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Lightning Prospect Spotlight: Brayden Point

December 30, 2015 - 18:55
This week, we’ll focus on a player that has been tearing it up on the amateur level and the world stage: Brayden Point. He was selected in the third round, 79th overall, at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. When asked to give an NHL comparison, Moose ...

Pre-Game Notebook: Drouin Likely to Play Tonight Against Rangers

December 30, 2015 - 11:39
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin has missed the last eight games with a lower-body injury, but his time out of the Bolts lineup could be coming to an end. On Tuesday, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said Drouin had come off of ...

Burns: 3 things we learned from a rematch with Montreal

December 29, 2015 - 15:00
The Tampa Bay Lightning had Monday’s game against the Montreal Canadiens circled on the calendar from the moment the 2015-16 regular season schedule was announced. No game is more important than another over 82 games – except for a late-season co...

Lightning reassign Yanni Gourde to Syracuse Crunch

December 29, 2015 - 14:04
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Yanni Gourde to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Gourde, 24, has played in two games with the Lightning this season, posting an ...

Extra Shift: Montreal Canadiens 4 Lightning 3 – SO

December 29, 2015 - 06:56
As I have written before after Lightning shootout losses, losing stinks. Losing in a shootout especially stinks. And losing a game in which the opposition rallied to tie the score late in the third period leaves a particularly bad taste. So l...

Sister Claire LeBouef honored as Lightning Community Hero

December 28, 2015 - 18:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Claire LeBouef as the 18th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Montreal Canadiens. LeBouef, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightn...

Lightning Sled Hockey and Space Coast Hurricanes host youth series

December 28, 2015 - 15:11
TAMPA BAY – The Lightning Sled Hockey Youth Program has teamed up with Tom Reinarts and the Space Coast Hurricanes of Rockledge, FL to take on the Nashville Sled Preds in a home-and-home youth series. The opening game will be at Amalie Arena (D...

Mike Angelidis, Mike Blunden reassigned to Syracuse Crunch

December 28, 2015 - 15:01
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forwards Mike Angelidis and Mike Blunden to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Angelidis, 30, has skated in four games with the Bolts this...

Pre-game Notebook: Brian Boyle expected to return tonight vs. Canadiens

December 28, 2015 - 11:31
The Tampa Bay Lightning could welcome Brian Boyle back to the lineup tonight when they host the Montreal Canadiens in a rematch of last season’s Second Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series. Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said Boyle is “really close...

Lightning Foundation's Community Heroes program reaches $10 million milestone

December 28, 2015 - 08:12
TAMPA BAY – The Lightning Community Heroes Program, backed by the Vinik Family Foundation and the Lightning Foundation, will reach the $10 million milestone on Monday, December 28 when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie ...

Burns: 3 things we learned from the Bolts return

December 27, 2015 - 13:23
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said the Bolts used the three-day holiday break to “reset” after an up-and-down start to the season. On Saturday, they hit the play button on the second half of the 2015-16 campaign. And they went out a...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 5, Columbus 2

December 27, 2015 - 01:23
Just over three minutes into the second period, Columbus forward Scott Hartnell tipped a shot from Dalton Prout past Lightning goalie Ben Bishop. That goal gave Columbus a 2-1 lead and came as the Blue Jackets were enjoying a momentum surge. Col...

Jose Garcia honored as Lightning Community Hero

December 26, 2015 - 18:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jose Garcia as the 17th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Columbus Blue Jackets. Garcia, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightni...

Burns: 3 Things We Learned Going Into the Holiday Break

December 23, 2015 - 09:41
The Tampa Bay Lightning, winners of three of their last four entering Tuesday’s meeting with Vancouver, were hoping to continue their positive momentum of late with another victory heading into a three-day holiday break. Instead, the Lightning wi...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Canucks 2, Lightning 1

December 22, 2015 - 22:40
There are a number of things I could reference in this game. I could write about how the Lightning had 65 shot attempts and allowed only 34 Vancouver attempts. I could mention that the Lightning, after a sluggish first period, controlled most of...

Celeste Roberts honored as Lightning Community Hero

December 22, 2015 - 16:58
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Celeste Roberts as the 16th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Vancouver Canucks. Roberts, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightn...

Paquette Probable to Play Tonight

December 22, 2015 - 12:22
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette hasn’t played since November 14, missing 15-straight games with an upper-body injury. Paquette, in fact, has been in the lineup for just 10 of the Lightning’s 34 games and has been injured on three sepa...

Burns: 3 things from sweeping Ottawa at home

December 21, 2015 - 13:27
Sunday’s game versus Ottawa was an important one for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning were coming off a late-game collapse in Washington D.C., where they held a 3-0 lead before allowing the Capitals to score five unanswered goals -- three o...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 5, Senators 2

December 20, 2015 - 22:11
On Friday in Washington, the Lightning lost the special teams battle and it cost them the game. In this contest against Ottawa, the Lightning won the special teams battle and that was a big reason why they were able to begin their six-game homest...

Lightning prospects Brayden Point, Mitchell Stephens named to Canada World Junior team

December 20, 2015 - 18:05
HELSINKI, Finland – The roster is set; 23 players have earned their place on Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship in Helsinki, Finland, Dec. 26-Jan. 5. Hockey Canada confirmed the final roster shortly after ret...