1. Habs Dominate Lightning to Take First Two Games on Road, Control of Series

    TAMPA, Fla. - In Game 1, the Montreal Canadiens controlled the puck. After Game 2, they control the series...

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  2. Lightning's Palat Expected to Miss Game 2

    Lightning coach Jon Cooper gave the not-unexpected word this morning ahead of tonight's game versus Montreal . Palat, 23, had 59 points in 81 games and could very well be one of the finalists for rookie of the year...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 15 hours ago 67 reads 0 comments

  3. Tampa Bay Lightning's Blueprint to a Deep Run in 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have the pieces and ability to make a deep run in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. They also have a blueprint for success. Game 1 of their opening-round series on April 16 against Montreal wasn ’t it...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 15 hours ago 118 reads 0 comments

  4. Alex Killorn Impressive in Loss to Canadiens

    Alex Killorn nearly helped the Tampa Bay Lightning steal Game 1 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday...

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  5. Cooper: Bolts 'Kept Shooting Ourselves in the Foot' in OT Loss

    To hear Lightning head coach Jon Cooper explain it, Wednesday's series-opening loss to Montreal — a 5-4 OT defeat in Tampa — was more about what the Bolts did wrong than what the Habs did right...

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  6. Paquette Seeking Payback for Draft Day Snub

    TAMPA, Fla. — Cedric Paquette grew up wanting to play for the Montreal Canadiens . Now he wants badly to beat them...

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  7. Pressing Question: How Much Adversity Is Too Much for the Bolts?

    If the saying “What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger” is true, then the Tampa Bay Lightning could be the mightiest team in the playoffs...

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  8. Tampa Bay Lightning's 5 Biggest Questions in Playoff Series vs. Montreal

    It wasn’t pretty, but the Tampa Bay Lightning have secured home ice for the opening-round series against the Montreal Canadiens. With the shootout win over Washington April 13, the Bolts turn the focus to the Canadiens ...

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  9. Ryan Malone Arrested on DUI, Cocaine Charges

    Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and cocaine possession...

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  10. Victor Hedman Questionable to Return vs. Blue Jackets

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  11. Valtteri Filppula (Lower Body) out Tonight vs. Blue Jackets

    Lightning saying Filppula out with a previously undisclosed lower-body injury (hurt vs. Flyers ). So Paquette gets in the lineup...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 20 reads 0 comments

  12. Video: Lightning G Prospect's Incredible Glove Save

    Now that John Gibson has matriculated to the Anaheim Ducks ' NHL roster, Russian goalie Andrei Vasilevsky may be the best goaltending prospect outside of the league right now...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  13. The Tampa Bay Lightning's Kiss Cam Did a Poor Flyers Fan Dirty

    This poor Flyers fan just wanted to go watch his team take on the Lightning in Tampa Bay but quickly learned the perils of venturing into the opponent's barn...

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  14. Tampa Bay's Ondřej Palát Knocks in a Dreaded Own Goal

    Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ondřej Palát has been one of the most electrifying rookies to watch this season, with 22 goals and 36 assists to his name...

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  15. Tyler Johnson Breaks Steven Stamkos' Rookie Goal Record with 24th

    Tyler Johnson sets a Lightning rookie record with his 24th goal 2:00 into first period. Appropriate feed from Stamkos, whose record fell...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 8 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  16. Lecavalier's Second Trip to Tampa Is Special, 'But Not Like the 1st Time'

    Back in November, the first time former Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier played at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, he said he pretty much was counting the days until the game...

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  17. Kostka (Concussion) Returns; Salo (Upper-Body) out

    Confirmed that Kostka will play tonight. Sami Salo (upper body) will not. Salo's injury is not considered long term...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  18. Bishop's Injury Puts Lightning's Chances in Playoffs on Life Support

    This could be bad. Real bad. Like season-is-over bad. The playoffs haven't even started and already it feels as if the Lightning is on the brink of elimination...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  19. Palat, Lindback Key Lightning's 3-0 Win over Leafs

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Ondrej Palat had two goals, Anders Lindback came off the bench to make 25 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended Toronto's playoff hopes by beating the Maple Leafs 3-0 on Tuesday night...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  20. PHOTO: Ben Bishop, Darren Pang Hilariously Swap Goalie Gear

    There are few pairs that better personify the change in goaltenders over the past 20 or so years in hockey than Darren Pang and Lightning goalie Ben Bishop...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 422 reads 0 comments

  21. 5 Keys for Tampa Bay Lightning to Finish Strong in 2013-14 NHL Regular Season

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have started to sputter heading into the last week of the 2013-14 regular season. Tampa Bay has dropped three of its last four games and will need a few things to improve in order to close out the regular season strong...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 12 days ago 767 reads 1 comments

  22. Lightning Reveal Dave Andreychuk Statue

    The Tampa Bay Lightning unveiled a statue in honor of former high-scoring forward Dave Andreychuk on Saturday, cementing a moment when the veteran winger helped the franchise when its (and his) only Stanley Cup...

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  23. The Biggest X-Factors in the Remainder of Tampa Bay Lightning's Regular Season

    With five games left in the regular season and a playoff spot already clinched, the Tampa Bay Lightning look to head into the postseason on a high note...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 15 days ago 339 reads 0 comments

  24. Lightning Keeping Foot on Gas Despite Clinching Berth

    In the closing moments of the Tampa Bay Lightning 's win against the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, defenseman Michael Kostka sustained a concussion from a hit to the head he took from defenseman Douglas Murray...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 15 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  25. Report: Lightning Interested in Callahan Extension

    The Tampa Bay Lightning made it clear to Ryan Callahan's camp that they want the player past this season.....

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