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Lightning first-round playoff tickets to go on sale April 7

April 1, 2016 - 15:29
The Tampa Bay Lightning will place single-game tickets for home games during the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on sale to the general public on Thursday, April 7 at 10 a.m. There is a maximum of four games played at Amalie Arena durin...

Burns: Three things we learned from a third straight loss to Montreal

April 1, 2016 - 12:31
The Tampa Bay Lightning weren’t pleased with their play Monday night despite a 3-0 shutout victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. That performance looked downright Herculean compared to Thursday’s result against Montreal. Tampa Bay, needing only ...

Lightning sign forward Jonne Tammela to entry-level contract

April 1, 2016 - 09:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Jonne Tammela to a three-year, NHL entry-level contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Tammela, 18, has skated in 37 games with Kalpa of the SM-liiga l...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Canadiens 3, Lightning 0

March 31, 2016 - 22:52
First things first. Let’s give the Montreal Canadiens a lot of credit for their performance in this one. The Habs played a terrific road game. They were structured in their coverage, which took away a lot of time and space for Lightning players...

Debra Paradis Shackowsky honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 31, 2016 - 18:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Debra Paradis Shackowsky as the 40th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Montreal Canadiens. Shackowsky, who received a $50,000 donation fr...

Crunch Report: Syracuse tries to battle its way into the playoffs

March 31, 2016 - 13:45
LAST WEEK Wed., March 23 - Crunch at Utica - W, 3-1 Fri., March 25 - Crunch vs. Albany - W, 3-1 Sat., March 26 - Crunch vs. Rochester - W, 3-1 THIS WEEK Fri., April 1 - Crunch vs. Toronto - 7 p.m. Sat., April 2 - Crunch vs. Rochester - 7 ...

Nikita Kucherov, Ryan Callahan both game-time decision for game against Montreal

March 31, 2016 - 12:18
The Tampa Bay Lightning are getting close to having their entire forward group available with just six games left in the regular season. Right wingers Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Callahan both participated fully in the Bolts’ morning skate ahead of ...

Mishkin's Musings: Taking a look at the Eastern Conference playoff race

March 30, 2016 - 15:12
Only 11 days remain in the NHL’s regular season. While there are still plenty of questions to be answered over the next week and a half, the Eastern Conference playoff picture has gotten at least a little bit clearer. First of all, let’s look ...

Burns: 3 things from Bish's standout performance

March 29, 2016 - 10:40
The Tampa Bay Lightning have gotten a glimpse of life without defenseman Anton Stralman, the veteran Swede having missed the last two games after suffering a fracture to his left fibula in Friday’s victory over the New York Islanders. The results...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Maple Leafs 0

March 28, 2016 - 23:11
Following Saturday’s game against Florida, I wrote how the Lightning, despite losing by three goals, didn’t play that badly. In this game versus Toronto, the Lightning, despite winning by three goals, didn’t play that well. They were outshot, 34...

LIGHTNING REASSIGN FORWARD JOEL VERMIN TO SYRACUSE

March 28, 2016 - 21:48
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 six games with the Lightning this season, recording one...

Michael Ferrone honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 28, 2016 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Michael Ferrone as the 39th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ferrone, who received a $50,000 donation from the Ligh...

Pregame Notebook: Valtteri Filppula to return to lineup as Bolts battle Maple Leafs

March 28, 2016 - 12:17
Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula has missed the last six games with an upper-body injury but will return to the lineup tonight to play against the Toronto Maple Leafs according to Bolts head coach Jon Cooper. Filppula skated in a regu...

Burns: Three things we learned from splitting the back-to-back

March 27, 2016 - 12:59
With seven games remaining in the NHL regular season, it seems the race for the Atlantic Division title is going to come down to the very last one. The Florida Panthers stated their case for the division championship on Saturday, downing the Tamp...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Panthers 5, Lightning 2

March 26, 2016 - 22:17
Despite the fact that they lost this game by three goals, the Lightning didn’t play badly. They recorded 35 shots on net and generated numerous scoring chances. But Florida goalie Roberto Luongo was a difference-maker in this one – his stellar g...

Nikki Rodriguez honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 26, 2016 - 18:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Nikki Rodriguez as the 38th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Florida Panthers. Rodriguez, who received a $50,000 donation from the Light...

Lightning recall Slater Koekkoek and Joel Vermin from Syracuse

March 26, 2016 - 13:42
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Slater Koekkoek and forward Joel Vermin from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Koekkoek, 22, has sk...

Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman out indefinitely with fractured leg

March 26, 2016 - 11:03
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman will be out indefinitely after he sustained a non-displaced fracture of his left fibula playing against the New York Islanders on Friday. Lightning coach Jon Cooper said Stralman's season is not ove...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 7, Islanders 4

March 25, 2016 - 23:33
Coaches often mention the importance of a shift after a goal is scored, either for or against. In this high-scoring contest between the Lightning and New York Islanders, four times a team scored on the shift after an initial goal. Fortunately fo...

Lightning look for third straight win in tonight's matchup with Islanders

March 25, 2016 - 12:15
The Tampa Bay Lightning continue their six-game home stand – the final home stand of the regular season – when they host the New York Islanders tonight. After defeating the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 Tuesday to start the home stand, the Lightning welc...