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Lightning try to get "mojo" back on power play

January 28, 2015 - 14:04
With the Lightning power play fizzling as of late, it switched up its personnel at Wednesday's practice.
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Tyler Johnson unsure of status tonight

January 27, 2015 - 12:42
While Lightning center Tyler Johnson participated in today's morning skate - including taking part in the line rushes - he still remained uncertain whether he'd be able to play tonight against the Hurricanes.
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Tyler Johnson a game-time decision vs. Carolina

January 26, 2015 - 15:41
The Lightning was a little encouraged to see center Tyler Johnson back on the ice for Monday's practice, considering he missed Sunday's All-Star game due to a lingering lower-body injury.
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Steven Stamkos says "plan" is to sign extension with Lightning

January 23, 2015 - 14:11
It's no secret that captain Steven Stamkos loves playing in Tampa, and for the Lightning.
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Young Lightning defensemen will be tested in Matt Carle's absence

January 20, 2015 - 11:08
The Lightning knows what it'll miss in veteran defenseman Matt Carle, who is out 6-8 weeks after today's abdominal surgery.
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Matt Carle to undergo surgery, out 6-8 weeks

January 19, 2015 - 17:59
Lightning veteran defenseman Matt Carle will be out 6-8 weeks after undergoing surgery Tuesday to repair torn adductor muscles in his lower abdomen.
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Matt Carle to see specialist about injury

January 19, 2015 - 16:35
Lightning veteran defenseman Matt Carle was scheduled to see a specialist Monday regarding the undisclosed injury he suffered Thursday against Edmonton.
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Jarome Iginla on signing with Lightning: "It was close"

January 17, 2015 - 11:41
The Lightning was in need of veteran forwards - and some grit - during free agency this past summer.
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Lightning to host first Family Carnival Sunday

January 17, 2015 - 11:28
Lightning center Brian Boyle grew up one of 13 children in his large Irish-Catholic family, so it comes as a surprise he’s never been to a carnival.
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Matt Carle out through All-Star break

January 17, 2015 - 10:38
Lightning defenseman Matt Carle will likely be out through at least the All-Star break due to an undisclosed injury, coach Jon Cooper said today.
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Vladislav Namestnikov sent down, Witkowski called up

January 16, 2015 - 16:59
With center Tyler Johnson back in the lineup, the Lightning reassigned center Vladislav Namestnikov to AHL Syracuse Friday.
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Victor Hedman hopes to return Saturday for Lightning

January 16, 2015 - 13:02
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman participated in Friday's practice, and is hoping to return to the lineup Saturday night against the Avs.
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Cedric Paquette on Zdeno Chara: 'We had a good battle'

January 15, 2015 - 10:36
When it comes to Lightning center Cedric Paquette, a 6-foot-1, 198 pounds, and Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, 6-9, 258, they're definitely a big mismatch when it comes to size.
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Tyler Johnson and Victor Hedman injuries not long-term

January 13, 2015 - 12:43
While center Tyler Johnson and defenseman Victor Hedman won't play tonight in Boston due to lower-body injuries suffered Monday night, the Lightning is encouraged to know that both key players aren't expected to be out for the long-term.
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Lightning recall Vladislav Namestnikov

January 13, 2015 - 09:17
The Lighning have recalled center Vladislav Namestnikov from AHL Syracuse this morning.
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Tough year for former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier

January 12, 2015 - 13:21
It's been a strange year for former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier.
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Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson make All-Star team

January 10, 2015 - 17:00
The fact Lightning captain Steven Stamkos made the All-Star team Saturday night seemed almost expected.
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Lightning prospect Brayden Point on "pretty crazy" WJC experience

January 9, 2015 - 16:23
Lightning center prospect Brayden Point almost had to pinch himself, like he was dreaming.
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