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Lightning announce training camp schedule

September 17, 2014 - 20:40
The Lightning announced its training camp schedule Wednesday night, with three open practices on tap.
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Lightning set training camp roster

September 17, 2014 - 12:50
The Lightning opens its training camp Thursday at Amalie Arena, starting with physicals and testing. The first day on the ice will be Friday.
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Lightning lose 6-3 to Panthers in prospect tournament

September 16, 2014 - 16:29
The Lightning lost 6-3 to the Panthers Tuesday in the finale of the prospect tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
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Video: Steven Stamkos converts from 91 yards

September 16, 2014 - 11:59

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has scored many goals with his rocket one-timer. And in a promotional clip for Bauer, Stamkos' slap shot was put to an interesting test, challenging him to shoot a puck off a plastic mat through the uprights from several distances on a football field. How far was his longest "field goal?" Check it out.

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Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone signs with Rangers

September 11, 2014 - 14:44
Former Lightning wing Ryan Malone got the second chance he was looking for Thursday, signing a one-year, two-way deal with the Rangers. His NHL salary is $700,000, his AHL salary $100,000.
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NHL rule changes include no more spin-o-rama

September 11, 2014 - 14:31
The NHL announced several new rule changes for this upcoming season, including outlawing the spin-o-rama move for shootouts and penalty shots. Other changes, per the league:
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Lightning Fan Fest set for Sept. 27

September 10, 2014 - 14:30
Lightning announced Wednesday that its Fan Fest will be held Sept. 27 at Amalie Arena.
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Prospect Adam Erne not yet cleared for contact

September 9, 2014 - 16:23
Lightning forward prospect Adam Erne arrived Tuesday and participated in the informal skate/scrimmage with his teammates.
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Drouin: "I want to be on this club"

September 9, 2014 - 16:13
For Jonathan Drouin, he says one year makes a really big difference. You can see it in his build, the 19-year-old rookie wing arriving in tremendous shape, a product of his six-days-a-week summer workouts in Montreal. For Jonathan Drouin, he says one year makes a really big difference.
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Goalie Leland Irving gets invite to training camp

September 9, 2014 - 15:55
The Lightning is already loaded at the goaltender position, but will have another one in training camp, as former first-round pick Leland Irving is coming on a tryout invite, according to general manager Steve Yzerman.
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Malone skates with Rangers, publicly aplogizes to Lightning

September 8, 2014 - 13:50
It looks like former Lightning wing Ryan Malone may get a second chance. Malone, 34, bought out by Tampa Bay in June, joined the Rangers in their informal workouts today, with plans for contract talks to begin this week. It looks like former Lightning wing Ryan Malone may get a second chance.
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Bishop expects to be ready for season

September 8, 2014 - 13:24
There wasn't room for much fun this summer for Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop, who has been rehabbing from April right wrist surgery.
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Stamkos: "I definitely want to win here"

September 4, 2014 - 13:48
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

August 28, 2014 - 14:02
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

August 26, 2014 - 13:51
All of the Tampa Bay Lightning regular-season games will be televised this season.
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Namestnikov enjoys NHLPA Rookie Showcase

August 25, 2014 - 13:05
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?

August 22, 2014 - 08:46
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

August 21, 2014 - 12:29

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

August 20, 2014 - 15:29
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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