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Nikita Kucherov's growing in confidence, scoring goals

November 5, 2014 - 08:25
The first time Nikita Kucherov touched the puck in the National Hockey League, he scored. Since becoming the seventh Tampa Bay player to record a goal in his NHL debut, the expectation for Kucherov to score and score often has been, fairly or...

Valtteri Filppula to headline Wednesday's McDonald's radio show

November 4, 2014 - 16:33
TAMPA BAY –Tampa Bay Lightning forward Valtteri Filppula will appear as the featured guest on the live radio show ‘Lightning Hockey Night’ which will air on AM 620 and FM 95.3 WDAE from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5. The show is set to broadc...

Lightning recall Cedric Paquette from Syracuse Crunch

November 4, 2014 - 16:26
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cedric Paquette from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Paquette, 21, has skated in four games with the...

Mishkin's Musings: Atlantic Division looks strong after first month

November 4, 2014 - 12:34
Regular readers of this column are aware of how often I’ve harped on the importance of putting early-season points in the bank. Teams that sprint out of the gates quickly give themselves some leeway to withstand mid-season dips. Conversely, the ...

Practice Notebook: Bolts look to continue hot start in November

November 3, 2014 - 15:48
With one month of the season and 12 games complete, the Tampa Bay Lightning have to feel pretty good about their position in the National Hockey League, especially considering the amount of injuries the team has had to deal with early. The Bolt...

Burns: Three Things we learned in Bolts win vs. Capitals

November 2, 2014 - 12:09
The Tampa Bay Lightning continue to pile up wins at home. Saturday, the Washington Capitals were the latest victim, falling 4-3. Since getting blown out in Minnesota, the Lightning have won three consecutive games, scoring 15 goals in the process,...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts find a way to win versus tough Capitals

November 1, 2014 - 21:36
Ever since Alex Ovechkin entered the NHL in 2005, the Washington Capitals have been known as a dangerous offensive team. Now, with Barry Trotz as head coach, they have improved their defensive game. For example, their shots allowed per game numb...

Lightning honor Freddie Brinson as Community Hero

November 1, 2014 - 15:54
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Freddie Brinson as the seventh Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Washington Capitals. Brinson, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning ...

Morning Skate: Ryan Callahan returns to Bolts lineup tonight

November 1, 2014 - 11:29
Right winger Ryan Callahan will make his return to the Tampa Bay lineup when the Lightning go head-to-head with the Washington Capitals at Amalie Arena Saturday night. Callahan hasn’t played since leaving midway through the Bolts’ loss in Edm...

Degrees of separation: Capitals vs. Lightning

November 1, 2014 - 08:54
The Bolts continue their four-game home stand tonight, facing off against the Washington Capitals in the first of three meetings. All three meetings between the two teams will come in the next six weeks with the Bolts traveling to Washington for t...

Bolts GameDay: Capitals at Lightning

November 1, 2014 - 08:10

Lightning reassign Cedric Paquette to Syracuse

October 31, 2014 - 13:15
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Cedric Paquette to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Paquette, 21, has skated in four games with the...

Lightning launch cell phones for soldiers program

October 31, 2014 - 13:09
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will be hosting a drive during the month of November for fans to donate cell phones to benefit the military beginning with their home game on Saturday against the Washington Capitals at Amalie Arena at 7 p.m. ...

Florida Hospital teams up with Bolts to raise awareness for breast cancer

October 31, 2014 - 12:16
Florida Hospital is officially turning the Amalie Arena “pink” during the Tampa Bay Lightning home game on November 1st to raise awareness about Breast Cancer. The puck drops at 7:00pm as the Bolts “face-off” against the Capitals. During the eve...

The Bolts October at a glance

October 31, 2014 - 11:38
The Lightning kicked off the 2014-15 season with 11 games in the month of October and took home a 7-3-1 record good for 15 points out of a possible 22 points. Home Record: 4-1-1 Road Record: 3-2-0 Currently ranked second in the Atlantic ...

Burns: Three things we learned in Lightning's win over Flyers

October 31, 2014 - 11:08
The Tampa Bay Lightning continued to befuddle Philadelphia, moving to 8-0-1 at Amalie Arena since the beginning of the 2010-11 season against the Flyers following Thursday's 4-3 victory. The Bolts have now won five-straight over Philly. How'd t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Special teams lead the way to another Bolts win

October 30, 2014 - 21:53
Extra Shift: Lightning 4 Philadelphia Flyers 3 For a healthy portion of this game, the Lightning weren’t nearly as crisp as they were in their impressive performance on Tuesday in the win over Arizona. But the mark of a good team is to find wa...

Daniel Erickson honored as Lightning Community Hero

October 30, 2014 - 16:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Daniel Erickson as the sixth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Erickson, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...