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Bolts Prospect Spotlight: CHL Playoff Edition

April 8, 2015 - 09:15
While the Stanley Cup playoffs are just around the corner, a few Lightning prospects have already started their respective playoffs in the Canadian Hockey League. As teams continue their march toward league finals and, ultimately the Memorial Cup,...

Bolts steadily getting healthy during final week of season

April 7, 2015 - 14:18
For a Tampa Bay Lightning team troubled by injuries over the last week and change, Tuesday’s practice, the team’s first since returning from their last regular season road trip of the year, had plenty of encouraging signs. Deadline day acquisit...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from blanking the Panthers

April 5, 2015 - 10:55
Up until Saturday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s last road trip of the season had been a bit of a disaster. Tampa Bay lost Jason Garrison, Andrej Sustr and Tyler Johnson to injury following a physical, 4-0 loss to Detroit to open the five-gam...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts pick up solid road win to clinch home ice

April 4, 2015 - 21:41
Prior to this five-game road trip, the Lightning had completed three other five-game trips. In all of those trips, they dropped the final game. But that didn’t happen in this one, which not only concluded the road trip, but also completed the ro...

Mishkin's Musings: Eastern Conference seeding still a muddy mess

April 3, 2015 - 18:39
With just over a week remaining in the regular season, teams are clinching playoff spots with each passing day. But many questions remain. The East: In the Eastern Conference, Ottawa and Florida are the two teams outside the top eight still a...

Burns: 3 things we learned from overtime in Ottawa

April 3, 2015 - 11:10
The NHL’s top offense sputtered for a second-straight game during a 2-1 overtime loss in Ottawa on Thursday. The Tampa Bay Lightning have netted just two goals over their last two, and in losing four of their last five, the Bolts have scored a com...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Slater Koekkoek performs well in front of hometown fans

April 2, 2015 - 22:44
The biggest takeaway from this game, from the Lightning’s perspective, is that they played much better than they did Tuesday in Toronto. The Bolts were facing a desperate Ottawa team that needed a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. Due to inju...

Lightning sign Adam Wilcox to two-year contract

April 1, 2015 - 22:56
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Adam Wilcox to a two-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. He also signed an ATO with the Syracuse Crunch for the remainder of the seaso...

Lightning sign Matthew Peca to two-year contract

April 1, 2015 - 11:01
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Matthew Peca to a two-year, two-way contract for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, Peca has signed an AHL amateu...

Burns: 3 things we learned from trouble in Toronto

April 1, 2015 - 10:52
A letdown against the Toronto Maple Leafs was inevitable for a Tampa Bay Lightning team that clinched a postseason berth and established several franchise records a night prior in Montreal. The Lightning were missing a trio of established NHL d...

Crunch Time: Syracuse posts 2-1-0 record to improve to 40-19-8

April 1, 2015 - 10:16
Weekend Update The Syracuse Crunch continued their impressive play of late by posting a 2-1-0 record last week. The team improved its Northeast Division leading record to 40-19-8, which puts them tied for fifth in the American Hockey League wit...

Bolts Prospect Spotlight: Brayden Point

April 1, 2015 - 09:58
Moose Jaw Warriors captain Brayden Point turned in another solid season that saw him suit up for his country and make his professional debut. On Saturday, March 28, Point skated for the Syracuse Crunch in his first American Hockey League game....

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts falter in second game of back-to-back

March 31, 2015 - 22:41
The Lightning were playing the second game of a back-to-back after winning an emotional contest last night in Montreal. That dramatic victory clinched a playoff berth for the Bolts. There was the possibility that in the second half of the back-t...

Lightning teams up with Stantec for third season of the "What makes a hero" essay contest

March 31, 2015 - 13:48
TAMPA BAY - For the third season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Stantec have partnered to help continue the education of two deserving students from the Bay area. During last Thursday’s contest against the Nashville Predators, Stantec awarded the ...

Five reasons Lightning clinched a playoff berth

March 31, 2015 - 11:49
The Tampa Bay Lightning showed last season they were more than superstar Steven Stamkos. Despite Stamkos missing four months because of a broken leg, the Lightning finished second in the Atlantic Division. The players who stepped up in Stamkos'...

Lightning recall Slater Koekkoek from Syracuse

March 31, 2015 - 09:54
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Slater Koekkoek from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Koekkoek, 21, has skated in 66 games with t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts put together another impressive win against Montreal

March 31, 2015 - 07:25
Another game against the Montreal Canadiens. Another impressive win for the Lightning. In sweeping the Habs in the five-game season series, the Lightning not only clinched a playoff berth, they also set a franchise record with their 47th win of ...

Jonathan Marchessault reassigned to Syracuse Crunch

March 30, 2015 - 18:45
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, 5-8, 184 pounds, has played...

Lightning recall defenseman Luke Witkowski, foward Jonathan Marchessault from Syracuse

March 30, 2015 - 08:38
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski and forward Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, ...

Lightning single-game playoff tickets to go on sale April 3

March 30, 2015 - 08:02
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will place single-game tickets for home games during the Eastern Conference Quarter-Finals of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on sale Friday, April 3 at 10 a.m. The Lightning’s 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs is present...