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Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs
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Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs

TAMPA — This was the Victor Hedman the Lightning will need every night if they want to roll on down the playoff road. This was the horse that helped lead them to the Stanley Cup Final. The horse who will be paid with a lot more than oats this ...
Published: 05/01/16
Updated: 05/02/16
Rays' fortunes shift badly in ninth-inning loss to Blue Jays

Rays' fortunes shift badly in ninth-inning loss to Blue Jays

Manager Kevin Cash's decision to put on a ninth-inning shift backfired, and Toronto scored four runs to take a 5-1 win against Tampa Bay.
Published: 05/01/16
Live: Rays vs. Jays

Live: Rays vs. Jays

Get live updates from today’s Rays game as Tampa Bay hosts Toronto at Tropicana Field in the final game of the series.
Published: 05/01/16
Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage
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Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage

The Lightning holding onto Jonathan Drouin is proving to be the event that saved the team's postseason, Martin Fennelly writes.
Published: 05/01/16
Tarpon time in Tampa Bay: Silver kings are worth pursuing in area waters

Tarpon time in Tampa Bay: Silver kings are worth pursuing in area waters

For many coastal anglers, it’s the only season that matters.
Published: 05/01/16
Kings live up to name

Kings live up to name

GO FISHING is a look at the area fishing scene through the eyes of local charter boat captains and fishing guides. Today: Bill Miller.
Published: 05/01/16
Draft over, Glennon remains as Bucs continue to fill needs

Draft over, Glennon remains as Bucs continue to fill needs

When the three-day-long NFL draft finally reached its conclusion on Saturday afternoon, one of the more notable players wearing the pewter and red of Tampa Bay was not a player the Buccaneers added over the course of the weekend, but one they retained.
Published: 04/30/16
Rays tough it out, put together walkoff win over Toronto

Rays tough it out, put together walkoff win over Toronto

The Rays closed out April on Saturday night with a win that typified the month, which is to say it wasn’t easy.
Published: 04/30/16

Bucs Notes: Lineman gets big kick out of mistake

When Nigerian-born Caleb Benenoch first asked his mother to sign him up to play football, she was all in favor of it because she thought she was signing him up to play soccer.
Published: 04/30/16
Bolts Notes: Top line making more magic

Bolts Notes: Top line making more magic

Consistent lines have not been a trademark of this Lightning season.
Published: 04/30/16