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Lightning Strikes! podcast: What are Bolts' playoff chances?

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 3, 2017 - 11:10
Will the Lightning make the playoffs? Times beat writer Joe Smith and columnist Tom Jones break down the critical final week for Tampa Bay, which is still fighting for its playoff life, in this episode of our Lightning …
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Ryan Callahan confident hip issue has finally been fixed

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 2, 2017 - 11:30
You have plenty of time to think when you're sidelined for months. And Lightning veteran wing Ryan Callahan admitted he wondered if his lingering hip injury might be career-threatening. You have plenty of time to think when you're sidelined for months.
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Steven Stamkos out again Sunday against Stars

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - April 2, 2017 - 11:02
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos didn't need much deliberation to make the call on whether he'd play Sunday against the Stars.
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Tampa Bay Lightning 19-year-old goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy draws comparison to Russian Royalty

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Saw this story on the IIHF web site after Andrei Vasilevskiy made his senior team debut for Russia in a 6-1 victory against the United States, and there was quite the comparison made between Vasilevski and former Russian goaltender Vladislav Tretiak, the Hall of Fame goalie regarded as one of…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce training camp roster, partial schedule

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

LIGHTNING TO OPEN TRAINING CAMP SEPT. 11 AT TAMPA BAY TIMES FORUM

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the franchise’s 21st training camp on Wednesday, September 11 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the team announced today.  The team also announced the additional 38 players who…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce prospect camp schedule/roster

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Here is your pertinent information for the Lightning prospect camp, that opens Saturday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon and runs through Wednesday. The roster and schedule are below - yes, Jonathan Drouin will be in attendence - and one new wrinkle this season for fans who are not…

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New Tampa Bay Lightning commercial featuring pitchman (and Tampa resident) Anthony Sullivan

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

This is pretty funny stuff, featuring well known pitchman Anthony Sullivan of OxiClean fame along with Steven Stamkos, Teddy Purcell and Ryan Malone “pitching’’ a new four-game ticket plan. A well done production

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Five Syracuse players coming to Tampa Bay Lightning training camp

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

While the full allotment of players reporting to the start of Lightning training camp likely will not be known until late Saturday, at least some of them were told Friday night.

Following Friday’s Syracuse Crunch shootout victory against Norfolk, Syracuse general manager Julien BriseBois announced that five players…

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Tampa Bay Lightning to host part-time job fair

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Times Forum will hold a part-time job fair on Thursday, January 10 from 5-9 p.m. on the Promenade Level of the arena.  The fair is being held to fill positions for the upcoming Lightning hockey season as well as other Times Forum…

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The NHL lockout is over, hockey is back

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

After nearly four months, the key to breaking the NHL lockout came in the wee hours of the morning.

Just before 6 a.m. Sunday word began to emerge that following a marathon 16-hour bargaining session in New York a tentative deal between the NHL and NHL Player’s Association has been…

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After NHL talks break off, league issues statement from owner Jeff Vinik, 3 others

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Statement from Jeff Vinik, others are below


Tampa Bay Lightning Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik today issued the follow statement today:

    “After working this week with our players toward what we hoped would be a new agreement, owners presented a proposal we believed would benefit those…

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NHL Lockout Update - Nothing imminent, but there may be hope

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Burning the midnight oil was not enough to thaw hockey’s deep freeze quite yet.

For the second consecutive day, representatives from the National Hockey League and the NHL Player’s Association held marathon meetings in the hopes of settling the now 82-day long lockout that has already canceled games through Dec.…

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Another Tampa Bay Lightning player heads overseas

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Brendan Mikkelson became the fourth Tampa Bay Lightning player to bolt for Europe during the NHL imposed lockout that is now in its seventh week.

The 25-year-old defenseman signed a deal to play with Vasteras HK in the Swedish second division, according to Swedish website VLT.se, for the duration of…

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Tampa Bay Lightning classic games to be aired Thursdays during NHL lockout

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 18, 2014 - 01:25

Need a Lightning fix while the NHL is on hiatus due to the lockout? on Thursday nights, Sun Sports will be airing classic games for viewers. Two games - the inaugural game as well as the night Dave Andreychuk broke the NHL power play goal record - have already aired.…

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BoltProspects: @ghyke1018 A dman who is Marty's size is a huge risk. Huge.

BoltProspects Twitter - June 10, 2013 - 20:58
BoltProspects: @ghyke1018 A dman who is Marty's size is a huge risk. Huge.

BoltProspects: Spent my daughter's soccer camp session reading the NHL Draft Black Book. Good stuff. Hoping Bowey or Santini is there at 33.

BoltProspects Twitter - June 10, 2013 - 19:35
BoltProspects: Spent my daughter's soccer camp session reading the NHL Draft Black Book. Good stuff. Hoping Bowey or Santini is there at 33.

BoltProspects: “@tylerpaasMSU: @BoltProspects @SYRCrunch4Ever @schnarr17 Hit high. Left his feet. Penalty called.”// Watch replay this time.

BoltProspects Twitter - June 10, 2013 - 18:09
BoltProspects: “@tylerpaasMSU: @BoltProspects @SYRCrunch4Ever @schnarr17 Hit high. Left his feet. Penalty called.”// Watch replay this time.

BoltProspects: And by EPSN I mean ESPN. #spellinggood

BoltProspects Twitter - June 10, 2013 - 16:15
BoltProspects: And by EPSN I mean ESPN. #spellinggood

BoltProspects: And another round of Tebow bashing begins. Not his fault EPSN can't keep a camera out of his face. He's not asking for it.

BoltProspects Twitter - June 10, 2013 - 16:09
BoltProspects: And another round of Tebow bashing begins. Not his fault EPSN can't keep a camera out of his face. He's not asking for it.

BoltProspects: RT @sthomasphotos: RT @ashleylynnnnnn: Every @SyracuseCrunch fan please read and RT!!! Contact me for more info! #allin http://t.co/8SpQuvn…

BoltProspects Twitter - June 10, 2013 - 16:05
BoltProspects: RT @sthomasphotos: RT @ashleylynnnnnn: Every @SyracuseCrunch fan please read and RT!!! Contact me for more info! #allin http://t.co/8SpQuvn…
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