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Anton Stralman, Victor Hedman named to Team Sweden's World Cup of Hockey roster

March 2, 2016 - 13:15
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is expected to lead Team Sweden in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey 10 years after leading Sweden to a gold medal in the 2006 Turin Olympics. Lundqvist was one of two goalies and 16 playe...

Ondrej Palat, Andrej Sustr named to Team Czech Republic for World Cup of Hockey

March 2, 2016 - 11:02
The next generation of Team Czech Republic was unveiled Wednesday with the naming of the first 16 players for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey by general manager Martin Rucinsky during a press conference in Prague. Rucinsky named three goalies, fou...

Valtteri Filppula named to Team Finland's World Cup of Hockey roster

March 2, 2016 - 04:15
Team Finland went a traditional route with its selections of the first 16 players on the World Cup of Hockey roster, which was announced Wednesday in Helsinki, Finland. Virtually every player has extensive experience with a national team that h...

Nikita Kucherov, Vladislav Namestnikov and Andrei Vasilevskiy named to Team Russia World Cup team

March 2, 2016 - 03:20
Team Russia announced an all-NHL team in naming the first 16 players to its 2016 World Cup of Hockey roster Wednesday. Coach Oleg Znarok named all three goalies, three defenseman and 10 of the 13 forwards that will on the 23-man roster, which m...

Mishkin's Musings: Three observations from a day off in Ottawa

March 1, 2016 - 17:32
1. The Lightning are enjoying their second seven-game winning streak of the season. They have an opportunity to tie the franchise record with an eighth straight win when they visit the Ottawa Senators on Thursday. As well as the Lightning play...

Burns: 3 things we learned from seven in a row

March 1, 2016 - 11:40
Monday night’s 2-1 victory in Toronto won’t win any style points for the Tampa Bay Lightning. It will, however, get the Lightning two points. And at this time of the season, those are the only points that matter. The Lightning bolted out to a t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Maple Leafs 1

March 1, 2016 - 00:03
The Lightning were facing some tough circumstances in this game. First of all, they had played (and traveled) the night before and were taking on a team that had done neither. Secondly, the Maple Leafs had four of their top prospects making thei...

Ryan Callahan named NHL's second star of the week

February 29, 2016 - 12:13
NEW YORK – Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan and Montreal Canadiens goaltender Mike Condon have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb.28. FIRST STAR – FILIP FORSBER...

Lightning Reassign Defenseman Matt Taormina to Syracuse

February 29, 2016 - 11:40
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Matt Taormina to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Taormina, 29, has skated in one game with the Lightning th...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Bruins 1

February 28, 2016 - 23:43
There were several reasons why the Lightning won this game, their sixth straight overall and fourth in a row on the road. First, they won the special teams battle. The Lightning entered the game with the league’s worst road power play percentage...

Big Atlantic showdown looms tonight for the Lightning in Boston

February 28, 2016 - 13:09
With wins in five-straight games, the Tampa Bay Lightning own the longest active win streak in the Eastern Conference and second-longest in the NHL. The Bolts will go for consecutive win number six when they take on the Boston Bruins tonight at ...

Lightning recall G Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

February 27, 2016 - 17:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. In addition, Tampa Bay has reassigned goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to the...

Burns: 3 things we learned from blanking the Devils

February 27, 2016 - 13:14
What team owns the longest active winning streak in the Eastern Conference? That would be the Tampa Bay Lightning, winners of five-consecutive games and closing in on Florida for first place in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning’s run of victo...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Devils 0

February 26, 2016 - 23:32
In his postgame interview with reporters, Ben Bishop said that this was “one of our more complete games of the year.” He’s right. This was a workmanlike, clinical performance for the Lightning, who thoroughly dominated the New Jersey Devils. ...

Bolts aim for fifth straight win tonight in New Jersey

February 26, 2016 - 14:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning are on their second-longest winning streak of the season having won four-straight games coming into tonight’s contest in New Jersey, the start of a four-game road trip for the Bolts. In order to leave the Garden State with...

Lightning sign Braydon Coburn to three-year contract extension

February 26, 2016 - 10:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a three-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Coburn, 30, has played in 60 games with the Lightning this season, ...

Prospect Spotlight: Mitchell Stephens

February 26, 2016 - 09:21
Impact is defined as having a strong effect on someone or something. That has been the case for Lightning prospect and Saginaw Spirit center Mitchell Stephens. He was selected in the second round, 33rd overall at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft after the...

Lightning recall Kristers Gudlevskis and reassign goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy

February 25, 2016 - 17:21
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the club announced that goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has be...

Crunch Report: Syracuse gets back on track with win vs. Utica

February 25, 2016 - 10:15
LAST WEEK Wed., Feb. 17 - Crunch vs. St. John's - SOL, 3-2 Fri., Feb. 19 - Crunch vs. Utica - W, 5-4 Sat., Feb. 20 - Crunch vs. Rochester - L, 6-2 THIS WEEK Fri., Feb. 26 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 27 - Crunch vs. St. John...

Dad's trip takes JT Brown's dad to where he starred in college football

February 25, 2016 - 09:54
When Ted Brown returns to Raleigh, the locals take notice. Brown, the father of Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown and former N.C. State running back great, finished his four-year Wolfpack career as the all-time leading rusher in Atlantic Coa...