The Lightning on Friday recalled goaltender Cedrick Desjardins from AHL Syracuse. He likely will back up Anders Lindback, who is expected to start Saturday against the Penguins at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Goalie Kristers Gudlevskis, who was called up to the Lightning from ECHL Florida to fill in for the injured Ben Bishop at Friday's …
As coach Jon Cooper said, the Lightning did not call up a player from AHL Syracuse to replace Tom Pyatt, who is out with a broken collar bone sustained Tuesday at Buffalo.
The Lightning has again redecorated the hallways inside its locker room and leading outside the locker room door to the ice.
Lightning coach Jon Cooper made some lineup changes for tonight’s game with the Sabres.
Right wing Richard Panik is scratched from his line with center Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat, and Teddy Purcell takes his place. Tom Pyatt takes Purcell’s spot on the line with center Valtteri Filppula and left wing Alex Killorn, and …
The Lightning's improbable 3-2 shootout victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night at the United Center got the NHL's research department going.
Blackhawks defenseman Michael Kostka knows a lot about Lightning coach Jon Cooper. Both were with AHL Norfolk during the 2011-12 season, when the Admirals went on their remarkable run to the Calder Cup title.
There are several ways to look at the Lightning’s season-opening, three-game road trip to Boston, Chicago and Buffalo. One is to joke, as coach Jon Cooper did about the first two games being against last season’s conference champions the Bruins and Blackhawks, “Those cruel schedule-makers throwing the baby Bolts against the …
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said perhaps it is time a game misconduct penalty should be given to players who fight. Yzerman told the Tampa Bay Times Wednesday night, he believes that allowing fighting contradicts efforts by the league and Players Association to reduce head injuries.
Please note that the time for today's live chat with Lightning beat reporter Damian Cristodero has been changed to 2 p.m. So bring your questions about the team's roster moves, tonight's captain's announcement or anything else that's on your mind. The start of the season is just two nights away, so there's no better time than now to talk …
The Lightning on Sunday set its 23-player roster with two interesting cuts: sending forward Brett Connolly, who tied for the team's preseason lead with four goals, to AHL Syracuse, and Jonathan Drouin, the No. 3 overall pick in the draft, back to Halifax of the junior Quebec league.
The Lightning set its 23-player roster, keeping 13 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders.
The Lightning on Sunday placed forwards Mike Angelidis and Dana Tyrell, and defenseman Matt Taormina on waivers, cutting the roster to 33. With defensemen Mattias Ohlund, Brian Lee and Dylan Blujus injured, that leaves 30 players.
Please note that the time for Damian Cristodero's chat on Tuesday, Oct. 1, has been changed to 2 p.m.
After playing center for the first 12 days of training camp, Jonathan Drouin, the No. 3 overall pick of the June draft, returned to his natural spot at left wing during a situational scrimmage at Germain Arena in Estero. That he was on a line with C Steven Stamkos and Marty St. Louis made it special.
The Lightning has 36 players still in camp. Here is the list: Goaltenders: Ben Bishop, Kristers Gudlevskis, Anders Lindback The Lightning has 36 players still in camp. Here is the list:
The Lightning on Saturday cut 18 players from training camp, leaving the roster at 40. Cut were (with assignment): Brady Brassart (Syracuse, AHL)
So much has been made of what the Lightning's prospects have been doing during training camp -- Brett Connolly, for example, entered Saturday tied for the league lead with three goals -- the veterans have flown a bit under the radar. Not so with Valtteri Filppula.
The Lightning tonight in St. Louis against the Blues will be without right wing Teddy Purcell, who has an upper-body injury, the team said.
AHL Syracuse captain Mike Angelidis knew he likely would have to leave Lightning training camp to be with wife, Lenna, when she delivered their first child. Well, that call finally came.
Lightning prospect Adam Erne was suspended by the league for three preseason games for his head shot Wednesday on Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka.