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Prospect Spotlight: Matthew Peca

March 10, 2016 - 09:15
This week, we’ll showcase a prospect out of the American Hockey League (AHL): center Matthew Peca. He was selected in the seventh round, 201st overall, at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. The Petawawa, Ontario, native is currently playing his first ful...

Burns: Three things we learned from losing in overtime to the Bruins

March 9, 2016 - 14:30
Tuesday’s fourth and final regular season meeting between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins had it all. A playoff-level atmosphere? Check An unreal amount of saves – stick saves, pad saves, sprawling saves, breakaway saves, saves off t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bruins 1, Lightning 0 - OT

March 9, 2016 - 00:07
Despite the fact that the Boston Bruins won this game, there were two positive takeaways for the Lightning. First, the Lightning had a terrific response to Monday’s poor performance in Philadelphia. They fired 42 shots on Boston goalie Jonas Gus...

Lightning reassign defenseman Luke Witkowski to Syracuse

March 8, 2016 - 19:41
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Luke Witkowski to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 25, has played in 53 games with the Crunch this season, posting ...

Lightning recall defenseman Luke Witkowski from Syracuse Crunch

March 8, 2016 - 14:43
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 25, has played in 53 games with the Crunch this season, posting ...

Merry Lynn Morris honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 8, 2016 - 10:21
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Merry Lynn Morris as the 34th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Boston Bruins. Morris, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Flyers 4, Lightning 2

March 7, 2016 - 22:53
The Lightning did not play well enough to win this game and the Flyers were, simply put, the better team on this night. The Lightning matched a season-low with 18 shots. They allowed 40 shots, the most they’ve yielded in a non-overtime game this...

Lightning show improvement across the board during nine-game win streak

March 7, 2016 - 15:49
PHILADELPHIA -- Could the Tampa Bay Lightning's franchise best nine-game winning streak and rise to first place in the Atlantic Division be as simple as the players saying, 'Boys, we're better than this,' and doing something about it? Yes, defe...

Lightning lift suspension of forward Jonathan Drouin

March 7, 2016 - 11:40
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have lifted the suspension of forward Jonathan Drouin and he will report to the Syracuse Crunch for practice tomorrow morning, announced vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman today.

Lightning recall defenseman Slater Koekkoek

March 6, 2016 - 17:41
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, 22, has skated in 48 games with th...

Burns: 3 things we learned from making history

March 6, 2016 - 12:11
Folks who attended the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 4-3 overtime victory over the Carolina Hurricanes at Amalie Arena Saturday witnessed history. The Lightning won their ninth-consecutive game for the first time in franchise history, one-upping the eigh...

Going streaking: Lightning make history by winning ninth consecutive game

March 6, 2016 - 09:47
His name will forever be an answer to a Tampa Bay Lightning trivia question. Which Lightning player scored the overtime goal on March 5, 2016, versus Carolina to give the Bolts their franchise-record ninth win in a row? Alex Killorn The Halifax...

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

March 6, 2016 - 08:40
It was a record-setting ninth consecutive win for the Lightning, but it wasn’t a smooth ride to victory. It required Tyler Johnson’s tying goal in the third period, which came after the Lightning had surrendered a 2-1 third period lead. There wa...

Lizzie Dolan honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 5, 2016 - 19:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Lizzie Dolan as the 33rd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Carolina Hurricanes. Dolan, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning...

Burns: 3 things we learned from tying the franchise record for consecutive wins

March 4, 2016 - 13:22
At this rate, it feels like the Tampa Bay Lightning might never lose again. The Lightning won their eighth game in a row to move into first place in the Atlantic Division (The Bolts are tied with Florida at 80 points but own the tiebreaker with m...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Senators 1

March 4, 2016 - 09:06
Up until the third period, this was an evenly-played game. Through 40 minutes, shots were 21-20 in favor of Ottawa. Scoring chances were comparable. But the Lightning had been able to convert on two of their chances (well, three, but more on th...

Crunch Report: Syracuse wins two out of three games last week

March 3, 2016 - 11:31
LAST WEEK Fri., Feb. 26 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - W, 3-2 Sat., Feb. 27 - Crunch vs. St. John's - L, 5-1 Sun., Feb. 28 - Crunch at Binghamton - W, 5-4 SO THIS WEEK Wed., March 2 - Crunch vs. Lehigh Valley - 7 p.m. Fri., March 4 - Crunch at ...

World Cup of Lightning: 10 Bolts named to preliminary World Cup of Hockey rosters

March 2, 2016 - 19:01
As a seven-year-old kid, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman can remember sitting in his home, eyes glued to the TV watching the ice hockey final of the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, between Sweden and Canada. Sweden trai...

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop named to Team USA for World Cup of Hockey

March 2, 2016 - 18:51
Twenty years after watching their childhood idols put USA Hockey back on the map with a seismic-shifting win in Canada, 16 players were officially given the chance to do it again for the United States in Canada by being named to the initial roster...

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos named to Team Canada for World Cup of Hockey

March 2, 2016 - 18:13
TORONTO -- Team Canada could be called Team Continuity at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Of the first 16 players named to Team Canada's roster Wednesday, 12 not only were on the team that won gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but played very prom...