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Paquette's x-rays negative, considered day-to-day

September 27, 2015 - 11:01
The Lightning got some encouraging news on the injury front Sunday, with x-rays on Cedric Paquette's left leg negative, the forward considered day-to-day.
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Lightning claims Poulin off waivers, release Emery

September 27, 2015 - 10:52
The battle for the Lightning backup goalie spot just got another twist.
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Lightning cuts roster down to 29

September 27, 2015 - 10:40
The Lightning made a large group of cuts Sunday, reassigning 23 players to AHL Syracuse.
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Bishop to make preseason debut, Stamkos-Drouin together

September 25, 2015 - 11:56
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will make his first start of the preseason tonight against the Panthers at Amalie Arena, a good test to see how well his torn groin muscle has healed.
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Lightning makes first camp cuts, dropping 10

September 23, 2015 - 16:03
The Lightning made its first round of training camp cuts Wednesday, reducing the roster by 10 down to 53.
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Triplets to make preseason debut tonight for Lightning

September 23, 2015 - 09:53
The Triplets are back. Lightning forwards Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov - which formed one of the most dangerous lines in the NHL last season - will make their preseason debut tonight against the Predators in Nashville.
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Stamkos, Hedman in lineup tonight for preseason opener

September 22, 2015 - 08:02
The Lightning will have some star power for its preseason opener tonight against Nashville at Amalie Arena.
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Tortorella to coach Team USA for World Cup

September 21, 2015 - 12:07
Former Lightning coach John Tortorella will be the head coach for Team USA in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, TSN's Frank Seravalli reported today.
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Gudlevskis returns to practice, feels "close to 100 percent"

September 21, 2015 - 08:35
Lightning goalie Kristers Gudlevskis (upper body) returned to practice Monday morning, an encouraging sign as he hopes to audition for the backup role.
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Vinik talks Stamkos contract, practice facility and more

September 20, 2015 - 13:31
Owner Jeff Vinik has said he hopes captain Steven Stamkos remains with the Lightning for his entire career.
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Vinik confident Yzerman can "figure out the deal" with Stamkos

September 18, 2015 - 15:42
Lightning owner Jeff Vinik has said he hopes captain Steven Stamkos is here for his "whole career" and will "lead us to a lot of Stanley Cups."
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Jonathan Drouin determined to earn bigger role with Lightning

September 18, 2015 - 14:27
Lightning coach Jon Cooper made it clear not read too much into line combinations during training camp.
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Gudlevskis injury considered minor

September 17, 2015 - 12:16
The Lightning got some encouraging news Thursday, with goalie Kristers Gudlevskis' upper-body considered "minor," general manager Steve Yzerman said. 
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Bolts start the new season still burning over the way the last one ended

September 17, 2015 - 10:55
Veteran wing Ryan Callahan was sitting in his Davis Islands home the other night watching television, and Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final was being replayed on NHL Network.
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Johnson encouraged by progress in wrist

September 16, 2015 - 12:20
The Lightning's informal skate had just wrappped up Wednesday morning, but center Tyler Johnson remained on the ice with several others, working on some one-timers.
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Stamkos not thinking about contract as camp opens

September 16, 2015 - 12:04
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will likely head into Thursday's first day of training camp without a contract extension, an issue that will be one of the biggest storylines throughout the preseason.
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Ray Emery not 'done,' aims for backup role with Lightning

September 15, 2015 - 13:11
There was plenty of uncertainty this summer for Ray Emery.
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Kristers Gudlevskis hurt in prospect tournament

September 15, 2015 - 12:24
The Lightning's depleted goaltending depth took another hit on Tuesday.
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Tampa eliminated from bidding for 2018 World Junior Hockey Championships

September 15, 2015 - 11:50
Despite a strong bid, Tampa was eliminated from contention to host the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championships, USA Hockey announced today.
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Vasilevskiy returns to ice, optimistic on quick recovery

September 14, 2015 - 10:53
Lightning backup goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy did some light skating in full pads Monday for the first time since undergoing surgery to fix a blood clot Sept. 3.
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