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Erik Condra's shuttle from Syracuse takes its toll

February 11, 2017 - 12:24
Wing Erik Condra has been the Lightning's yo-yo this season, getting recalled eight times from AHL Syracuse.
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Steve Yzerman 'extremely saddened' by death of Mike Ilitch

February 11, 2017 - 01:35
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said he was "extremely saddened" to hear of the passing of long-time Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch.
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Vasilevskiy gets start in big game vs. Wild

February 10, 2017 - 14:32
With goalie Ben Bishop being on a roll, and coming off a shutout, you would have thought he might get the start tonight in a measuring-stick game against the Western Conference-leading Wild. You'd also be wrong.
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Rick Bowness to pass Scotty Bowman for games coached

February 10, 2017 - 12:19
When you can pass Hall of Fame coach Scotty Bowman, you know it's a good day. It doesn't happen often.
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Tyler Johnson 'up in the air' for Friday's game

February 9, 2017 - 16:58
Think the Lightning has turned the corner?
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Gabriel Dumont 'earned his right' to stay with Lightning

February 8, 2017 - 13:54
Lightning forward Gabriel Dumont emphatically pumped both arms in the air, and let out a huge grin after scoring Tuesday night. You can't blame him. It's been a long time coming. Lightning forward Gabriel Dumont emphatically pumped both arms in the air, and let out a huge grin after scoring Tuesday night.
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Is this the start of something?

February 8, 2017 - 12:11
Are the Lightning's back-to-back wins just a blip? Or the start of something? Times sports columnist Tom Jones and Lightning beat writer Joe Smith discuss what they've learned during the team's recent stretch in our …
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Three reasons a Lightning run could be coming

February 8, 2017 - 11:51
The crowd at Amalie Arena roared as it rose to its feet Tuesday night during the final seconds of the Lightning's 5-0 win over the Kings.
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Lightning hopes Saturday's win can be start of run

February 7, 2017 - 11:07
The Lightning enters tonight's game against the Kings with an opportunity to complete a feat it hasn't done in more than a month: Win back to back games.
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Yzerman: Stamkos' recovery 'right on course'

February 2, 2017 - 15:16
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said while there's still no definite return date for captain Steven Stamkos, he's "right on course" in his recovery from knee surgery.
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Guy Boucher enjoys return to Tampa

February 2, 2017 - 13:10
Former Lightning coach Guy Boucher stepped in Amalie Arena Thursday for the second time since his firing four years ago.
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Ben Bishop hopes to stay, but also wants to play

February 2, 2017 - 12:55
With the trade deadline a month away, G Ben Bishop admits he doesn't know how it'll end up.
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Jake Dotchin quickly earning Lightning coaches' trust

February 1, 2017 - 16:20
Rookie defenseman Jake Dotchin said getting his first career NHL point Tuesday night was a thrill. "It was something, for sure," he said.
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Why Jonathan Drouin didn't play the final three minutes Tuesday

February 1, 2017 - 16:16
Much has been made about how wing Jonathan Drouin didn't play the final three minutes of Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Bruins, including when the Lightning had the extra attacker trying to tie the game.
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Father Len blesses new ice at Amalie

January 31, 2017 - 18:26
                   
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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Crucial home stand starts with Bruins

January 31, 2017 - 12:22
Joe Smith sets up the second half of the season, including a critical home stand beginning against the Boston Bruins, in our latest Lightning Strikes! podcast. Will the Nikita Nesterov trade be the start of more deals before …
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Point may return tonight as Lightning return after All-Star Break

January 31, 2017 - 12:20
                   
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Brayden Point not yet cleared to play

January 30, 2017 - 16:59
Lightning center Brayden Point was a full participant in Monday's practice, his first with contact since suffering a hand injury in late December.
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