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Burns: 3 things we learned from the late-game heroics on Friday night

February 13, 2016 - 14:44
Steven Stamkos came oh-so-close to leveling the score with less than a minute to go in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s contest with the Nashville Predators, the Bolts’ captain pinging a one-timer off the crossbar on a power play with 48 seconds to go. ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Predators 3 - OT

February 13, 2016 - 00:55
Before getting into the particulars of this game, let’s start with the big picture takeaway. This was a huge win for the Lightning. Two straight regulation losses prior to this contest had dropped the Bolts into a wildcard spot. They were in jeo...

Tyrone Keys honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 12, 2016 - 19:40
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Tyrone Keys as the 28th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Nashville Predators. Keys, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...

Lightning recall Gudlevskis; reassign Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse

February 12, 2016 - 14:53
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...

Lightning look to extend home winning streak to nine with win vs. Predators

February 12, 2016 - 13:35
The Tampa Bay Lightning lost both games of a back-to-back set in Canada earlier this week when they fell to Ottawa on Monday and at Montreal on Tuesday. To avoid their first three-game losing streak since late October, the Lightning will have to ...

Lightning recall defenseman Slater Koekkoek

February 11, 2016 - 17:13
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Slater Koekkoek from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Koekkoek, 21, has skated in 43 games with the Crunch this season, posting ...

Florida Hospital presents Heart Health Awareness Night on Valentine's Day

February 11, 2016 - 14:30
Florida Hospital presents Heart Health Awareness night on Sunday February 14th, as the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the St. Louis Blues at the Amalie Arena. The puck drops at 6:00pm, but fans will have the opportunity to experience the world’s onl...

Tampa Bay Lightning introduce "Bolt for Life" season ticket renewal program

February 11, 2016 - 14:03
TAMPA BAY - As the defending Eastern Conference Champion Tampa Bay Lightning enter the final 30 games of the 2015-16 regular season and push to the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the club is making it easier than ever for season ticket members (STMs) ...

Lightning Prospect Spotlight: Ben Thomas

February 11, 2016 - 11:55
This week, we’ll focus attention on a defenseman that is creating a spark in the Western Hockey League: Ben Thomas. The Calgary, Alberta, native was selected in the fourth round, 119th overall, at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-2, 180-poun...

Bolts alternate captain Ryan Callahan set to reach 600 games milestone against Preds

February 11, 2016 - 10:59
Ryan Callahan arrived in Tampa uneasy, unsure of his role with his new team and unfamiliar with the Lightning organization. Callahan was part of a trade that saw two captains switch teams. Longtime Lightning fan favorite Martin St. Louis was ship...

Full day of hockey takes place Saturday at Amalie Arena on Hockey Day in Tampa Bay

February 10, 2016 - 13:39
John Tortorella had been out of hockey for a few months when he heard from his former boss Jay Feaster, the general manager and architect of Tortorella’s 2004 Stanley Cup-winning Lightning team. Feaster had an idea. As the Lightning’s executive...

Burns: 3 things we learned from back-to-back losses

February 10, 2016 - 13:33
The Tampa Bay Lightning have been rolling at home, the Bolts currently on an eight-game Amalie Arena win streak, the longest active home win streak in the NHL. The road hasn’t been nearly as kind to the Lightning, however. The Bolts were dealt b...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Canadiens 4, Lightning 2

February 10, 2016 - 10:05
As compared to last night’s clunker in Ottawa, the Lightning played much better in this game. Their compete level was higher, they generated numerous scoring chances, they outshot Montreal, 39-27 and had an advantage in shot attempts, 79-50. But...

Crunch Time: Syracuse faces tough back-to-back test in St. John's this week

February 9, 2016 - 15:33
LAST WEEK Fri., Feb. 5 - Crunch vs. Rochester - L, 5-4 Sat., Feb. 6 - Crunch vs. Springfield - L, 6-3 THIS WEEK Tue., Feb. 9 - Crunch at St. John's - 6 p.m. Wed., Feb. 10 - Crunch at St. John's - 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 13 - Crunch at Binghamton...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Senators 5, Lightning 1

February 9, 2016 - 08:07
This was not the Lightning’s night. They were not able to match Ottawa’s level, either in terms of competing or executing. The Senators lost a game last week at home to Edmonton, 7-2. That prompted a players-only meeting and the team rebounde...

Lightning set to host drive with Humane Society of Tampa Bay

February 8, 2016 - 16:06
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are teaming up with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to host a pet supply drive and adoption clinic on Ford Thunder Alley prior to their game against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, February 14 at Amalie Arena. ...

Mishkin's Musings: Anatomy of the Lightning's run

February 8, 2016 - 09:04
For much of the first half of the season, we were waiting for the Lightning to go on a hot streak. Prior to January, though, it hadn’t happened. To that point, the best the Lightning had managed were two separate three-game winning streaks. Tha...

Burns: 3 things from another game where the Triplets continue to emerge

February 6, 2016 - 13:25
The Triplets aren’t a thing anymore and haven’t been for most of the season. In Friday night’s 6-3 Tampa Bay win over Pittsburgh, however, all three members of, arguably, last year’s top line in the NHL, were back to their old selves, providing m...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 6, Penguins 3

February 6, 2016 - 10:09
This game was not a perfect 60-minute “Picasso” for the Lightning. They endured a tough stretch in the first period in which they were outshot, 10-1. And they had some shaky moments early in the third period after the Penguins cut their lead to ...

Greg Jones honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 5, 2016 - 20:10
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Greg Jones as the 27th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jones, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...