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Steven Stamkos named NHL's third star of the week

October 20, 2014 - 10:02
NEW YORK – Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, Anaheim Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen and Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 19. FIRST STAR – TYLER SEGUIN, C, DALLAS STAR...

Lightning recall Jonathan Drouin and Luke Witkowski from Syracuse

October 19, 2014 - 16:13
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Jonathan Drouin and defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Drouin, who was a...

Burns: Improved defense, Stamkos' scoring highlight road opener despite Hedman injury

October 19, 2014 - 08:39
Tampa Bay got off to a good start on its first road trip of the season, holding off the Vancouver Canucks for a 4-2 victory at Rogers Arena. The Lightning grabbed the opening goal in the game's first minute and never trailed. Steven Stamkos scored...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: How the Bolts struggled, but still win over Canucks

October 19, 2014 - 08:18
Timely offense.  A key power play goal.  Stellar goaltending.  Managing opposition momentum surges.  Five defensemen stepping up after an injury to Victor Hedman.  These were the elements that propelled the Lightning to a 4-2 win in Vancouver on S...

Lightning Insider: Family Affair in Vancouver

October 18, 2014 - 14:05
Greetings from the Pacific Northwest as the Lightning prepare for tonight's match-up with the Vancouver Canucks to kick off this western Canadian road trip. It isn't very often that a team opens up its road schedule so far away from home, but ...

Degrees of Separation: Lightning vs. Canucks

October 18, 2014 - 13:56
The Bolts open up the first road trip of the season tonight versus the Vancouver Canucks. Last season, the Lightning won both contests against Vancouver with Valterri Filppula leading the way for the Lightning with two goals. Tonight will be t...

Drouin scores game-winner in pro hockey debut

October 18, 2014 - 08:27
In his first professional hockey game, Jonathan Drouin scored the game-winning goal to propel the Syracuse Crunch, 3-2, over the Springfield Falcons. On a two-week rehabilitation assignment to the American Hockey League affiliate of the Lightn...

Mishkin's Musings: Reflections on the recently completed home stand

October 17, 2014 - 07:18
Some thoughts on the Lightning’s 2-1-1 home stand … Team Defense As referenced in last week’s column, the Lightning want to improve upon their team GAA, which, at 2.55 GA/G last year, ranked 11th in the league. In their first four games, the...

As Lightning head out to Vancouver, Drouin diverges to Syracuse

October 16, 2014 - 10:14
On Thursday morning, Tampa Bay forward Jonathan Drouin, wearing a green jersey along with linemates Brian Boyle, Brenden Morrow and Brett Connolly, skated with the Lightning at Amalie Arena before the team boarded a plane bound for Vancouver to pl...

Lightning Assign Jonathan Drouin to Syracuse

October 16, 2014 - 08:22
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have assigned forward Jonathan Drouin to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Drouin suffered a slight fracture in his right thumb ...

Jonathan Drouin headed to Syracuse for conditioning assignment

October 16, 2014 - 08:11
Jonathan Drouin, who has been sidelined since early in training camp when he suffered a slight fracture in his thumb, will report to Syracuse of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment as reported by Bolts TV reporter Michelle Ging...

Laser Spine Institute's Give and Grub food truck celebrates first milestone

October 15, 2014 - 14:30
Laser Spine Institute, the leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, is hosting its first community giveback event with its Give & Grub food truck in partnership with the Zonta Boys & Girls Club on Friday, Oct.17. The neighborhood event – which ...

Crunch Time: Cedric Paquette off to a fast start in Syracuse

October 15, 2014 - 14:18
Each Wednesday, TampaBayLightning.com will take a look at the Bolts' AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, and how the Bolts Prospects are doing down on the farm Week in review This past week, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s American Hockey League a...

Burns: Three things we learned on the opening home stand

October 15, 2014 - 13:29
The first four games of the 2014-15 season are in the books for the Tampa Bay Lightning, who finished with a 2-1-1 record and five points. The Bolts have an early-morning practice Thursday before their charter to Vancouver, the first stop in a fiv...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Devils bottle up Lightning in tried and true fashion

October 14, 2014 - 22:21
For the past two decades, the New Jersey Devils have had success by playing a certain way. They bottle up teams in the neutral zone and counter once they force turnovers. It’s frustrating to face them. New Jersey’s opponents must play a patien...

Pre-game notebook: Lightning unphased by games on consecutive nights

October 14, 2014 - 12:49
The Tampa Bay Lightning face a difficult task Tuesday, playing the second game on back-to-back nights against an undefeated team a day after an emotionally-charged victory over a divisional rival. It would seem almost inevitable the Lightning w...

Lee Bird Leavengood honored as Lightning community hero

October 14, 2014 - 12:32
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Lee Bird Leavengood as the fourth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils. Leavengood, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightn...

Degrees of separation: Lightning vs. Devils

October 14, 2014 - 11:24
Following last night’s 7-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens, the Bolts are back on the ice for the second half of back-to-backs, this time facing the New Jersey Devils. Evgeni Nabokov will lead the Bolts on to the ice tonight as they look to grab a...

Bolts GameDay: Devils at Lightning

October 14, 2014 - 08:38