Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 4 hours 33 min ago
There's no guarantee that captain Steven Stamkos leaves the Lightning as a free agent this summer.
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.
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.
During Thursday's practice, center Cedric Paquette took a slap shot off his left shin and buckled to the ice.
Coach Jon Cooper said tonight's showdown with the Red Wings will be a "measuring stick" for the Lightning.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is headed to his first NHL All-Star game, and it is well deserved.
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos did not speak this morning after the optional morning skate.
Captain Steven Stamkos would neither confirm nor deny a Saturday report by Canada's Sportsnet that the Lightning has offered an eight-year, $68 million contract extension in recent weeks.
The Lightning and Panthers are atop the Atlantic Division, making for a special showdown tonight in Sunrise.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman expressed disappointment in the Jonathan Drouin saga today, saying he didn't envision it coming to this with the No. 3 overall pick in 2013.
The Jonathan Drouin saga took another stunning twist Wednesday night, and got a whole lot uglier.
Coach Jon Cooper suggested he'd like to get goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy at least two starts during this stretch before the All-Star break.
Despite Ben Bishop coming off a shutout Tuesday in Colorado, Andrei Vasilevskiy will start in net tonight for the Lightning against the Penguins.
There's a lot of smoke surrounding the potential trade of Lightning wing Jonathan Drouin.
With Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scoring his 500th goal Sunday, we take a look at the milestone, and how it may be even more difficult to reach in coming eras.