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Tale of the Tape: Tampa Bay vs. Detroit

April 15, 2015 - 12:17
With Game 1 of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs game against the Detroit Red Wings less than 48 hours away, we thought it might be fun compare the two cities, away from the sports arena, to find out which comes out on top...

Practice Notebook: Braydon Coburn eyes return for Game 1

April 14, 2015 - 14:41
While not a done deal, it’s looking more and more likely Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn will return to the Bolts’ lineup for Game 1 of the First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series against the Detroit Red Wings. Lightning head coach ...

Lightning reassign Luke Witkowski to Syracuse

April 14, 2015 - 13:56
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Luke Witkowski to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 25, has skated in 16 games with t...

10 big reasons why the Lightning made the Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 14, 2015 - 08:24
The Tampa Bay Lightning made history during a highly-entertaining 2014-15 regular season. Now, the real fun begins. The Tampa Bay Lightning are in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the second consecutive season and eighth time overall. Their First...

Mishkin’s Musings: Time for a change on the ROW tiebreaker

April 14, 2015 - 08:05
The NHL couldn’t have been more pleased with how the final week of the regular season unfolded. The eight playoff teams in the West weren’t determined until Thursday and the last two Eastern playoff spots were still up for grabs heading into Satu...

Killorn, Sustr aim to return for game 1

April 13, 2015 - 14:27
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Alex Killorn wore a regular practice jersey during the opening day of Bolts’ playoff training, the first time Killorn hasn’t worn a red or yellow jersey since suffering an undisclosed injury that kept him out of the fin...

Fox Sports announces Lightning Stanley Cup Playoffs TV Broadcast Schedule

April 13, 2015 - 11:15
FOX Sports Florida and Sun Sports announced the networks television schedule for the Tampa Bay Lightning’s first round playoff series versus the Detroit Red Wings, beginning with Game 1 on Thursday, April 16, live on FOX Sports Florida. FOX Sports...

Burns: 3 Things we learned in the regular season finale

April 12, 2015 - 10:53
What a ride. The Lightning capped an entertaining, hugely-successful regular season by beating their nemesis from Beantown, goaltender Ben Bishop blocking all three Boston shootout attempts to lead the Bolts to a 3-2 shootout victory over the B...

Series Preview: Lightning vs. Red Wings

April 12, 2015 - 10:45
Steve Yzerman is a hockey icon because of his career with the Detroit Red Wings. Now he’s built a team that will try to topple his former franchise. The Tampa Bay Lightning, with Yzerman as general manager, will face the Red Wings in an Eastern...

Jonathan Marchessault reassigned to Syracuse

April 12, 2015 - 09:37
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Jonathan Marchessault to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Marchessault, 24, has skated in two games...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts wrap up regular season with 50th victory

April 11, 2015 - 23:37
Ok, first the good news. The Lightning won their 50th game of the year and earned 108 points in the regular season – both franchise records. Ben Bishop was in terrific form, stopping 36 shots through regulation and overtime and three more in the...

Lightning to face Red Wings in Round 1 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 11, 2015 - 20:58
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on Thursday, April 16 against the Detroit Red Wings, the National Hockey League announced early Sunday morning. The complete First Round ...

Patti Stepbach honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 11, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Patti Stepbach as the 41st Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Boston Bruins. Stepbach, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundat...

Pregame Notebook: Atlantic Division title still in sights for Lightning

April 11, 2015 - 12:07
The 2014-15 regular season comes down to one game for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Through 81 battles, Tampa Bay has already clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Lightning have wrapped up home-ice advantage for the First Round. Now,...

Lightning recall Jonathan Marchessault

April 11, 2015 - 10:53
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Marchessault, 5-8, 184 pounds, has played...

Little Caesars Love Kitchen serves free pizza to less fortunate in Tampa

April 10, 2015 - 13:51
Little Caesars Tampa Bay-Area franchisees and Tampa Bay Lightning C.H.A.R.G.E. volunteers, including Bolts vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman, are pairing up to bring the Little Caesars Love Kitchen to feed 250 people at Metropolitan...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from dispatching the Devils

April 10, 2015 - 10:47
Just one regular season game remains in what has been a record-setting year for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay finally broke the New Jersey Devils’ hex following Thursday night’s 4-3 overtime victory at Amalie Arena, the Bolts first win this ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Power Play shines for Bolts against Devils

April 10, 2015 - 08:30
There were several positives to come out of this game. First of all, the Lightning kept their hopes for a division title alive. Second, their power play produced three goals in a game for the first time since opening night. Third, the Triplets,...

Charles McKenzie honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 9, 2015 - 19:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Charles McKenzie as the 40th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils. McKenzie, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...