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Mishkin's Musings: Eastern Conference seeding still a muddy mess

TBL.com Feed - April 3, 2015 - 18:39
With just over a week remaining in the regular season, teams are clinching playoff spots with each passing day. But many questions remain. The East: In the Eastern Conference, Ottawa and Florida are the two teams outside the top eight still a...

Burns: 3 things we learned from overtime in Ottawa

TBL.com Feed - April 3, 2015 - 11:10
The NHL’s top offense sputtered for a second-straight game during a 2-1 overtime loss in Ottawa on Thursday. The Tampa Bay Lightning have netted just two goals over their last two, and in losing four of their last five, the Bolts have scored a com...

Lightning put playoff tickets on sale — with measures to protect home-ice advantage

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 3, 2015 - 09:30
The Lightning started selling single game playoff tickets, as of 10 a.m. Friday morning.
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Slater Koekkoek performs well in front of hometown fans

TBL.com Feed - April 2, 2015 - 22:44
The biggest takeaway from this game, from the Lightning’s perspective, is that they played much better than they did Tuesday in Toronto. The Bolts were facing a desperate Ottawa team that needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. Due to inju...

Tyler Johnson is Lightning nominee for Masterton Trophy

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 2, 2015 - 13:04
Center Tyler Johnson has been told he's too small, or not good enough. He went undrafted, and was even cut by a USHL team. Center Tyler Johnson has been told he's too small, or not good enough.
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Johnson, Hedman likely out through weekend

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 2, 2015 - 12:36
It certainly looked encouraging to see All Star center Tyler Johnson back at Thursday's morning skate, joining his "Triplets" linemates during drills.
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Adam Wilcox (G) from Univ. of Minnesota to Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning Transactions - April 2, 2015 - 00:00
Status: Confirmed
Date: 04/02/2015
Player: Adam Wilcox (G)
From: Univ. of Minnesota
To: Tampa Bay Lightning
Information: Entry Level, will join Syracuse Crunch on ATO
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Lightning sign Adam Wilcox to two-year contract

TBL.com Feed - April 1, 2015 - 22:56
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Adam Wilcox to a two-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. He also signed an ATO with the Syracuse Crunch for the remainder of the seaso...

Matt Peca signs with Lightning, "good chance" Wilcox does, too

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 1, 2015 - 15:21
The Lightning locked up one of its top college prospects Wednesday, signing Quinnipiac University center Matt Peca to a two-year, two-way deal.
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Lightning sign Matthew Peca to two-year contract

TBL.com Feed - April 1, 2015 - 11:01
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Matthew Peca to a two-year, two-way contract for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, Peca has signed an AHL amateu...

Burns: 3 things we learned from trouble in Toronto

TBL.com Feed - April 1, 2015 - 10:52
A letdown against the Toronto Maple Leafs was inevitable for a Tampa Bay Lightning team that clinched a postseason berth and established several franchise records a night prior in Montreal. The Lightning were missing a trio of established NHL d...

Crunch Time: Syracuse posts 2-1-0 record to improve to 40-19-8

TBL.com Feed - April 1, 2015 - 10:16
Weekend Update The Syracuse Crunch continued their impressive play of late by posting a 2-1-0 record last week. The team improved its Northeast Division leading record to 40-19-8, which puts them tied for fifth in the American Hockey League wit...

Bolts Prospect Spotlight: Brayden Point

TBL.com Feed - April 1, 2015 - 09:58
Moose Jaw Warriors captain Brayden Point turned in another solid season that saw him suit up for his country and make his professional debut. On Saturday, March 28, Point skated for the Syracuse Crunch in his first American Hockey League game....

Matthew Peca (F) from Quinnipiac Univ. to Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning Transactions - April 1, 2015 - 00:00
Status: Confirmed
Date: 04/01/2015
Player: Matthew Peca (F)
From: Quinnipiac Univ.
To: Tampa Bay Lightning
Information: Entry Level, will join Syracuse Crunch on ATO
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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts falter in second game of back-to-back

TBL.com Feed - March 31, 2015 - 22:41
The Lightning were playing the second game of a back-to-back after winning an emotional contest last night in Montreal. That dramatic victory clinched a playoff berth for the Bolts. There was the possibility that in the second half of the back-t...

Lightning teams up with Stantec for third season of the "What makes a hero" essay contest

TBL.com Feed - March 31, 2015 - 13:48
TAMPA BAY - For the third season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Stantec have partnered to help continue the education of two deserving students from the Bay area. During last Thursday’s contest against the Nashville Predators, Stantec awarded the ...

Five reasons Lightning clinched a playoff berth

TBL.com Feed - March 31, 2015 - 11:49
The Tampa Bay Lightning showed last season they were more than superstar Steven Stamkos. Despite Stamkos missing four months because of a broken leg, the Lightning finished second in the Atlantic Division. The players who stepped up in Stamkos'...

Slater Koekkoek called up: "A dream come true."

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - March 31, 2015 - 10:16
Slater Koekkoek had just finished watching the Lightning-Canadiens game Monday night, and noticed D Victor Hedman was out with an injury.
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Lightning recall Slater Koekkoek from Syracuse

TBL.com Feed - March 31, 2015 - 09:54
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Slater Koekkoek from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Koekkoek, 21, has skated in 66 games with t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts put together another impressive win against Montreal

TBL.com Feed - March 31, 2015 - 07:25
Another game against the Montreal Canadiens. Another impressive win for the Lightning. In sweeping the Habs in the five-game season series, the Lightning not only clinched a playoff berth, they also set a franchise record with their 47th win of ...
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