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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Maple Leafs 1

March 1, 2016 - 00:03
The Lightning were facing some tough circumstances in this game. First of all, they had played (and traveled) the night before and were taking on a team that had done neither. Secondly, the Maple Leafs had four of their top prospects making thei...

Ryan Callahan named NHL's second star of the week

February 29, 2016 - 12:13
NEW YORK – Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan and Montreal Canadiens goaltender Mike Condon have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb.28. FIRST STAR – FILIP FORSBER...

Lightning Reassign Defenseman Matt Taormina to Syracuse

February 29, 2016 - 11:40
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Matt Taormina to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Taormina, 29, has skated in one game with the Lightning th...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Bruins 1

February 28, 2016 - 23:43
There were several reasons why the Lightning won this game, their sixth straight overall and fourth in a row on the road. First, they won the special teams battle. The Lightning entered the game with the league’s worst road power play percentage...

Big Atlantic showdown looms tonight for the Lightning in Boston

February 28, 2016 - 13:09
With wins in five-straight games, the Tampa Bay Lightning own the longest active win streak in the Eastern Conference and second-longest in the NHL. The Bolts will go for consecutive win number six when they take on the Boston Bruins tonight at ...

Lightning recall G Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

February 27, 2016 - 17:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. In addition, Tampa Bay has reassigned goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to the...

Burns: 3 things we learned from blanking the Devils

February 27, 2016 - 13:14
What team owns the longest active winning streak in the Eastern Conference? That would be the Tampa Bay Lightning, winners of five-consecutive games and closing in on Florida for first place in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning’s run of victo...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Devils 0

February 26, 2016 - 23:32
In his postgame interview with reporters, Ben Bishop said that this was “one of our more complete games of the year.” He’s right. This was a workmanlike, clinical performance for the Lightning, who thoroughly dominated the New Jersey Devils. ...

Bolts aim for fifth straight win tonight in New Jersey

February 26, 2016 - 14:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning are on their second-longest winning streak of the season having won four-straight games coming into tonight’s contest in New Jersey, the start of a four-game road trip for the Bolts. In order to leave the Garden State with...

Lightning sign Braydon Coburn to three-year contract extension

February 26, 2016 - 10:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a three-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Coburn, 30, has played in 60 games with the Lightning this season, ...

Prospect Spotlight: Mitchell Stephens

February 26, 2016 - 09:21
Impact is defined as having a strong effect on someone or something. That has been the case for Lightning prospect and Saginaw Spirit center Mitchell Stephens. He was selected in the second round, 33rd overall at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft after the...

Lightning recall Kristers Gudlevskis and reassign goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy

February 25, 2016 - 17:21
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the club announced that goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has be...

Crunch Report: Syracuse gets back on track with win vs. Utica

February 25, 2016 - 10:15
LAST WEEK Wed., Feb. 17 - Crunch vs. St. John's - SOL, 3-2 Fri., Feb. 19 - Crunch vs. Utica - W, 5-4 Sat., Feb. 20 - Crunch vs. Rochester - L, 6-2 THIS WEEK Fri., Feb. 26 - Crunch vs. Binghamton - 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 27 - Crunch vs. St. John...

Dad's trip takes JT Brown's dad to where he starred in college football

February 25, 2016 - 09:54
When Ted Brown returns to Raleigh, the locals take notice. Brown, the father of Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown and former N.C. State running back great, finished his four-year Wolfpack career as the all-time leading rusher in Atlantic Coa...

Burns: 3 things we learned from picking up another win

February 24, 2016 - 11:39
Don’t look now, but the Tampa Bay Lightning are suddenly red-hot again. The Lightning started 2016 on fire with victories in 11 of their first 13 games of the new year, mixing in a seven-game win streak and a nine-game home win streak for good me...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 2, Coyotes 1

February 24, 2016 - 08:59
This was an important Lightning win for a couple of reasons. First, this game against Arizona represented the lone home game for the Bolts during a stretch in which they play six of seven on the road. Second, they were facing a team that had pla...

Dotti Groover-Skipper honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 23, 2016 - 20:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Dotti Groover-Skipper as the 32nd Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Arizona Coyotes. Groover-Skipper, who received a $50,000 donation fro...

Pregame Notebook: Jason Garrison nears return to the lineup

February 23, 2016 - 13:27
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison won’t have a spot in tonight’s lineup when the Lightning host the Arizona Coyotes at Amalie Arena according to Bolts head coach Jon Cooper. But Garrison, who was hurt February 8 in Ottawa and was exp...

Valtteri Filppula to reach 700-game milestone tonight vs. Coyotes

February 23, 2016 - 11:43
As he prepared inside the road team locker room for his first National Hockey League game in 2005, Valtteri Filppula can remember a conversation with Steve Yzerman. Filppula had spent the start of the season with Detroit’s AHL affiliate in Grand ...

Lightning recall defenseman Matt Taormina from Syracuse

February 22, 2016 - 17:59
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Matt Taormina from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Additionally, the club announced that defenseman Slater Koekkoek has been reassi...