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Burns: 3 things we learned from blanking the Devils

February 27, 2016 - 13:14
What team owns the longest active winning streak in the Eastern Conference? That would be the Tampa Bay Lightning, winners of five-consecutive games and closing in on Florida for first place in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning’s run of victo...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Devils 0

February 26, 2016 - 23:32
In his postgame interview with reporters, Ben Bishop said that this was “one of our more complete games of the year.” He’s right. This was a workmanlike, clinical performance for the Lightning, who thoroughly dominated the New Jersey Devils. ...

Bolts aim for fifth straight win tonight in New Jersey

February 26, 2016 - 14:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning are on their second-longest winning streak of the season having won four-straight games coming into tonight’s contest in New Jersey, the start of a four-game road trip for the Bolts. In order to leave the Garden State with...

Lightning sign Braydon Coburn to three-year contract extension

February 26, 2016 - 10:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a three-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Coburn, 30, has played in 60 games with the Lightning this season, ...

Prospect Spotlight: Mitchell Stephens

February 26, 2016 - 09:21
Impact is defined as having a strong effect on someone or something. That has been the case for Lightning prospect and Saginaw Spirit center Mitchell Stephens. He was selected in the second round, 33rd overall at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft after the...

Lightning recall Kristers Gudlevskis and reassign goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy

February 25, 2016 - 17:21
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the club announced that goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has be...

Crunch Report: Syracuse gets back on track with win vs. Utica

February 25, 2016 - 10:15
LAST WEEK Wed., Feb. 17 - Crunch vs. St. John's - SOL, 3-2 Fri., Feb. 19 - Crunch vs. Utica - W, 5-4 Sat., Feb. 20 - Crunch vs. Rochester - L, 6-2 THIS WEEK Fri., Feb. 26 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 27 - Crunch vs. St. John...

Dad's trip takes JT Brown's dad to where he starred in college football

February 25, 2016 - 09:54
When Ted Brown returns to Raleigh, the locals take notice. Brown, the father of Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown and former N.C. State running back great, finished his four-year Wolfpack career as the all-time leading rusher in Atlantic Coa...

Burns: 3 things we learned from picking up another win

February 24, 2016 - 11:39
Don’t look now, but the Tampa Bay Lightning are suddenly red-hot again. The Lightning started 2016 on fire with victories in 11 of their first 13 games of the new year, mixing in a seven-game win streak and a nine-game home win streak for good me...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Coyotes 1

February 24, 2016 - 08:59
This was an important Lightning win for a couple of reasons. First, this game against Arizona represented the lone home game for the Bolts during a stretch in which they play six of seven on the road. Second, they were facing a team that had pla...

Dotti Groover-Skipper honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 23, 2016 - 20:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Dotti Groover-Skipper as the 32nd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Arizona Coyotes. Groover-Skipper, who received a $50,000 donation fro...

Pregame Notebook: Jason Garrison nears return to the lineup

February 23, 2016 - 13:27
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison won’t have a spot in tonight’s lineup when the Lightning host the Arizona Coyotes at Amalie Arena according to Bolts head coach Jon Cooper. But Garrison, who was hurt February 8 in Ottawa and was exp...

Valtteri Filppula to reach 700-game milestone tonight vs. Coyotes

February 23, 2016 - 11:43
As he prepared inside the road team locker room for his first National Hockey League game in 2005, Valtteri Filppula can remember a conversation with Steve Yzerman. Filppula had spent the start of the season with Detroit’s AHL affiliate in Grand ...

Lightning recall defenseman Matt Taormina from Syracuse

February 22, 2016 - 17:59
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Matt Taormina from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the club announced that defenseman Slater Koekkoek has been reassi...

Burns: 3 things we learned from back-to-back wins over the weekend

February 22, 2016 - 12:54
When the Tampa Bay Lightning departed for Pittsburgh Friday afternoon, there was a bit of uneasiness amongst the Bolts faithful. The Lightning had dropped four of their last six games, placing them right on the cut line of being in or out of the ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Hurricanes 2

February 21, 2016 - 23:36
Up until the final few minutes, when the Carolina Hurricanes made a frenetic push to tie the game, this was a fairly evenly-played contest. Depending on the particular shift, both teams were able to forecheck effectively, hold pucks in the offens...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 2

February 20, 2016 - 21:17
This was a solid bounce-back win for the Lightning after Thursday’s disappointing performance versus Winnipeg. And it came against a quality opponent that had won seven of its previous eight home games. How the Lightning able to do it? They s...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 6, Jets 5 - SO

February 19, 2016 - 08:41
There was a reason why, immediately after this victory, the Lightning held a team meeting. The players knew they hadn’t performed well against the Winnipeg Jets. In this game, however, they got away with it. The Lightning ended their two-game l...

Nicole Marchman honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 18, 2016 - 18:35
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Nicole Marchman as the 31st Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Winnipeg Jets. Marchman, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning...

Lightning face vital home game tonight vs. Winnipeg

February 18, 2016 - 13:33
With six of their next seven and seven of their next nine games on the road, the Tampa Bay Lightning would like to put their mini, two-game losing skid to a halt before heading away from Amalie Arena, where they’ve built an 18-10-2 record, one of ...