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Lightning recall goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy

December 13, 2015 - 10:28
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, the club announced they have re...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Capitals 2, Lightning 1

December 13, 2015 - 08:19
This game mirrored several others the Lightning already have played this year. Games in which the Bolts have held the opposition to two or fewer goals, outshot the other team, but failed to score enough goals to win. Again in this game, the Ligh...

Geetha Kamath honored as Lightning Community Hero

December 12, 2015 - 18:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Geetha Kamath as the 14th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Washington Capitals. Kamath, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightni...

Pregame Notebook: Tyler Johnson reaggrevates injury; out tonight

December 12, 2015 - 11:19
Two nights ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning reunited its Triplets line, which had been on the shelf for over a month, with the return of left wing Ondrej Palat from injured reserve. The line was the Lightning’s top offensive grouping vs. Ottawa, Niki...

Lightning recall forward Mike Blunden

December 12, 2015 - 10:52
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Mike Blunden from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Blunden, 28, has been recalled twice prior by Ta...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from outscoring Ottawa

December 11, 2015 - 11:01
Thursday’s game against Ottawa wasn’t a must-win for the Tampa Bay Lightning. But it was as close as one could come for an early-December game. The Lightning occupied sixth place in the Atlantic Division standings entering the contest versus the...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Senators 1

December 10, 2015 - 22:53
Boy, did the Lightning need this game. They entered the contest trailing the Ottawa Senators by six points in the Atlantic Division standings. So depending on the outcome, the deficit at night’s end could be as little as four points. Or as larg...

Alex Cooks Sr. honored as Lightning Community Hero

December 10, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Alex Cooks, Sr. as the 13th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Ottawa Senators. Cooks’ widow Aimee received the $50,000 donation in his ho...

Pre-Game Notebook: Triplets Reunion Tonight at Amalie Arena

December 10, 2015 - 12:50
It’s looking more and more like the Triplets line will make its return tonight when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Ottawa Senators at Amalie Arena. Left wing Ondrej Palat, the lone member of the Triplets still on the mend, practiced for a secon...

Lightning Reassign Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse

December 10, 2015 - 11:40
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, the club announced they have recalled goalt...

Palat Could Return Thursday Versus Ottawa

December 9, 2015 - 14:29
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat was hurt when Minnesota’s Nino Niederreiter fell on his leg in the Bolts’ 1-0 loss to the Wild on November 7. Two days later, Palat wore a brace around his left ankle as the Lightning announced he would...

Lightning, Marine Corps Reserve Team Up for Holiday Toy Drives

December 9, 2015 - 13:56
The Tampa Bay Lightning are partnering with the United States Marine Corps Reserve and PODS twice this week on Ford Thunder Alley at AMALIE Arena to host drives for the Toys for Tots program prior to Bolts home games on Thursday, December 10 versu...

Catch Up with the Crunch: Syracuse Looks to Rebound After Back-to-Back Losses

December 9, 2015 - 11:06
LAST WEEK Fri., Dec. 4 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - W, 5-1 Sat., Dec. 5 - Crunch vs. Utica - L, 4-2 Sun., Dec. 6 - Crunch at Albany - L, 4-0 THIS WEEK Wed., Dec. 9 - Crunch at W-B/Scranton - 7:05 p.m. Fri., Dec. 11 - Crunch at Albany - 7 p.m....

Burns: 3 things we learned from splitting West Coast back-to-backs

December 7, 2015 - 13:22
The Tampa Bay Lightning traveled to California in desperate need of victories having dropped two in a row prior to departing and falling further in the playoff chase pack. The Pacific swing proved to be just the tonic the Lightning needed. Tampa...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Kings 3, Lightning 1

December 7, 2015 - 10:24
This was going to be a tough game for the Lightning. The Kings are a difficult opponent to face because they don’t make many mistakes. They also entered the game on a roll, having won three consecutive home games. If the Bolts were going to swe...

Lightning reassign forward Joel Vermin to Syracuse Crunch

December 7, 2015 - 10:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Joel Vermin to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vermin, 23, has played in five games with the Lightning this season, recording on...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Sharks 3

December 6, 2015 - 07:33
On the one hand, the Lightning probably should have won this game by more than one goal. They built a 2-0 first period lead and then, after the Sharks made a push in the second and cut the lead in half, regained a two-goal advantage before the pe...

A franchise is born 25 years ago

December 6, 2015 - 00:18
National Hockey League President John Ziegler stands at a podium in a nondescript conference room inside the Breakers hotel in Palm Beach. “The Board of Governors of the National Hockey League have granted conditional franchises to the applicants...

Lightning sign head coach Jon Cooper to multi-year extension

December 4, 2015 - 10:59
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed head coach Jon Cooper to a multi-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Cooper was named the eighth head coach in franchise history on March 25, 2...