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Practice Notebook: Bolts ready to take on Blackhawks after 4-day break

February 26, 2015 - 14:54
After four days without a game, the Tampa Bay Lightning will retake the ice Friday when they host the Chicago Blackhawks. The Lightning spent the previous 10 days on the road, playing five games against teams from the Western Conference. The Bol...

Lightning recall Andrei Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

February 26, 2015 - 11:06
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vasilevskiy, 20, has appeared in 10 game...

Lightning sell out Friday's game against Chicago at Amalie Arena

February 25, 2015 - 16:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that Friday’s game versus the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena is soldout. Subway® Student Rush tickets will be available on a limited basis 30 minutes prior to the game on Friday. High sch...

Crunch Time: Syracuse sits atop AHL after undefeated weekend

February 25, 2015 - 13:39
Syracuse is the top team in the American Hockey League at the moment. The Crunch secured six points by winning all three of their games this past weekend, improving its record to 32-13-8, good for 72 points on the season. After hitting a rough p...

Bolts Prospect Spotlight: Cameron Darcy

February 25, 2015 - 13:34
It has been a trying year for Bolts prospect Cameron Darcy. The over age junior player was traded to the Sherbrooke Phoenix. Following his fresh start in Sherbrooke, Darcy excelled, picking up where he left offensively. Through 27 games with the...

Lightning reassign Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse

February 25, 2015 - 09:50
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vasilevskiy, 20, has appeared in 10 game...

Brian Boyle proves value no matter where he lines up

February 25, 2015 - 09:23
Early in the first period of Tampa Bay’s road game at the Staples Center against the L.A. Kings, Lightning defenseman Luke Witkowski took a hard hit behind the Bolts’ goal, getting sandwiched between Kings centers Anze Kopitar, who tips the scales...

Power Play Podcast: Jim Craig

February 24, 2015 - 12:00
Miracle on Ice goalie Jim Craig joins Power Play Podcast host Matt Sammon to discuss the day the United States beat the Soviet Union...

Lightning and Florida Hospital team up to break ground on Ice Complex in Wesley Chapel

February 24, 2015 - 10:05
Florida’s largest ice rink facility and sports complex officially broke ground off Interstate 75 at the State Road 56 interchange in Wesley Chapel today. The 150,000 square-foot sports facility will include four full-sized rinks, including one Oly...

Lightning sign goaltender Allen York to NHL contract

February 23, 2015 - 15:56
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Allen York to a two-way NHL contract for the remainder of the 2014-15 season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. York, 25, has appeared in three games w...

Burns: Three things we learned from weekend back-to-back games

February 23, 2015 - 14:18
The Tampa Bay Lightning are home, having returned from a 10-day trip through the Western Conference. The Bolts finished 3-2-0 after holding on for a win over Arizona on Saturday and coming up just short in their rally versus Colorado. Prior to le...

Vladislav Namestnikov named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

February 23, 2015 - 13:33
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch center Vladislav Namestnikov has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 22, 2015. Namestnikov notched three goals and th...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Road trip finale struggles continue in Colorado

February 22, 2015 - 22:50
The Lightning have now completed three five-game road trips this season. Winning the final game at the end of such a long trip is a challenge – and the Bolts have lost the final game in all of those trips. The first two were lopsided losses – a ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Ben Bishop makes key saves in win over Arizona

February 22, 2015 - 08:10
This was a game marked by several severe, steep momentum swings.  Fortunately for the Lightning, they had momentum more than the Coyotes, which helped them build a 3-1 third period lead.  Then, when Arizona cut the advantage to 3-2 and grabbed mom...

Bolts look to continue successful roadtrip in Arizona

February 20, 2015 - 19:10
What makes a prosperous road trip? According to Lightning head coach Jon Cooper, the Bolts are on the verge of declaring their current five-game, 10-day West Coast journey a success. “I’m a true believer if you can go on the road and take more p...

Mishkin's Musings: Five thoughts during an off-day in Arizona

February 20, 2015 - 07:36
Greetings from the desert, where the Lightning are prepping for Saturday’s contest against Arizona. Five random thoughts … 1. Western Conference Test As has been mentioned before, Lightning players targeted February as a challenging and telli...

Lightning set to host 14th annual Bolt run on March 14

February 19, 2015 - 14:57
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Lightning Foundation will hold the 14th annual Bolt Run presented by vitaminwater™, benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and United Way Suncoast on Saturday, March 14 with...

Burns: Three things from the first 60 games of the Bolts season

February 19, 2015 - 14:38
Tampa Bay’s commanding 4-1 victory over the Pacific Division-leading Anaheim Ducks capped the first 60 games of 2014-15 for the Lightning. And with over two-thirds of the regular season now in the record books, the Bolts are in a great position –...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts dominate play against Ducks

February 19, 2015 - 08:48
When these teams met on February 8 at Amalie Arena, the Lightning jumped all over the Ducks and built a 3-0 first period lead. In this game, the Bolts dominated the second period, outshooting the Ducks, 20-5, and netting four goals. The Lightn...