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Veteran defenseman James Wisniewski hopes to call Tampa Bay home

TBL.com Feed - September 14, 2016 - 14:04
James Wisniewski found himself in unfamiliar territory this offseason, a defenseman without a home and unsure of his next move. The NHL veteran was acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes from Anaheim prior to the 2015-16 season in exchange for goa...

James Wisniewski ready to 'earn' spot with Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 14, 2016 - 11:45
(Continuing blog series on "Questions for Lightning Camp") This was a strange, and long, summer for James Wisniewski. (Continuing blog series on "Questions for Lightning Camp")
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Lightning, Amalie Arena to host part-time job fair on Thursday

TBL.com Feed - September 13, 2016 - 14:22
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will be holding their second part-time job fair for the upcoming season on Thursday, September 15 from 3 - 6 p.m. on the Promenade Level at AMALIE Arena. The fair is being held to fill positions for AMALIE Arena...

Tyler Johnson reports 'stronger than I've ever been'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 13, 2016 - 13:58
Tyler Johnson had alluded to the fact that his right wrist - broken during the 2015 Stanley Cup Final - bothered him at the beginning of last season. On Tuesday, we found out just how much.
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Yzerman: Lightning could keep both goalies all season

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 8, 2016 - 10:01
With an expansion draft looming, the prevailing assumption is that the Lightning will have to move either goalie Ben Bishop or backup Andrei Vasilevskiy by February's trade deadline. Not so fast.
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Lightning's J.T. Brown speaks out on life 'as a black athlete in the NHL'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 8, 2016 - 07:47
Lightning wing J.T. Brown wants to make one thing clear.
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Lightning coach Jon Cooper goes back to school at World Cup

TBL.com Feed - September 8, 2016 - 07:35
MONTREAL -- Jon Cooper is blaming a revamp of the Florida school system for his almost invisible summer. That's his story, he says with a laugh, and he's sticking to it. Cooper, coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, is one of four assistants for Te...

Lightning ink three-year partnership extension with Lyon Hockey Club

TBL.com Feed - September 8, 2016 - 06:42
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today they have signed a three-year partnership extension with the Lions de Lyon Hockey Club of the French Magnus League through the 2018-19 season. The highlight of the partnership includes the possib...

Tortorella says he'll bench any player who sits through anthem

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 7, 2016 - 15:28
U.S. hockey and former Lightning head coach John Tortorella said he'd bench any player who stays seated during the national anthem.
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Fox Sports Sun, Tampa Bay Lightning announce 2016-17 television broadcast schedule

TBL.com Feed - September 7, 2016 - 13:00
FOX Sports Sun and the Tampa Bay Lightning jointly announced today the team’s 2016-17 NHL regular season television schedule, featuring 75 games broadcast on the network. FOX Sports Sun will start the season in Tampa Bay as the Bolts host the ...

Ryan Callahan takes 'big step' in first skate since surgery

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 7, 2016 - 11:48
Ryan Callahan's session on the ice Tuesday wasn't very extensive, maybe 30 minutes long. "Just going out there for a twirl," Callahan said. Ryan Callahan's session on the ice Tuesday wasn't very extensive, maybe 30 minutes long.
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Lightning well represented at World Cup of Hockey 2016

TBL.com Feed - September 7, 2016 - 09:49
The last time Tampa Bay Lightning fans saw goaltender Ben Bishop in a game, he was being stretchered off the ice during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final in Pittsburgh. The end of Bishop’s season was as abrupt as it was untimely. The 29-ye...

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos relishes chance to finally represent Canada

TBL.com Feed - September 7, 2016 - 07:41
OTTAWA -- Steven Stamkos is savoring his first chance to represent Canada in a best-on-best tournament as a professional. The Tampa Bay Lightning forward looked like a lock to get his first chance at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, but ...

Mike Seidel (F) from Indy Fuel to Norfolk Admirals

Norfolk Admirals Transactions - September 6, 2016 - 23:00

Status: Confirmed
Date: 09/07/2016
Player: Mike Seidel (F)
From: Indy Fuel
To: Norfolk Admirals
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Jon Cooper feels World Cup will be 'bonus' for Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - September 6, 2016 - 10:17
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is finally getting the chance to represent Team Canada, having not been part of the past two Olympics.
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Best of the Bolts: Nikita Kucherov's extra-attacker tying goal earns top play of 2015-16

TBL.com Feed - September 5, 2016 - 10:00
In the end, there could only be one. Nikita Kucherov’s extra-attacker tying goal in Game 3 of Tampa Bay’s Second Round series versus the New York Islanders made it all the way through to the final from the Tampa Bay Bracket. And when the fin...

Valtteri Filppula named Team Finland alternate captain for World Cup of Hockey

TBL.com Feed - September 5, 2016 - 01:02
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Valtteri Filppula will be an alternate captain for Team Finland at the World Cup of Hockey 2016, the Finland Ice Hockey Association announced Monday. Team Finland named Minnesota Wild forward Mikko Koivu captain on ...

Robbie Czarnik (F) from Norfolk Admirals to Reading Royals

Norfolk Admirals Transactions - September 3, 2016 - 23:00

Status: Confirmed
Date: 09/04/2016
Player: Robbie Czarnik (F)
From: Norfolk Admirals
To: Reading Royals
Source: Link
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