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Chief Jane Castor honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 16, 2014 - 19:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jane Castor as the 42nd Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Castor, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundatio...

Four thoughts about today's Bolts and the 2004 Stanley Cup squad

April 16, 2014 - 16:15
It only seems fitting to compare the 2003-04 Stanley Cup-winning Tampa Bay Lightning to the Bolts of today. This season the Lightning set a number of new franchise records that have not been matched since 2003-04, yet there are a variety of things...

Young Bolts excited for playoff debuts

April 16, 2014 - 13:54
While there are is a chance that 13 different Lightning players could make their National Hockey League postseason debut over the course of Round 1 (excluding Cody Kunyk), six of those players won a Calder Cup with head coach Jon Cooper just two s...

What to watch for: Game 1 vs. Canadiens

April 16, 2014 - 13:13
The Tampa Bay Lightning open up round one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at home tonight versus the Montreal Canadiens. The matchup tonight is the first of two home games in Tampa before departing to Montreal for games three and four. The Bolts ...

Lindback leads charge as strong netminding emerges at pivotal time

April 15, 2014 - 20:15
The Tampa Bay Lightning's playoff stock may have plummeted when netminder Ben Bishop grimaced in pain on the ice after he was injured while diving for a puck one week ago. Confidence, however, has continued to rise in the locker room despite losin...

Lightning, Chase Continue 'Educators of the Month' Appreciation Program

April 15, 2014 - 16:36
TAMPA BAY - As a way to honor teachers and principals who are making a difference in the lives of local students, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chase are continuing to partner during the playoffs with Tampa Bay area Public Schools in their Educators...

Palat, Filppula return to practice; Bishop remains out

April 15, 2014 - 16:06
A question mark surrounded Tampa Bay Lightning netminder Ben Bishop heading into the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs and it will remain there at least through Game 1. Bishop did not practice with the Lightning Tuesday and while head coach Jon Cooper ...

Despite long odds, Palat has emerged for Lightning

April 14, 2014 - 20:41
Ondrej Palat sat there and waited. He waited some more. As the 2011 NHL Draft was rolling through its second day about 4,500 miles away in St. Paul Minn., Palat was at home in Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic, wondering, waiting to see if he wo...

Lightning, Canadiens find little room for separation

April 14, 2014 - 20:35
The Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning do not share a rich and storied history in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The two teams have met once before in the playoffs, and if anyone in the Lightning organization is a believer in good omens, the...

Limited tickets remain for the Lightning's first two home playoff games

April 14, 2014 - 19:47
Limited tickets remain for the Lightning's first two home games of its First Round series against the Montreal Canadiens in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The games, which will be played at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 and Friday, April 18 at the...

Lightning Announce Beard-A-Thon for 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 14, 2014 - 13:22
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are offering its fans the opportunity to join in one of hockey's traditions of growing playoff beards with the players to help raise money for charity during the Lightning's playoff run. The Lightning's Beard...

Tale of the Tape: breaking down the Lightning vs. Canadiens matchup

April 14, 2014 - 12:46
The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Wednesday, April 16 against the Montreal Canadiens Take a special look at the statistical comparison of the Lightning and Montreal Can...

Fox Sports Florida, Sun Sports announce playoff broadcast schedule

April 14, 2014 - 12:17
TAMPA, Fla. (April 14, 2014) – FOX Sports Florida and Sun Sports announced the networks will air all of the first round playoff games between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens, beginning with Game 1 on Wednesday, April 16, live on...

Anders Lindback named NHL's first star of the week

April 14, 2014 - 11:02
NEW YORK – Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Anders Lindback, Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson and Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen have been named the NHL's “Three Stars” for the week ending April 13. FIRST STAR – ANDERS LINDBACK, G...

Lightning to open Stanley Cup Playoffs at home against Montreal

April 13, 2014 - 19:09
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Wednesday, April 16 against the Montreal Canadiens, the National Hockey League announced Sunday night. Game Day Location T...

Lightning earn home ice advantage, host Game One of playoffs Wednesday

April 13, 2014 - 16:50
By nature of a 1-0 shootout win over the Washington Capitals Sunday, the Tampa Bay Lightning earned home ice advantage for the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The first game of the best-of-seven series between the Lightning and t...

Glen Schubert Honored as 41st Lightning Community Hero

April 11, 2014 - 14:34
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Glen Schubert as the 41st Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Schubert, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and...

Broadcast Notes for Lightning vs. Blue Jackets game

April 11, 2014 - 13:50
Tonight's Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Florida starting at 7:30 pm ET. Here are some additional broadcast notes for the game: 1. The game will not be available in the Orlando market. It...

What To Watch For: Lightning vs. Blue Jackets

April 11, 2014 - 13:33
The Bolts faceoff against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the last home game of the regular season tonight. Tonight marks the third and final time the Bolts will face the Blue Jackets this season with Columbus winning both previous matchups. Puck...

Notebook: Lightning bonding at perfect time

April 11, 2014 - 13:22
Not only did Anders Lindback perform sterling in net Thursday, but the entire team put forth a collective effort that the Tampa Bay Lightning needed with the postseason less than a week away. "It is the way our team's grown together," head coac...