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Lightning-Panthers exhibition won't be made up

October 6, 2016 - 08:39
Thursday's Lightning-Panthers preseason game, which was postponed Wednesday due to Hurricane Matthew, will not be made up.
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Lightning-Panthers preseason game canceled

October 5, 2016 - 10:44
The Lightning's preseason game Thursday in Sunrise against the Panthers has been canceled due to the hurricane forecast.
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Can Brayden Point make the Lightning?

October 4, 2016 - 07:00
The Lightning insists it doesn't need to rush forward prospect Brayden Point. Associate coach Rick Bowness said Point is an NHL player, it's just a matter of when. How about now? The Lightning insists it doesn't need to rush forward prospect Brayden Point.
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Why the Lightning cut James Wisniewski

October 3, 2016 - 10:38
Defenseman James Wisniewski was the biggest name of the Lightning's 24 cuts Sunday, the veteran released from his training camp tryout after playing in three exhibitions.
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Steven Stamkos arrives at Lightning camp

October 3, 2016 - 07:49
Steven Stamkos didn't have to be at Monday's practice at Amalie Arena.
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James Wisniewski part of Lightning cuts

October 2, 2016 - 13:26
Lightning GM Steve Yzerman said veteran defenseman James Wisniewski would be given every chance to make the team on his camp tryout.
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Ben Bishop starts in Nashville exhibition

October 1, 2016 - 12:59
Considering goalie Ben Bishop got some action - and three weeks of practice - during the World Cup of Hockey, he's already on track to start the regular season.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy could make exhibition debut tonight

September 30, 2016 - 08:08
After not playing at all for Russia in the World Cup, goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy couldn't wait to get back to Lightning camp and get in a game.
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Kristers Gudlevskis takes another step

September 30, 2016 - 07:08
With Ben Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy making for a Lightning log-jam in net, goalie Kristers Gudlevskis just has to wait.
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Marchessault left Lightning for 'better opportunity'

September 29, 2016 - 14:33
Jonathan Marchessault enjoyed his experience with the Lightning. Even as he was a healthy scratch during last year's playoffs, the 5-foot-9 forward insisted he'd love to stay. Jonathan Marchessault enjoyed his experience with the Lightning.
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Nikita Kucherov won't report without a contract

September 29, 2016 - 10:43
Wing Nikita Kucherov may have played for Russia in the World Cup without a contract.
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Battle for bottom six continues tonight for Lightning

September 29, 2016 - 08:09
It's fitting former Lightning wing Jonathan Marchessault returns to Amalie Arena tonight with the Panthers for an exhibition game.
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James Wisniewski encouraged with Lightning debut

September 28, 2016 - 07:00
Veteran defenseman James Wisniewski was admittedly anxious heading into Tuesday's exhibition opener.
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Bishop, Vasilevskiy back from World Cup

September 27, 2016 - 10:21
There was a familiar sight Tuesday, with Ben Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy sharing the net in goaltending drills before the team's morning skate.
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Johnson, Killorn highlight Lightning lineup for exhibition

September 27, 2016 - 07:45
The Lightning will have several regulars in the lineup tonight for its exhibition opener against the Hurricanes at Amalie Arena, including Tyler Johnson and Alex Killorn.
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Lightning re-signs Nikita Nesterov

September 26, 2016 - 15:05
The Lightning re-signed defenseman Nikita Nesterov Monday, leaving it with just one (but important) restricted free agent left: Nikita Kucherov.
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Lightning to honor Vinny Lecavalier Oct. 18 vs. Panthers

September 25, 2016 - 08:49
Former Lightning Vinny Lecavalier was a surprised guest at Sunday's Fan Fest, getting a standing ovation from the crowd of season ticket holders as he was introduced.
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Lightning pushes pace early in camp

September 24, 2016 - 14:37
Lightning center Brian Boyle's practice ended a little early Saturday after the heel of defenseman Braydon Coburn's stick blade caught him in the nose during a 1-on-1 drill.
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Tyler Johnson wishes he could have played for USA

September 23, 2016 - 11:55
Lightning center Tyler Johnson didn't take to Twitter - like the Penguins Phil Kessel famously did - to express his disappointment in Team USA's performance in the World Cup.
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Unique Lightning camp provides opportunity

September 22, 2016 - 12:39
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman admitted it was a bit strange Thursday morning when training camp opened without 12 regulars, who were at the World Cup.
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