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Lightning recall forward Joel Vermin

November 18, 2015 - 16:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Joel Vermin from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vermin, 23, has skated in 12 games with the Crunch this season, posting three goa...

Burns: 3 things from a last-second loss in Sunrise

November 17, 2015 - 17:26
The Tampa Bay Lightning had to be feeling pretty good about their performance against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise considering the makeshift lineup the Bolts had to go with due to a recent spate of injuries. One ill-fated swing of the stick fr...

Crunch Time: Kristers Gudlevskis shines for the Crunch with 47-save effort

November 17, 2015 - 16:11
LAST WEEK Fri., Nov. 13 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - W, 4-3 OT Sat., Nov. 14 - Crunch vs. Utica - W, 2-1 THIS WEEK Wed. Nov. 18 - Crunch vs. Portland - 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 20 - Crunch at St. John's - 6 p.m. Sat., Nov. 21 - Crunch at St. John's...

LHSHL announces October Honda Player of the Month, Moe's Southwest Grill Goalie of the Month

November 17, 2015 - 14:16
TAMPA BAY – The Lightning High School Hockey League (LHSHL) today named forward Lucas Sowder, No. 11 for the Mitchell Mustangs, the league’s October Honda Player of the Month, and goalie Dominik Tmej, No. 31 for the Manatee Admirals, the league’s ...

Sights and Sounds from a last-second loss to the Florida Panthers

November 17, 2015 - 08:46
The Tampa Bay Lightning have to feel gutted after Monday’s last-minute, 1-0 loss to Florida at the BB&T Center. More than a few times this season, the Lightning felt the end result didn’t reflect the action on the ice. They would exit Sunrise w...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Panthers 1, Lightning 0

November 16, 2015 - 23:04
I’m not sure if the Lightning could have suffered a more frustrating defeat. Not after having so many games already this year in which they’ve seemingly played well enough to bank points – but didn’t. Not after seeing Florida’s Aaron Ekblad scor...

Pregame Notebook: Lightning limp into rematch with Florida

November 16, 2015 - 12:26
The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without three of their starters when they take on the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center tonight. Tyler Johnson, Jonathan Drouin and Cedric Paquette are all out according to Lightning head coach Jon Cooper. Forwa...

Lightning Prospect Spotlight: Adam Wilcox

November 16, 2015 - 10:00
The Tampa Bay Lightning selected Adam Wilcox in the sixth round, 178th overall, at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. The South St. Paul, Minnesota, native is currently playing his first full season for the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AH...

Lightning recall Mike Blunden and Jonathan Marchessault from Syracause

November 15, 2015 - 17:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forwards Mike Blunden and Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden, 28, has skated in 12 games with the Crunch t...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from one point instead of two

November 15, 2015 - 14:48
The Tampa Bay Lightning were less than a minute away Saturday from their second-straight victory and consecutive wins for the first time since winning three in a row to open the season. Nothing comes easy, however, for this Lightning team. Aaron...

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

November 14, 2015 - 21:57
Ok, first things first. Losing a game in which you had a lead in the final minute of regulation stinks. And shootout losses especially stink, since it’s a skills competition used to determine a winner. Now that that’s out of the way, however,...

Brittany Vanhook honored as Lightning Community Hero

November 14, 2015 - 18:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Brittany Vanhook as the eighth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Florida Panthers. Vanhook, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Fou...

Bolts look to continue winning ways against Florida

November 14, 2015 - 12:32
The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to win two games in a row for the first time since opening 2015-16 with three-straight victories. To do so, the Lightning will have to carry over their play from the final 10 minutes of Thursday’s 3-1 win over Cal...

Lightning recall defenseman Matt Taormina

November 13, 2015 - 17:23
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Matt Taormina from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the team has reassigned defenseman Nikita Nesterov to the Crunch. ...

Burns: 3 Things We Learned from Conquering Calgary

November 13, 2015 - 11:47
The Tampa Bay Lightning finally got goaltender Ben Bishop some goal support in Thursday’s 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames at Amalie Arena. Bishop had lost his last five starts but not through any fault of his own. Bishop allowed just eight go...

Lightning partner with Metropolitan Ministries to host food drives

November 13, 2015 - 10:08
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are partnering with Metropolitan Ministries twice this month to host non-perishable food drives at Amalie Arena on Ford Thunder Alley prior to their home games on November 14 vs. Florida Panthers and November 19...

Jon Cooper named assistant coach for Team North America for 2016 World Cup of Hockey

November 13, 2015 - 10:01
Jon Cooper, Peter DeBoer, Dave Tippett and Jay Woodcroft were named assistant coaches for Team North America for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey on Friday by the NHL and NHL Players' Association. Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan will serve as t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Flames 1

November 12, 2015 - 23:02
Heading into this contest, Lightning players talked about wanting to play a full 60-minute game. It was something they hadn’t yet done in the 2015-16 season. Well, they are still seeking that full 60-minute performance after this game, one that h...

Morgan Watt honored as Lightning Community Hero

November 12, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Morgan Watt as the seventh Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Calgary Flames. Watt, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation a...

Bishop Looks to End Losing Skid Tonight Against Calgary

November 12, 2015 - 11:45
Ben Bishop’s numbers have been Vezina Trophy-worthy over his last five starts. The Tampa Bay Lightning starting goaltender has given up just eight goals in those five games and less than two in each. He owns a sterling 1.63 goals-against average ...