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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Bolts Center Ice Podcast: Stamkos on the move?

In this week’s Bolts Center Ice Podcast, Olivia Stacey and Erik Erlendsson discuss how Tuesday’s blockbuster deal between Toronto and Ottawa could impact the Lightning, preview tonight’s match-up against Montreal and answer fan-submitted questions.

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Lightning players discuss 6-3 victory over Penguins

Tampa Bay Lightning’s home winning streak extends to eight games with Friday’s 6-3 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

In this video head coach Jon Cooper, goaltender Ben Bishop, and left wing Alex Killorn discuss the win.

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Bolts Center Ice Podcast: All-Star Stamkos looks back

In this week’s Bolts Center Ice Podcast, Olivia Stacey and Erik Erlendsson preview Wednesday’s game against Detroit, discuss the looming NHL trade deadline and hear from Steven Stamkos who talks about his All-Star Game experience.

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Lightning GM Steve Yzerman discusses Drouin suspension

The Tampa Bay Lightning indefinitely suspended forward Jonathan Drouin on Wednesday after he failed to report to an AHL game. This comes more than two weeks after Drouin went public with a trade request from the Lightning.

Drouin’s agent, Allan Walsh, said in a statement Wednesday that the Lightning “indicated that a trade involving Jonathan was moving closer to completion” and that Walsh requested Drouin sit out AHL games to avoid risking an injury that could damage the chance for a trade.

Lightning GM Steve Yzerman responded publicly to the Drouin saga on Thursday, saying that the team never indicated a trade was close.

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Coach Cooper on facing Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago, the defending Stanley Cup champion, returns for the first time to Tampa to face the Lightning Thursday night.

The Blackhawks roll into town with 12 straight wins, a franchise record for one of the league’s original six franchises. The Lightning enter the game on their own streak, having won six consecutive games. Tampa Bay has scored three or more goals in those six games, their longest stretch this season scoring three or more.

In this video, Lightning coach Jon Cooper discusses Thursday night’s match-up.

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Lightning suspend Jonathan Drouin without pay for failure to report

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced they have suspended forward Jonathan Drouin without pay after he failed to report for a game Wednesday night between the team’s American Hockey League affiliate and the Toronto Marlies.

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Bolts Center Ice Podcast: Lightning get hot

In this week’s Bolts Center Ice Podcast, Olivia Stacey and Erik Erlendsson discuss the Lightning’s five-game win streak, preview tonight’s game against Edmonton and answer fan-submitted questions.

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Bolts Center Ice Podcast: Drouin a focus during West Coast swing

The Lightning are coming off six straight at home as they begin a four-game Western Conference trip tonight against Calgary. In this podcast, Olivia Stacey and Erik Erlendsson discuss keys for the upcoming stretch, Jonathan Drouin’s trade request and answer fan-submitted questions.

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Bolts Center Ice Podcast: West Coast trip a success

In this week’s podcast, Olivia Stacey and Erik Erlendsson recap the Bolts’ West Coast road trip, discuss Stamkos’ contract speculations and answer fan submitted questions.

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Bolts Center Ice Podcast: Tough road ahead

Tonight the Lightning begin a three-game road trip along the West Coast as they look to rebound after back-to-back losses. In this podcast, Olivia Stacey and Erik Erlendsson discuss how the team can get back on track and answer fan-submitted questions.

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