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Will Steven Stamkos waive his no-trade clause with the Lightning?

Steven Stamkos may find himself with a new team sooner rather than later. According to SportsNet’s Chris Johnston who cites reports out of Tampa Bay saying Stamkos will possibly waive his no-trade clause prior to the NHL trade deadline coming up February 29th. Stamkos is on his way to becoming the most sought after free […] The post Will Steven Stamkos waive his no-trade clause...
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Predators-Lightning Preview

Consecutive road losses by a total of six goals might have humbled Tampa Bay, but that seems easily correctable with it returning to a home winning streak that's nearing the level of its franchise record from last season. The Lightning begin a four-game homestand Friday night against the Nashville Predators, who conversely should be eager to try to continue an impressive road winning...
Via AP on Fox
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Stamkos Waiting Until Deadline Doesn’t Bode Well For Bolts

“The trade deadline is coming up in a couple weeks, I’m sure everyone will have some answers in a couple weeks when that comes,” Stamkos said Thursday. “We’ve kept everything to ourselves and I know it (stinks) for you guys (media), I totally understand. But I think you can appreciate the way we’ve conducted doing business and whatever happens in the next couple weeks...
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Breaking: Garrison Out 3-5 Weeks – Koekkoek Called Up

Jason Garrison will miss 3-5 weeks because of a lower body injury Defensman Jason Garrison will miss three to five weeks with a lower body injury. GM Steve Yzerman called up defenseman Slater Koekkoek from Syracuse. Yzerman’s next move will most likely be targeting a defenseman prior to the trade deadline. He has Jonathan Drouin to dangle out as bait. For the time being, Matt...
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Throwback Thursday

TAMPA, FL – APRIL 20: Exterior views of the St. Pete Times Forum prior to the start of Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)
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Tampa Bay Lightning: To keep Stamkos or not to keep, that is the question

The first leg of Tampa Bay Lightning Captain Steven Stamkos’ career has been nothing short of explosive. This season being his eighth, Stamkos has posted 297 goals and 538 points in 544 games on his way to not one but two Rocket Richard trophies for most goals in the NHL (2010, 51 goals; 2012, 60 goals). And he’s just 26 years old. All signs point to Stamkos staying in Tampa...
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Report: St. Louis Blues no longer interested in Jonathan Drouin

Back at the beginning of January, Jonathan Drouin requested a trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Since then, he’s been suspended by his club and he’s been connected to a variety of teams in the ol’ rumor mill. One of the teams believed to be the closest to making an actual offer for the for 20-year-old forward were the St. Louis Blues. Apparently the Blues are no longer interested...
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Report: St. Louis Blues no longer interested in Jonathan Drouin

Back at the beginning of January, Jonathan Drouin requested a trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Since then, he’s been suspended by his club and he’s been connected to a variety of teams in the ol’ rumor mill. One of the teams believed to be the closest to making an actual offer for the for 20-year-old forward was the St. Louis Blues. Apparently, the Blues are no longer interested...
Via Bloguin Best
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Victor Hedman Visits His Roots In The Players’ Tribune

I wrote about How We Play Hockey in Sweden for @PlayersTribune https://t.co/tSIEJFPmdq — Victor Hedman (@heds77) February 10, 2016 The Players’ Tribune has quickly become one of the best sources for excellent sports content straight from the athletes themselves. That continues today with an article from Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman. Victor discusses his small hometown...
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Lightning watch another one slip away in loss to Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) -- Tomas Plekanec scored twice and added an assist, helping the Canadiens to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night that extended Montreal's win streak to three games.Brendan Gallagher and Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for Montreal. With 37 saves, Ben Scrivens earned his third consecutive victory after going 0-4 to start the season. Scrivens had...
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Game 53 Box Score And Video Highlights: Canadiens 4 – Lightning 2

FINAL: @CanadiensMTL (4) – @TBLightning (2) Recap: https://t.co/VH8sOA7dnd#TBLvsMTL pic.twitter.com/5qSvhtIqOp — NHL (@NHL) February 10, 2016 Scoring Summary 1st Period 05:56 MTL Brendan Gallagher (14) Wrist shot – ASST: Tomas Plekanec (30) 1 – 0 MTL 2nd Period 00:40 TBL Valtteri Filppula (7) Wrist shot – ASST: Victor Hedman (27) 1 – 1 Tie 06:40 MTL Tomas...
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GIF: Victor Hedman’s Game 53 Goal

A pretty Swede backhand. #TBLvsMTL pic.twitter.com/dOy6STHDAW — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) February 10, 2016 (Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
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GIF: Valtteri Filppula’s Game 53 Goal

Give Val space, and he won’t waste it. #TBLvsMTL pic.twitter.com/J6hyR0IiQN — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) February 10, 2016 (Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
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Game 53: Lightning vs. Canadiens – Full Preview And Game Notes

Here are your game notes for tonight’s battle with the Canadiens. Just click the link Game-notes-Feb.-9-Tampa-Bay-at-Montreal-c7fe5c50c4 Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
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Game 52 Box Score And Video Highlights: Senators 5 – Lightning 1

Video highlights found here: FINAL: @TBLightning (1) – @Senators (5) Recap: https://t.co/0VOUnVPFHD#TBLvsOTT pic.twitter.com/MeFumpxtFe — NHL (@NHL) February 9, 2016   Scoring Summary 1st Period 05:23 OTT Zack Smith (11) ASST: Mark Stone (25) 1 – 0 OTT 16:51 OTT Shane Prince (3) ASST: NONE 2 – 0 OTT 17:25 TBL J.T. Brown (6) ASST: Braydon Coburn (8), Ryan Callahan...
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Hockey Day In Tampa Bay

The Lightning will host Hockey Day in Tampa Bay on Saturday, February 13 at Amalie Arena. The event will celebrate all levels of hockey in Tampa Bay and will start at 10:30 a.m. with an open practice for the Lightning and will end with the LHSHL. The day will feature appearances by all-time Lightning greats and Stanley Cup champions including Dave Andreychuk, Jay Feaster and Jassen...
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Bolts To Hold Pet Supply Drive And Adoption Clinic

The Lightning are teaming up with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to host a pet supply drive and adoption clinic. The event will be held on Ford Thunder Alley prior to their game against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, February 14. Here’s the release from the team: The Bolts Better Halves, the significant others of the Lightning, will be joined by Lightning employees and volunteers...
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GIF: J.T. Brown’s Game 52 Goal

JT Brown goal pic.twitter.com/2KRm4s75zX — Stephanie (@myregularface) February 9, 2016 (Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
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January To Remember Propels Bolts To Playoff Position

As of today, the Tampa Bay Lightning own a record of 29-18-4 and are second in the Atlantic Division. They are tied with Boston for fourth in the Eastern Conference and hold the tiebreaker over the Bruins. This is a far cry from the poor start the Bolts suffered through. Tampa Bay Lightning January JANUARY LIGHTNING TEAM STATISTICS PLAYER GP G A PTS +/- PIM ATOI PPG PPA SHG SHA...
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Game 52: Lightning vs. Senators – Full Preview And Game Notes

Here are your game notes for tonight’s battle with the Senators. Just click the link Game-notes-Feb.-8-Tampa-Bay-at-Ottawa-310b4a0fc3 Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
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Video: Steven Stamkos Feature On NHL Tonight

(Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @alexis_b82 and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
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Tampa Bay Lightning at Ottawa Senators game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. An improved offense has helped pace the Tampa Bay Lightning's most successful stretch of the season. They had little trouble finding the back of the net while winning the first two meetings with the Ottawa Senators in 2015-16.The visiting Lightning look to win for the 11th time in 12 games Monday night against the Senators...
Via AP on Fox
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Lightning-Senators Preview

An improved offense has helped pace the Tampa Bay Lightning's most successful stretch of the season. They had little trouble finding the back of the net while winning the first two meetings with the Ottawa Senators in 2015-16. The visiting Lightning look to win for the 11th time in 12 games Monday night against the Senators. Tampa Bay (29-18-4) is averaging 3.5 goals during its...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A sleeping giant is awakening in Tampa Bay

The 2015-16 season has not been what Tampa Bay Lightning faithful would’ve hoped for. After advancing all the way to Game Six of the Stanley Cup Final last year, the Lightning were expected to be just as good, if not better this year. That hasn’t remotely been the case. After scoring a league-leading 262 goals last season, the Lightning are 11th overall in goals scored thus...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A sleeping giant is awakening in Tampa Bay

The 2015-16 season has not been what Tampa Bay Lightning faithful would’ve hoped for. After advancing all the way to Game Six of the Stanley Cup Final last year, the Lightning were expected to be just as good, if not better this year. That hasn’t remotely been the case. After scoring a league-leading 262 goals last season, the Lightning are 11th overall in goals scored thus...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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