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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penalty killing leads way to big Bolts win

January 20, 2015 - 22:34
There were three primary reasons why the Lightning won this game. First, they were able to score the game’s first goal, which came with only 6:28 left in the second period. That tally allowed them to play with the lead rather than chase a defici...

Moses Brown honored as Lightning Community Hero

January 20, 2015 - 19:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Moses Brown as the 24th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Vancouver Canucks. Brown, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundatio...

Pregame Notebook: Luke Witkowski to make NHL debut tonight

January 20, 2015 - 12:22
Recent call-up Luke Witkowski will make his National Hockey League debut tonight when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Vancouver Canucks at Amalie Arena. Witkowski joined the Lightning on Friday from the Bolts’ AHL affiliate in Syracuse after def...

Bolts Gameday vs. Canucks

January 19, 2015 - 22:30

Practice Notebook: Matt Carle to undergo surgery on Tuesday

January 19, 2015 - 17:42
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle saw a specialist on Monday to determine the extent of an injury that forced him to miss Saturday’s 3-2 shootout win over Colorado on Saturday and didn't receive good news. The team announced Monday nigh...

Matt Carle to undergo surgery on Tuesday

January 19, 2015 - 17:37
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced that defenseman Matt Carle will undergo surgery to repair torn adductor muscles in his lower abdomen on Tuesday. The procedure will be performed in Philadelphia by Dr. William Meyers. Carle is e...

Sights and sounds from the Bolts Family Carnival

January 18, 2015 - 13:06
See some of the sights and sounds from the first Bolts Family Carnival at Amalie Arena...

Burns: Three things we learned from plowing the Avalanche

January 18, 2015 - 13:00
Vezina Trophy finalists (2013-14) Ben Bishop and Semyon Varlamov squared off on Saturday, with Bishop outdueling Varlamov in a shootout to give Tampa Bay its seventh consecutive victory at Amalie Arena. The Lightning have one game remaining Tu...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts win a strange evenly-played game

January 17, 2015 - 22:46
Overall, this was an evenly-played game. But an unusually evenly-played game. For about half of the game, the Lightning carried play, outshooting and outscoring the Avs. For the other half, Colorado dictated play, outshooting and outscoring the...

Pregame Notebook: Drouin and MacKinnon to faceoff for the first time

January 17, 2015 - 12:46
Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper didn’t elaborate on the nature of the undisclosed injury that will keep defenseman Matt Carle out of tonight’s game against the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena. Cooper did say, however, Carle is “proba...

Bolts Gameday vs. Avalanche

January 17, 2015 - 08:04

Lightning recall Luke Witkowski from Syracuse; Vlad Namestnikov reassigned

January 16, 2015 - 16:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the team announced that forward Vla...

Burns: Three things from a much-needed win over Edmonton

January 16, 2015 - 10:39
Tampa Bay averted disaster on Thursday by rallying for a 3-2 victory over Edmonton, the worst team points-wise in the NHL. The Lightning had dropped two in a row entering the game and were trying to avoid their first three-game losing streak of th...

Mishkin's extra shift: Ben Bishop steps up when Bolts need him to

January 15, 2015 - 23:12
Over the course of a long season, teams sometimes win games in which they don’t play particularly well. That’s what happened for the Lightning on Thursday against the Edmonton Oilers. Coming off two road losses – games in which the team stru...

Loreen Spencer named Lightning Community Hero

January 15, 2015 - 18:59
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Loreen Spencer as the 22nd Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. Spencer, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Founda...

Pregame Notebook: Tyler Johnson could return before All-Star break

January 15, 2015 - 12:59
Tampa Bay Lightning All-Star center Tyler Johnson skated for the first time on Thursday since suffering a lower-body injury in a 7-3 loss to Philadelphia earlier in the week. Johnson wore a red no-contact jersey during Tampa Bay’s morning skate p...

Bolts Gameday vs. Oilers

January 15, 2015 - 08:08

Burns: Three things we learned in back-to-back beatings

January 14, 2015 - 15:19
The Tampa Bay Lightning were flying high last Friday after defeating the Buffalo Sabres at Amalie Arena to extend its win streak to three games. The Bolts had won seven of their last eight. They were in first place in the Eastern Conference and ...

Bolts prospect spotlight: Cristiano DiGiacinto

January 14, 2015 - 13:23
Lightning prospect Cristiano DiGiacinto is on pace for a career year offensively. The left winger for the Windsor Spitfires is in his second season in the Ontario Hockey League and is showing much improvement from his rookie season. The Hamilton...