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Who will Lightning lose in expansion?

June 21, 2017 - 16:55
There is still nothing official on what player the Lightning will lose tonight in the expansion draft with the Vegas Golden Knights.
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Lightning home opener Oct. 6 against Panthers

June 21, 2017 - 11:17

The Lightning announced today its home opener next season will be Oct. 6 against the Florida Panthers.

The full schedule will be released Thursday at 3 p.m.

Tampa Bay also opened the season at home last year, against Detroit.


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Could Lightning prospect Nikita Gusev be on the move?

June 21, 2017 - 10:57
If the Lightning is indeed making a side deal with Vegas to protect its young defensemen - or lose a contract like Jason Garrison's - it would likely have to part with a promising prospect.
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New Lightning home jersey unveiled

June 20, 2017 - 21:26
The NHL and adidas on Tuesday night unveiled new home jerseys for all 31 teams, including the Lightning.
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Lightning appears to have side deal to protect young defensemen

June 20, 2017 - 11:11
Hearing the Lightning has a side deal with the Vegas Golden Knights to protect one or more of its young defensemen.
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Victor Hedman a 'longshot' for Norris Wednesday

June 20, 2017 - 10:44
It's already been one heck of a summer for Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman.
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Peter Budaj agrees to two-year extension with Lightning

June 19, 2017 - 15:27
The Lightning has said its first choice for backup goaltender was bringing back veteran Peter Budaj.
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Lightning facing deadline to make side deal with Vegas

June 19, 2017 - 15:08
If the Lightning is going to make a side deal with Vegas to protect rookie Jake Dotchin, it will have to have done so by the end of the Monday.
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Coburn the third defenseman on Lightning protection list

June 18, 2017 - 09:51
There weren't many surprises when the Lightning's protection list was revealed Sunday, three days before the expansion draft.
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Montreal fans' reaction to Drouin trade mixed

June 16, 2017 - 14:14
Jonathan Drouin’s trade to the Montreal Canadiens has been on the lips of all Lightning fans in recent years. 1,500 miles north, Habs fans have been talking about losing their top defensive prospect, 18-year-old-Russian Mikhail Sergachev, in exchange for Drouin.
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Sergachev: 'This is my time to play in the NHL'

June 16, 2017 - 12:17
Defenseman Mikhail Sergachev found out he got traded to the Lightning in a wild way. It wasn't from his agent, GM Steve Yzerman or Montreal's Marc Bergevin. A fan broke the news. Defenseman Mikhail Sergachev found out he got traded to the Lightning in a wild way.
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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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