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Lightning sign defenseman Jake Dotchin to entry level contract

April 19, 2014 - 11:05
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Jake Dotchin to an entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Dotchin, 20, skated in 63 games with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey ...

Statistical Breakdown of Game Two: Lightning vs. Canadiens

April 18, 2014 - 21:33
The Montreal Canadiens captured a 5-4 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game One of the First Round matchup in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The following is a statistical recap from Game One. Copy and paste the following link to vi...

Robert Blount honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 18, 2014 - 17:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Robert Blount as the 43th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of Game 2 of the Lightning’s first round series against the Montreal Canadiens. Blount, who received a $50,000 donat...

How to grow a perfect Playoff Beard

April 18, 2014 - 15:55
Some Dos and Don’ts for the Perfect Playoff Experience 1 – Start Right Now: The Lightning have started the Stanley Cup Playoffs. What are you waiting for? Do you think that getting all scruffy looking is going to be a snap? Get to work! 2 – ...

Notebook: Bolts focused on playing way that got them here in Game 2

April 18, 2014 - 13:46
The Tampa Bay Lightning feel Friday’s game two against the Montreal Canadiens is a critical juncture in its postseason campaign, but it is looking at it as an end-all, be all. “If this was Game Four and we were down three games, I’d consider th...

Five storylines about Game Two

April 18, 2014 - 12:08
The Tampa Bay Lightning play game two in the first series of the Stanley Cup Playoffs versus the Montreal Canadiens tonight. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum and you can watch on Sun Sports.  Here are some storylines to foll...

White out issued for the Tampa Bay Times Forum

April 18, 2014 - 09:16
A winter storm warning has been issued for the Tampa Bay Times Forum this evening as meteorologists are calling for white out conditions. Tonight’s sold-out 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Game Two between the Lightning and the Canadiens at the Tim...

Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov could be X-Factor for Bolts in First Round

April 17, 2014 - 16:52
Six different players contributed their first NHL playoff point Wednesday for the Tampa Bay Lightning, but two of those postseason rookies – Alex Killorn and Nikita Kucherov – could play a significant role in the first round series. Facing a Mo...

Statistical Breakdown of Game One: Lightning vs. Canadiens

April 16, 2014 - 23:58
The Montreal Canadiens captured a 5-4 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game One of the First Round matchup in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The following is a statistical recap from Game One. Copy and paste the following link to vi...

Chief Jane Castor honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 16, 2014 - 19:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jane Castor as the 42nd Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Castor, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundatio...

Four thoughts about today's Bolts and the 2004 Stanley Cup squad

April 16, 2014 - 16:15
It only seems fitting to compare the 2003-04 Stanley Cup-winning Tampa Bay Lightning to the Bolts of today. This season the Lightning set a number of new franchise records that have not been matched since 2003-04, yet there are a variety of things...

Young Bolts excited for playoff debuts

April 16, 2014 - 13:54
While there are is a chance that 13 different Lightning players could make their National Hockey League postseason debut over the course of Round 1 (excluding Cody Kunyk), six of those players won a Calder Cup with head coach Jon Cooper just two s...

What to watch for: Game 1 vs. Canadiens

April 16, 2014 - 13:13
The Tampa Bay Lightning open up round one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at home tonight versus the Montreal Canadiens. The matchup tonight is the first of two home games in Tampa before departing to Montreal for games three and four. The Bolts ...

Lindback leads charge as strong netminding emerges at pivotal time

April 15, 2014 - 20:15
The Tampa Bay Lightning's playoff stock may have plummeted when netminder Ben Bishop grimaced in pain on the ice after he was injured while diving for a puck one week ago. Confidence, however, has continued to rise in the locker room despite losin...

Lightning, Chase Continue 'Educators of the Month' Appreciation Program

April 15, 2014 - 16:36
TAMPA BAY - As a way to honor teachers and principals who are making a difference in the lives of local students, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chase are continuing to partner during the playoffs with Tampa Bay area Public Schools in their Educators...

Palat, Filppula return to practice; Bishop remains out

April 15, 2014 - 16:06
A question mark surrounded Tampa Bay Lightning netminder Ben Bishop heading into the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs and it will remain there at least through Game 1. Bishop did not practice with the Lightning Tuesday and while head coach Jon Cooper ...

Despite long odds, Palat has emerged for Lightning

April 14, 2014 - 20:41
Ondrej Palat sat there and waited. He waited some more. As the 2011 NHL Draft was rolling through its second day about 4,500 miles away in St. Paul Minn., Palat was at home in Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic, wondering, waiting to see if he wo...

Lightning, Canadiens find little room for separation

April 14, 2014 - 20:35
The Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning do not share a rich and storied history in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The two teams have met once before in the playoffs, and if anyone in the Lightning organization is a believer in good omens, the...

Limited tickets remain for the Lightning's first two home playoff games

April 14, 2014 - 19:47
Limited tickets remain for the Lightning's first two home games of its First Round series against the Montreal Canadiens in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The games, which will be played at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 and Friday, April 18 at the...

Lightning Announce Beard-A-Thon for 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 14, 2014 - 13:22
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are offering its fans the opportunity to join in one of hockey's traditions of growing playoff beards with the players to help raise money for charity during the Lightning's playoff run. The Lightning's Beard...