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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning shows that speed kills

October 28, 2014 - 21:59
For most of this game, when the Lightning had the puck in the Arizona end, the Coyotes had no answer for the Tampa Bay attack. In particular, the line of Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat was virtually unstoppable. Kucherov netted ...

Mary Ann Massoli honored as Lightning Community Hero

October 28, 2014 - 17:57
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Mary Ann Massolio as the fifth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Arizona Coyotes. Massolio, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Fou...

Notebook: Jonathan Drouin ready to debut for home fans

October 28, 2014 - 11:50
Tampa Bay Lightning fans will get a first-hand look at highly-touted prospect Jonathan Drouin when the 19-year-old skates tonight at Amalie Arena against the Arizona Coyotes. Drouin made his NHL debut eight days ago in Edmonton. He recorded his...

Degrees of Separation: Lightning vs. Coyotes

October 28, 2014 - 10:32
The Lightning open up a four-game home stand tonight against the Arizona Coyotes. Last season the Bolts dropped both contests to the Coyotes. Tonight will be the first of two meetings between the teams. Tonight is also Hockey Fights Cancer Night a...

Lightning to host Hockey Fights Cancer night on Tuesday

October 27, 2014 - 14:14
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will host Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Tuesday, October 28 when the team takes on the Arizona Coyotes at Amalie Arena at 7:30 p.m. The league-wide initiative is entering its 16th season of recognizing those aff...

Practice notebook: Lightning back in Tampa Bay following western road swing

October 27, 2014 - 13:58
The Tampa Bay Lightning returned to Amalie Arena Monday morning for their first practice session at home in 11 days. The Lightning won three of five games on its first road trip of the season, bringing six of a possible 10 points back to Tamp...

Lightning re-assign Blunden, Marchessault to Syracuse

October 27, 2014 - 08:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forwards Mike Blunden and Jonathan Marchessault to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden and Marchessault bo...

Burns: Three things we learned from the Lightning's back-to-back games

October 26, 2014 - 10:06
Tampa Bay closed out its first road trip of the year with a convincing 4-2 win Friday against Winnipeg before Saturday’s, 7-2 debacle versus Minnesota. Still, the Lightning picked up six of a possible ten points on what would have to be considered...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Not Bolts' night in Minnesota

October 25, 2014 - 21:32
Clearly, this was not the Lightning’s night. The circumstances entering the game weren’t favorable – the team was wrapping up a long 10-day, five-game road trip. It was playing the second half of a back-to-back against a team that hadn’t played ...

Lightning Recall Blunden, Marchessault from Syracuse

October 25, 2014 - 09:38
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forwards Mike Blunden and Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden, 27, made his L...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Combination of factors leads to win

October 25, 2014 - 07:05
The Lightning were able to win this game because a) they received stellar goaltending from Ben Bishop, b) they used high-skill plays (from high-skill players) to build a lead and c) entering the third period with a three-goal advantage, they playe...

Lightning Insider: Bolts near end of Western Canada road trip

October 24, 2014 - 13:26
With the light at the end of the tunnel in sight, the Lightning play their fourth game of this five-game Western Canadian road trip tonight on the prairies of Manitoba against the Winnipeg Jets. The Bolts will head back stateside after the game t...

Degrees of Separation: Lightning at Jets

October 24, 2014 - 10:55
The Bolts face the first half of their second back-to-back scenario on the road tonight as they face off against the Winnipeg Jets. The Bolts boast an all-time record of 41-27-4-8 versus the Jets. Last season the two teams split games with the...

Lightning recalls Cedric Paquette from Syracuse

October 24, 2014 - 09:06
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cedric Paquette from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, forward Mike Blunden has been reassig...

Mishkin's Musings: tidbits from the road trip

October 24, 2014 - 07:15
As the Lightning enter the home stretch of this five-game road trip, here are some random observations from the first seven days away from Tampa … Banking Points In my opinion, the Lightning, as a whole, have not played as well in the three ...

Lightning reassign defenseman Luke Witkowski to Syracuse

October 23, 2014 - 13:43
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Luke Witkowski to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 213 pounds, was recalled...

Hockey Analytics 101: Understanding advanced stats and how they're measured

October 23, 2014 - 09:27
If you follow hockey in any form, you’ve no doubt heard advanced statistics and analytics since several NHL teams hired analytics teams to assist their hockey operations staff over the summer. Some analytic terms are starting to make their way int...

Crunch Time: Syracuse wins both games over the weekend

October 22, 2014 - 10:57
Off to the races The Syracuse Crunch closed out their opening four-game home stand this past weekend with a pair of victories, defeating the Springfield Falcons 3-2, and the Binghamton Senators 4-2. The wins helped improve the team’s overall re...

Lightning prospect of the week: Jonathan Drouin

October 22, 2014 - 10:43
The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired winger Jonathan Drouin in the first round, third overall, at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. The native of Ste-Agathe, Quebec, has been turning heads since his junior days with the Halifax Mooseheads, where he put up an ...