Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 18 hours 32 min ago
The Triplets are back together. The touted Lightning line - which had such a magical run last season - was reunited for Wednesday's practice, and presumably for Thursday's game against the Senators. A big part of that is that wing Ondrej Palat could return to the lineup after missing more than four weeks with a left ankle injury.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop admitted he was scared Saturday night.
The Lightning had hoped C Tyler Johnson and C Cedric Paquette could return during these back-to-back games over the weekend.
The Lightning has signed coach Jon Cooper to a "multi-year" contract extension, the team announced this morning.
In this week's Lightning Strikes Podcast, our special guest is Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf. Getzlaf was in Steven Stamkos' shoes back in 2013, when he was in the final year of his deal with Anaheim before signing an extension a few months from free agency. Getzlaf offers his perspective on what Stamkos might be going through, how to handle the …
What caused Lightning center Tyler Johnson's undisclosed injury - just 48 seconds into Friday's game - remains a mystery. Even to Johnson.
The Lightning could get a boost for Wednesday's game against the Ducks as there's a "good chance" wing Jonathan Drouin will return to the lineup.
NBCSN hockey analyst Pierre McGuire said he's seen most of the Lightning games this season. "A big fan of the way they play," McGuire said. NBCSN hockey analyst Pierre McGuire said he's seen most of the Lightning games this season.
Center Tyler Johnson could return to the lineup tonight, giving the Lightning a boost against the Kings.
The Lightning looked a lot healthier in Tuesday's practice, with Tyler Johnson (upper body), Jonathan Drouin (undisclosed) and Cedric Paquette (upper body) all participating in regular-colored jerseys.
With wing Ryan Callahan back, and Tyler Johnson close, the Lightning reassigned some of its depth back to AHL Syracuse Sunday.
With Lightning assistant Brad Lauer set to coach against the Ducks tonight for the first time since Anaheim fired him in the offseason, he said there's no bitterness in how it ended.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop turns 29 today, and there's nothing he'd like more than another win to celebrate it.
There aren't many new faces on the Lightning this season, but one of them was behind the bench in assistant coach Brad Lauer.
The shuttle from AHL Syracuse to the Lightning continued on Thursday.
With injuries continuing to mount for the Lightning, it has turned into AHL Syracuse South. And the latest callup from Syracuse will be wing Joel Vermin, who could make his NHL debut Thursday against the Rangers. With injuries continuing to mount for the Lightning, it has turned into AHL Syracuse South.
Veteran wing Ryan Callahan didn't practice today, and is considered doubtful for Thursday's game against the Rangers. Join the club.
The Lightning will be without three regulars tonight, as forwards Tyler Johnson, Cedric Paquette and Jonathan Drouin are all out with injuries.
The training room at Amalie Arena was a busy place Sunday, a few forwards missing from the Lightning's optional practice.
Though Jake Warner, 17, lives in Raleigh, N.C., he's a huge Lightning fan, going to several games when his family vacations in Clearwater.