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Hinks and Elaine Shimberg honored as Lightning Community Heroes

May 24, 2016 - 19:33
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Hinks and Elaine Shimberg as the 50th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Shimberg’s, who received a $50,000 don...

Lightning fan Anthony Pedicini raises more than $24,000 for Beard-a-Thon

May 24, 2016 - 14:09
When Thomas Pedicini was afflicted with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2003, his family's lives changed forever. When the 21-year-old became cancer-free a year later, Thomas and his brother Anthony decided they wanted to help fight the disease any way th...

Lightning can advance to Stanley Cup Final with win tonight

May 24, 2016 - 11:54
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle remembers going into Game 6 at Amalie Arena last year in the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers with an overwhelming sense of confidence. The Lightning had just take control of the seri...

Burns: Three things we learned from taking control in Pittsburgh

May 23, 2016 - 11:55
The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final. That statement might have seemed beyond the realm of possibility halfway through Game 5 as the Lightning trailed 2-0 and struggled to get shots on Pittsburgh go...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 3 - OT

May 23, 2016 - 00:21
There were a number of things that happened to the Lightning in this game that would normally spell defeat. They surrendered tie-breaking killer goals in the final second of the first period and the final minute of the second. They allowed the g...

Lightning look to regain Eastern Conference Final lead with win tonight

May 22, 2016 - 13:13
The Tampa Bay Lightning face a daunting challenge now that their Eastern Conference Final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins is tied 2-2 and reduced to a best-of-three. Two of the final three games in the series will be played at Pittsburgh’s...

Burns: Three things we learned from evening the Eastern Conference Final

May 21, 2016 - 16:29
In his post-game question-and-answer session with the media, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper didn’t want the final 20 minutes of the Bolts’ 4-3 victory in Game 4 to overshadow the first 40. The Lightning had just tied the best-of-seven Eastern Co...

Lightning re-sign forwards Joel Vermin, Tanner Richard to one-year contracts

May 21, 2016 - 16:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned forwards Joel Vermin and Tanner Richard to a one-year, two-way contracts, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Vermin, 24, skated in six games with the Lightning during the 2015...

Tyler Johnson scores game-winning goal after suffering pregame injury

May 21, 2016 - 00:32
TAMPA -- When Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper heard that center Tyler Johnson had been hit in the mouth by a puck during warmups before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final on Friday at Amalie Arena, it would have been understandable if he ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 3

May 21, 2016 - 00:18
After being decisively outplayed in Game Three, the Lightning needed a response in Game Four. They got that response, producing a much better overall performance. One that helped them even the series at two games apiece. Compared to Game Thre...

Tom and Linda McEwen honored as Lightning Community Heroes

May 20, 2016 - 19:41
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Linda and the late Tom McEwen as the 49th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. The McEwen’s, who received a $50,000 d...

Lightning look to even series vs. Penguins tonight

May 20, 2016 - 12:12
Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final might not technically be a must-win scenario for the Tampa Bay Lightning. But it’s as close as one can come without actually being one. The Lightning trail two games to one in the best-of-seven series to se...

Ben Bishop and Steven Stamkos join Lightning practice on Thursday

May 19, 2016 - 12:40
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop and center Steven Stamkos each practiced Thursday. Bishop was the first player on the ice for practice after skating on his own earlier. He has been out since sustaining a lower-body injury in the first per...

Burns: Three things we learned from going down in the series 2-1

May 19, 2016 - 10:38
The Tampa Bay Lightning got what they wanted out of the opening two games of the Eastern Conference Final in Pittsburgh. The Lightning wrestled home-ice advantage away from the Penguins after winning Game 1 at Consol Energy Center. The Bolts near...

Lightning sign forward Anthony Cirelli

May 19, 2016 - 09:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Anthony Cirelli to a three-year, entry-level contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Cirelli, 18, played in 62 games with the Oshawa Generals of the On...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 4, Lightning 2

May 19, 2016 - 00:02
This was a dominant victory for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Outside of the first 10 minutes of the game, the Penguins thoroughly outplayed the Lightning. The Pens played a hungry, hard game, which allowed them to be tenacious on pucks. They genera...

Kaka exchanges jersey with Lightning captain Steven Stamkos

May 18, 2016 - 23:55
Brazilian soccer star Kaka used his night off from Orlando SC to serve as the Tampa Bay Lightning's "#BoltsSocial Captain" for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena on Wednesday. The Lightning so...

Mayor Sandy Freedman honored as Lightning Community Hero

May 18, 2016 - 19:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Sandy Freedman as the 48th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s Game 3 Eastern Conference Final matchup versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. Freedman, who receiv...

Andrei Vasilevskiy to start Game 3 of Eastern Conference Final

May 18, 2016 - 12:05
Tampa Bay Lightning backup goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy will make his second-straight start and third-career postseason start when the Bolts battle the Pittsburgh Penguins in tonight’s Eastern Conference Final Game 3 at Amalie Arena. Lightning h...

Lightning not satisfied with split to open series

May 18, 2016 - 08:09
TAMPA -- Experience in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is invaluable. It teaches a player and a team lessons on how to be resilient, how to understand situations and how to properly analyze where you are in the present and what you need to do to get to w...