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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 3

May 21, 2016 - 00:18
After being decisively outplayed in Game Three, the Lightning needed a response in Game Four. They got that response, producing a much better overall performance. One that helped them even the series at two games apiece. Compared to Game Thre...

Tom and Linda McEwen honored as Lightning Community Heroes

May 20, 2016 - 19:41
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Linda and the late Tom McEwen as the 49th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. The McEwen’s, who received a $50,000 d...

Lightning look to even series vs. Penguins tonight

May 20, 2016 - 12:12
Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final might not technically be a must-win scenario for the Tampa Bay Lightning. But it’s as close as one can come without actually being one. The Lightning trail two games to one in the best-of-seven series to se...

Ben Bishop and Steven Stamkos join Lightning practice on Thursday

May 19, 2016 - 12:40
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop and center Steven Stamkos each practiced Thursday. Bishop was the first player on the ice for practice after skating on his own earlier. He has been out since sustaining a lower-body injury in the first per...

Burns: Three things we learned from going down in the series 2-1

May 19, 2016 - 10:38
The Tampa Bay Lightning got what they wanted out of the opening two games of the Eastern Conference Final in Pittsburgh. The Lightning wrestled home-ice advantage away from the Penguins after winning Game 1 at Consol Energy Center. The Bolts near...

Lightning sign forward Anthony Cirelli

May 19, 2016 - 09:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Anthony Cirelli to a three-year, entry-level contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Cirelli, 18, played in 62 games with the Oshawa Generals of the On...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 4, Lightning 2

May 19, 2016 - 00:02
This was a dominant victory for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Outside of the first 10 minutes of the game, the Penguins thoroughly outplayed the Lightning. The Pens played a hungry, hard game, which allowed them to be tenacious on pucks. They genera...

Kaka exchanges jersey with Lightning captain Steven Stamkos

May 18, 2016 - 23:55
Brazilian soccer star Kaka used his night off from Orlando SC to serve as the Tampa Bay Lightning's "#BoltsSocial Captain" for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena on Wednesday. The Lightning so...

Mayor Sandy Freedman honored as Lightning Community Hero

May 18, 2016 - 19:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Sandy Freedman as the 48th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s Game 3 Eastern Conference Final matchup versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. Freedman, who receiv...

Andrei Vasilevskiy to start Game 3 of Eastern Conference Final

May 18, 2016 - 12:05
Tampa Bay Lightning backup goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy will make his second-straight start and third-career postseason start when the Bolts battle the Pittsburgh Penguins in tonight’s Eastern Conference Final Game 3 at Amalie Arena. Lightning h...

Lightning not satisfied with split to open series

May 18, 2016 - 08:09
TAMPA -- Experience in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is invaluable. It teaches a player and a team lessons on how to be resilient, how to understand situations and how to properly analyze where you are in the present and what you need to do to get to w...

Burns: Three things we learned from dropping Game 2

May 17, 2016 - 12:55
The Tampa Bay Lightning got want they wanted from the opening two games of the Eastern Conference Final. The Bolts left Pittsburgh with the series tied 1-1 and wrestled home-ice advantage away from the Penguins. Still, the Lightning have to be wo...

Anton Stralman scores in return to lineup

May 17, 2016 - 08:10
PITTSBURGH -- Nearly two months had passed since Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman was on the ice with his teammates, but he finally returned Monday. Stralman, who fractured his left fibula on March 25, scored in his return in a 3-2...

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

May 17, 2016 - 07:11
First things first. Let’s mention two clear facts about tonight’s game. The Pittsburgh Penguins played a spirited game and enjoyed the run of play for most of the night. They had the majority of the shots, scoring chances and puck possession. ...

Steven Stamkos out for Game 2 of Eastern Conference Final

May 16, 2016 - 13:56
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos continues to practice with his teammates at Consol Energy Center in a regular jersey, but don’t expect the Bolts captain to suit up for Game 2 of tonight’s Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh P...

Lightning to host watch party on Ford Thunder Alley for Game 2

May 16, 2016 - 08:26
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are inviting fans to a Lightning Watch Party, presented by Bud Light, for Game 2 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Ford Thunder Alley at Amalie Arena on Ma...

Bishop not ruled out for Game 2 in Pittsburgh

May 15, 2016 - 17:41
Before Sunday’s post-practice press conference at Consol Energy Center, the last anybody had seen of Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop, he was being wheeled off the ice on a stretcher. So the fact Bishop was able to walk to the presser ...

Burns: Three things we learned from a resilient Game 1 victory

May 14, 2016 - 15:14
The Tampa Bay Lightning took Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Penguins in Pittsburgh, but the victory came with a heavy price tag. Bolts goaltender Ben Bishop, a Vezina Award candidate and unquestionably the team’s MVP this seas...

Andrei Vasilevskiy justifies Lightning's confidence

May 14, 2016 - 11:49
PITTSBURGH -- Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy woke up Friday morning as a backup, someone who was only supposed to see playing time in the Stanley Cup Playoffs should the No. 1 goalie, Vezina Trophy finalist Ben Bishop, have an off n...

Loss of Ben Bishop just another hurdle for the Lightning

May 14, 2016 - 11:44
PITTSBURGH -- The concern must have been astronomical on the Tampa Bay Lightning bench when starting goalie Ben Bishop left Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on Friday on a stretcher wit...