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Lightning lineup vs. Predators; Vasilevskiy makes debut

September 22, 2014 - 17:30
If you're going to the Lightning's first exhibition game Tuesday against the Predators at Amalie Arena, you won't see too many of the veteran front-line players.
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Drouin could miss first part of preseason

September 22, 2014 - 12:38
While the Lightning haven't considered Jonathan Drouin's upper-body injury serious, it looks like the touted wing prospect could miss the rest of the week.
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Highlights from Sunday's scrimmage; Stamkos sits

September 21, 2014 - 13:00
The Lightning had its first full scrimmage of training camp Sunday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon, with many fans coming out to take advantage of one of the few open practices.
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Stamkos says leadership is by committee

September 20, 2014 - 15:04
Steven Stamkos is the Lightning captain, the face of the franchise and one of the top players in the league.
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Drouin to miss Sunday's scrimmage due to upper-body injury

September 20, 2014 - 14:00
Those fans expecting to see touted RW prospect Jonathan Drouin at today’s open practice and scrimmage in Brandon will be disappointed.
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Picking Stamkos' linemates won't be an "open audition"

September 19, 2014 - 14:25
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said players were told not to read too much into what groups they practiced with - or lines they were on - during training camp.
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Cooper: There's "no rush" with Jonathan Drouin

September 18, 2014 - 15:52
Lightning coach Jon Cooper can see a pronounced difference in touted  prospect RW Jonathan Drouin from the beginning of last year’s camp to now.
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Bishop says he won't be held back in camp

September 18, 2014 - 10:03
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was pretty happy with how he performed in throwing the ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday's Rays-Yankees game.
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Stamkos: Season will be 'tougher' this year

September 18, 2014 - 08:00
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos went through an array of testing and photo shoots before getting surrounded by cameras at Thursday's opening of camp.
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Lightning announce training camp schedule

September 17, 2014 - 19:40
The Lightning announced its training camp schedule Wednesday night, with three open practices on tap.
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Lightning set training camp roster

September 17, 2014 - 11:50
The Lightning opens its training camp Thursday at Amalie Arena, starting with physicals and testing. The first day on the ice will be Friday.
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Lightning lose 6-3 to Panthers in prospect tournament

September 16, 2014 - 15:29
The Lightning lost 6-3 to the Panthers Tuesday in the finale of the prospect tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
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Video: Steven Stamkos converts from 91 yards

September 16, 2014 - 10:59

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has scored many goals with his rocket one-timer. And in a promotional clip for Bauer, Stamkos' slap shot was put to an interesting test, challenging him to shoot a puck off a plastic mat through the uprights from several distances on a football field. How far was his longest "field goal?" Check it out.

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Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone signs with Rangers

September 11, 2014 - 13:44
Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone got the second chance he was looking for Thursday, signing a one-year, two-way deal with the Rangers. His NHL salary is $700,000, his AHL salary $100,000.
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NHL rule changes include no more spin-o-rama

September 11, 2014 - 13:31
The NHL announced several new rule changes for this upcoming season, including outlawing the spin-o-rama move for shootouts and penalty shots. Other changes, per the league:
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Lightning Fan Fest set for Sept. 27

September 10, 2014 - 13:30
Lightning announced Wednesday that its Fan Fest will be held Sept. 27 at Amalie Arena.
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Prospect Adam Erne not yet cleared for contact

September 9, 2014 - 15:23
Lightning forward prospect Adam Erne arrived Tuesday and participated in the informal skate/scrimmage with his teammates.
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Drouin: "I want to be on this club"

September 9, 2014 - 15:13
For Jonathan Drouin, he says one year makes a really big difference. You can see it in his build, the 19-year-old rookie wing arriving in tremendous shape, a product of his six-days-a-week summer workouts in Montreal. For Jonathan Drouin, he says one year makes a really big difference.
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Goalie Leland Irving gets invite to training camp

September 9, 2014 - 14:55
The Lightning is already loaded at the goaltender position, but will have another one in training camp, as former first-round pick Leland Irving is coming on a tryout invite, according to general manager Steve Yzerman.
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