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Nabokov Waived Vasilevskiy Recalled…Now What?

Today the Tampa Bay Lightning placed veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov on waivers and recalled rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy from Syracuse. The moves are not surprising and neither is the timing considering the Lightning’s packed schedule with two back-to-backs and a five game western road trip at the end of the month. Here is the press release from the team: The Tampa Bay Lightning have...
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Lightning's scoring frenzy alive and well in climb atop Eastern Conference

 TAMPA, Fla. -- Their scoring frenzy is more pack of wolves than lone predator, the threat deep and diversified. Their scoring frenzy is a variety of riches, its potential to carry the Tampa Bay Lightning far already seen in their climb to the top of the Eastern Conference. Names like Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson and Nikita Kucherov are known snipers, but others like Valtteri...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Report: Bolts Place Evgeni Nabokov On Waivers – Recall Vasilevskiy

Nabokov (TB) on waivers. We'll see what this means for him; terrific career so far. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 1, 2015 Andrei Vasilevskiy will be getting called up for #TBLightning. Went 3-1 in first four NHL starts. — Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) February 1, 2015
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Paquette, Bishop key Lightning's 3-1 win over Blue Jackets

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games, Ben Bishop made 34 saves, and the Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night for their franchise-best 10th straight home victory. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay, which hasn't lost at home since a 5-3 loss to Washington...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/31/15): VS Tampa Bay Lightning

Sam was kind enough to let me have the reins and do this post. I figured with it being Ryan Murray’s return to the line up, Murray of course being my favourite player, it was fitting I write this Aftermath. Unfortunately outside of watching Murray nothing too positive came of this game for the CBJ, as they fell 3-1. The highlights can be found below. Highlights:   The Good, The...
Via BS Hockey
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bishop Leads Bolts Over Blue Jackets 3-1

Big Ben Bishop made 34 saves and Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games to lead Lightning over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 for their franchise best tenth straight home win at Amalie Arena. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay. Bishop lost his shutout when Ryan Johansen scored with 3:26 remaining in the game. Former Bolt Curtis...
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Paquette, Bishop key Lightning's 3-1 win over Blue Jackets

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games, Ben Bishop made 34 saves, and the Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night for their franchise-best 10th straight home victory. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay, which hasn't lost at home since a 5-3 loss to Washington...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cedric Paquette, Ben Bishop lead Lightning past Blue Jackets

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games, Ben Bishop made 34 saves, and the Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night for their franchise-best 10th straight home victory. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay, which hasn't lost at home since a 5-3 loss to Washington...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paquette, Bishop key Lightning's win over Blue Jackets

  Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games, Ben Bishop made 34 saves, and the Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night for their franchise-best 10th straight home victory. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay, which hasn't lost at home since a 5-3 loss to Washington on Dec. 9...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cedric Paquette, Ben Bishop lead Lightning past Blue Jackets

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games, Ben Bishop made 34 saves, and the Atlantic Division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night for their franchise-best 10th straight home victory. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay, which hasn't lost at home since a 5-3 loss to Washington...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Three takeaways from the Blue Jackets 3-1 loss to the Lightning

One: Clogging the neutral zone and crisp passing marked the first twenty minutes. They're regaining possession when they dump and chase on a consistent basis. Although they gave up a late-period goal, the start to this game was one of the better starts they've had in quite some time. Two: The Bolts woke up in the middle frame, but the Blue Jackets kept their legs moving. They managed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Day In Tampa Bay

The team may be on the road for most of February, but the Lightning are making sure fans get their fill of the game. The Bolts will be hosting the second Hockey Day In Tampa on Sunday February 15 at Amalie Arena. It will be an all day celebration of local hockey starting at 8 a.m.. Last year’s event was a lot of fun and it looks like it has been expanded in a big way. “Hockey...
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Blue Jackets face off against Lightning

Earning a road win against the Tampa Bay Lightning this season has been a pretty difficult task. The Columbus Blue Jackets stand as one of the few teams to pull it off. Hoping to extend their franchise-best single-season home winning streak, the Lightning look for a bit of redemption against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Tampa Bay (31-15-4) rolled past Detroit 5-1 on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
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Blue Jackets face off against Lightning

Earning a road win against the Tampa Bay Lightning this season has been a pretty difficult task. The Columbus Blue Jackets stand as one of the few teams to pull it off. Hoping to extend their franchise-best single-season home winning streak, the Lightning look for a bit of redemption against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Tampa Bay (31-15-4) rolled past Detroit 5-1 on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning vs. Blue Jackets – Full Preview And Game Notes

Here are your game notes for tonight’s battle with the Blue Jackets. Just click the link! CBJ-vs.-TBL-Jan-31 Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at lightningshout@aol.com.
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Columbus Blue Jackets at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Earning a road win against the Tampa Bay Lightning this season has been a pretty difficult task. The Columbus Blue Jackets stand as one of the few teams to pull it off. Hoping to extend their franchise-best single-season home winning streak, the Lightning look for a bit of redemption against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Earning a road win against the Tampa Bay Lightning this season has been a pretty difficult task. The Columbus Blue Jackets stand as one of the few teams to pull it off. Hoping to extend their franchise-best single-season home winning streak, the Lightning look for a bit of redemption against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Lightning Preview

Earning a road win against the Tampa Bay Lightning this season has been a pretty difficult task. The Columbus Blue Jackets stand as one of the few teams to pull it off. Hoping to extend their franchise-best single-season home winning streak, the Lightning look for a bit of redemption against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Tampa Bay (31-15-4) rolled past Detroit 5-1 on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul Kennedy Podcast: Jay Feaster on Hockey Day in Tampa Bay

Jay Feaster, who was the general manager for the Tampa Bay Lightning when they won the Stanley Cup and is back with the franchise as the executive director of community hockey development, talks about Hockey Day in Tampa Bay. Subscribe to FOX Sports Florida podcasts: RSS feed ' iTunes
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning impressive vs. beasts of East, but must do same on the road

TAMPA, Fla. -- The team with fresh questions entered Amalie Arena in need of a wicked knockout punch to calm critics, spark momentum and prove something inside its own dressing room. The Tampa Bay Lightning skated onto the ice early Thursday night against the Detroit Red Wings, the class of the Atlantic Division, with plenty of that familiar red and those familiar chants rooted in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

'Inside the Lightning: Johnson and Palat' premieres Jan. 31 on Sun Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- On Saturday, Jan. 31, at 10:30 p.m., Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, will premiere a brand new episode of "Inside the Lightning" upon conclusion of the Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game. Titled "Johnson and Palat," this episode goes all-access with two of the Lightning's youngest rising stars as they continue making an impact...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cedric Paquette leads Lightning past Red Wings for 9th straight home win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Cedric Paquette is on a hot streak after a long scoring drought. Paquette had three goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Thursday night for their franchise-record ninth consecutive home win. "I couldn't have been happier for Ceddy Paquette," Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. "He was feeling it tonight. He's earned it. That kid's...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paquette has 3 goals, Lightning beat Wings 5-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Cedric Paquette is on a hot streak after a long scoring drought. Paquette had three goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Thursday night for their franchise-record ninth consecutive home win. ''I couldn't have been happier for Ceddy Paquette,'' Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. ''He was feeling it tonight. He's earned it. That kid's...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paquette's first career hat trick jolts Lightning to rout of Red Wings

TAMPA, Fla. -- Cedric Paquette raised his arms and glided past the Detroit Red Wings' goal with glee. The young center's first career NHL hat trick came with impressive speed, and this would be a moment to remember. Paquette, 21, pumped his right fist with 11:03 gone in the second period before other blue jerseys raced toward him to complete the celebration, after an unassisted shorthanded...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paquette’s Hat Trick Leads Bolts Destruction Of Red Wings

Simply put…the Tampa Bay Lightning put a beat down on the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. In a playoff atmosphere in Amalie Arena, the Bolts dominated the Wings, beating them 5-1. Coming into the contest, the Red Wings led the Lightning by one point for Atlantic Division supremacy. The high scoring Lightning had been doing it with defense, while Detroit had scored 20 goals...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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