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Vasilevskiy likely to get more stints in the AHL

February 12, 2016 - 12:25
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.
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After whirlwind callup, Koekkoek expected to get playing time

February 12, 2016 - 11:45
Defenseman Slater Koekkoek certainly took a unique path in his latest callup from AHL Syracuse.
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Lightning's Stamkos: Answers will come at the trade deadline

February 11, 2016 - 14:56
If he wanted to, captain Steven Stamkos could sqaush any potential drama leading up until the Feb. 29 trade deadline.
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Lightning season tickets to increase an average of 7 percent

February 11, 2016 - 12:57
The Lightning announced Thursday that season tickets for next season will increase by an average of 7 percent.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: What does the future hold for the team?

February 11, 2016 - 11:52
The Times' Joe Smith and Chad Scharr from 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 …
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Bolts lose Jason Garrison for 3–5 weeks to lower body injury

February 11, 2016 - 10:50
Defensemen Jason Garrison is expected to miss 3-5 weeks with a lower body injury, a big blow to the Lightning blue line. 
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Garrison injury tough blow to Lightning blueline

February 9, 2016 - 13:15
The Lightning lost more than just a game Monday night in Ottawa.
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Are Maple Leafs gearing up to make run at Stamkos?

February 9, 2016 - 12:10
There's no guarantee that captain Steven Stamkos leaves the Lightning as a free agent this summer.
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Turris relates to Drouin's plight: 'It's a tough, tough go'

February 8, 2016 - 13:34
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.
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Condra to face former team, Bishop won't

February 8, 2016 - 13:22
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.
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Lightning's Paquette: 'It's just not my year'

February 5, 2016 - 10:30
During Thursday's practice, center Cedric Paquette took a slap shot off his left shin and buckled to the ice.
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Red Wings' Blashill: Lightning 'really rolling now'

February 3, 2016 - 14:13
Coach Jon Cooper said tonight's showdown with the Red Wings will be a "measuring stick" for the Lightning.
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Podcast: Bishop on journey to first All-Star Game

January 27, 2016 - 23:05
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is headed to his first NHL All-Star game, and it is well deserved.
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Stamkos watch as Leafs in town: 'Everyone wants Stammer here'

January 27, 2016 - 11:07
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos did not speak this morning after the optional morning skate.
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Stamkos declines to comment on reported offer, wants to stay

January 24, 2016 - 16:17
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.
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All-Star goalies match up in special state showdown

January 23, 2016 - 14:00
The Lightning and Panthers are atop the Atlantic Division, making for a special showdown tonight in Sunrise.
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Bolts GM Yzerman: Drouin's decision won't help us trade him

January 21, 2016 - 10:29
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. 
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Drouin suspended for not showing up for Syracuse

January 20, 2016 - 18:06
The Jonathan Drouin saga took another stunning twist Wednesday night, and got a whole lot uglier.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy to start in goal against Oilers; Boyle back in the lineup

January 19, 2016 - 11:08
Coach Jon Cooper suggested he'd like to get goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy at least two starts during this stretch before the All-Star break.
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Vasilevskiy starts against Penguins, Marchessault likely out

January 15, 2016 - 10:54
Despite Ben Bishop coming off a shutout Tuesday in Colorado, Andrei Vasilevskiy will start in net tonight for the Lightning against the Penguins.
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