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Paquette Probable to Play Tonight

December 22, 2015 - 12:22
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette hasn’t played since November 14, missing 15-straight games with an upper-body injury. Paquette, in fact, has been in the lineup for just 10 of the Lightning’s 34 games and has been injured on three sepa...

Burns: 3 things from sweeping Ottawa at home

December 21, 2015 - 13:27
Sunday’s game versus Ottawa was an important one for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning were coming off a late-game collapse in Washington D.C., where they held a 3-0 lead before allowing the Capitals to score five unanswered goals -- three o...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 5, Senators 2

December 20, 2015 - 22:11
On Friday in Washington, the Lightning lost the special teams battle and it cost them the game. In this contest against Ottawa, the Lightning won the special teams battle and that was a big reason why they were able to begin their six-game homest...

Lightning prospects Brayden Point, Mitchell Stephens named to Canada World Junior team

December 20, 2015 - 18:05
HELSINKI, Finland – The roster is set; 23 players have earned their place on Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship in Helsinki, Finland, Dec. 26-Jan. 5. Hockey Canada confirmed the final roster shortly after ret...

Cole Eicher honored as Lightning Community Hero

December 20, 2015 - 16:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Cole Eicher as the 15th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Ottawa Senators. Eicher, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Fou...

Tampa Bay Lightning recall forward Tanner Richard

December 20, 2015 - 11:06
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled center Tanner Richard (rih-SHARD) from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Richard, 6-foot, 195 pounds, has pla...

Burns: 3 things we learned from a Capital city collapse

December 19, 2015 - 16:49
Tampa Bay traveled to D.C. looking for their first three-game sweep of a road trip since November of the 2010-11 season, when they knocked off the Islanders, Flyers and Sabres in succession. Through 30 minutes, the Lightning appeared well on thei...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Capitals 5, Lightning 3

December 19, 2015 - 11:53
Before the game, Jon Cooper said that if the Lightning were going to win this game, they’d need to win the special teams battle. The Capitals have, in my opinion, the best power play in the NHL, and regularly scorch the Lightning with power play ...

Sights and Sounds from Washington D.C.

December 19, 2015 - 07:42
The Tampa Bay Lightning came into Washington D.C. with a chance to complete a three-game sweep of their road trip having defeated Columbus and Toronto on back-to-back nights earlier in the week. For nearly 30 minutes, the Lightning looked well on...

Lightning set to host Tampa Bay fights cancer night

December 18, 2015 - 13:26
TAMPA BAY – For the 17th time, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Lightning Foundation have teamed up with community leader Steve Yerrid and The Yerrid Foundation to roll out the yellow carpet for Tampa Bay Fights Cancer Night this Sunday, December 2...

Lightning recall Kristers Gudlevskis, Mike Angelidis; reassign Andrei Vasilevskiy

December 17, 2015 - 16:14
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis and center Mike Angelidis from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Tampa Bay also re...

Mishkin’s Musings: Three Musings From D.C.

December 17, 2015 - 15:22
1. Greetings from our nation’s capital, where the Lightning wrap up their three-game road trip on Friday against the Washington Capitals. The Bolts have won the first two games on the trip, including Tuesday’s come-from-behind victory in Toronto....

Catch Up with the Crunch: Syracuse Players Making an Impression in the NHL

December 17, 2015 - 14:08
Syracuse Crunch Weekly Release - Dec. 16, 2015 - Vol. 22, No. 11 LAST WEEK Wed., Dec. 9 - Crunch at W-B/Scranton - L, 6-2 Fri., Dec. 11 - Crunch at Albany - L, 3-1 Sat., Dec. 12 - Crunch vs. Toronto - OTL, 4-3 THIS WEEK Fri., Dec. 1...

Joel Vermin out 6-8 weeks after successful hand surgery

December 17, 2015 - 14:04
TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Joel Vermin has undergone successful hand surgery after blocking a shot during the Lightning’s win on Monday versus the Columbus Blue Jackets, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Ver...

Burns: 3 things from two points in Toronto

December 16, 2015 - 09:14
The hockey world was completely fixated on Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos and his unsigned contract extension returning to Toronto -- about an hour drive from Stamkos’ hometown of Markham, Ontario – but lost amongst the attention surro...

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

December 16, 2015 - 07:48
Dating back to last year, the Lightning have had their struggles in the second half of back-to-back games. In the second game of this back-to-back, the Lightning were facing a Toronto team that hadn’t played in a full week. Typically, a good for...

Sights and sounds from a short-handed 2-1 victory in Columbus

December 15, 2015 - 08:10
The Tampa Bay Lightning were presented with two winnable games in back-to-backs against Columbus and Toronto, both opponents occupying the basement of their respective divisions. The Lightning took care of business Monday, downing the Blue Jacket...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Blue Jackets 1

December 14, 2015 - 22:17
In terms of flow of play, this was a very strange game. After a evenly-played scoreless first period, momentum swung to the Lightning in the second. Jonathan Marchessault scored at the 11:11 mark and the Lightning dominated the rest of the frame....

Pre-Game Notebook: Banged-Up Bolts Battle Blue Jackets

December 14, 2015 - 12:55
The Tampa Bay Lightning begin a three-game road trip tonight in Columbus, but they’ll do so without five key members of their team. Tyler Johnson (undiscosed), Ondrej Palat (lower body), Jonathan Drouin (lower body) Cedric Paquette (upper body) a...

Lightning recall forwards Joel Vermin and Yanni Gourde

December 14, 2015 - 09:10
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forwards Joel Vermin and Yanni Gourde from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vermin, 5-foot-10, 187 pounds, h...