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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Damaging stretch costs Bolts against Bruins

TBL.com Feed - January 13, 2015 - 21:34
For the first 35 minutes of this game, the Lightning were doing what they needed to in order to win in Boston. Missing the injured Victor Hedman and Tyler Johnson and playing the second game of a back-to-back against a rested opponent, the Lightn...

Tyler Johnson and Victor Hedman injuries not long-term

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - January 13, 2015 - 12:43
While center Tyler Johnson and defenseman Victor Hedman won't play tonight in Boston due to lower-body injuries suffered Monday night, the Lightning is encouraged to know that both key players aren't expected to be out for the long-term.
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Lightning recall Vladislav Namestnikov

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - January 13, 2015 - 09:17
The Lighning have recalled center Vladislav Namestnikov from AHL Syracuse this morning.
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Lightning recall Vladislav Namestnikov

TBL.com Feed - January 13, 2015 - 09:04
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Vladislav Namestnikov from 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...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts struggle in loss to Flyers

TBL.com Feed - January 12, 2015 - 22:04
Well, this was a clunker. The Lightning have had a few of these so far this year – losses in Minnesota, Toronto and both defeats on Long Island qualify. All teams are going to have games like this, though, so hopefully the Bolts will be able to ...

Victor Hedman, Tyler Johnson injured against Philadelphia

TBL.com Feed - January 12, 2015 - 20:20
Tampa Bay was dealt a big blow on the road in Philadelphia when recently-named All-Star forward Tyler Johnson and top pair defenseman Victor Hedman left the game against the Flyers with injuries. Hedman left late in the first period and didn’t co...

Sports, entertainment leaders to speak at USF on Jan. 12-13

TBL.com Feed - January 12, 2015 - 16:06
TAMPA BAY - Top executives in the sport and entertainment industries will participate in a series of free lectures Jan. 13 and 14, hosted by the University of South Florida Sport & Entertainment Management Program, FOX Sports Florida, and the Tamp...

Tough year for former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - January 12, 2015 - 13:21
It's been a strange year for former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier.
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Tyler Johnson headlines the biggest surprises from season's first half

TBL.com Feed - January 12, 2015 - 11:35
With the first half of the 2014-15 season complete, NHL.com looks at some of its biggest storylines and award contenders. At the beginning of each season NHL fans will make predictions on what the ensuing season will look like, from where their...

Mishkin's Musings: Seven thoughts from the Bolts and the NHL

TBL.com Feed - January 11, 2015 - 20:01
1. Following the Lightning’s win last Tuesday in Montreal, head coach Jon Cooper stated that he felt that his team “was starting to mature a little bit”. The team had won three of four on the road trip and had rallied from deficits to win in Otta...

Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson named NHL All-Stars; Drouin to compete in skills competition

TBL.com Feed - January 10, 2015 - 17:02
For the fifth time in six All-Star Games, the Tampa Bay Lightning will have two All-Star representatives. And each’s path to NHL stardom could not be more divergent. Lightning captain Steven Stamkos and second-year center Tyler Johnson were sele...

Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson make All-Star team

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - January 10, 2015 - 17:00
The fact Lightning captain Steven Stamkos made the All-Star team Saturday night seemed almost expected.
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Burns: Three things from beating Buffalo (again)

TBL.com Feed - January 10, 2015 - 11:09
What do you do when the opposing goaltender is hotter than a Florida afternoon in the middle of July? You keep shooting. And shooting. And shooting some more. The Tampa Bay Lightning adopted that philosophy Friday against Buffalo, the Atlantic...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts battle for hard-fought victory

TBL.com Feed - January 9, 2015 - 23:15
As Lightning television analyst Bobby “The Chief” Taylor often says, a goalie can be “the x-factor” in a game. One team can execute its game-plan well, only to lose because the opposing goalie put up a brick wall. In this game, Buffalo netminder...

Linda Marcelli honored as Lightning Community Hero

TBL.com Feed - January 9, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Linda Marcelli as the 21st Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Marcelli, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Founda...

Lightning Girls 2015 calendar now on sale at Tampa Bay Sports

TBL.com Feed - January 9, 2015 - 17:21
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that their Lightning Girls 2015 calendar goes on-sale this evening when the team hosts the Buffalo Sabres at Amalie Arena at 7:30 p.m. Fans at tonight’s game can purchase the Lightning Girls...

Lightning prospect Brayden Point on "pretty crazy" WJC experience

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - January 9, 2015 - 16:23
Lightning center prospect Brayden Point almost had to pinch himself, like he was dreaming.
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Tyler Johnson leads NHL.com's Midseason Fantasy Hockey Awards

TBL.com Feed - January 9, 2015 - 12:59
With the first half of the 2014-15 season now in our rearview mirror, it's time for our team of NHL.com Fantasy Hockey insiders to reflect on the performers and storylines that have defined the fantasy landscape. Our regular fantasy contributor...

Bolts go for third-straight win against last-place Buffalo

TBL.com Feed - January 9, 2015 - 12:29
On paper, the Tampa Bay Lightning are heavy favorites to defeat Buffalo tonight at Amalie Arena. The Lightning have been near-unbeatable of late, winning six of their last seven games to regain the top spot in the Eastern Conference and the Atlan...

Lightning find right power play mix

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - January 9, 2015 - 11:05
After weeks of a struggling power play, the Lightning might have finally found the right mix.
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