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'Good chance' Erne makes NHL debut Tuesday against Jets

January 2, 2017 - 15:59
                   
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Callahan could return Tuesday; Stamkos off crutches

January 2, 2017 - 13:12
Veteran wing Ryan Callahan is getting close to returning to the Lightning lineup.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Vasilevskiy settling into No. 1 role

January 2, 2017 - 05:37
In this week's episode, Joe Smith discusses what we learned in the Lightning's critical homestand, where Andrei Vasilevskiy is in replacing the injured Ben Bishop, why Ryan Callahan's hip injury remains an enigma, and …
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Nesterov making smooth transition to forward

December 31, 2016 - 12:36
Of all the adjustments the Lightning have had to make with their injury-riddled lineup, moving defenseman Nikita Nesterov to forward has been an intriguing one.
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Valtteri Filppula calls oversleeping meeting 'embarrassing'

December 31, 2016 - 11:21
Lightning veteran Valtteri Filppula has probably been to around 1,000 team meetings in his 11-year NHL career. The one Wednesday morning was the only one he can remember missing. Lightning veteran Valtteri Filppula has probably been to around 1,000 team meetings in his 11-year NHL career.
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Ryan Callahan says nagging hip issue 'extremely frustrating'

December 31, 2016 - 10:58
The mystery surrounding Ryan Callahan's status has been tough for Lightning fans. It's even harder on the veteran Lightning wing, who remains sidelined due to his sore, surgically-repaired hip. The mystery surrounding Ryan Callahan's status has been tough for Lightning fans.
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Lightning rookie Brayden Point out 4-6 weeks

December 29, 2016 - 11:44
Lightning rookie Brayden Point is out 4-6 weeks with an upper body injury.
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Lightning recall Gourde, Condra from Syracuse

December 29, 2016 - 09:57
The parade of callups from AHL Syracuse continues, as the Lightning has brought up forwards Yanni Gourde and Erik Condra from the Crunch.
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Valtteri Filppula scratched for missing meeting

December 28, 2016 - 19:16
For all the players the Lightning got back Wednesday night - including wing Nikita Kucherov - there was one surprising scratch.
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Kucherov, Palat to return tonight for Lightning vs. Canadiens

December 28, 2016 - 10:58
                   
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Canada's World Junior team has Lightning feel

December 26, 2016 - 10:25
When Canada opened camp for the World Juniors championship a few weeks ago, it started with some team-building.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Vasilevskiy's time is now

December 23, 2016 - 09:07
Joe Smith talks about Ben Bishop's injury and Andrei Vasilevskiy taking over the Lightning net, possibly for good, in our latest Lightning Strikes! podcast. He also discusses Jonathan Drouin's and Brian Boyle's emergence and …
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No sleep needed: Bournival sparks Lightning

December 22, 2016 - 22:15
Michael Bournival didn't sleep much Wednesday night.
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Banged-up Lightning believes in Vasilevskiy

December 22, 2016 - 10:57
The list of banged-up Lightning players continue to grow. "It's getting ridiculous," wing Alex Killorn said. The list of banged-up Lightning players continue to grow.
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Ben Bishop out 3-4 weeks with injury

December 21, 2016 - 16:28
When goalie Ben Bishop got hurt Tuesday night, backup Andrei Vasilevskiy was asked if he's ready to take over if the injury was for an prolonged period. "That's why I'm here," Vasilevskiy said.
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Lightning recalling Kristers Gudlevskis

December 21, 2016 - 11:08
With goalie Ben Bishop hurt, the Lightning is recalling Kristers Gudlevskis to provide some insurance behind Andrei Vasilevskiy for Thursday's game against the Blues. And potentially longer.
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Taking stock of Ben Bishop injury

December 21, 2016 - 09:10
Lightning starter Ben Bishop is hurt. That we know. He left Tuesday's game in the first period and didn't return. It's unclear what the exact lower body injury is, though some have speculated it was a groin issue. The Lightning doesn't know how long Bishop will be sidelined. It could be two days or two months. We could know more today …
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Tanner Richard on 'surreal' NHL debut

December 20, 2016 - 22:27
Lightning prospect Tanner Richard was so pumped for Tuesday's NHL debut, he said he was one of the first players to arrive at Amalie Arena.
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Ben Bishop leaves game with injury

December 20, 2016 - 19:19
As if the Lightning didn't already have enough injury issues.
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Tanner Richard pumped to — finally — make NHL debut

December 20, 2016 - 11:03
This time, no flight issues were going to stop Tanner Richard from making his much anticipated NHL debut.
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