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Stamkos: "I definitely want to win here"

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 4, 2014 - 12:48
Even Lightning captain Steven Stamkos had to laugh. It didn’t take long during Stamkos’ first meeting with the local media Thursday for the Tweet That Took Over Toronto to get brought up. Even Lightning captain Steven Stamkos had to laugh.
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Drouin, Vasilevskiy highlight Lightning prospect camp roster

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 28, 2014 - 13:02
The Lightning announced its roster for the upcoming rookie camp and prospect tournament, and there are several big names on the list.
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All Lightning games will be televised

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 26, 2014 - 12:51
All of the Tampa Bay Lightning regular-season games will be televised this season.
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Namestnikov enjoys NHLPA Rookie Showcase

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 25, 2014 - 12:05
Lightning center prospect Vladislav Namestnikov wasn't much of a card collector growing up, but he did manage to keep every single one he could find with his uncle, former Red Wings forward Slava Kozlov, on the front.
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Could Costello's roller-coaster end in Tampa Bay?

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 22, 2014 - 07:46
For forward prospect Jeff Costello, his whirlwind year almost plays out like an answer to a trivia question.
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Video: Jeff Vinik accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 21, 2014 - 11:29

Lightning owner Jeff Vinik today accepted an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Hillsborough County Schools superintendent MaryEllen Elia, then issued his own challenge. Watch the video to see who's up next.

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NHL makes changes to draft lottery system

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 20, 2014 - 14:29
The National Hockey League announced changes to its draft lottery system Wednesday, hoping to reflect the overall state of competitive balance.
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Malone told police he didn't know where cocaine came from

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 12, 2014 - 15:50
When a Tampa police officer pulled out a zip-lock bag of cocaine out of Ryan Malone's back pocket during an April 11 DUI arrest, the former Lightning wing was stunned.
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Drouin, Vasilevskiy rated No. 1 prospects

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 12, 2014 - 09:32
Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy are expected to play a big role in the team's future.
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Lightning preseason tickets on sale

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 12, 2014 - 09:26
With training camp nearly a month away, the Tampa Bay Lightning has put tickets for its three preseason home games on sale.
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Bishop faces shots for first time since surgery

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 11, 2014 - 08:43
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop faced shots last week for the first time since late April right wrist surgery, and it went well, according to general manager Steve Yzerman.
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Malone's court case expected to be finalized in coming weeks

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 11, 2014 - 08:00
Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone, facing charges of DUI and cocaine possession, had another disposition hearing continued on Monday in Tampa.
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Lightning one of many teams using advanced stats

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 6, 2014 - 12:56
It's not exactly Moneyball - or, more appropriately, Moneypuck - but there has been a lot of buzz this summer about the NHL's use of advanced stats.
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Lightning sign Bishop to two-year extension

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - August 2, 2014 - 15:23
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop says anyone would love a long-term deal, especially coming off a season in which he was a Vezina Trophy finalist as the league's top goalie.
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Tampa Bay Lightning 19-year-old goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy draws comparison to Russian Royalty

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 00:25

Saw this story on the IIHF web site after Andrei Vasilevskiy made his senior team debut for Russia in a 6-1 victory against the United States, and there was quite the comparison made between Vasilevski and former Russian goaltender Vladislav Tretiak, the Hall of Fame goalie regarded as one of…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce training camp roster, partial schedule

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 00:25


TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the franchise’s 21st training camp on Wednesday, September 11 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the team announced today.  The team also announced the additional 38 players who…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce prospect camp schedule/roster

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 00:25

Here is your pertinent information for the Lightning prospect camp, that opens Saturday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon and runs through Wednesday. The roster and schedule are below - yes, Jonathan Drouin will be in attendence - and one new wrinkle this season for fans who are not…

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New Tampa Bay Lightning commercial featuring pitchman (and Tampa resident) Anthony Sullivan

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 00:25

This is pretty funny stuff, featuring well known pitchman Anthony Sullivan of OxiClean fame along with Steven Stamkos, Teddy Purcell and Ryan Malone “pitching’’ a new four-game ticket plan. A well done production

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Five Syracuse players coming to Tampa Bay Lightning training camp

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 00:25

While the full allotment of players reporting to the start of Lightning training camp likely will not be known until late Saturday, at least some of them were told Friday night.

Following Friday’s Syracuse Crunch shootout victory against Norfolk, Syracuse general manager Julien BriseBois announced that five players…

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