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Burns: 3 things we learned from picking up another win

February 24, 2016 - 11:39
Don’t look now, but the Tampa Bay Lightning are suddenly red-hot again. The Lightning started 2016 on fire with victories in 11 of their first 13 games of the new year, mixing in a seven-game win streak and a nine-game home win streak for good me...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Coyotes 1

February 24, 2016 - 08:59
This was an important Lightning win for a couple of reasons. First, this game against Arizona represented the lone home game for the Bolts during a stretch in which they play six of seven on the road. Second, they were facing a team that had pla...

Dotti Groover-Skipper honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 23, 2016 - 20:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Dotti Groover-Skipper as the 32nd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Arizona Coyotes. Groover-Skipper, who received a $50,000 donation fro...

Pregame Notebook: Jason Garrison nears return to the lineup

February 23, 2016 - 13:27
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison won’t have a spot in tonight’s lineup when the Lightning host the Arizona Coyotes at Amalie Arena according to Bolts head coach Jon Cooper. But Garrison, who was hurt February 8 in Ottawa and was exp...

Valtteri Filppula to reach 700-game milestone tonight vs. Coyotes

February 23, 2016 - 11:43
As he prepared inside the road team locker room for his first National Hockey League game in 2005, Valtteri Filppula can remember a conversation with Steve Yzerman. Filppula had spent the start of the season with Detroit’s AHL affiliate in Grand ...

Lightning recall defenseman Matt Taormina from Syracuse

February 22, 2016 - 17:59
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 club announced that defenseman Slater Koekkoek has been reassi...

Burns: 3 things we learned from back-to-back wins over the weekend

February 22, 2016 - 12:54
When the Tampa Bay Lightning departed for Pittsburgh Friday afternoon, there was a bit of uneasiness amongst the Bolts faithful. The Lightning had dropped four of their last six games, placing them right on the cut line of being in or out of the ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Hurricanes 2

February 21, 2016 - 23:36
Up until the final few minutes, when the Carolina Hurricanes made a frenetic push to tie the game, this was a fairly evenly-played contest. Depending on the particular shift, both teams were able to forecheck effectively, hold pucks in the offens...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 2

February 20, 2016 - 21:17
This was a solid bounce-back win for the Lightning after Thursday’s disappointing performance versus Winnipeg. And it came against a quality opponent that had won seven of its previous eight home games. How the Lightning able to do it? They s...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 6, Jets 5 - SO

February 19, 2016 - 08:41
There was a reason why, immediately after this victory, the Lightning held a team meeting. The players knew they hadn’t performed well against the Winnipeg Jets. In this game, however, they got away with it. The Lightning ended their two-game l...

Nicole Marchman honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 18, 2016 - 18:35
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Nicole Marchman as the 31st Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Winnipeg Jets. Marchman, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning...

Lightning face vital home game tonight vs. Winnipeg

February 18, 2016 - 13:33
With six of their next seven and seven of their next nine games on the road, the Tampa Bay Lightning would like to put their mini, two-game losing skid to a halt before heading away from Amalie Arena, where they’ve built an 18-10-2 record, one of ...

Prospect Spotlight: Mathieu Joseph

February 18, 2016 - 10:25
This week, we’ll highlight a prospect that is making noise in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL): 19-year-old Mathieu Joseph. The right-winger was selected in the fourth round, 120th overall, at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft and is in his t...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from a second straight defeat at home

February 17, 2016 - 12:06
The Tampa Bay Lightning woke up Wednesday morning outside of the playoffs for the first time in over a month. The Lightning continue to fall in the standings amidst their mid-February slide. On Tuesday, the Bolts suffered their second-consecutive...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Sharks 4, Lightning 2

February 17, 2016 - 00:10
During the Lightning’s 10-1 stretch in January and early February, they were able to win a number of close games by making a key play at a critical time. But in some of their recent losses – including this 4-2 defeat to San Jose – they aren’t the...

Lynne Knowles honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 16, 2016 - 19:34
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Lynne Knowles as the 30th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the San Jose Sharks. Knowles, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning ...

Crunch Time: Syracuse looks to get back on track during five-game homestand

February 16, 2016 - 14:05
LAST WEEK Tue., Feb. 9 - Crunch at St. John's - L, 4-0 Wed., Feb. 10 - Crunch at St. John's - OTL, 4-3 Sat., Feb. 13 - Crunch at Binghamton - L, 2-0 THIS WEEK Wed., Feb. 17 - Crunch vs. St. John's - 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 19 - Crunch vs. Utica ...

Dangerous San Jose power play to test the Lightning tonight

February 16, 2016 - 13:38
The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to start another run at Amalie Arena when they host the San Jose Sharks tonight. The Lightning had their nine-game home win streak, the third-longest in the NHL this season, ended by St. Louis in a 2-1 loss on Sun...

Burns: 3 things we learned from a controversial loss to St. Louis

February 15, 2016 - 13:51
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s nine-game home winning streak came to a crashing halt on Valentine’s Day, the St. Louis Blues building a 2-0 lead at Amalie Arena and holding on over a frenzied last minute of the game to prevail 2-1. But the loss wasn’...

Statement from GM Steve Yzerman regarding Steven Stamkos

February 15, 2016 - 12:30
Tampa Bay Lightning vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman issued the following statement today regarding Steven Stamkos: “As February 29th approaches, I am stating today that Steven Stamkos will not be traded before the NHL’s trade ...