Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 18 hours 37 min ago
Could Stamkos be ready for the Olympics? 'If he's 100 percent ... we'll deal with that at that time,' Yzerman says
Assuming a recovery window of three to six months for Lightning star center Steven Stamkos, general manager Steve Yzerman said that "barring any unforseen setbacks, I think it's reasonable to say he could be on the earlier side of that."
While Brad Richards hasn't been Lightning teammates with Marty St. Louis for five years, the two former linemates remain close friends.
Vinny Lecavalier was in Sunrise on Monday with the Flyers for their game against the Panthers. But the topic of conversation after the morning skate was about returning to Tampa for Wednesday's game with the Lightning, his first game in Tampa since the Lightning bought him out of the final seven years of his contract.
The biggest news today was Lightning star center Steven Stamkos walking around without crutches or a boot, just two weeks removed from breaking his leg.
With defenseman Radko Gudas (upper body) and left wing Ryan Malone (foot) questionable for Monday's game with the Rangers, the Lightning on Sunday recalled wing Nikita Kucherov and defenseman Dmitry Korobov from AHL Syracuse.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – It was an hour after Friday night’s game at the Honda Center that Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop finally emerged from the trainers’ room.
The Lightning on Friday reassigned Brett Connolly to AHL Syracuse, with Tampa Bay general manager Steve Yzerman saying the No. 6 overall pick of the 2010 NHL draft "is just struggling to find his game."
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Here’s the thing about the Lightning’s 5-1 loss to the Sharks Thursday night at the SAP Center:
So, there was Lightning right wing Marty St. Louis on one side of the SAP Center on Thursday, praising his former teammate Dan Boyle, who was sitting in the Sharks locker room after the morning skate talking up St. Louis.
After two disappointing games to start a four-game, west-coast road trip -- a 6-3 loss to the Coyotes and a 5-2 loss to the Kings -- Lightning coach Jon Cooper shook up his lines during Wednesday practice.
LOS ANGELES — This is when you know it’s not going to be your night: when your opponent losses the puck off his stick and the puck goes in your net anyway, bouncing off a skate and then a leg.
Lightning coach Jon Cooper talks about his team's 5-2 loss to the Kings at the Staples Center. Tampa Bay has lost back-to-back games for the first time this season, and fell out of first place in the Eastern Conference and Atlantic Division.
Looking to get some heavier bodies into the lineup against the Kings, coach Jon Cooper announced that Dmitry Korobov will make his NHL debut tonight at the Staples Center. He also made it sound as if Pierre-Cedric Labrie will return to the lineup after eight straight games as a scratch.