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Lightning recall forward Mike Blunden from Syracuse

March 12, 2016 - 19:26
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, 29, has played in nine games with the Lig...

Burns: Three things we learned from a third straight loss

March 12, 2016 - 14:01
If the Philadelphia Flyers make the playoffs, I’m not so sure the Tampa Bay Lightning want to see them in a First Round matchup. For the second time in five days, the determined Flyers dominated the Lightning and kept their faint playoffs hopes i...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Flyers 3, Lightning 1

March 12, 2016 - 07:45
The Lightning have now gone 0-2-1 in their last three games. In two of those – the regulation losses to the Philadelphia Flyers – the Lightning have not played well. Granted, this performance wasn’t nearly as bad as Monday’s defeat, a game in wh...

Brian Anderson honored as Lightning Community Hero

March 11, 2016 - 20:01
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Brian Anderson as the 35th Lightning Community Hero of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Philadelphia Flyers. Anderson, who received a $50,000 donation from the Ligh...

Pre-Game Notebook: Stralman, Coburn Game-Time Decisions for Rematch Against Philly

March 11, 2016 - 12:58
Tampa Bay Lightning defensemen Anton Stralman and Braydon Coburn are nearing a return to the lineup after each has missed time due to various ailments. Stralman sat out a game for the first time in his Lightning career on Tuesday in the Bolts’ 1-...

Lightning Reassign Defenseman Slater Koekkoek to Syracuse

March 11, 2016 - 12:28
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Slater Koekkoek to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Koekkoek, 22, has played in six games with the Lightning...

Crunch Report: Syracuse picks up wins over Portland and Springfield

March 10, 2016 - 15:37
LAST WEEK Wed., March 2 - Crunch vs. Lehigh Valley - SOL, 3-2 Fri., March 4 - Crunch at Portland - W, 3-1 Sun., March 6 - Crunch at Springfield - W, 6-3 THIS WEEK Fri., March 11 - Crunch vs. Bridgeport - 7 p.m. Sat., March 12 - Crunch vs....

Inside the Lightning: Ryan Callahan to debut on Friday night

March 10, 2016 - 15:35
On Friday, March 11 at 10:30 p.m., FOX Sports Sun, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, will debut a new episode of “Inside the Lightning” upon conclusion of the Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia Flyers game. Titled “Ryan Callahan,” t...

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...