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Lightning captain Marty St. Louis talks about his injury and Tampa Bay's 3-1 victory over the Wild on Oct. 17, 2013, at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Marty St. Louis was still in a walking boot on Thursday, but that did not stop the Lightning captain from playing tonight against the Wild at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Lightning captain Marty St. Louis missed Wednesday's practice with what the team said was a lower-body injury. There was no other immediate information, though St. Louis apparently was seen leaving the Tampa Bay Times Forum wearing a walking boot.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos said he is not exactly sure what the rule is concerning a referee helping a player in distress. But he said he knows the Penguins bench "was losing its mind" when it saw during Saturday night's game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum referee Gord Dwyer give Stamkos a push toward the bench late in the third period.
Want to talk about the beginning of the Lightning's season? The Bucs' 0-5 start? The off-field drama surrounding the team? The decisions facing the Rays in the offseason? College football? Whatever's on your mind, join Times sports columnist Tom Jones for a live chat Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Lightning right wing Teddy Purcell has nothing but good things to say about his time with the Kings. He called them "a classy organization" and he will always remember that his first NHL game and first NHL goal happened in an LA uniform.
When the Lightning hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night, the most emotional moment came off the ice. Capt. Matthew Lunn of Riverview surprised his family on the LightningVision scoreboard. Watch video of the reunion here, courtesy of the Lightning.
Here is the announcement from the team: The Tampa Bay Lightning will host ‘Go Green Night’, presented by Pro-Shred, Coca-Cola and TECO Energy, benefitting Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, to encourage fitness and environmental awareness tomorrow night when the Lightning take on the Los Angeles Kings at 7:30 p.m. at the Tampa Bay …
In the 15 games Jon Cooper coached the Lightning last season after he was hired in late March, only one team, he felt, "completely outclassed us," and that was the Penguins in a 6-3 loss April 11 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
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.