2015 - 16:35
Lightning veteran defenseman Matt Carle was scheduled to see a specialist Monday regarding the undisclosed injury he suffered Thursday against Edmonton.
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Jarome Iginla on signing with Lightning: "It was close"

January 17, 2015 - 11:41
The Lightning was in need of veteran forwards - and some grit - during free agency this past summer.
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Lightning to host first Family Carnival Sunday

January 17, 2015 - 11:28
Lightning center Brian Boyle grew up one of 13 children in his large Irish-Catholic family, so it comes as a surprise he’s never been to a carnival.
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Matt Carle out through All-Star break

January 17, 2015 - 10:38
Lightning defenseman Matt Carle will likely be out through at least the All-Star break due to an undisclosed injury, coach Jon Cooper said today.
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