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Burns: 3 Things we learned from dispatching the Devils

April 10, 2015 - 10:47
Just one regular season game remains in what has been a record-setting year for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay finally broke the New Jersey Devils’ hex following Thursday night’s 4-3 overtime victory at Amalie Arena, the Bolts first win this ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Power Play shines for Bolts against Devils

April 10, 2015 - 08:30
There were several positives to come out of this game. First of all, the Lightning kept their hopes for a division title alive. Second, their power play produced three goals in a game for the first time since opening night. Third, the Triplets,...

#WeAreTheThunder Playoffs Fan Packs distribution schedule announced

April 10, 2015 - 08:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning will distribute more than 5,000 #WeAreTheThunder fan packs next week around the Tampa Bay metro area to build anticipation for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Each #WeAreTheThunder fan pack includes a playoff t-shirt, koo...

Charles McKenzie honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 9, 2015 - 19:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Charles McKenzie as the 40th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils. McKenzie, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...

Lightning to host fan celebration night at regular season finale

April 9, 2015 - 15:34
Fans are encouraged to arrive early for festivities on Ford Thunder Alley prior to the game. A used equipment sale will give fans a chance to buy gear used by the Lightning beginning at 4:30 p.m. Once inside Amalie Arena, fans will have the opport...

Pregame Notebook: Banged up Bolts return to practice

April 9, 2015 - 12:36
For a Tampa Bay Lightning team hampered by injuries over the past 10 days, Thursday’s optional morning skate was a welcome sight. All six injured or ill Lightning players were on the ice and participating. Bolts forward Vladislav Namestnikov...

Lightning sign Cam Darcy to three-year contract

April 9, 2015 - 08:53
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Cam Darcy to a three-year, two-way contract for the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, Darcy has signed an A...

Lightning host donation drive to support sexual violence victims

April 8, 2015 - 17:26
TAMPA BAY – In conjunction with Sexual Violence Awareness Month, the Tampa Bay Lightning is partnering with the Tampa Police Department, and the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay for the “Take Back The Night: Together We Empower” donation drive to benefi...

Victor Hedman hopes to return to lineup on Thursday against Devils

April 8, 2015 - 14:23
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman practiced for a second-straight day Wednesday at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum and had no apparent limitations. With Slater Koekkoek being re-assigned to AHL Syracuse Wednesday afternoon, expect Hedman ...

Inside the Lightning: Bobby Taylor to debut on Thursday night

April 8, 2015 - 13:27
On Thursday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m., FOX’s Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, will premiere a brand new episode of "Inside the Lightning" before the start of the Tampa Bay vs. New Jersey Devils game. Titled "Bobby ...

Lightning reassign Slater Koekkoek to Syracuse

April 8, 2015 - 13:25
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Slater Koekkoek to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Koekkoek, 21, has skated in three games wit...

Crunch Time: Syracuse clinches 2015 Calder Cup Playoff position

April 8, 2015 - 09:24
Crunch Clinch The Syracuse Crunch are going to the dance. The team recently punched its ticket to the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs despite going 0-2-1 last week. Syracuse currently occupies the third spot in the Eastern Conference with a record of ...

Bolts Prospect Spotlight: CHL Playoff Edition

April 8, 2015 - 09:15
While the Stanley Cup playoffs are just around the corner, a few Lightning prospects have already started their respective playoffs in the Canadian Hockey League. As teams continue their march toward league finals and, ultimately the Memorial Cup,...

Bolts steadily getting healthy during final week of season

April 7, 2015 - 14:18
For a Tampa Bay Lightning team troubled by injuries over the last week and change, Tuesday’s practice, the team’s first since returning from their last regular season road trip of the year, had plenty of encouraging signs. Deadline day acquisit...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from blanking the Panthers

April 5, 2015 - 10:55
Up until Saturday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s last road trip of the season had been a bit of a disaster. Tampa Bay lost Jason Garrison, Andrej Sustr and Tyler Johnson to injury following a physical, 4-0 loss to Detroit to open the five-gam...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts pick up solid road win to clinch home ice

April 4, 2015 - 21:41
Prior to this five-game road trip, the Lightning had completed three other five-game trips. In all of those trips, they dropped the final game. But that didn’t happen in this one, which not only concluded the road trip, but also completed the ro...

Mishkin's Musings: Eastern Conference seeding still a muddy mess

April 3, 2015 - 18:39
With just over a week remaining in the regular season, teams are clinching playoff spots with each passing day. But many questions remain. The East: In the Eastern Conference, Ottawa and Florida are the two teams outside the top eight still a...

Burns: 3 things we learned from overtime in Ottawa

April 3, 2015 - 11:10
The NHL’s top offense sputtered for a second-straight game during a 2-1 overtime loss in Ottawa on Thursday. The Tampa Bay Lightning have netted just two goals over their last two, and in losing four of their last five, the Bolts have scored a com...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Slater Koekkoek performs well in front of hometown fans

April 2, 2015 - 22:44
The biggest takeaway from this game, from the Lightning’s perspective, is that they played much better than they did Tuesday in Toronto. The Bolts were facing a desperate Ottawa team that needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. Due to inju...