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Andrei Vasilevskiy may be a No. 1 goalie of the future. But Vasilevskiy's near-future will likely include some trips back to AHL Syracuse to play for the Crunch, giving the touted prospect an opportunity to play more. Andrei Vasilevskiy may be a No. 1 goalie of the future.
Defenseman Slater Koekkoek certainly took a unique path in his latest callup from AHL Syracuse.
If he wanted to, captain Steven Stamkos could sqaush any potential drama leading up until the Feb. 29 trade deadline.
The Lightning announced Thursday that season tickets for next season will increase by an average of 7 percent.
The Times' Joe Smith and Chad Scharr from BoltProspects.com discuss the current state of the Lightning, its future, the big decisions it faces -- signing Steven Stamkos, trading Jonathan Drouin, what goalie to pick -- and what prospects are waiting in the wings to impact the club in future seasons. Joe will also answer your questions on what …
Defensemen Jason Garrison is expected to miss 3-5 weeks with a lower body injury, a big blow to the Lightning blue line.
The Lightning lost more than just a game Monday night in Ottawa.
There's no guarantee that captain Steven Stamkos leaves the Lightning as a free agent this summer.
While the Lightning will play in Jonathan Drouin's hometown of Montreal Tuesday, the suspended wing continues to work out and skate on his own every day somewhere in the city.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was one of the last players off the ice at Monday's optional skate, acknowledging to the swarm of Ottawa-based reporters he would not get a chance to face his former team tonight.
During Thursday's practice, center Cedric Paquette took a slap shot off his left shin and buckled to the ice.
Coach Jon Cooper said tonight's showdown with the Red Wings will be a "measuring stick" for the Lightning.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is headed to his first NHL All-Star game, and it is well deserved.
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos did not speak this morning after the optional morning skate.
Captain Steven Stamkos would neither confirm nor deny a Saturday report by Canada's Sportsnet that the Lightning has offered an eight-year, $68 million contract extension in recent weeks.
The Lightning and Panthers are atop the Atlantic Division, making for a special showdown tonight in Sunrise.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman expressed disappointment in the Jonathan Drouin saga today, saying he didn't envision it coming to this with the No. 3 overall pick in 2013.
The Jonathan Drouin saga took another stunning twist Wednesday night, and got a whole lot uglier.
Coach Jon Cooper suggested he'd like to get goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy at least two starts during this stretch before the All-Star break.
Despite Ben Bishop coming off a shutout Tuesday in Colorado, Andrei Vasilevskiy will start in net tonight for the Lightning against the Penguins.