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The Lightning's final roster became clearer on Monday. But it's not completely set yet.
For C Vladislav Namestnikov, the next couple days will be nerve-wracking.
One of the key questions coming into Lightning training camp was deciding who would play on the top line with captain Steven Stamkos.
Lightning veteran wing Brenden Morrow returned to the ice Thursday, having been limited the past three days due to a stiff back.
Unlike previous preseasons, Lightning RW Brett Connolly’s stats won’t pop off the page.
For the Lightning, one of the biggest questions heading into camp was the health of goalie Ben Bishop, who underwent right wrist surgery in April.
Lightning touted wing prospect Jonathan Drouin has been encouraged by the progress with his fractured right thumb, making a small step Tuesday of taking the ice for practice in a red (non-contact) jersey.
Instead of heading to France, defenseman Luke Witkowski was getting ready to board a bus to Naples Monday afternoon, and he couldn't have been happier.
Coach Jon Cooper said if there was ever a year to get cut by the Lightning in training camp, it’s this one.
Lightning owner Jeff Vinik says is goal is to roughly break even while building a team that can compete at the highest level year after year.
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos figured the fans would like the team's new alternate jerseys, which would make them look "leaner and meaner."
The Lightning made its big round of cuts Saturday afternoon, narrowing it's roster to the 28 it plans to bring to Estero Monday for the final week of training camp.
When Lightning captain Steven Stamkos takes the ice tonight for his first exhibition action, he'll do so looking - and feeling - more like his old self.
Two of the Lightning's top players will see their first exhibition action tonight, with captain Steven Stamkos and goalie Ben Bishop in the lineup against the Stars at Amalie Arena.
Touted prospect Jonathan Drouin skated in practice with the Lightning's game group Thursday morning, doing light stick-handling and shooting.
Calder Trophy finalists Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat headline the Lightning lineup for Thursday's game in Nashville against the Predators.
The Lightning announced it will unveil its new (third) alternate jersey Saturday at Fan Fest, with captain Steven Stamkos showing it off before the noon scrimmage at Amalie Arena.
The Lightning made its first round of cuts, reassigning 2014 draft picks C Brayden Point, D Ben Thomas, LW Cristiano DiGiacinto and D Dominik Masin to their junior teams.
Touted Lightning wing prospect Jonathan Drouin will be out 3-4 weeks due to a slight fracture in his right thumb, putting his start to the season in jeopardy.
If you're going to the Lightning's first exhibition game Tuesday against the Predators at Amalie Arena, you won't see too many of the veteran front-line players.