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Talk is cheap. Lightning players have repeated for weeks that they need to show more urgency, considering the defending Eastern Conference champions stunningly have to fight to get back into playoff position.
Lightning wing Jonathan Drouin had just one word to describe his battle with injuries this season. "Long," he said.
Owner Jeff Vinik said at September's Fan Fest he was "confident" the Lightning would sign captain Steven Stamkos to a long-term deal.
Goalie Ben Bishop is taking a lion's share of the starts in net for the Lightning, and deservedly so, as he's playing some of the best hockey of his career.
Anytime the Lightning faces a team from a large Canadian market, inevitably the focus of questions surrounds the ongoing contract saga of captain Steven Stamkos.
The holiday roster freeze in the NHL ended on Sunday at midnight, alllowing teams to commence moving and shaking. The question is, will the Lightning make any moves? Does it need to? The holiday roster freeze in the NHL ended on Sunday at midnight, alllowing teams to commence moving and shaking.
Just when the Lightning thought it was getting healthy, another callup from AHL Syracuse arrived Sunday, with wing Tanner Richard potentially making his NHL debut tonight.
Captain Steven Stamkos wants to make one thing clear:
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos accepted a Victor Hedman pass near the Washington blue line during Friday's second period, took a couple strides and let it rip.
Lightning wing Ondej Palat was ticked off. Frustrated. He couldn't believe it.
Lightning backup goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy is expected to get sent back to AHL Syracuse to play some games this weekend.
Steven Stamkos may be out of the mania in Toronto, but his contract saga seems far from over.
The NHL schedule makers did the Lightning - and captain Steven Stamkos - a favor, with Tuesday's much-anticipated trip to his hometown of Toronto the second half of a back-to-back.
Few Lightning players saw their stars rise more in the playoffs than wing Alex Killorn.
While Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will find himself in the middle of a media circus Tueday in Toronto, he certainly doesn't seem too concerned about it.
The hits keep on coming for the Lightning.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson's frustating injury-filled season continues.
It's hard to believe it's been 25 years since the Lightning franchise was born. Founder Phil Esposito, who helped bring an NHL team to Tampa Bay back in 1990, said it's gone by so fast, the silver anniversary Dec. 6. It's hard to believe it's been 25 years since the Lightning franchise was born.
Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy understands his role as a backup, but knows one thing for sure. "I need more games," Vasilevskiy said Wednesday. Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy understands his role as a backup, but knows one thing for sure.
It looks like wing Ondrej Palat will return to the lineup tonight against the Senators.