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Burns: 3 things we learned from trouble in Toronto

April 1, 2015 - 10:52
A letdown against the Toronto Maple Leafs was inevitable for a Tampa Bay Lightning team that clinched a postseason berth and established several franchise records a night prior in Montreal. The Lightning were missing a trio of established NHL d...

Crunch Time: Syracuse posts 2-1-0 record to improve to 40-19-8

April 1, 2015 - 10:16
Weekend Update The Syracuse Crunch continued their impressive play of late by posting a 2-1-0 record last week. The team improved its Northeast Division leading record to 40-19-8, which puts them tied for fifth in the American Hockey League wit...

Bolts Prospect Spotlight: Brayden Point

April 1, 2015 - 09:58
Moose Jaw Warriors captain Brayden Point turned in another solid season that saw him suit up for his country and make his professional debut. On Saturday, March 28, Point skated for the Syracuse Crunch in his first American Hockey League game....

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts falter in second game of back-to-back

March 31, 2015 - 22:41
The Lightning were playing the second game of a back-to-back after winning an emotional contest last night in Montreal. That dramatic victory clinched a playoff berth for the Bolts. There was the possibility that in the second half of the back-t...

Lightning teams up with Stantec for third season of the "What makes a hero" essay contest

March 31, 2015 - 13:48
TAMPA BAY - For the third season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Stantec have partnered to help continue the education of two deserving students from the Bay area. During last Thursday’s contest against the Nashville Predators, Stantec awarded the ...

Five reasons Lightning clinched a playoff berth

March 31, 2015 - 11:49
The Tampa Bay Lightning showed last season they were more than superstar Steven Stamkos. Despite Stamkos missing four months because of a broken leg, the Lightning finished second in the Atlantic Division. The players who stepped up in Stamkos'...

Lightning recall Slater Koekkoek from Syracuse

March 31, 2015 - 09:54
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Slater Koekkoek from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Koekkoek, 21, has skated in 66 games with t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts put together another impressive win against Montreal

March 31, 2015 - 07:25
Another game against the Montreal Canadiens. Another impressive win for the Lightning. In sweeping the Habs in the five-game season series, the Lightning not only clinched a playoff berth, they also set a franchise record with their 47th win of ...

Jonathan Marchessault reassigned to Syracuse Crunch

March 30, 2015 - 18:45
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Jonathan Marchessault to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Marchessault, 5-8, 184 pounds, has played...

Lightning recall defenseman Luke Witkowski, foward Jonathan Marchessault from Syracuse

March 30, 2015 - 08:38
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski and forward Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, ...

Lightning single-game playoff tickets to go on sale April 3

March 30, 2015 - 08:02
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will place single-game tickets for home games during the Eastern Conference Quarter-Finals of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on sale Friday, April 3 at 10 a.m. The Lightning’s 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs is present...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts fall to determined Red Wings team

March 28, 2015 - 16:35
Extra Shift: Red Wings 4 Lightning 0 The Red Wings came into this game a determined bunch. They were hungry to pick up their first win over the Lightning in the season series. They were coming off two sub-par defensive performances, games in ...

Jason Garrison, Cedric Paquette sidelined during Detroit game

March 28, 2015 - 14:07
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison and forward Cedric Paquette were injured during the Bolts afternoon matchup in Detroit. Garrison suffered an upper-body injury early and didn’t return to the game. The 30-year-old blue liner was ...

Mishkin’s Musings: Goals for the five-game trip

March 27, 2015 - 16:07
On road trips, Lightning Head Coach Jon Cooper likes to return home having gained more points than games played. So far this year, the Lightning have done a nice job of reaching that goal. On their early-season five game trip to Western Canada, ...

Burns: 3 Things we learned after getting swept by Nashville

March 27, 2015 - 11:01
The Tampa Bay Lightning had a chance to clinch a playoff spot with seven games left on the regular season schedule Thursday following Boston’s overtime loss in Anaheim, but the LIghtning fell short after falling to Nashville 3-2. Tampa Bay stil...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Pekka Rinne stands tall against Bolts

March 27, 2015 - 06:59
As I wrote in this space following Tuesday’s game, a 4-3 Lightning triumph over the Florida Panthers, sometimes a team plays well enough to win – and doesn’t. That’s what happened to the Lightning in this game against the Nashville Predators. Th...

Anthony Holloway honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 26, 2015 - 18:58
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Anthony Holloway as the 39th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Nashville Predators. Holloway, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning...

Lightning can possibly pack postseason bags as soon as tonight

March 26, 2015 - 12:50
For a while now, it’s been a foregone conclusion the Tampa Bay Lightning will qualify for the 2014-15 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Bolts can make it official as early as tonight, though. If the Lightning defeat tonight’s opponent, the Nashville...

Lightning sign Brayden Point to entry-level contract

March 26, 2015 - 07:24
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Brayden Point to a three-year, entry-level contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, Point has signed an AHL amateur try out contract to play t...

EXCLUSIVE: Lightning Astronaut sits down for an interview

March 25, 2015 - 16:10
We sat down with the infamous astronaut from the Bolts game last night to ask him a few questions. Who are some of your idols? Neil Armstrong, John Glenn, Buzz Lightyear http://media.web.britannica.com/eb-media/28/91728-050-C16F54E8.jpg ...