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Freddie Moore honored as Lightning Community Hero

January 17, 2016 - 16:25
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Freddie Moore as the 22nd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Florida Panthers. Moore, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...

Burns: 3 things we learned from outlasting Pittsburgh

January 16, 2016 - 11:24
Don’t look now, but the suddenly red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning have won four games in a row, their longest win streak of the season. Friday’s game at Amalie Arena against Pittsburgh had it all: blown leads, comebacks, 5-on-3 power plays, overtime...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 5, Penguins 4 - OT

January 15, 2016 - 23:07
There were three primary reasons why the Lightning were able to win this game. First, Vladdy Namestnikov recorded his first NHL hat trick and one of those goals was the overtime winner. Second, after the Lightning fell behind, 4-3, late in the t...

Sandra Dean honored as Lightning Community Hero

January 15, 2016 - 18:18
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Sandra Dean as the 21st Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. Dean, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...

Lightning go for four in a row Friday versus Penguins

January 15, 2016 - 12:31
The Tampa Bay Lightning won their third-straight game on Tuesday with a dominant, shutout performance over the Colorado Avalanche. Tonight, at Amalie Arena versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, they’ll try to make it four wins in a row, something they’...

Prospect of the Week: Kristers Gudlevskis

January 14, 2016 - 15:01
Third-year Syracuse Crunch goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis is known for being an intense and focused player on and off the ice as described by Crunch head coach Rob Zettler. His performance this season confirmed that description as he went 7-6-1 ...

Crunch Time: Crunch brings home two wins playing three games in three days

January 14, 2016 - 09:39
LAST WEEK Fri., Jan. 8 - Crunch at Albany - L, 6-4 Sat., Jan. 9 - Crunch vs. Hershey - W, 4-2 Sun., Jan. 10 - Crunch at Rochester - W, 2-1 THIS WEEK Wed., Jan. 13 - Binghamton 4, Senators 3 - OT Fri., Jan. 15 - Crunch vs. Utica - 7 p.m. ...

Burns: 3 things we learned from winning three in a row

January 13, 2016 - 10:25
The Tampa Bay Lightning put together perhaps their most complete game of the season in Tuesday’s 4-0 shellacking of the Colorado Avalanche to cap a successful four-game road trip. The Lightning were victorious behind the efforts of the usual susp...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Avalanche 0

January 13, 2016 - 07:14
This was one of the best – if not the very best – performances of the season for the Lightning. In every aspect of the game, they played well. They passed crisply, forechecked effectively, managed the puck efficiently and shot the puck frequentl...

Mishkin: Four musings on a Monday

January 11, 2016 - 08:33
1. In an earlier column this year, I referenced a comment Jon Cooper made before the Lightning’s second game of the season. In his pregame media session prior to the Lightning’s October 10th game in Buffalo, Cooper speculated that, compared to la...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from back-to-back wins in Western Canada

January 10, 2016 - 11:29
The Tampa Bay Lightning were 20 minutes away from a demoralizing loss in Edmonton to the last-place team in the Pacific Division and the team with the third-worst point total in the NHL. The Lightning were down 2-0. Nothing was going their way. T...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Canucks 2 - OT

January 10, 2016 - 08:26
Circumstances were not in the Lightning’s favor for this game. They had played (and traveled) the night before and were facing a rested opponent. But thanks to an outstanding work ethic, a terrific start, a crisp third period power play, key sav...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Oilers 2

January 9, 2016 - 06:54
Boy, what a comeback for the Lightning. It’s hard to win games when trailing after two periods. And that’s when the deficit is one goal. It’s even tougher when trailing by two goals. But in this game, the Lightning, down 2-0 after two periods,...

Crunch Time: Syracuse picks up wins over Hershey and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

January 7, 2016 - 10:19
LAST WEEK Tue., Dec. 29 - Crunch at Hershey - W, 3-1 Thu., Dec. 31 - Crunch at W-B/Scranton - W, 4-2 Sat., Jan. 2 - Crunch at Toronto - L, 3-2 Sun., Jan. 3 - Crunch at Toronto - OTL, 3-2 THIS WEEK Fri., Jan. 8 - Crunch at Albany - 7 p.m. ...

Steven Stamkos and Ben Bishop named NHL All-Stars

January 6, 2016 - 11:00
NEW YORK – The National Hockey League announced today the full roster of players as well as the head coaches for the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star celebration, which will be held Jan. 30-31 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Forty players were select...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from a loss in the Saddledome

January 6, 2016 - 09:45
The Tampa Bay Lightning had an opportunity to move into a tie with Ottawa and Boston for the second wild card in the Eastern Conference with a win Tuesday in Calgary. Instead, the Lightning continue to remain on the outside of the playoff hunt lo...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Flames 3, Lightning 1

January 6, 2016 - 06:48
As with all hockey games, this contest has two stories to tell – one from each team’s perspective. Let’s start with the Lightning’s side. After wrapping up a homestand in which they didn’t start well in five of the six games, the Lightning p...

Solomon: Experiencing a Lightning game as a reporter for a day

January 4, 2016 - 15:03
On December 26th, I had the amazing and fortunate experience of being a reporter for a day for my favorite hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. That night the Lightning played the Columbus Blue Jackets and won 5-2. I was able to see the game of...

Mishkin's Musings: Five thoughts as Bolts start Western Canadian trip

January 4, 2016 - 08:11
Mishkin’s Musings: Five Musings As Lightning Begin Western Canadian Trip 1. Tuesday’s game in Calgary will be the Lightning’s 40th of the regular season. This 10-game span (contests 31 through 40) began with a three-game road trip to Columbus,...

Lightning statement regarding forward Jonathan Drouin

January 3, 2016 - 17:27
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today issued the following statement from vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman regarding forward Jonathan Drouin: “We acknowledge, via communication from his agent, Jonathan Drouin’s request to be...