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Lightning 2015-16 schedule released

June 25, 2015 - 09:23
The Lightning's path back to the Stanley Cup final will be a tough one. Tampa Bay will play 11 of its first 16 games on the road, as well as the final four, per the schedule released today by the NHL. The Lightning's path back to the Stanley Cup final will be a tough one.
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Lightning 2015-16 schedule released

June 25, 2015 - 09:11
The Lightning's path back to the Stanley Cup final won't be an easy one.
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Steve Yzerman wins NHL GM of the Year

June 24, 2015 - 11:45
The Lightning's Steve Yzerman was named the NHL's GM of the Year Wednesday night at the annual awards show in Las Vegas.
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Steven Stamkos 'not losing any sleep' over contract

June 23, 2015 - 19:15
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is still catching his breath in this abbreviated offseason.
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Photo gallery: Lightning goes deep at Rays batting practice

June 23, 2015 - 17:39
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop grew up playing baseball, so he was no stranger to taking a few swings.
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No rush in Steven Stamkos contract talks

June 22, 2015 - 16:35
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman made it clear his "No. 1 priority" this summer is signing captain Steven Stamkos to a long-term contract extension.
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Assistant George Gwozdecky leaving Lightning

June 22, 2015 - 15:52
Lightning assistant coach George Gwozdecky has left the team to pursue other opportunities.
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Lightning not looking to shop either of its goalies

June 17, 2015 - 16:47
The Lightning is in an enviable position when it comes to goaltending. It has a proven No. 1 in Ben Bishop, 28, a former Vezina Trophy finalist who was tremendous in his first postseason, racking up two Game 7 shutouts. The Lightning is in an enviable position when it comes to goaltending.
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Yzerman: Signing Stamkos 'No. 1 priority' this summer

June 17, 2015 - 15:10
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman doesn't anticipate many changes to his roster before next season.
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Tyler Johnson played with broken wrist

June 15, 2015 - 23:11
As Lightning center Tyler Johnson headed for the bus after Monday's season-ending 2-0 loss to the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup final, he made sure to use his left hand.
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Kucherov 'probable' for Game 6 after collision with goal post

June 15, 2015 - 11:38
Lightning wing Nikita Kucherov participated in today's morning skate and is "probable" for Game 6. 
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Kucherov in 'considerably better shape,' could play Monday

June 14, 2015 - 17:30
As bad as the injury to RW Nikita Kucherov looked Saturday night, it appears there's a chance he could be back in the lineup Monday for Game 6 against the Blackhawks.
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Ben Bishop calls it 'extremely tough decision' to play in Game 5

June 13, 2015 - 09:40
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop participated in today's optional morning skate, but says it'll be an "extremely tough decision" whether he plays in tonight's Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final.
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Alex Killorn explains his 'incredible, old-timey mustache'

June 12, 2015 - 14:09
Forward Alex Killorn doesn't curl his mustache all the time. But when he does, it becomes a quirky side note to the Stanley Cup final.
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Tyler Johnson denies he's hurt: 'I'm fine'

June 12, 2015 - 13:34
While it seems obvious that an undisclosed injury is preventing Lightning center Tyler Johnson from taking faceoffs, the All-Star isn't ready to admit that. Linemate Ondrej Palat, who has never played center, has been taking draws instead.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy ready for Game 5 (if needed)

June 12, 2015 - 12:38
If goalie Ben Bishop can't play for a second consecutive game, backup Andrei Vasilevskiy said he'll feel even better heading into Saturday's Game 5 than his Stanley Cup final debut.
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Ben Bishop didn't practice, but could play in Game 5

June 12, 2015 - 10:16
Goalie Ben Bishop was the only player not at today's Lightning  practice at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon.
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Ben Bishop day-to-day

June 11, 2015 - 14:47
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is still considered day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, associate coach Rick Bowness said today.
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Drouin: There's no 'bad blood' with Cooper

June 10, 2015 - 13:54
There's no question touted Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin would love to have played more in this postseason.
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