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Pregame Notebook: Ondrej Palat says he's ready to play tonight

November 15, 2014 - 12:11
Tampa Bay winger Ondrej Palat was on the ice and participating fully in the Lightning’s optional morning skate Saturday ahead of tonight’s game against the New York Islanders at Amalie Arena. Palat did not practice Friday during the Bolts’ one-...

Bolts GameDay: Lightning vs. Islanders

November 15, 2014 - 08:45

Lightning and Chase partner for Street Lightning youth hockey initiative

November 14, 2014 - 16:47
Inside a trapezoid-shaped street hockey rink, students from the Freddie Solomon Boys & Girls Club take turns smacking a bright orange rubber ball off the angled wall toward goal. In between the shooter and the goal stands ThunderBug, the Lightn...

Practice Notebook: Ondrej Palat to be a game-time decision on Saturday

November 14, 2014 - 15:52
Tampa Bay forward Ondrej Palat headed to the locker room with an apparent injury in the third period of the Lightning’s 2-1 loss to San Jose on Thursday. Palat returned for a couple shifts over the final minutes, but, on Friday, he was absent f...

Lightning to kick off 124th Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign on Saturday

November 14, 2014 - 13:31
TAMPA BAY -The Tampa Bay Lightning will help ring in the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties at Amalie Arena on Saturday, November 15 prior to their game against the New York Islanders (7 p.m.). The L...

Burns: Three things we learned in Lightning's 2-1 loss to the Sharks

November 14, 2014 - 10:57
For the first time this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning dropped their second game in a row, falling 2-1 to the Western Conference’s San Jose Sharks. Because of Montreal’s 5-1 victory over Boston on Thursday, the Lightning relinquished first pla...

Mishkin's Musings: Inconsistent play hurts Bolts vs. Sharks

November 13, 2014 - 23:01
The Lightning played well at the beginning of the first period and carried the action in the third, but were not able to put together a full 60-minute performance in this game. That wasn’t good enough against the San Jose Sharks, who were coming ...

David Harris honored as Lightning Community Hero

November 13, 2014 - 15:03
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored David Harris as the ninth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the San Jose Sharks. Harris, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation...

Degrees of separation: Sharks vs. Lightning

November 13, 2014 - 12:46
The Lightning return home from their latest road trip with at least a point in each game as they look to collect two more tonight against the San Jose Sharks, a team they struggled against last season. Ben Bishop will lead the Bolts on to the ice ...

Pregame Notebook: Tyler Johnson, Alex Killorn probable vs. Sharks

November 13, 2014 - 12:32
Tampa Bay center Tyler Johnson appears to be no worse for the wear following a violent check to the ribs from Chicago’s Brent Seabrook in the Lightning’s 3-2 shootout loss to the Blackhawks on Tuesday. Johnson was on the ice during the Bolts’ m...

Bolts GameDay: Lightning vs. Sharks

November 13, 2014 - 08:30

Lightning partner with Metropolitan Ministries to host food drives

November 12, 2014 - 16:08
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning is partnering with Metropolitan Ministries twice this month to host non-perishable food drives at Amalie Arena on Ford Thunder Alley prior to their home games on November 13 vs. San Jose and November 22 vs. Minne...

Crunch Time: Yanni Gourde tallies two goals as Syracuse goes 1-0-2

November 12, 2014 - 14:59
The Syracuse Crunch were back in action last weekend with three games, highlighted by a back-to-back homestand against the Norfolk Admirals. The Crunch were able to secure at least one point in all three of their games, as they went 1-0-2 on the w...

Lightning prospect spotlight: Tanner Richard

November 12, 2014 - 14:56
The Lightning selected centerman Tanner Richard in the third round, 71st overall, at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. The Markham, Ontario, native currently plays for the Lightning’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch. This season ...

Lightning to debut new third jersey system on Thursday night

November 12, 2014 - 14:28
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will debut their new, black third jersey on Thursday night when the team hosts the San Jose Sharks at Amalie Arena at 7:30 p.m. Fans attending Thursday night’s game between the Lightning and Sharks will receiv...

Tyler Johnson listed day-to-day after leaving Tuesday's game

November 12, 2014 - 12:46
Tampa Bay points leader Tyler Johnson is day-to-day following a hit in the third period of the Lightning’s 3-2 shootout loss in Chicago. Johnson has an upper-body injury. The 24-year-old left Tuesday’s game in the third after getting cross-c...

Burns: Three things we learned in Bolts shootout loss to the Blackhawks

November 12, 2014 - 11:14
Tampa Bay nearly snuck out of the Madhouse on Madison with a victory and two points on Tuesday despite finding itself stuck in its own zone for most of the night and getting outshot 31-13 by Chicago through two periods. Chicago snapped the Ligh...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Ben Bishop shines again in Chicago

November 11, 2014 - 23:42
Before this game, both clubs spoke about using this game as a measuring stick. The Hawks, which had won just four of their previous 10 games, wanted to see how they fared against the Bolts, who came into the game tied with Anaheim for the most po...

Anton Stralman overcomes odds to star for the Bolts on the blueline

November 10, 2014 - 21:21
The odds are stacked against any hockey player who dreams of playing in the NHL. But poor odds have never fazed Anton Stralman. According to a recent study by St. Lawrence University, the probability of a seventh-round draft pick playing in at...

Mishkin's Musings: Where I stand on hockey analytics

November 10, 2014 - 14:33
Several years ago, the Lightning were about to face an opponent in a mid-November game. It was their first contest that season against this club. In looking at the other team’s stats, I noted a certain player’s assist total. This player, who ha...