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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Hurricanes 3 - OT

March 6, 2016 - 08:40
It was a record-setting ninth consecutive win for the Lightning, but it wasn’t a smooth ride to victory. It required Tyler Johnson’s tying goal in the third period, which came after the Lightning had surrendered a 2-1 third period lead. There wa...

Lizzie Dolan honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 5, 2016 - 19:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Lizzie Dolan as the 33rd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Carolina Hurricanes. Dolan, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning...

Burns: 3 things we learned from tying the franchise record for consecutive wins

March 4, 2016 - 13:22
At this rate, it feels like the Tampa Bay Lightning might never lose again. The Lightning won their eighth game in a row to move into first place in the Atlantic Division (The Bolts are tied with Florida at 80 points but own the tiebreaker with m...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Senators 1

March 4, 2016 - 09:06
Up until the third period, this was an evenly-played game. Through 40 minutes, shots were 21-20 in favor of Ottawa. Scoring chances were comparable. But the Lightning had been able to convert on two of their chances (well, three, but more on th...

Crunch Report: Syracuse wins two out of three games last week

March 3, 2016 - 11:31
LAST WEEK Fri., Feb. 26 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - W, 3-2 Sat., Feb. 27 - Crunch vs. St. John's - L, 5-1 Sun., Feb. 28 - Crunch at Binghamton - W, 5-4 SO THIS WEEK Wed., March 2 - Crunch vs. Lehigh Valley - 7 p.m. Fri., March 4 - Crunch at ...

World Cup of Lightning: 10 Bolts named to preliminary World Cup of Hockey rosters

March 2, 2016 - 19:01
As a seven-year-old kid, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman can remember sitting in his home, eyes glued to the TV watching the ice hockey final of the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, between Sweden and Canada. Sweden trai...

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop named to Team USA for World Cup of Hockey

March 2, 2016 - 18:51
Twenty years after watching their childhood idols put USA Hockey back on the map with a seismic-shifting win in Canada, 16 players were officially given the chance to do it again for the United States in Canada by being named to the initial roster...

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos named to Team Canada for World Cup of Hockey

March 2, 2016 - 18:13
TORONTO -- Team Canada could be called Team Continuity at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Of the first 16 players named to Team Canada's roster Wednesday, 12 not only were on the team that won gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but played very prom...

Anton Stralman, Victor Hedman named to Team Sweden's World Cup of Hockey roster

March 2, 2016 - 13:15
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is expected to lead Team Sweden in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey 10 years after leading Sweden to a gold medal in the 2006 Turin Olympics. Lundqvist was one of two goalies and 16 playe...

Ondrej Palat, Andrej Sustr named to Team Czech Republic for World Cup of Hockey

March 2, 2016 - 11:02
The next generation of Team Czech Republic was unveiled Wednesday with the naming of the first 16 players for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey by general manager Martin Rucinsky during a press conference in Prague. Rucinsky named three goalies, fou...

Valtteri Filppula named to Team Finland's World Cup of Hockey roster

March 2, 2016 - 04:15
Team Finland went a traditional route with its selections of the first 16 players on the World Cup of Hockey roster, which was announced Wednesday in Helsinki, Finland. Virtually every player has extensive experience with a national team that h...

Nikita Kucherov, Vladislav Namestnikov and Andrei Vasilevskiy named to Team Russia World Cup team

March 2, 2016 - 03:20
Team Russia announced an all-NHL team in naming the first 16 players to its 2016 World Cup of Hockey roster Wednesday. Coach Oleg Znarok named all three goalies, three defenseman and 10 of the 13 forwards that will on the 23-man roster, which m...

Mishkin's Musings: Three observations from a day off in Ottawa

March 1, 2016 - 17:32
1. The Lightning are enjoying their second seven-game winning streak of the season. They have an opportunity to tie the franchise record with an eighth straight win when they visit the Ottawa Senators on Thursday. As well as the Lightning play...

Burns: 3 things we learned from seven in a row

March 1, 2016 - 11:40
Monday night’s 2-1 victory in Toronto won’t win any style points for the Tampa Bay Lightning. It will, however, get the Lightning two points. And at this time of the season, those are the only points that matter. The Lightning bolted out to a t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Maple Leafs 1

March 1, 2016 - 00:03
The Lightning were facing some tough circumstances in this game. First of all, they had played (and traveled) the night before and were taking on a team that had done neither. Secondly, the Maple Leafs had four of their top prospects making thei...

Ryan Callahan named NHL's second star of the week

February 29, 2016 - 12:13
NEW YORK – Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan and Montreal Canadiens goaltender Mike Condon have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb.28. FIRST STAR – FILIP FORSBER...

Lightning Reassign Defenseman Matt Taormina to Syracuse

February 29, 2016 - 11:40
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Matt Taormina to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Taormina, 29, has skated in one game with the Lightning th...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Bruins 1

February 28, 2016 - 23:43
There were several reasons why the Lightning won this game, their sixth straight overall and fourth in a row on the road. First, they won the special teams battle. The Lightning entered the game with the league’s worst road power play percentage...

Big Atlantic showdown looms tonight for the Lightning in Boston

February 28, 2016 - 13:09
With wins in five-straight games, the Tampa Bay Lightning own the longest active win streak in the Eastern Conference and second-longest in the NHL. The Bolts will go for consecutive win number six when they take on the Boston Bruins tonight at ...

Lightning recall G Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

February 27, 2016 - 17:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. In addition, Tampa Bay has reassigned goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to the...