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Jonathan Marchessault on Lightning: ‘It started here’

Jonathan Marchessault on Lightning: ‘It started here’

Life is good for Jonathan Marchessault.The former Lightning forward is thriving for the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, which recently signed the undrafted forward to a six-year, $30 million deal. Marchessault's wife is expecting their third child, a...
Published: 01/18/18
Lightning’s Cory Conacher hopes ‘simple’ leads to more ice time

Lightning’s Cory Conacher hopes ‘simple’ leads to more ice time

The loss of wing J.T. Brown to Anaheim will be a gain for some Lightning forwards in terms of ice time. Whether that player is currently with the team or still at AHL Syracuse has yet to be determined.Center Cory Conacher, a healthy scratch in the Li...
Published: 01/18/18
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...
Published: 01/17/18
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...
Published: 01/17/18
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