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Lightning trades Jonathan Drouin to Montreal

June 15, 2017 - 14:12
The Lightning traded Jonathan Drouin. The return is touted defense prospect Mikhail Sergachev and a 2018 conditional second-round pick. Sergachev, 18, has played in four NHL games, spending last season with OHL's Windsor Spitfires. The left-shot had 10 goals and 33 assists in 50 games. He was the ninth overall pick in last year's …
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Lightning development camp June 27-July 1

June 15, 2017 - 13:22
The Lightning will hold its annual development camp June 27-July 1 at the Ice Sports Forum.
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Interesting Lightning results in fans' expansion mock draft

June 14, 2017 - 10:02
Vladislav Namestnikov, hope you enjoy Vegas.
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No deals with Vegas announced until June 21 draft

June 14, 2017 - 09:04
If the Lightning does agree to a side deal with Vegas, it likely won't become known until the night of the June 21 expansion draft in Las Vegas.
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Should Jake Dotchin be in mix for Lightning protected list?

June 12, 2017 - 20:10
When Jake Dotchin entered Lightning camp in September, he never envisioned spending any time on the top defensive pairing this season.
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Lightning given 12:1 odds to win next year's Stanley Cup

June 12, 2017 - 17:35
Apparently, the Lightning isn't alone in believing that missing the playoffs this season was just a one-year "blip."
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Ryan Callahan expected to be protected in expansion

June 8, 2017 - 13:08
Lightning veteran wing Ryan Callahan hasn't been asked to waive his no-move clause for purposes of the expansion draft, an indication he'll be on the team's protected list June 17.
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Bettman: 'No possibility' Olympics thwart Tampa All-Star Game

June 1, 2017 - 14:19
There was a ton of excitement at Amalie Arena Thursday afternoon for the official press conference announcing the NHL All-Star Game is coming to Tampa Jan 23-25.
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Lightning continue regular talks with Tyler Johnson

June 1, 2017 - 12:00
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman has maintained this summer he intends to sign his restricted free agents, most notably Tyler Johson, Ondrej Palat and Jonathan Drouin.
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Lightning's Swedes live their dream in Worlds

May 22, 2017 - 14:00
You could see it in his face. Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman screamed as he hoisted the World Championship trophy Sunday afternoon in Cologne, Germany, and it looked like an exhale that was years in the making. Stralman kissed the forehead of Swedish teammate Joel Lundqvist, the joy unmistakable.
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Five Lightning prospects competing for Memorial Cup

May 19, 2017 - 04:15
The Lightning brass will get their money's worth in Windsor, Ontario this weekend, with five prospects competing in the Canadian Hockey League's Memorial Cup, which begins today.
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Lightning 'very interested' in bringing Peter Budaj back

May 18, 2017 - 16:06
There are certainly important tasks this summer for the Lightning in terms of keeping its own, with Jonathan Drouin, Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat all restricted free agents.
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Steven Stamkos feeling 'much better' than end of season

May 18, 2017 - 09:38
It certainly raised some eyebrows Thursday when a release circulated that Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was scheduled to play in a Canadian Hockey League Alumni Game May 27 in Windsor, Ontario.  
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Lightning could host 2018 All-Star Game

May 16, 2017 - 12:01
The NHL All-Star Game could be returning to Tampa Bay for the first time in nearly two decades, the Lightning the leading candidate to host the 2018 event in January at Amalie Arena.
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Former Lightning star Ben Bishop signs with Dallas Stars

May 12, 2017 - 13:58
Former Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has found a new long-term home, likely enabling him to end his career where it began.
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Ben Bishop deal to Dallas a good fit for both

May 10, 2017 - 14:30
After a year of uncertainty, former Lightning goalie Ben Bishop might have finally found a long-term home. And it feels like a good fit.
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Some tough expansion decisions loom for Lightning

May 9, 2017 - 09:05
The popular assumption is that the Lightning might lose center Vladislav Namestnikov to Vegas in the June expansion draft.
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U.S. women's national team training in Tampa

May 5, 2017 - 14:24
The U.S. women's national hockey team is staying in Tampa.
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