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Burns: Three things we learned on the opening home stand

October 15, 2014 - 13:29
The first four games of the 2014-15 season are in the books for the Tampa Bay Lightning, who finished with a 2-1-1 record and five points. The Bolts have an early-morning practice Thursday before their charter to Vancouver, the first stop in a fiv...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Devils bottle up Lightning in tried and true fashion

October 14, 2014 - 22:21
For the past two decades, the New Jersey Devils have had success by playing a certain way. They bottle up teams in the neutral zone and counter once they force turnovers. It’s frustrating to face them. New Jersey’s opponents must play a patien...

Pre-game notebook: Lightning unphased by games on consecutive nights

October 14, 2014 - 12:49
The Tampa Bay Lightning face a difficult task Tuesday, playing the second game on back-to-back nights against an undefeated team a day after an emotionally-charged victory over a divisional rival. It would seem almost inevitable the Lightning w...

Lee Bird Leavengood honored as Lightning community hero

October 14, 2014 - 12:32
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Lee Bird Leavengood as the fourth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils. Leavengood, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightn...

Degrees of separation: Lightning vs. Devils

October 14, 2014 - 11:24
Following last night’s 7-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens, the Bolts are back on the ice for the second half of back-to-backs, this time facing the New Jersey Devils. Evgeni Nabokov will lead the Bolts on to the ice tonight as they look to grab a...

Bolts GameDay: Devils at Lightning

October 14, 2014 - 08:38

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning impressive in scoring seven goals vs. Montreal

October 13, 2014 - 22:28
Don’t be fooled by the final score. This one turned into a laugher for the Lightning, but for most of the game, it was anything but a laugher. The Canadiens are one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference and at different points in this game, t...

Zachary Bonner honored as Lightning Community Hero

October 13, 2014 - 13:29
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Zachary Bonner as the third Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Bonner, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Found...

Olympic silver medalist Anne Schleper participates in Bolts morning skate

October 13, 2014 - 12:40
Following Tampa Bay’s pre-game skate Monday morning, the Lightning gathered in their customary circle around center ice with captain Steven Stamkos in the middle. Joining Stamkos in directing the post-skate stretches, though, was Anne Schleper...

Pregame Notebook: Eric Brewer back in the lineup; Jonathan Drouin closer to playing

October 13, 2014 - 12:11
Defenseman Eric Brewer will make his debut appearance of the 2014-15 season when the Tampa Bay Lightning square off against the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Amalie Arena . Brewer, a 16-year veteran of the National Hockey League, w...

Degrees of Separation: Lightning vs. Canadiens

October 13, 2014 - 12:02
The Montreal Canadiens make their debut in Tampa Bay tonight as they take on the Bolts at Amalie Arena. The last time these two teams met was the opening round of the 2014 playoffs. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m. and you can follow all of the action on S...

Bolts GameDay: Canadiens at Lightning

October 12, 2014 - 11:27

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

October 12, 2014 - 11:08
The Tampa Bay Lightning dropped their first game of the season, losing to Ottawa 3-2 in a shootout. The Lightning were unable to make a 1-0 lead and an outstanding performance from goaltender Ben Bishop hold up in the third period as the Senators ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts show positives in 5-on-5 play

October 11, 2014 - 21:24
While the Lightning were pleased to get the overtime win on Thursday against Florida, they wanted to generate more shots (and scoring chances) in five-on-five play. The good news is that they did so in this game. The Lightning finished with 40 sho...

Lightning University's Hockey 101 to air on Fox's SunSports

October 11, 2014 - 17:37
TAMPA – Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced today the network will be re-airing “Lightning University’s Hockey 101” program several times in the next few weeks. Hosted by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vi...

McGillicuddy honored as Lightning Community Hero

October 11, 2014 - 17:03
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Graci McGillicuddy as the second Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. McGillicuddy, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightni...

Notebook: Lightning look to continue winning ways at Amalie Arena

October 11, 2014 - 12:10
The Tampa Bay Lightning will face their second of three Atlantic Division opponents to start the 2014-15 season when they play the Ottawa Senators tonight at Amalie Arena. Although it’s only game two, winning games against divisional opponents,...

Connections: Ben Bishop faces his former team

October 11, 2014 - 11:01
The Lightning continue their four-game homestand tonight as they face Atlantic division rivals the Ottawa Senators. The Bolts won three-of-five against the Senators last season. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m. and you can follow all of the coverage on Sun...

Notebook: Radko Gudas won't face discipline for hit on Scottie Upshall

October 10, 2014 - 14:07
Friday morning, NBC Sports reported that Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas will not face a disciplinary hearing from the NHL following his hit Thursday night against Florida’s Scottie Upshall. Late in the second period of Tampa Bay’s 3...