While Brad Richards hasn't been Lightning teammates with Marty St. Louis for five years, the two former linemates remain close friends.
Vinny Lecavalier was in Sunrise on Monday with the Flyers for their game against the Panthers. But the topic of conversation after the morning skate was about returning to Tampa for Wednesday's game with the Lightning, his first game in Tampa since the Lightning bought him out of the final seven years of his contract.
The biggest news today was Lightning star center Steven Stamkos walking around without crutches or a boot, just two weeks removed from breaking his leg.
With defenseman Radko Gudas (upper body) and left wing Ryan Malone (foot) questionable for Monday's game with the Rangers, the Lightning on Sunday recalled wing Nikita Kucherov and defenseman Dmitry Korobov from AHL Syracuse.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – It was an hour after Friday night’s game at the Honda Center that Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop finally emerged from the trainers’ room.
The Lightning on Friday reassigned Brett Connolly to AHL Syracuse, with Tampa Bay general manager Steve Yzerman saying the No. 6 overall pick of the 2010 NHL draft "is just struggling to find his game."
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Here’s the thing about the Lightning’s 5-1 loss to the Sharks Thursday night at the SAP Center:
So, there was Lightning right wing Marty St. Louis on one side of the SAP Center on Thursday, praising his former teammate Dan Boyle, who was sitting in the Sharks locker room after the morning skate talking up St. Louis.
After two disappointing games to start a four-game, west-coast road trip -- a 6-3 loss to the Coyotes and a 5-2 loss to the Kings -- Lightning coach Jon Cooper shook up his lines during Wednesday practice.
LOS ANGELES — This is when you know it’s not going to be your night: when your opponent losses the puck off his stick and the puck goes in your net anyway, bouncing off a skate and then a leg.
Lightning coach Jon Cooper talks about his team's 5-2 loss to the Kings at the Staples Center. Tampa Bay has lost back-to-back games for the first time this season, and fell out of first place in the Eastern Conference and Atlantic Division.
Looking to get some heavier bodies into the lineup against the Kings, coach Jon Cooper announced that Dmitry Korobov will make his NHL debut tonight at the Staples Center. He also made it sound as if Pierre-Cedric Labrie will return to the lineup after eight straight games as a scratch.
Had Steven Stamkos not gotten injured on Monday, who knows when J.T. Brown, who has played so well for AHL Syracuse, would have gotten a chance with the Lightning? But Brown, signed in March 2012 as a free agent out of the University of Minnesota-Duluth, was called up this week when Stamkos sustained a broken right tibia and has fit right …
Lightning center Steven Stamkos tweeted that he is back in Tampa after having a metal rod inserted into his broken right tibia Monday in Boston. Stamkos was injured when he crashed into a goalpost in the second period of Monday's 3-0 loss to the Bruins at TD Garden.
When Lightning coach Jon Cooper and captain Marty St. Louis addressed the players before Tuesday night's game at Montreal, the message was it is time to prove there is more to the Lightning than Steven Stamkos.
Lightning head coach Jon Cooper talks about center Steven Stamkos' broken tibia during Cooper's morning news conference Thursday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Steven Stamkos' surgery Tuesday at Massachusetts General Hospital went well, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman told reporters at the GM meetings in Toronto, and he is expected to make a full recovery.
The Lightning's season flashed before the team's eyes Monday when star center Steven Stamkos was taken off the ice on a stretcher after a hard collision with the right post in the second period in a game with the Bruins at TD Garden.
Lightning right wing Teddy Purcell talks about his goal that gave Tampa Bay a statement 3-2 victory over the Red Wings Saturday night in Detroit:
Lightning left wing Ryan Malone plays his 600th game tonight against the Red Wings in Detroit. He will do so on the fourth line centered by Nate Thompson.