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Matt Peca making case for Lightning spot

September 23, 2017 - 09:08
Center Matt Peca said he didn't read too much into the fact he was the only Lightning player to appear in each of the first three exhibition games. But Peca, 24, loved it.
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Ryan Callahan encouraged by his return

September 22, 2017 - 22:13
Captain Steven Stamkos wasn't the only key Lightning player to make a triumphant return Friday night against Nashville.
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NHL All-Star Game logo revealed

September 22, 2017 - 19:17
The NHL released its official logo for the 2018 All-Star Game, which will be held at Amalie Arena in Tampa Jan. 28. It's fitting there's palm trees, water and a sunset tones in the logo.
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Steven Stamkos making exhibition debut for Lightning

September 22, 2017 - 09:12
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is curious how he'll feel - and play - in tonight's exhibition game against Nashville. "I think everybody is," assistant coach Todd Richards said. Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is curious how he'll feel - and play - in tonight's exhibition game against Nashville.
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Morning after: Takeaways from Lightning exhibition

September 21, 2017 - 06:30
For the Lightning, there was a lot to like in Wednesday's 4-3 exhibition win in Carolina.
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Ryan Callahan: Brian Boyle will beat cancer diagnosis

September 20, 2017 - 16:46
Ryan Callahan has been friends with Brian Boyle for a long-time, the two veterans playing together for seven years between the Rangers and the Lightning.
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Taylor Raddysh among first Lightning camp cuts

September 20, 2017 - 16:17
Lightning forward prospect Taylor Raddysh was among the first cuts in camp, the team trimming its roster by six on Wednesday.
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Mikhail Sergachev to debut for Lightning tonight

September 20, 2017 - 09:02
For touted prospect Mikhail Sergachev, his audition to make the Lightning takes another big step tonight in his exhibition debut in Carolina.
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Cooper on slashing crackdown: 'The game is no fun'

September 20, 2017 - 06:52
There's no question the NHL has made it an emphasis to crack down on slashing this season.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Preseason storylines to watch

September 19, 2017 - 15:44
In this episode of our Lightning Strikes podcast, Joe Smith and columnist Tom Jones set up the preseason with storylines to watch, as well as expectations for the season. Will defenseman Mikhail Sergachev make the team? Are …
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Lightning's Slater Koekkoek: 'I've got something to prove'

September 18, 2017 - 11:56
This time last year, it was Slater Koekkoek's job to lose.
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Esposito on Drouin: 'I didn't think he wanted to be here'

September 16, 2017 - 16:56
Many Lightning fans got their first up-close look at touted defense prospect Mikhail Sergachev during Saturday's Fan Fest at Amalie Arena.
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Jeff Vinik likes Lightning's chances for outdoor game

September 16, 2017 - 10:04
Lightning owner Jeff Vinik told NHL commissioner Gary Bettman the first time they met that every time they saw each other, he'd ask about Tampa hosting an All-Star Game.
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Lightning top line with Stamkos and Kucherov reunites

September 15, 2017 - 11:36
When Lightning captain Steven Stamkos saw the training practice groups Thursday, he hoped it meant he'd get reunited on a line with Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov.
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Hedman proud of Lightning's donations to hurricane relief efforts

September 14, 2017 - 10:08
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Lightning 'dodged a bullet' with Irma as camp opens

September 13, 2017 - 12:14
The Lightning staff and players may have been a few states away when Hurricane Irma hit the Tampa Bay area over the weekend. But their minds weren't far away.
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