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Vasilevskiy gets start, Paquette game-time decision

November 10, 2015 - 10:52
Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy will start tonight against the Sabres, his third game in nine days since getting called up from AHL Syracuse.
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Ondrej Palat out 3-5 weeks with lower body injury

November 9, 2015 - 10:12
Lightning wing Ondrej Palat will be sidelined 3-5 weeks with a lower-body injury, the team announced Monday. 
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Jonathan Drouin injury a 'concern' for Lightning

November 7, 2015 - 13:45
For Lightning wing Jonathan Drouin, it's been frustrating to see such little improvement in his lower-body injury, which will keep him out of his sixth consecutive game tonight. "It (stinks)," he said.
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Matt Carle not 'bitter,' wants to stay in Tampa Bay - and play

November 6, 2015 - 16:19
Matt Carle makes one thing clear. "I'm not bitter about anything," he said. 
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McGinn, Nesterov reassigned to AHL Syracuse

November 6, 2015 - 07:28
The Lightning made a couple moves this morning, reassigning defenseman Nikita Nesterov and forward Tye McGinn to AHL Syracuse. 
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Family affair: J.T. Brown discusses father's influence in podcast

November 5, 2015 - 16:23
It's been a nostaglic week for Lightning wing J.T. Brown.
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Paquette could return tonight; Vasilevskiy in net

November 5, 2015 - 11:44
Center Cedric Paquette participated in line rushes this morning and could return tonight.  It's significant progress from how discouraged Paquette felt Tuesday.  Center Cedric Paquette participated in line rushes this morning and could return tonight. 
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Lightning's Triplets line splits up — for now

November 3, 2015 - 12:27
Lightning coach Jon Cooper has said he's not married to the Triplets, or any line.
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Why temporarily splitting up Triplets makes sense

November 2, 2015 - 14:13
Lightning coach Jon Cooper has often joked that he wasn't smart enough to put the Triplets line together, Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov only united due to injuries last October.
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Paquette could return on trip, Drouin not sure

November 1, 2015 - 11:56
It appears like center Cedric Paquette could return by the end of this four-game road trip. Wing Jonathan Drouin isn't so sure.
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Lightning recalls Vasilevskiy, McGinn from Syracuse

November 1, 2015 - 08:42
As expected, Lightning recalled goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy from AHL Syracuse, with him most likely starting today against Carolina.
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Vasilevskiy on his way, and will play more

October 31, 2015 - 10:50
It's only a matter of time before goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy is back with the Lightning.
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Johnson might play tonight, Carle scratched

October 31, 2015 - 09:49
There was an encouraging sign for the Lightning Saturday morning, as center Tyler Johnson  participated in the optional morning skate.
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With Johnson questionable, might be another callup for Lightning

October 30, 2015 - 11:12
As injuries continue to mount for Lightning, there could be another callup coming before Saturday's game against the Bruins. 
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Breaking down Ben Bishop in 'Lightning Strikes' podcast

October 28, 2015 - 22:00
With Lightning goalie Ben Bishop returning to his hometown to face the Blues this week, he reflected on his time in St. Louis, and how it might have been a "blessing in disguise" that he was traded, eventually landing in Tampa Bay.
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Vasilevskiy to start Friday for Crunch, Marchessault recalled

October 28, 2015 - 21:50
Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was sharp in his season debut Wednesday for AHL Syracuse, but will make at least one more start Friday in his conditioning assignment before joining the Lightning.
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Vasilevskiy to make season debut tonight for Crunch

October 28, 2015 - 10:30
Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy will make his season debut tonight for AHL Syracuse in Toronto to begin his conditioning assignment. 
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Brian Boyle says injury is 'really frustrating'

October 27, 2015 - 13:21
It takes a lot for Lightning veteran center Brian Boyle to miss a game.
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Vasilevskiy feels great after first practice

October 26, 2015 - 14:33
After a tedious two months of slow rehab, Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was pumped Monday to participate in his first practice since early September surgery to remove a blood clot. "So excited," he said. "I feel great."
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Tyler Johson on slump: 'You have to laugh'

October 24, 2015 - 14:26
After getting robbed on yet another scoring chance, this time a partial breakaway late in Friday's second period, Lightning center Tyler Johnson's frustration boiled over, smacking his stick against the back boards.
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