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Lightning, Marine Corps Reserve Team Up for Holiday Toy Drives

December 9, 2015 - 13:56
The Tampa Bay Lightning are partnering with the United States Marine Corps Reserve and PODS twice this week on Ford Thunder Alley at AMALIE Arena to host drives for the Toys for Tots program prior to Bolts home games on Thursday, December 10 versu...

Catch Up with the Crunch: Syracuse Looks to Rebound After Back-to-Back Losses

December 9, 2015 - 11:06
LAST WEEK Fri., Dec. 4 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - W, 5-1 Sat., Dec. 5 - Crunch vs. Utica - L, 4-2 Sun., Dec. 6 - Crunch at Albany - L, 4-0 THIS WEEK Wed., Dec. 9 - Crunch at W-B/Scranton - 7:05 p.m. Fri., Dec. 11 - Crunch at Albany - 7 p.m....

Burns: 3 things we learned from splitting West Coast back-to-backs

December 7, 2015 - 13:22
The Tampa Bay Lightning traveled to California in desperate need of victories having dropped two in a row prior to departing and falling further in the playoff chase pack. The Pacific swing proved to be just the tonic the Lightning needed. Tampa...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Kings 3, Lightning 1

December 7, 2015 - 10:24
This was going to be a tough game for the Lightning. The Kings are a difficult opponent to face because they don’t make many mistakes. They also entered the game on a roll, having won three consecutive home games. If the Bolts were going to swe...

Lightning reassign forward Joel Vermin to Syracuse Crunch

December 7, 2015 - 10:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Joel Vermin to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vermin, 23, has played in five games with the Lightning this season, recording on...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Sharks 3

December 6, 2015 - 07:33
On the one hand, the Lightning probably should have won this game by more than one goal. They built a 2-0 first period lead and then, after the Sharks made a push in the second and cut the lead in half, regained a two-goal advantage before the pe...

A franchise is born 25 years ago

December 6, 2015 - 00:18
National Hockey League President John Ziegler stands at a podium in a nondescript conference room inside the Breakers hotel in Palm Beach. “The Board of Governors of the National Hockey League have granted conditional franchises to the applicants...

Lightning sign head coach Jon Cooper to multi-year extension

December 4, 2015 - 10:59
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed head coach Jon Cooper to a multi-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Cooper was named the eighth head coach in franchise history on March 25, 2...

Prospect Spotlight: Tanner Richard Leads in Syracuse

December 3, 2015 - 14:07
This week, we’ll be taking a look at a surging prospect out of the American Hockey League (AHL): Tanner Richard. Richard was selected by the Lightning in the third round, 71st overall, at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Richard currently plays for the...

Burns: 3 things we learned from sweeping the Ducks

December 3, 2015 - 10:41
Having lost two-straight games and slipping further in the Atlantic Division standings, the Tampa Bay Lightning began their West Coast swing in desperate need of a victory to keep pace with the playoff contenders in the East and build a bit of mom...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Ducks 1

December 3, 2015 - 07:24
The low final score in this game is a bit misleading. Both teams generated enough scoring chances to score more than three total goals. In fact, the Lightning put four pucks in the Anaheim net, only to have one goal overturned on review because ...

Lightning launch youth coach of the month

December 2, 2015 - 15:14
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announce the launch of Youth Coach of the Month presented by Tampa Electric’s Zap Cap Systems. The contest is open to any youth or high school coach from the Tampa Bay area who coach kids ages 18 and under. One ...

Catch Up with the Crunch: A Fight for the North Division

December 2, 2015 - 12:26
LAST WEEK Wed., Nov. 25 - Crunch at Rochester - OTL, 4-3 Fri., Nov. 27 - Crunch vs. Toronto - L, 3-1 Sun., Nov. 29 - Crunch at Bridgeport - W, 4-0 THIS WEEK Fri., Dec. 4 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - 7 p.m. Sat., Dec. 5 - Crunch vs. Utica - 7...

Mishkin’s Musings: Five Musings during plane ride to California

November 30, 2015 - 18:20
1. It’s become a well-documented talking point in the NHL over the last several seasons. Thanksgiving is an important early-season marker for determining which teams ultimately will make the playoffs and which clubs won’t. Recent history shows u...

Lightning recall D Nikita Nesterov; reassign D Luke Witkowski

November 30, 2015 - 18:14
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Nikita Nesterov from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the team announced that defenseman Luke Witkowski has been reass...

Burns: 3 things we learned from back-to-back losses

November 29, 2015 - 11:00
The Tampa Bay Lightning thought they had a turned a corner with three-straight victories against teams -- New York Rangers, Anaheim and L.A. -- expected to figure prominently in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Back-to-back underwhelming performances an...

Lightning reassign Mike Angelidis to Syracuse

November 29, 2015 - 10:25
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Mike Angelidis to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Angelidis, 30, has skated in 15 games with the Crunch this season, recording a...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Islanders 3, Lightning 2

November 28, 2015 - 23:25
In Friday’s 4-2 loss in Washington, the Lightning’s penalty kill hurt them, allowing three goals on four opportunities. In this defeat to the New York Islanders, both the Lightning’s power play and penalty kill cost them. The Bolts went 0-4 on t...