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Being a rookie in the NHL can be a roller-coaster.
Wing Ondrej Palat took part in Saturday's optional morning skate, saying while he got "banged-up" Thursday against San Jose, he expects to play tonight against the Islanders at Amalie Arena. "I'm ready to go," he said.
The Lightning is getting healthy, with coach Jon Cooper saying Tyler Johnson (upper body) and Alex Killorn (upper body) are both "probable" for tonight's game against the Sharks.
The Lightning got some encouraging news on the injury front Wednesday, as center Tyler Johnson is considered day-to-day, general manager Steve Yzerman said.
It's been a whirlwind few months for former Lightning star center Brad Richards.
Before this season, The Hockey News predicted the Lightning and Blackhawks would meet in the Stanley Cup Final.