Lightning veteran Valtteri Filppula has probably been to around 1,000 team meetings in his 11-year NHL career. The one Wednesday morning was the only one he can remember missing. Lightning veteran Valtteri Filppula has probably been to around 1,000 team meetings in his 11-year NHL career.
The mystery surrounding Ryan Callahan's status has been tough for Lightning fans. It's even harder on the veteran Lightning wing, who remains sidelined due to his sore, surgically-repaired hip. The mystery surrounding Ryan Callahan's status has been tough for Lightning fans.
Lightning rookie Brayden Point is out 4-6 weeks with an upper body injury.
The parade of callups from AHL Syracuse continues, as the Lightning has brought up forwards Yanni Gourde and Erik Condra from the Crunch.
For all the players the Lightning got back Wednesday night - including wing Nikita Kucherov - there was one surprising scratch.
When Canada opened camp for the World Juniors championship a few weeks ago, it started with some team-building.
Joe Smith talks about Ben Bishop's injury and Andrei Vasilevskiy taking over the Lightning net, possibly for good, in our latest Lightning Strikes! podcast. He also discusses Jonathan Drouin's and Brian Boyle's emergence and …
Michael Bournival didn't sleep much Wednesday night.
The list of banged-up Lightning players continue to grow. "It's getting ridiculous," wing Alex Killorn said. The list of banged-up Lightning players continue to grow.
When goalie Ben Bishop got hurt Tuesday night, backup Andrei Vasilevskiy was asked if he's ready to take over if the injury was for an prolonged period. "That's why I'm here," Vasilevskiy said.
With goalie Ben Bishop hurt, the Lightning is recalling Kristers Gudlevskis to provide some insurance behind Andrei Vasilevskiy for Thursday's game against the Blues. And potentially longer.
Lightning starter Ben Bishop is hurt. That we know. He left Tuesday's game in the first period and didn't return. It's unclear what the exact lower body injury is, though some have speculated it was a groin issue. The Lightning doesn't know how long Bishop will be sidelined. It could be two days or two months. We could know more today …
Lightning prospect Tanner Richard was so pumped for Tuesday's NHL debut, he said he was one of the first players to arrive at Amalie Arena.
As if the Lightning didn't already have enough injury issues.
This time, no flight issues were going to stop Tanner Richard from making his much anticipated NHL debut.
Tanner Richard may get to make his NHL debut after all.
There are plenty of reasons why the Lightning is in its current funk, having lost nine of its last 11 games.
Shortly into coach Jon Cooper’s pre-game media session Saturday, he said, “You want to hear an awful story?” A heartbreaking one, actually.
You know you're witnessing an out-of-this-world talent in Connor McDavid when everyone from opponents to Hall of Fame coaches seem awestruck by the Oilers 19-year-old superstar.