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With center Tyler Johnson back in the lineup, the Lightning reassigned center Vladislav Namestnikov to AHL Syracuse Friday.
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman participated in Friday's practice, and is hoping to return to the lineup Saturday night against the Avs.
When it comes to Lightning center Cedric Paquette, a 6-foot-1, 198 pounds, and Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, 6-9, 258, they're definitely a big mismatch when it comes to size.
While center Tyler Johnson and defenseman Victor Hedman won't play tonight in Boston due to lower-body injuries suffered Monday night, the Lightning is encouraged to know that both key players aren't expected to be out for the long-term.
The Lighning have recalled center Vladislav Namestnikov from AHL Syracuse this morning.
It's been a strange year for former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier.
The fact Lightning captain Steven Stamkos made the All-Star team Saturday night seemed almost expected.
Lightning center prospect Brayden Point almost had to pinch himself, like he was dreaming.
After weeks of a struggling power play, the Lightning might have finally found the right mix.
The Lightning is bracing for the fact it will be without defenseman Radko Gudas for the rest of the regular season.
Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday. At that point, Tampa Bay will have a better idea how long Gudas will be out. Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday.
Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas had hoped to return to the lineup tonight against the Senators.
It's been a weird year for Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas. Gudas, 24, sat a few games with a stomach virus, nearly got sliced in the neck by a skate on Saturday, and will miss his second straight game with a lower-body injury. It's been a weird year for Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas.
As expected, the Lightning reassigned touted goalie prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy to AHL Syracuse Thursday afternoon.
The Lightning have recalled defenseman prospect Nikita Nesterov from AHL Syracuse, and it looks like he'll make his NHL debut tonight against the Sabres.
As expected, touted rookie goalie prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy will start tonight for the Lightning.
Update: Veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov said he was told by the Lightning when he signed a one-year deal July 1 that there may be times he’d have to step aside for touted prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy. Now Nabokov is living it.