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Lightning defense set, forward spots up for grabs

October 8, 2016 - 10:37
With the Lightning putting Luke Witkowski on waivers Friday, it made it clear what's been expected all along. Defenseman Slater Koekkoek is set to make his first opening night roster. With the Lightning putting Luke Witkowski on waivers Friday, it made it clear what's been expected all along.
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The case for who takes Ryan Callahan's spot

October 7, 2016 - 10:22
With just one exhibition remaining Saturday, the Lightning has a few more days to make a decision on one of its main camp questions.
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Lightning-Panthers exhibition won't be made up

October 6, 2016 - 08:39
Thursday's Lightning-Panthers preseason game, which was postponed Wednesday due to Hurricane Matthew, will not be made up.
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Lightning-Panthers preseason game canceled

October 5, 2016 - 10:44
The Lightning's preseason game Thursday in Sunrise against the Panthers has been canceled due to the hurricane forecast.
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Can Brayden Point make the Lightning?

October 4, 2016 - 07:00
The Lightning insists it doesn't need to rush forward prospect Brayden Point. Associate coach Rick Bowness said Point is an NHL player, it's just a matter of when. How about now? The Lightning insists it doesn't need to rush forward prospect Brayden Point.
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Why the Lightning cut James Wisniewski

October 3, 2016 - 10:38
Defenseman James Wisniewski was the biggest name of the Lightning's 24 cuts Sunday, the veteran released from his training camp tryout after playing in three exhibitions.
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Steven Stamkos arrives at Lightning camp

October 3, 2016 - 07:49
Steven Stamkos didn't have to be at Monday's practice at Amalie Arena.
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James Wisniewski part of Lightning cuts

October 2, 2016 - 13:26
Lightning GM Steve Yzerman said veteran defenseman James Wisniewski would be given every chance to make the team on his camp tryout.
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Ben Bishop starts in Nashville exhibition

October 1, 2016 - 12:59
Considering goalie Ben Bishop got some action - and three weeks of practice - during the World Cup of Hockey, he's already on track to start the regular season.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy could make exhibition debut tonight

September 30, 2016 - 08:08
After not playing at all for Russia in the World Cup, goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy couldn't wait to get back to Lightning camp and get in a game.
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Kristers Gudlevskis takes another step

September 30, 2016 - 07:08
With Ben Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy making for a Lightning log-jam in net, goalie Kristers Gudlevskis just has to wait.
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Marchessault left Lightning for 'better opportunity'

September 29, 2016 - 14:33
Jonathan Marchessault enjoyed his experience with the Lightning. Even as he was a healthy scratch during last year's playoffs, the 5-foot-9 forward insisted he'd love to stay. Jonathan Marchessault enjoyed his experience with the Lightning.
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Nikita Kucherov won't report without a contract

September 29, 2016 - 10:43
Wing Nikita Kucherov may have played for Russia in the World Cup without a contract.
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Battle for bottom six continues tonight for Lightning

September 29, 2016 - 08:09
It's fitting former Lightning wing Jonathan Marchessault returns to Amalie Arena tonight with the Panthers for an exhibition game.
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James Wisniewski encouraged with Lightning debut

September 28, 2016 - 07:00
Veteran defenseman James Wisniewski was admittedly anxious heading into Tuesday's exhibition opener.
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Bishop, Vasilevskiy back from World Cup

September 27, 2016 - 10:21
There was a familiar sight Tuesday, with Ben Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy sharing the net in goaltending drills before the team's morning skate.
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Johnson, Killorn highlight Lightning lineup for exhibition

September 27, 2016 - 07:45
The Lightning will have several regulars in the lineup tonight for its exhibition opener against the Hurricanes at Amalie Arena, including Tyler Johnson and Alex Killorn.
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Lightning re-signs Nikita Nesterov

September 26, 2016 - 15:05
The Lightning re-signed defenseman Nikita Nesterov Monday, leaving it with just one (but important) restricted free agent left: Nikita Kucherov.
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Lightning to honor Vinny Lecavalier Oct. 18 vs. Panthers

September 25, 2016 - 08:49
Former Lightning Vinny Lecavalier was a surprised guest at Sunday's Fan Fest, getting a standing ovation from the crowd of season ticket holders as he was introduced.
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Lightning pushes pace early in camp

September 24, 2016 - 14:37
Lightning center Brian Boyle's practice ended a little early Saturday after the heel of defenseman Braydon Coburn's stick blade caught him in the nose during a 1-on-1 drill.
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