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Keith Babb named Lightning Community Hero

December 4, 2014 - 18:59
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Keith Babb as the 14th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Babb, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and t...

Pregame Notebook: Bolts look to avenge Buffalo loss tonight at Amalie Arena

December 4, 2014 - 12:51
Despite owning the worst record in the Atlantic Division and third-worst in the Eastern Conference, the Buffalo Sabres are not a team to be taken lightly, as the Tampa Bay Lightning found out Tuesday in a 2-1 shootout loss at the First Niagara Cen...

Bolts GameDay vs. Sabres

December 4, 2014 - 10:07

Bolts All-Access: Being social captain with We The Kings

December 4, 2014 - 08:39
Last week, the Lightning welcomed a trio of Social Media Captains – avid Lightning fans and members of the pop punk band We The Kings. Drummer Danny Duncan, bassist Charles Trippy and lead singer Travis Clark. All three musicians are perhaps...

Mishkin's Musings: Seven Thoughts from Tampa and the National Hockey League

December 4, 2014 - 08:32
1. The hardest working people in hockey are the equipment managers. They arrive in the locker room well before the first player and stay long after the last one leaves. They are responsible for all the gear when the team travels, which means tha...

Lightning ressign forward Vladislav Namestnikov to Syracuse

December 3, 2014 - 16:08
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Vladislav Namestnikov to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Namestnikov, 22, has skated in 23 games w...

Burns: Three things we learned from the New York back-to-back

December 3, 2014 - 11:11
Tampa Bay secured three of four points on a short, two-day road trip through the state of New York. The Lightning followed a gritty performance against the New York Rangers with an uneven showing in a shootout loss to the better-than-expected Buff...

Crunch Time: Wrapping up the week for the Lightning's AHL affiliate

December 3, 2014 - 09:59
After coming off of a big win at the Frozen Dome Classic on November 22nd, the Crunch hit the road for a rematch against the Utica Comets. The Comets were able to get the better of Syracuse with a 5-4 win. The team was unable to avoid a second str...

Lightning Prospect Spotlight: Yanni Gourde

December 3, 2014 - 09:44
Lightning prospect Yanni Gourde is on fire. He was recently named the CCM/AHL Player of the Month for November. Gourde, who plays for the Syracuse Crunch, scored nine goals and 18 points in only 13 games this past month. He recorded six multi-poin...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts don't play their game in loss to Sabres

December 2, 2014 - 22:10
Statistically speaking, the Buffalo Sabres are having a nightmarish season. They entered this game ranking last in the NHL in the following categories: goals scored per game, shots taken per game, shots allowed per game and faceoff percentage. ...

Lightning sign Anthony DeAngelo to entry-level contract

December 2, 2014 - 19:48
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Anthony DeAngelo to a three-year, entry level contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. DeAngelo, 19, has skated in 22 games this season with the Sarn...

Lightning prospects Adam Erne and Anthony DeAngelo named to Team USA Prelim Roster

December 2, 2014 - 10:37
Lightning prospects Adam Erne and Anthony DeAngelo are part of 30 players who have been named to the Team USA National Junior Team prelim roster in preparation for the World Junior Championship which is being held December 26-January 5 in Toronto ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Strong third period leads to season sweep of Rangers

December 1, 2014 - 22:02
Of the three games played between the teams over the past 15 days, this was the Rangers’ best performance. It was also the Lightning’s shakiest. Despite that, the Bolts were able to complete the season series sweep of New York because they made ...

Syracuse Crunch forward Yanni Gourde named CCM/AHL Player of the Month

December 1, 2014 - 18:12
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch left wing Yanni Gourde has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Month for November. Gourde tallied nine goals and nine assists for 18 points along wit...

Ryan Callahan named NHL second star of the week

December 1, 2014 - 11:02
NEW YORK – New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan and Calgary Flames goaltender Karri Ramo have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 30. FIRST STAR – JAROSLAV HALAK, G, ...

Lightning prospect Brayden Point invited to Team Canada selection camp

December 1, 2014 - 10:11
Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Brayden Point is one of 29 players who have been invited to Canada National Junior Team selection camp in preparation for the World Junior Championship which is being held December 26-January 5 in Toronto and Montreal....

Burns: Three things we learned in Bolts win over Senators

November 30, 2014 - 10:48
One of only three home losses for the Tampa Bay Lightning this season came against Ottawa when the Senators prevailed 3-2 in a shootout in the second game of 2014-15. The Lightning had an easier go of it in the rematch. After a spirited Sens sq...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts eventually pull away from Senators

November 29, 2014 - 22:21
The night before this game, the Ottawa Senators lost to the Florida Panthers, 3-2, in Sunrise. The Sens felt it was one of their worst performances of the year – it was a game in which they surrendered numerous odd-man rushes and left their goali...

Cindy Roberts honored as Lightning Community Hero

November 29, 2014 - 13:26
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Cindy Roberts as the 13th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. Roberts, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundatio...