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Lightning prospect Brayden Point named WHL Player of the Month

November 3, 2015 - 03:38
The Western Hockey League announced today that Moose Jaw Warriors forward Brayden Point is the WHL Player of the Month for October 2015. Point, a 19-year-old from Calgary, AB amassed 28 points (11g-17a) to go along with a plus-seven rating in...

Mishkin’s Musings: Can Slump-Busting win be a springboard for the Lightning?

November 2, 2015 - 13:58
Is one NHL regular season win more important than any other? In the most literal sense, the answer is no. A victory in the regular season is worth two points. No more, no less. On the other hand, there’s an argument to be made that some vi...

Burns: 3 things we learned from turning the calendar

November 2, 2015 - 12:35
October was a mixed bag for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Bolts started the month on a three-game win streak but finished it 0-3-1 and with just two goals in their last four. The Lightning hope to find more consistency in November. Sunday’s 4-...

Sights and Sounds from a 4-3 Lightning win over Carolina

November 1, 2015 - 21:13
Tampa Bay got back in the win column against the Carolina Hurricanes on a rainy evening in Raleigh, snapping a four-game losing skid by beating the Canes 4-3. The Lightning got behind early, but Ryan Callahan put the Bolts on the scoreboard in the...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Hurricanes 3

November 1, 2015 - 20:44
Boy, did the Lightning need this one. And they got it, in large part, because of their work ethic and compete level. That was a problem area during the second and third periods in Saturday’s loss to the Boston Bruins. But in a polar opposite pe...

Lightning recall Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tye McGinn from Syracuse

November 1, 2015 - 08:45
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy and forward Tye McGinn from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. In addition, Tampa Bay has reassigned forward Jonath...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bruins 3, Lightning 1

October 31, 2015 - 21:06
This was a tough one to swallow. The Lightning were facing a team that had played and traveled the night before. The Bolts were looking to snap a three-game winless skid and aiming to pick up a win before heading back out on the road for another...

Jeff Darrey honored as Lightning Community Hero

October 31, 2015 - 17:29
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jeff Darrey as the fifth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Boston Bruins. Darrey, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation an...

Tyler Johnson a game-time decision tonight vs. Bruins

October 31, 2015 - 10:38
On Friday, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper suggested All-Star center Tyler Johnson might not be available for tonight’s game against the Boston Bruins after getting nicked up on the Bolts’ recent road trip. Johnson participated in the L...

Prospect of the Week - Anthony DeAngelo

October 30, 2015 - 14:10
This week, there has been a lot of buzz, specifically on defenseman Anthony DeAngelo. The Lightning selected DeAngelo in the first round, 19th overall, at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Currently, he plays for the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey...

Burns: 3 Things We Learned from a Third-Straight Defeat

October 30, 2015 - 09:03
Good news Tampa Bay fans: the Lightning scored again. After going two-plus games and over 156 minutes without lighting the lamp, the Bolts finally broke through Thursday night versus Colorado, Alex Killorn backhanding a rebound produced by Victor...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Avalanche 2, Lightning 1

October 29, 2015 - 21:00
In their final two games on the recently-completed road trip, the Lightning, though they failed to score a goal, defended very well and kept opposition scoring chances to a minimum. They held the Chicago Blackhawks scoreless through regulation an...

H. Lee Moffitt honored as Lightning Community Hero

October 29, 2015 - 18:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored H. Lee Moffitt as the fourth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Colorado Avalanche. Moffitt, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Fou...

Brian Boyle hopeful, Cedric Paquette doubtful tonight vs. Avalanche

October 29, 2015 - 11:12
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brian Boyle has missed the last three games with an undisclosed injury but could return to the lineup tonight when the Bolts host the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena. Boyle took part in Tampa Bay’s morning skate and...

Lightning recall Jonathan Marchessault from Syracuse

October 29, 2015 - 10:05
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Marchessault, 24, played in two Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Ligh...

Lightning Assign Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse

October 28, 2015 - 10:52
The Tampa Bay Lightning have assigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League for conditioning, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Vasilevskiy, 21, appeared in 16 games ...

Lightning to Host Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Thursday

October 28, 2015 - 10:42
The Tampa Bay Lightning will host Hockey Fights Cancer Night, presented by Moffitt Cancer Center, on Thursday, October 29 when the team takes on the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena at 7:30 p.m. The league-wide initiative is entering its 17th se...

Burns: 3 Things We Learned from Scoreless in St. Louis

October 28, 2015 - 10:17
The Tampa Bay Lightning completed a season-long-tying four-game road trip through the Central Division on Tuesday with a 2-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues, the Lightning’s second-straight game without a goal and first time since the 2013-14 season (...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Blues 2, Lightning 0

October 27, 2015 - 21:33
This just wasn’t the Lightning’s night. They went toe-to-toe with the St. Louis Blues and, for much of the night, carried play. They did a lot of good things that helped them control the puck for the majority of the evening. And, after allowing...

Mishkin's Musings: Four musings on a Monday in St. Louis

October 26, 2015 - 15:03
Greetings from St. Louis, where the Lightning are getting ready for Tuesday’s game against the Blues. Here are four thoughts about the NHL’s first three weeks of the regular season. 1. During Friday’s morning press conference before the Lightn...