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Why trade of Eric Brewer made sense for both sides

November 28, 2014 - 16:09
Veteran defenseman Eric Brewer spent most of the past two weeks watching from the press box, a healthy scratch in four of the last five games.
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Victor Hedman "very close" to returning; Drouin, Brewer scratched

November 26, 2014 - 11:16
Defenseman Victor Hedman is almost ready to return to the Lightning lineup.
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Marty St. Louis "expecting the worst" but hoping for best in Tampa return

November 25, 2014 - 14:49
When the NHL schedule came out, Marty St. Louis said he looked right away for when the Rangers would be coming to Tampa to face the Lightning. "I circled it," he said.
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Mark Barberio, Cedric Paquette back in, Brewer, Namestnikov out

November 22, 2014 - 11:23
For the first 18 games, defenseman Mark Barberio was mostly a spectator, a healthy scratch in all but three.
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Lightning affiliate Syracuse to set U.S. hockey indoor attendance record

November 21, 2014 - 16:58
After the Syracuse Crunch became part of the first-ever outdoor game in the history of the American Hockey League in 2010, Crunch owner Howard Dolgon asked the question. "What can do we do next," he said.
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Vladislav Namestnikov featured on "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon

November 20, 2014 - 17:57
Lightning rookie center Vladislav Namestnikov may not be a household name yet, but his name earned him a mention on the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night.
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Victor Hedman joins team skate; Brett Connolly back in lineup

November 20, 2014 - 13:07
Lightning defensemana Victor Hedman took the next step in his recovery from a fractured finger on Thursday, participating in the team's morning skate for the first time.
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Cedric Paquette considered day to day

November 19, 2014 - 13:42
The Lightning got some encouraging news on the injury front Wednesday as center Cedric Paquette is considered just day-to-day with a lower body injury.
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Evgeni Nabokov to start against Islanders, Brett Connolly close

November 18, 2014 - 13:23
When veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov signed with the Lightning this offseason, he told coach Jon Cooper, "I don't want you to feel obligated to play me against my former teams."
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Marty St. Louis says it'll be 'weird' to face Lightning tonight

November 17, 2014 - 12:49
There's no secret one of the main storylines for tonight's game, with the Madison Square Garden marquee having a photo of Marty St. Louis with the title, "Talk of the Town."
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Brenden Morrow proud friend Mike Modano going into Hall of Fame

November 15, 2014 - 18:30
When Mike Modano gets inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, he will have one extra-proud friend in the Lightning locker room.
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Jonathan Drouin a healthy scratch Saturday vs Islanders

November 15, 2014 - 18:00
Being a rookie in the NHL can be a roller-coaster.
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Ondrej Palat says he can play tonight; Bishop starting in goal

November 15, 2014 - 10:37
Wing Ondrej Palat took part in Saturday's optional morning skate, saying while he got "banged-up" Thursday against San Jose, he expects to play tonight against the Islanders at Amalie Arena. "I'm ready to go," he said.
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With Tyler Johnson and Alex Killorn "probable," who is the odd-man out?

November 13, 2014 - 10:54
The Lightning is getting healthy, with coach Jon Cooper saying Tyler Johnson (upper body) and Alex Killorn (upper body) are both "probable" for tonight's game against the Sharks.
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Tyler Johnson considered day-to-day

November 12, 2014 - 11:25
The Lightning got some encouraging news on the injury front Wednesday, as center Tyler Johnson is considered day-to-day, general manager Steve Yzerman said.
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Brad Richards settles in with Chicago, "maybe someday" return to Tampa

November 11, 2014 - 13:37
It's been a whirlwind few months for former Lightning star center Brad Richards.
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