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Ryan Callahan out indefinitely after follow-up procedure

February 22, 2017 - 15:54
Ryan Callahan's season could be over. The veteran Lightning wing had a follow-up surgical procedure on his right hip Tuesday in New York, with GM Steve Yzerman saying Callahan is expected to miss the rest of the regular season.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Should Ben Bishop stay or go?

February 22, 2017 - 11:40
Should the Lightning trade - or keep - goaltender Ben BIshop at the NHL trade deadline? What's been the spark with the Triplets line? Times columnist Tom Jones and beat reporter Joe Smith discuss the Lightning's plans, the …
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Should Lightning ride - or trade - Ben Bishop?

February 21, 2017 - 11:37
Still want to trade Ben Bishop?

The Lightning goaltender is playing some of his best hockey of the season. And, depending on how you look at it, the timing couldn't be any better.

With Tampa Bay fightning for its playoff life, Bishop has won his last four starts, including Sunday's 3-2 overtime victory in Colorado. The …
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Steven Stamkos skating, 'progressing well'

February 21, 2017 - 10:19
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is back on the ice.
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Does Lightning run impact trade deadline plans?

February 20, 2017 - 14:54
The Lightning is rolling, picking up a point in six straight games, a season-high. Tampa Bay entered Monday just five points out of the final wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Lightning is rolling, picking up a point in six straight games, a season-high.
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Will bye week impact red-hot Lightning goaltending?

February 18, 2017 - 14:22
You'd think of all players, goalies would be the most impacted by the bye week.
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Jonathan Drouin a game-time decision with flu

February 18, 2017 - 14:04
The good news for the Lightning is that Tyler Johnson is expected back in the lineup tonight against the Stars.
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Vinny Lecavalier ready for 'special' Lightning alumni game

February 17, 2017 - 15:13
On Thursday, Vinny Lecavalier put on a Lightning jersey for the first time in four years. But first, the former Lightning captain went hunting. Yes, hunting. On Thursday, Vinny Lecavalier put on a Lightning jersey for the first time in four years.
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Tyler Johnson could return Saturday

February 17, 2017 - 12:58
One positive to come out of the Lightning's bye week is the potential return of center Tyler Johnson.
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Erik Condra's shuttle from Syracuse takes its toll

February 11, 2017 - 12:24
Wing Erik Condra has been the Lightning's yo-yo this season, getting recalled eight times from AHL Syracuse.
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Steve Yzerman 'extremely saddened' by death of Mike Ilitch

February 11, 2017 - 01:35
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said he was "extremely saddened" to hear of the passing of long-time Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch.
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Vasilevskiy gets start in big game vs. Wild

February 10, 2017 - 14:32
With goalie Ben Bishop being on a roll, and coming off a shutout, you would have thought he might get the start tonight in a measuring-stick game against the Western Conference-leading Wild. You'd also be wrong.
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Rick Bowness to pass Scotty Bowman for games coached

February 10, 2017 - 12:19
When you can pass Hall of Fame coach Scotty Bowman, you know it's a good day. It doesn't happen often.
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Tyler Johnson 'up in the air' for Friday's game

February 9, 2017 - 16:58
Think the Lightning has turned the corner?
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Gabriel Dumont 'earned his right' to stay with Lightning

February 8, 2017 - 13:54
Lightning forward Gabriel Dumont emphatically pumped both arms in the air, and let out a huge grin after scoring Tuesday night. You can't blame him. It's been a long time coming. Lightning forward Gabriel Dumont emphatically pumped both arms in the air, and let out a huge grin after scoring Tuesday night.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Is this the start of something?

February 8, 2017 - 12:11
Are the Lightning's back-to-back wins just a blip? Or the start of something? Times sports columnist Tom Jones and Lightning beat writer Joe Smith discuss what they've learned during the team's recent stretch in our …
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Three reasons a Lightning run could be coming

February 8, 2017 - 11:51
The crowd at Amalie Arena roared as it rose to its feet Tuesday night during the final seconds of the Lightning's 5-0 win over the Kings.
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Lightning hopes Saturday's win can be start of run

February 7, 2017 - 11:07
The Lightning enters tonight's game against the Kings with an opportunity to complete a feat it hasn't done in more than a month: Win back to back games.
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