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Bishop, Stamkos named to 2016 NHL All-Star team

January 6, 2016 - 11:33
Goalie Ben Bishop has been the Lightning's most valuable player this season.
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Drouin's junior team owner: 'He's a future All-Star'

January 5, 2016 - 16:35
Bobby Smith wasn't surprised to hear Lightning wing Jonathan Drouin requested a trade.
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Matt Carle on being scratched: 'It's gutwrenching'

January 5, 2016 - 15:14
Most of the Lightning players had already bussed back to the hotel by the time veteran defenseman Matt Carle came off the ice Tuesday morning.
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Lightning asking price for Drouin 'really high'

January 5, 2016 - 14:17
If the Lightning does decide to trade wing Jonathan Drouin, there's apparently no shortage of potential takers.
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Drouin mum on trade request, relationship with Lightning

January 5, 2016 - 09:15
Wing Jonathan Drouin reported, as expected, to AHL Syracuse Tuesday morning for practice.
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Teammates surprised by Drouin trade request, believe he'll be back

January 4, 2016 - 19:43
The news of Jonathan Drouin's November trade request broke Sunday afternoon while the Lightning was on a plane headed for Calgary.
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Stamkos says contract talks not at a stalemate

January 4, 2016 - 19:20
The Jonathan Drouin trade request saga has temporarily taken the attention away from the other elephant in the Lightning dressing room: the Steven Stamkos contract situation.
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Why the Lightning needs to be 'really careful' if dealing Drouin

January 4, 2016 - 11:11
Wing Jonathan Drouin wants out of Tampa Bay, just three years removed from being the No. 3 overall pick in 2013.
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Agent requested Drouin trade in November

January 3, 2016 - 11:34
The Jonathan Drouin saga in Tampa Bay got another big dose of drama Sunday.
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Drouin sent down to AHL Syracuse

January 2, 2016 - 09:26
As the Lightning morning skate was about to start Saturday, wing Jonathan Drouin walked out of Amalie Arena, carrying his equipment.
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Bishop leaves practice, but injury not considered 'serious'

January 1, 2016 - 15:56
As if things weren't bad enough for the Lightning, goaltender Ben Bishop left Friday's practice 10 minutes in and didn't return.
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Podcast: Lightning Midseason Report with Mishkin

December 31, 2015 - 11:51
The Lightning will reach the mid-point of its season next week, and nobody expected it to be where it is now: out of playoff position.
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Not enough desperation - or answers - from Lightning

December 31, 2015 - 00:12
Talk is cheap. Lightning players have repeated for weeks that they need to show more urgency, considering the defending Eastern Conference champions stunningly have to fight to get back into playoff position.
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Drouin 'ready to go' and return to Lightning lineup

December 30, 2015 - 10:32
Lightning wing Jonathan Drouin had just one word to describe his battle with injuries this season. "Long," he said.
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Vinik remains confident Lightning can sign Stamkos

December 28, 2015 - 18:22
Owner Jeff Vinik said at September's Fan Fest he was "confident" the Lightning would sign captain Steven Stamkos to a long-term deal.
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Gudlevskis playing waiting game: 'I need to be patient'

December 28, 2015 - 16:39
Goalie Ben Bishop is taking a lion's share of the starts in net for the Lightning, and deservedly so, as he's playing some of the best hockey of his career.
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Cooper says Stamkos has been 'unreal' to work with

December 28, 2015 - 12:33
Anytime the Lightning faces a team from a large Canadian market, inevitably the focus of questions surrounds the ongoing contract saga of captain Steven Stamkos.
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Does the Lightning need to make a move?

December 27, 2015 - 20:24
The holiday roster freeze in the NHL ended on Sunday at midnight, alllowing teams to commence moving and shaking. The question is, will the Lightning make any moves? Does it need to? The holiday roster freeze in the NHL ended on Sunday at midnight, alllowing teams to commence moving and shaking.
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Yet another injury results in another callup for Lightning

December 20, 2015 - 14:53
Just when the Lightning thought it was getting healthy, another callup from AHL Syracuse arrived Sunday, with wing Tanner Richard potentially making his NHL debut tonight.
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Stamkos: I want to stay with Lightning

December 19, 2015 - 15:40
Captain Steven Stamkos wants to make one thing clear:
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