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Vegas-Lightning, of all things, is the biggest show in town

Vegas-Lightning, of all things, is the biggest show in town

TAMPA — It's Vegas night.Who would have thought we would have been circling this one on the schedule before the NHL season began?Vegas Golden Knights and Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena.We've circled it just the same.It's Vegas night.Any wa...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Could Mikhail Sergachev replace Hedman on All-Star team?

Could Mikhail Sergachev replace Hedman on All-Star team?

With Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman out 3-6 weeks with a lower body injury, he has to get replaced on the Atlantic Division team. There are plenty of strong candidates to fill the void, including the Maple Leafs' Morgan Rielly and Boston rookie C...
Updated: 10 hours ago
How the Lightning ‘practices’ without practicing

How the Lightning ‘practices’ without practicing

TAMPA – The Lightning is scheduled to take the ice late Wednesday morning at Amalie Arena to do something it hasn't done since, well, last year.Practice.You have to go back to Dec. 27, the day the Lightning returned from the Christmas brea...
Published: 01/16/18
J.T. Brown put on waivers by Lightning

J.T. Brown put on waivers by Lightning

The Lightning put veteran wing J.T. Brown on waivers Saturday with plans to send him to AHL Syracuse if he clears Sunday at noon.GM Steve Yzerman said the move was about creating roster flexibility, creating some room for a potential callup from the ...
Published: 01/13/18
Victor Hedman out 3-6 weeks with a lower-body injury

Victor Hedman out 3-6 weeks with a lower-body injury

The Lightning feared the worst with Victor Hedman's lower-body injury, hoping and praying the All-Star wouldn't be out long-term.So Tampa Bay fans can have a collective sigh of relief Friday to find out Hedman is out 3-6 weeks.This could have been mu...
Published: 01/12/18
Struggling Vasilevskiy can use some rest

Struggling Vasilevskiy can use some rest

One night after being named to his first all-star game, Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed five goals.That was not the most he'd allowed in a game during a three-game stretch.Vasilevskiy allowed six in a loss Jan. 6 at Ottawa and four during...
Published: 01/12/18
Lightning ‘hoping and praying’ Victor Hedman injury not long-term

Lightning ‘hoping and praying’ Victor Hedman injury not long-term

Lightning All-Star defenseman Victor Hedman left Thursday's game seven minutes into the second period with a lower body injury. He didn't return.It didn't look good.Hedman, 27, had to be helped into the Tampa Bay dressing room after his left knee buc...
Published: 01/11/18
Lightning faces Flames in last game before bye week

Lightning faces Flames in last game before bye week

The Lightning plays the visiting Flames tonight in its last game before its five-day bye week.The Lightning (31-9-3) heads into the break tops in the NHL in points (65 heading into tonight's game) and wins (31)."Sure, they're looking forward to the b...
Published: 01/11/18
Nikita Kucherov says another All-Star selection ‘something I’ll never forget’

Nikita Kucherov says another All-Star selection ‘something I’ll never forget’

Nikita Kucherov got a taste of the NHL All-Star experience last season in Los Angeles, his first appearance in the mid-season classic.So when Kucherov, 24, got selected for this year's all-star game in Tampa Jan. 28, he was naturally pumped. Kucherov...
Published: 01/11/18
Lightning will have four players in NHL All-Star Game in Tampa

Lightning will have four players in NHL All-Star Game in Tampa

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman always hoped he'd make his second NHL All-Star Game appearance this season, especially because it's in Tampa on Jan. 27.But with an unfavorable roster format, and three Lightning teammates already locks for the 10-m...
Published: 01/10/18