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Lightning partner with Metropolitan Ministries to host food drives

November 13, 2015 - 10:08
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are partnering with Metropolitan Ministries twice this month to host non-perishable food drives at Amalie Arena on Ford Thunder Alley prior to their home games on November 14 vs. Florida Panthers and November 19...

Jon Cooper named assistant coach for Team North America for 2016 World Cup of Hockey

November 13, 2015 - 10:01
Jon Cooper, Peter DeBoer, Dave Tippett and Jay Woodcroft were named assistant coaches for Team North America for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey on Friday by the NHL and NHL Players' Association. Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan will serve as t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Flames 1

November 12, 2015 - 23:02
Heading into this contest, Lightning players talked about wanting to play a full 60-minute game. It was something they hadn’t yet done in the 2015-16 season. Well, they are still seeking that full 60-minute performance after this game, one that h...

Morgan Watt honored as Lightning Community Hero

November 12, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Morgan Watt as the seventh Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Calgary Flames. Watt, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation a...

Bishop Looks to End Losing Skid Tonight Against Calgary

November 12, 2015 - 11:45
Ben Bishop’s numbers have been Vezina Trophy-worthy over his last five starts. The Tampa Bay Lightning starting goaltender has given up just eight goals in those five games and less than two in each. He owns a sterling 1.63 goals-against average ...

Lightning Trade Goaltender Kevin Poulin to Calgary

November 12, 2015 - 11:36
The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded goaltender Kevin Poulin to the Calgary Flames in exchange for future considerations today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Poulin, a native of Montreal, Quebec, was claimed off w...

Burns: 3 things we learned from homestand-opening loss to Buffalo

November 11, 2015 - 13:01
The Tampa Bay Lightning found out Tuesday just how hard it is to beat a team four times in a season, let alone four times in the first 17 games. The Lightning ran into a determined Buffalo team in a 4-1 loss to the Sabres at Amalie Arena. The Sab...

Mike Blunden reassigned to Syracuse Crunch

November 11, 2015 - 10:33
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Mike Blunden to the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden, 28, was recalled by the Lightning on November 9 and was a healthy scrat...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Sabres 4, Lightning 1

November 10, 2015 - 23:06
Let’s start off with a few positives. In terms of their compete level and willingness to battle, the Lightning did good a job in the final two periods. During those final 40 minutes, they generated a number of scoring chances and put 26 shots on...

Byron Pressley honored as Lightning Community Hero

November 10, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Byron Pressley as the sixth Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Pressley, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundat...

Cedric Paquette Questionable Tonight vs. Buffalo

November 10, 2015 - 12:46
Tampa Bay forward Cedric Paquette will be a game-time decision for the Lightning’s fourth and final regular season matchup against the Buffalo Sabres tonight. Paquette did not skate yesterday during the Bolts’ practice session but participated in...

Lightning recall forward Mike Blunden

November 9, 2015 - 18:03
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Mike Blunden from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden, 28, has skated in 10 games with the Crunch this season, posting three g...

Ondrej Palat to miss significant amount of time with lower-body injury

November 9, 2015 - 12:37
Ondrej Palat’s reaction to having the full weight of Minnesota’s Nino Niederreiter come down on his left leg in an awkward spill during Saturday’s loss to the Wild was of great concern to Lightning fans, Palat grimacing as he struggled to put weig...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from a road trip finale

November 8, 2015 - 15:10
The Lightning were oh-so-close to coming home from a four-game road trip with six out of eight points and feeling good about themselves by winning three of four on the swing. Tampa Bay certainly generated enough scoring chances to down the Minnne...

Lightning recall defenseman Nikita Nesterov

November 8, 2015 - 12:47
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Nikita Nesterov from the Syracuse Crunch today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Nesterov, 5-foot-11, 191 pounds, was assigned to Syracuse on Friday, Novem...

Sights and Sounds from a 1-0 loss to Minnesota

November 8, 2015 - 00:01
The Tampa Bay Lightning won two of three entering the final game of their four-game road trip in Minnesota but couldn’t find the answer to beating Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk on Saturday night. The Lightning had chance after chance against Dubnyk....

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Wild 1, Lightning 0

November 7, 2015 - 22:54
In a frustrating, Groundhog Day-like contest, the Lightning outplayed their opponent, but came away empty-handed. Once again, the loss stemmed from a tough combination of facing a hot goalie and enduring bad puck-luck. The result was the third L...

Ben Bishop to start for Lightning vs. Wild tonight

November 7, 2015 - 13:44
Ben Bishop will start his 13th game of the season when the Tampa Bay Lightning close out a four-game road trip tonight against the Minnesota Wild. Bishop has given up two or fewer goals in his last four starts but is 0-4-0 over that stretch. The...

Prospect Spotlight: Anthony Cirelli continues to shine in Oshawa

November 6, 2015 - 12:37
This week, we take a close look to an emerging prospect out of the Ontario Hockey League: Anthony Cirelli. Cirelli is the assistant captain of the Oshawa Generals and is playing in his second season with the club. He was selected in the third roun...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from three in a row over Buffalo

November 6, 2015 - 12:34
The Tampa Bay Lightning did something they hadn’t previously in 14 games heading into Thursday’s meeting with Buffalo: lead after the first period. Slow starts had been a trademark of this 2015-16 Lightning squad, but, in winning their third-stra...