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Nikita Kucherov, Vladislav Namestnikov and Andrei Vasilevskiy named to Team Russia World Cup team

TBL.com Feed - March 2, 2016 - 03:20
Team Russia announced an all-NHL team in naming the first 16 players to its 2016 World Cup of Hockey roster Wednesday. Coach Oleg Znarok named all three goalies, three defenseman and 10 of the 13 forwards that will on the 23-man roster, which m...

Mishkin's Musings: Three observations from a day off in Ottawa

TBL.com Feed - March 1, 2016 - 17:32
1. The Lightning are enjoying their second seven-game winning streak of the season. They have an opportunity to tie the franchise record with an eighth straight win when they visit the Ottawa Senators on Thursday. As well as the Lightning play...

Bruins' Rinaldo suspended five games for Paquette hit

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - March 1, 2016 - 12:50
Bruins forward Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for five games for his illegal check to the head on Lightning center Cedric Paquette. 
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Burns: 3 things we learned from seven in a row

TBL.com Feed - March 1, 2016 - 11:40
Monday night’s 2-1 victory in Toronto won’t win any style points for the Tampa Bay Lightning. It will, however, get the Lightning two points. And at this time of the season, those are the only points that matter. The Lightning bolted out to a t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Maple Leafs 1

TBL.com Feed - March 1, 2016 - 00:03
The Lightning were facing some tough circumstances in this game. First of all, they had played (and traveled) the night before and were taking on a team that had done neither. Secondly, the Maple Leafs had four of their top prospects making thei...

Yzerman will wait until summer to trade Drouin, leaves door open for return

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 29, 2016 - 16:19
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman wasn't able to find the right deadline deal involving suspended wing Jonathan Drouin that would help his team now, so he plans to keep his options open and possibly deal him around the June draft.
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No deadline deals for Lightning; Drouin still waiting

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 29, 2016 - 15:09
The NHL trade deadline came and went with no deals by the Lightning. That means suspended wing Jonathan Drouin remains in limbo, though he isn't expected to return to AHL Syracuse or Tampa Bay. The NHL trade deadline came and went with no deals by the Lightning.
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Callahan named NHL's second star for the week

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 29, 2016 - 12:47
Lightning wing Ryan Callahan has had a scoring resurgence recently.
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Ryan Callahan named NHL's second star of the week

TBL.com Feed - February 29, 2016 - 12:13
NEW YORK – Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan and Montreal Canadiens goaltender Mike Condon have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb.28. FIRST STAR – FILIP FORSBER...

Lightning Reassign Defenseman Matt Taormina to Syracuse

TBL.com Feed - February 29, 2016 - 11:40
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Matt Taormina to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Taormina, 29, has skated in one game with the Lightning th...

Will Jonathan Drouin be traded today?

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 29, 2016 - 08:57
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman has said he'd prefer to deal suspended wing Jonathan Drouin "sooner than later." The question is, will it come by today's 3 p.m. trade deadline? Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman has said he'd prefer to deal suspended wing Jonathan Drouin "sooner than later."
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Bruins 1

TBL.com Feed - February 28, 2016 - 23:43
There were several reasons why the Lightning won this game, their sixth straight overall and fourth in a row on the road. First, they won the special teams battle. The Lightning entered the game with the league’s worst road power play percentage...

Big Atlantic showdown looms tonight for the Lightning in Boston

TBL.com Feed - February 28, 2016 - 13:09
With wins in five-straight games, the Tampa Bay Lightning own the longest active win streak in the Eastern Conference and second-longest in the NHL. The Bolts will go for consecutive win number six when they take on the Boston Bruins tonight at ...

Lightning players await any moves as deadline looms

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - February 28, 2016 - 12:39
Every Lightning player was accounted for at Sunday's morning skate in Boston.
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Lightning recall G Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

TBL.com Feed - February 27, 2016 - 17:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. In addition, Tampa Bay has reassigned goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to the...

Burns: 3 things we learned from blanking the Devils

TBL.com Feed - February 27, 2016 - 13:14
What team owns the longest active winning streak in the Eastern Conference? That would be the Tampa Bay Lightning, winners of five-consecutive games and closing in on Florida for first place in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning’s run of victo...

Andrei Vasilevsky (G) from Syracuse Crunch to Tampa Bay Lightning

Syracuse Crunch Transactions/Rumors - February 27, 2016 - 01:00


Status: Recalled/Reassigned
Date: 02/27/2016
Player: Andrei Vasilevsky (G)
From: Syracuse Crunch
To: Tampa Bay Lightning
Information: Recalled
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Andrei Vasilevsky (G) from Syracuse Crunch to Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning Transactions - February 27, 2016 - 01:00


Status: Recalled/Reassigned
Date: 02/27/2016
Player: Andrei Vasilevsky (G)
From: Syracuse Crunch
To: Tampa Bay Lightning
Information: Recalled
Source: Link

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Devils 0

TBL.com Feed - February 26, 2016 - 23:32
In his postgame interview with reporters, Ben Bishop said that this was “one of our more complete games of the year.” He’s right. This was a workmanlike, clinical performance for the Lightning, who thoroughly dominated the New Jersey Devils. ...

Bolts aim for fifth straight win tonight in New Jersey

TBL.com Feed - February 26, 2016 - 14:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning are on their second-longest winning streak of the season having won four-straight games coming into tonight’s contest in New Jersey, the start of a four-game road trip for the Bolts. In order to leave the Garden State with...
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