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Lightning to participate in rookie tournament

August 16, 2016 - 16:09
The Lightning announced Tuesday it will participate in a four-team rookie tournament Sept 17-20 in Coral Springs.
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Bolts sign veteran D James Wisniewski

August 11, 2016 - 12:55
The Lightning on Thursday signed D James Wisneiwski to a professional tryout contract with an invite to training camp.
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Yzerman expects to get Nikita Kucherov signed

July 27, 2016 - 12:35
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman's offseason couldn't have gone much better so far, especially with the re-signing of captain Steven Stamkos and locking up cornerstone defenseman Victor Hedman long-term.
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Lightning re-signs Yanni Gourde to one-year deal

July 25, 2016 - 12:34
The Lightning re-signed forward Yanni Gourde to a one-year, two-way deal Monday. 
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Brad Richards on career: 'I'll cherish all of it'

July 21, 2016 - 09:14
Brad Richards briefly pauses a phone interview Thursday so he can get his hands free.
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Nikita Nesterov added to Team Russia for World Cup

July 18, 2016 - 15:46
Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been added to Team Russia for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. 
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Lightning and Alex Killorn agree to seven-year deal

July 17, 2016 - 11:33
The Lightning has locked up another core player long-term, agreeing with wing Alex Killorn on a seven-year deal which brings a $4.45 million annual average.
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F Cory Conacher returns on 1-year, 1-way deal

July 13, 2016 - 16:53
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Lightning add depth, sign F Mike Halmo to 1-year, 2-way contract

July 9, 2016 - 12:08
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Alex Killorn, Vladislav Namestnikov file for arbitration

July 5, 2016 - 16:43

Lightning centers Alex Killorn and Vladislav Namestnikov filed for arbitration by Tuesday’s 5 p.m. deadline.

Both players were offered qualifying offers.

If they do not reach agreements on contracts for the upcoming season they will go to arbitration.

Hearings are scheduled for July 20-Aug. 4.

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Highlights from Lightning prospect 3-on-3 tournament

July 2, 2016 - 14:11
Lightning prospect Jonne Tammela said he really gained confidence near the end of last season, when he got a brief stint at AHL Syracuse.
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Lightning sign Andrei Vasilevskiy to three-year extension

July 1, 2016 - 13:28
The Lightning will soon have to make a decision in net, with goalie Ben Bishop entering the final year of his deal and only one goalie allowed to be protected in next year's expansion draft.
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Lightning lock up Victor Hedman for eight years

July 1, 2016 - 12:51
After watching captain Steven Stamkos' negotiations go down to the wire, the Lightning wasted no time Friday in locking up another franchise foundation.
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Lightning loses Marchessault, signs Bournival

July 1, 2016 - 11:25
Jonathan Marchessault has signed with the Panthers, a two-year deal at $750,000, per TSN.
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Yzerman 'confident' Lightning can sign Nikita Kucherov

July 1, 2016 - 11:00
With captain Steven Stamkos and defenseman Victor Hedman both locked up for eight more years, the attention turns to another foundation-type player, wing Nikita Kucherov.
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