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Malone skates with Rangers, publicly aplogizes to Lightning

September 8, 2014 - 12:50
It looks like former Lightning wing Ryan Malone may get a second chance. Malone, 34, bought out by Tampa Bay in June, joined the Rangers in their informal workouts today, with plans for contract talks to begin this week. It looks like former Lightning wing Ryan Malone may get a second chance.
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Bishop expects to be ready for season

September 8, 2014 - 12:24
There wasn't room for much fun this summer for Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop, who has been rehabbing from April right wrist surgery.
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Stamkos: "I definitely want to win here"

September 4, 2014 - 12:48
Even Lightning captain Steven Stamkos had to laugh. It didn’t take long during Stamkos’ first meeting with the local media Thursday for the Tweet That Took Over Toronto to get brought up. Even Lightning captain Steven Stamkos had to laugh.
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Drouin, Vasilevskiy highlight Lightning prospect camp roster

August 28, 2014 - 13:02
The Lightning announced its roster for the upcoming rookie camp and prospect tournament, and there are several big names on the list.
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All Lightning games will be televised

August 26, 2014 - 12:51
All of the Tampa Bay Lightning regular-season games will be televised this season.
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Namestnikov enjoys NHLPA Rookie Showcase

August 25, 2014 - 12:05
Lightning center prospect Vladislav Namestnikov wasn't much of a card collector growing up, but he did manage to keep every single one he could find with his uncle, former Red Wings forward Slava Kozlov, on the front.
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Could Costello's roller-coaster end in Tampa Bay?

August 22, 2014 - 07:46
For forward prospect Jeff Costello, his whirlwind year almost plays out like an answer to a trivia question.
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Video: Jeff Vinik accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 21, 2014 - 11:29

Lightning owner Jeff Vinik today accepted an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Hillsborough County Schools superintendent MaryEllen Elia, then issued his own challenge. Watch the video to see who's up next.

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NHL makes changes to draft lottery system

August 20, 2014 - 14:29
The National Hockey League announced changes to its draft lottery system Wednesday, hoping to reflect the overall state of competitive balance.
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Malone told police he didn't know where cocaine came from

August 12, 2014 - 15:50
When a Tampa police officer pulled out a zip-lock bag of cocaine out of Ryan Malone's back pocket during an April 11 DUI arrest, the former Lightning wing was stunned.
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Drouin, Vasilevskiy rated No. 1 prospects

August 12, 2014 - 09:32
Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy are expected to play a big role in the team's future.
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Lightning preseason tickets on sale

August 12, 2014 - 09:26
With training camp nearly a month away, the Tampa Bay Lightning has put tickets for its three preseason home games on sale.
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Bishop faces shots for first time since surgery

August 11, 2014 - 08:43
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop faced shots last week for the first time since late April right wrist surgery, and it went well, according to general manager Steve Yzerman.
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Malone's court case expected to be finalized in coming weeks

August 11, 2014 - 08:00
Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone, facing charges of DUI and cocaine possession, had another disposition hearing continued on Monday in Tampa.
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Lightning one of many teams using advanced stats

August 6, 2014 - 12:56
It's not exactly Moneyball - or, more appropriately, Moneypuck - but there has been a lot of buzz this summer about the NHL's use of advanced stats.
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