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Jake Dotchin on rule violation: 'It's hurting me'

Jake Dotchin on rule violation: 'It's hurting me'

While defenseman Jake Dotchin continues to practice with the Lightning, it's uncertain when - or if - he'll get any preseason action. Dotchin, 23, violated an unspecified team rule, which is why he hasn't played in the first four games. Dotchin decli...
Published: 09/25/17

Key decisions for Lightning remain in final week of camp

The Lightning made its biggest round of cuts Monday, with some of the big-named prospects heading out. Gone are Matt Peca (who had his best camp yet), Anthony Cirelli, Mathieu Joseph, Mitchell Stephens, Brett Howden, Adam Erne, Erik Cernak, Ben Thoma...
Published: 09/25/17
Why Jake Dotchin hasn't played this preseason

Why Jake Dotchin hasn't played this preseason

Turns out, there's a reason why Lightning defenseman Jake Dotchin hasn't played at all in the first four preseason games. Dotchin, 23, violated an unspecified team rule, according to the Lightning. The infraction won't impact his spot on the roster o...
Published: 09/24/17
Updated: 09/25/17
Mikhail Sergachev learning when to keep it simple

Mikhail Sergachev learning when to keep it simple

Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev tried to carry the puck through the middle in front of his net Friday night against Nashville. It led to a turnover and point-blank opportunity for the Predators, with goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy bailing the team ...
Published: 09/24/17
Matt Peca making case for Lightning spot

Matt Peca making case for Lightning spot

Center Matt Peca said he didn't read too much into the fact he was the only Lightning player to appear in each of the first three exhibition games. But Peca, 24, loved it. "Anytime you get a game, it's a good thing," Peca said. "It gives you another ...
Published: 09/23/17
Ryan Callahan encouraged by his return

Ryan Callahan encouraged by his return

Captain Steven Stamkos wasn't the only key Lightning player to make a triumphant return Friday night against Nashville. Veteran wing Ryan Callahan, 32, played in his first game since Jan. 7, his season ending with a February follow-up procedure on hi...
Published: 09/22/17
Updated: 09/23/17

NHL All-Star Game logo revealed

The NHL released its official logo for the 2018 All-Star Game, which will be held at Amalie Arena in Tampa Jan. 28. It's fitting there's palm trees, water and a sunset tones in the logo. Lightning season ticket members will get the chance to to buy t...
Published: 09/22/17
Steven Stamkos making exhibition debut for Lightning

Steven Stamkos making exhibition debut for Lightning

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is curious how he'll feel - and play - in tonight's exhibition game against Nashville. "I think everybody is," assistant coach Todd Richards said. Stamkos, 27, hasn't played in a game since tearing the lateral meniscu...
Published: 09/22/17
Morning after: Takeaways from Lightning exhibition

Morning after: Takeaways from Lightning exhibition

For the Lightning, there was a lot to like in Wednesday's 4-3 exhibition win in Carolina. And not just the play of touted defense prospect Mikhail Sergachev. Sure, Sergachev, 19, delivered with a goal and plus-3 in a team-high 22:16, a great way to s...
Published: 09/21/17
Taylor Raddysh among first Lightning camp cuts

Taylor Raddysh among first Lightning camp cuts

Lightning forward prospect Taylor Raddysh was among the first cuts in camp, the team trimming its roster by six on Wednesday. Raddysh, 19, will be reassigned to his junior team (Erie Otters), where he racked up 42 goals (109 points) in 58 games last ...
Published: 09/20/17
Updated: 09/21/17