Found March 30, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
via, Tampa Bay center Nate Thompson faces a hearing Saturday afternoon with the Department of Player Safety for an incident that occurred during Friday night's game against the New Jersey Devils at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The following grounds for potential supplemental discipline are being considered: Illegal Check to the Head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to these infractions accordingly upon further review. The incident occurred at the 11:13 mark of the second period. Thompson made contact with New Jersey forward Matt D'Agostini near center ice. No penalty was called on the play.

Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman Says ‘Marty St. Louis Is Not Going to Be Traded’

The Tampa Bay Lightning may be in the middle of an awful season, which has led them to shake some things up, but they are not going to shake up one of the best things they’ve got going. The combination of Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis continues to flourish as everything else falls apart around the duo, and while the Bolts could get something pretty good in return for St....

Jon Cooper a long-term bet for Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. Steve Yzermans bet on Jon Cooper is a safe one, certainly, but time will reveal whether its smart. If anything should be learned after the Tampa Bay Lightnings departure from the Guy Boucher era, its that caution can never be in short supply. After all, Boucher commanded optimism two years ago after leading the Lightning to 103 points and within one victory against...

Video- Nate Thompson Suspended Two Games

Brendan Shanahan explains the suspension.  

Forget The Martin St. Louis Trade Talk

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Devils at Lightning game preview

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Rookie Of The Year

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Lightning rally, win shootout against Devils

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Michael Stuart: Steve Yzerman Clears the Air on Martin St. Louis Rumors

“Marty St. Louis is not going to be traded.” Those were Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman’s own words in response to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun regarding the rumors that have been running rampant over the last week. Among reports and speculation from within the rumor mill, teams like the New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins...

No Pain, No Gain

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Michael Stuart: Jon Cooper Debuts as Lightning Take on Devils

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Michael Stuart: Jon Cooper's Lightning Battle Back and Defeat Devils in Shootout

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Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: New Jersey Devils @ Tampa Bay Lightning - Game 34

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