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Stamkos thriving after returning to center

February 23, 2016 - 12:28
Steven Stamkos has scored a goal in three straight games, which matches a Lightning season-high. It's the first time this season the Lightning captain has completed the feat. Steven Stamkos has scored a goal in three straight games, which matches a Lightning season-high.
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Kucherov a game-time decision; Garrison a week away

February 23, 2016 - 12:07
It was an encouraging sign for the Lightning Tuesday that wing Nikita Kucherov participated in the morning skate.
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Bishop to start tonight, Paquette okay

February 21, 2016 - 12:52
Goalie Ben Bishop will start tonight against the Hurricanes, a rare scenario where he's played both games in a back-to-back.
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Now cancer free, Lightning fan ready for reunion today

February 21, 2016 - 11:25
After his "Make-A-Wish" moment meeting the Lightning in mid-November, Jake Warner set a goal.
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No hearing set for Stralman for Little hit

February 19, 2016 - 10:04
It doesn't appear that Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman will receive any supplemental discipline from the league for his hit on Winnipeg's Bryan Little Thursday night.
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Namestnikov could be out again, Palat game-time decision

February 18, 2016 - 14:30
After several weeks of being healthy up front, the Lightning may be without center Vladislav Namestnikov for the second straight game.
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Stamkos hopes Yzerman's no-trade statement 'lightens the load'

February 16, 2016 - 11:43
Now that general manager Steve Yzerman made it clear publicly Monday that Steven Stamkos isn't getting traded, the Lightning captain is happy he can now focus on hockey the rest of the season.
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Yzerman: Stamkos will not be traded by deadline

February 15, 2016 - 12:37
Captain Steven Stamkos isn't going anywhere. At least, not before the Feb. 29 trade deadline. Captain Steven Stamkos isn't going anywhere.
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Vasilevskiy likely to get more stints in the AHL

February 12, 2016 - 13:25
Andrei Vasilevskiy may be a No. 1 goalie of the future. But Vasilevskiy's near-future will likely include some trips back to AHL Syracuse to play for the Crunch, giving the touted prospect an opportunity to play more. Andrei Vasilevskiy may be a No. 1 goalie of the future.
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After whirlwind callup, Koekkoek expected to get playing time

February 12, 2016 - 12:45
Defenseman Slater Koekkoek certainly took a unique path in his latest callup from AHL Syracuse.
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Lightning's Stamkos: Answers will come at the trade deadline

February 11, 2016 - 15:56
If he wanted to, captain Steven Stamkos could sqaush any potential drama leading up until the Feb. 29 trade deadline.
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Lightning season tickets to increase an average of 7 percent

February 11, 2016 - 13:57
The Lightning announced Thursday that season tickets for next season will increase by an average of 7 percent.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: What does the future hold for the team?

February 11, 2016 - 12:52
The Times' Joe Smith and Chad Scharr from discuss the current state of the Lightning, its future, the big decisions it faces -- signing Steven Stamkos, trading Jonathan Drouin, what goalie to pick -- and what prospects are waiting in the wings to impact the club in future seasons. Joe will also answer your questions on what …
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Bolts lose Jason Garrison for 3–5 weeks to lower body injury

February 11, 2016 - 11:50
Defensemen Jason Garrison is expected to miss 3-5 weeks with a lower body injury, a big blow to the Lightning blue line. 
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Garrison injury tough blow to Lightning blueline

February 9, 2016 - 14:15
The Lightning lost more than just a game Monday night in Ottawa.
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Are Maple Leafs gearing up to make run at Stamkos?

February 9, 2016 - 13:10
There's no guarantee that captain Steven Stamkos leaves the Lightning as a free agent this summer.
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Turris relates to Drouin's plight: 'It's a tough, tough go'

February 8, 2016 - 14:34
While the Lightning will play in Jonathan Drouin's hometown of Montreal Tuesday, the suspended wing continues to work out and skate on his own every day somewhere in the city.
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Condra to face former team, Bishop won't

February 8, 2016 - 14:22
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was one of the last players off the ice at Monday's optional skate, acknowledging to the swarm of Ottawa-based reporters he would not get a chance to face his former team tonight.
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Lightning's Paquette: 'It's just not my year'

February 5, 2016 - 11:30
During Thursday's practice, center Cedric Paquette took a slap shot off his left shin and buckled to the ice.
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Red Wings' Blashill: Lightning 'really rolling now'

February 3, 2016 - 15:13
Coach Jon Cooper said tonight's showdown with the Red Wings will be a "measuring stick" for the Lightning.
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