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Andrei Vasilevskiy recalled by Lightning, could debut tonight

December 16, 2014 - 09:17
Touted goalie prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy has been recalled from AHL Syracuse today.

And it's possible Vasilevskiy, 20, could make his anticipated NHL debut tonight against the Flyers in Philadelphia.

Coach Jon Cooper said it'll be a "game-time decision" if he'll start Vasilevskiy or veteran backup Evgeni Nabokov. While …
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Ben Bishop leaves Monday's game with lower body injury

December 15, 2014 - 19:38
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop left Monday's game with a lower-body injury and will not return.
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Lightning hoping to stay "mumps free"

December 15, 2014 - 11:57
With Penguins star Sidney Crosby the latest player to get diagnosed with mumps, the Lightning are resigned to the fact that, at some point, the growing outbreak may hit their lockeroom.
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Jonathan Drouin won't be playing in World Juniors

December 11, 2014 - 18:56
As expected, Lightning rookie wing Jonathan Drouin won't be loaned to Team Canada for the upcoming World Junior championships.
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Evgeni Nabokov starting in net vs. Hurricanes

December 11, 2014 - 10:36
Veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov will start tonight for the Lightning against the Hurricanes.
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J.T. Brown back in lineup for Lightning; Drouin out

December 9, 2014 - 10:34
Wing J.T. Brown will return to the lineup tonight for the Lightning against the Capitals, with rookie wing Jonathan Drouin likely sitting out.
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Cooper wants Steven Stamkos to shoot more

December 6, 2014 - 10:41
With one more goal, Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will reach 250 in his career, making him one of the youngest players in history to do so.
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Lightning pleased with Jonathan Drouin's progress

December 4, 2014 - 10:57
With center Vladislav Namestnikov sent back to AHL Syracuse Wednesday, it opens up some room for touted rookie wing Jonathan Drouin to get more playing time.
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Vladislav Namestnikov reassigned to AHL Syracuse

December 3, 2014 - 16:31
With the Lightning having a glut at forward, center Vladislav Namestnikov was reassigned to AHL Syracuse Wednesday.
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Evgeni Nabokov gets rare start tonight, adjusting to backup role

December 2, 2014 - 12:00
When veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov signed with the Lightning last summer, he knew what he was getting into, with Ben Bishop the entrenched starter.
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Tony DeAngelo, Adam Erne invited to USA World Juniors camp

December 2, 2014 - 11:46
Two Lightning prospects - defenseman Tony DeAngelo and forward Adam Erne - have been invited to Team USA's evaluation camp for the World Junior championship, which will be held later this month.
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Ryan Callahan named NHL's second star; Marty St. Louis honored tonight

December 1, 2014 - 13:31
For all the shuffling that has gone on with Steven Stamkos' line this season, there has been one constant. As long as wing Ryan Callahan has been healthy, he's always played on the captain's right side. For all the shuffling that has gone on with Steven Stamkos' line this season, there has been one constant.
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Jonathan Drouin would rather stay with Lightning than play in World Junior

November 29, 2014 - 17:15
Team Canada will announce its roster for its World Junior camp on Monday.
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Why trade of Eric Brewer made sense for both sides

November 28, 2014 - 16:09
Veteran defenseman Eric Brewer spent most of the past two weeks watching from the press box, a healthy scratch in four of the last five games.
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Victor Hedman "very close" to returning; Drouin, Brewer scratched

November 26, 2014 - 11:16
Defenseman Victor Hedman is almost ready to return to the Lightning lineup.
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Marty St. Louis "expecting the worst" but hoping for best in Tampa return

November 25, 2014 - 14:49
When the NHL schedule came out, Marty St. Louis said he looked right away for when the Rangers would be coming to Tampa to face the Lightning. "I circled it," he said.
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Mark Barberio, Cedric Paquette back in, Brewer, Namestnikov out

November 22, 2014 - 11:23
For the first 18 games, defenseman Mark Barberio was mostly a spectator, a healthy scratch in all but three.
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Lightning affiliate Syracuse to set U.S. hockey indoor attendance record

November 21, 2014 - 16:58
After the Syracuse Crunch became part of the first-ever outdoor game in the history of the American Hockey League in 2010, Crunch owner Howard Dolgon asked the question. "What can do we do next," he said.
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