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Lightning ranked No. 1 franchise in NHL by ESPN

October 13, 2015 - 11:26
Owner Jeff Vinik said he wanted to turn the Lightning into a "world class franchise," akin to a Green Bay Packers.
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Stamkos says reaching 500 points is 'special'

October 12, 2015 - 16:17
Captain Steven Stamkos has had many painful memories at TD Garden.
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Getting to know new color analyst Brian Engblom

October 11, 2015 - 11:16
While most of the Lightning roster remains the same from last season, there's been a significant change in the broadcast booth.
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Lecavalier says it's tough to be scratched in Tampa return

October 8, 2015 - 12:14
Vinny Lecavalier hasn't played for the Lightning for two years now, but he says it's still a special feeling getting back on the Amalie Arena ice.
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Lightning begins 'new journey' tonight

October 8, 2015 - 09:55
There will be a little pomp and circumstance tonight, with the Lightning unveiling its Eastern Conference championship banner at Amalie Arena.
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Rays' Moore and Odorizzi enjoy skating with Lightning

October 7, 2015 - 14:21
Rays pitchers Matt Moore and Jake Odorizzi were special guests at Lightning practice Wednesday morning, and there was one thing clear.
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Tyler Johnson returns to practice, looks good for Lightning opener

October 7, 2015 - 09:26
Lightning center Tyler Johnson returned to practice Wednesday, a good sign he might be available for Thursday's season opener. 
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Johnson has 'no idea' who woman on Kimmel was

October 6, 2015 - 16:21
When it comes to being a professional athlete, nothing appears private anymore.
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Lightning roster taking shape

October 6, 2015 - 11:02
The Ligtning is finalizing its roster, sending several players down to AHL Syracuse to get down to 23 players.
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Vasilevskiy targets late October return

October 5, 2015 - 12:00
It sounds like whomever the Lightning picks to be the temporary backup goalie may not be needed very long.
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Killorn back at practice, Johnson still out

October 5, 2015 - 09:32
While wing Alex Killorn returned to practice Monday, All-Star center Tyler Johnson remains sidelined with an undisclosed injury suffered Saturday against the Panthers.
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'Meet the Lightning' shows players' off-ice talents

October 5, 2015 - 09:25
With the Lightning season opening up on Thursday, the Times decided to give readers an up-close look at what some of the players are like off the ice.
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Johnson and Killorn both considered day-to-day

October 4, 2015 - 10:24
The Lightning got some encouraging news on the injury front Sunday, as All-Star center Tyler Johnson and wing Alex Killorn are both considered just day-to-day with undisclosed injuries, general manager Steve Yzerman said.
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Kucherov ready to return, Bishop to play whole game

October 3, 2015 - 10:17
Wing Nikita Kucherov was back at Saturday's morning skate, and plans to play tonight in the exhibition finale against the Panthers, which is an encouraging sign for the Lightning.
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Kucherov leaves game with lower-body injury

October 1, 2015 - 18:53
Wing Nikita Kucherov gave Lightning fans a thrill Thursday night in scoring on the game's first shift.
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Lightning backup goalie spot remains a mystery

October 1, 2015 - 10:30
With just one week until opening night, the Lightning's backup goalie situation is still a mystery. And it might be even after the Oct. 8 season opener against the Flyers. With just one week until opening night, the Lightning's backup goalie situation is still a mystery.
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Paquette says he'll be ready for season

October 1, 2015 - 10:14
Lightning forward Cedric Paquette briefly returned to the ice after Thursday's skate.
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Preseason play 'concerning' for Lightning

September 30, 2015 - 17:25
Normally, there shouldn't be much to read into preseason results in the NHL. The regulars don't always play, especially together, with many prospects getting a look. Normally, there shouldn't be much to read into preseason results in the NHL.
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Lightning thrilled by atmosphere in Johnstown

September 29, 2015 - 11:29
Lightning veteran wing Ryan Callahan said his older brother used to sneak him downstairs in their Rochester, N.Y. home to watch "Slap Shot."
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Goalie Kevin Poulin 'relieved' to land with the Lightning

September 28, 2015 - 12:09
While goaltender Kevin Poulin was in limbo over the weekend, having been put on waivers by the Islanders, he tried not to stress about it.
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