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Yzerman: Cooper doing 'excellent' job

January 10, 2017 - 16:47
Lightning coach Jon Cooper isn't going anywhere. While Tampa Bay, a preseason Stanley Cup favorite, is stunningly out of playoff position at the season's midpoint, don't expect any changes to involve the coaching staff. Lightning coach Jon Cooper isn't going anywhere.
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Ben Bishop could play Thursday or Friday

January 10, 2017 - 14:04
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop could be returning sooner than expected. Bishop participated in his first full team skate Tuesday, and looked good during two separate 30-minute sessions. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop could be returning sooner than expected.
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Victor Hedman, Nikita Kucherov make NHL All-Star team

January 10, 2017 - 12:07
The Lightning will have two first-time All-Stars this season, with defenseman Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov named to the Atlantic Division team Tuesday.
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Cooper on team's slump: 'Everybody is frustrated'

January 9, 2017 - 14:25
You knew it was coming.

With the Lightning underachieving, going from preseason Stanley Cup favorites to dangerously out of playoff position, there were going to be frustrated fans asking for changes. Coach Jon Cooper, who has led the team to back-to-back lengthy playoff runs, isn't immune to criticism.

There are already …
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Where does the Lightning go from here?

January 9, 2017 - 12:34
A four-game losing streak has pushed the preseason Stanley Cup favorites further out of playoff contention. A coaching change is not the answer, Joe Smith explains, but what is? Plus we take your questions.
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For Lightning, making changes easier said than done

January 7, 2017 - 16:22
When the hockey world crowned the Lightning Stanley Cup favorites in the summer, few envisioned this.
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Adam Wilcox on his 'special' first callup to Lightning

January 5, 2017 - 12:23
Goalie Adam Wilcox misses a lot of calls as he leaves his phone on silent.
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Ben Bishop on target for mid-January return

January 5, 2017 - 12:00
For the second straight day, Lightning goalie Ben Bishop faced shots in full gear, completing workouts with goalie coach Frantz Jean.
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Lightning has 'lost' its defensive mentality. How can it find it?

January 4, 2017 - 16:16
The Lightning forgot about its own net during Tuesday’s 6-4 loss to Winnipeg. But players got re-acquainted during an hour-long practice Wednesday that focused primarily on defensive zone drills. The Lightning forgot about its own net during Tuesday’s 6-4 loss to Winnipeg.
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Ryan Callahan returning tonight for Lightning

January 3, 2017 - 11:40
Veteran wing Ryan Callahan is finally returning to the Lightning lineup tonight. "There's no question it's been a while," Callahan said. "It's definitely good to be back." Veteran wing Ryan Callahan is finally returning to the Lightning lineup tonight.
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