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Bolts Beat: Some trades only about managing salary cap

Bolts Beat: Some trades only about managing salary cap

TAMPA — Plenty of waves were made Thursday when a trade between Columbus and Toronto saw David Clarkson shipped from the Maple Leafs in exchange for injured forward Nathan Horton.
Published: 02/28/15

Bolts notes: Vasilevskiy to have big role down stretch

TAMPA — With rookie G Andrei Vasilevskiy back in the fold following a spot start with Syracuse on Wednesday in the American Hockey League, the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to ensure the 20-year-old receives the playing time he needs during ...
Published: 02/27/15
Updated: 02/28/15
Bolts feel at home in shutout of Blackhawks

Bolts feel at home in shutout of Blackhawks

Tampa Bay capped off a 12-game stretch of games all against the West with a 4-0 victory against Chicago in front of an announced sellout crowd of 19,204 at Amalie Arena, a large percentage of them wearing Blackhawks jerseys.
Published: 02/27/15
Updated: 02/28/15
Vinik asks county to pay half of Amalie Arena upgrades

Vinik asks county to pay half of Amalie Arena upgrades

Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, who has already invested $60 million in the arena, would pay for the $25 million improvements himself and is asking Hillsborough to reimburse $12.5 million from bed taxes.
Published: 02/27/15
Updated: 02/28/15
Bolts’ fight for playoff position set to begin

Bolts’ fight for playoff position set to begin

TAMPA — Teams jumped out of the gate months ago, and the starting spot is far back in the distance as the finish line starts to emerge on the horizon.
Published: 02/27/15

Bolts D Hedman leaves Thursday practice early

TAMPA – Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman left practice early on Thursday and did not return.
Published: 02/26/15
Playing time could be an issue for Bolts’ young defensemen

Playing time could be an issue for Bolts’ young defensemen

With the trade deadline just around the corner, possible roster changes could have a ripple effect throughout the Lightning lineup.
Published: 02/25/15
Bolts’ Bishop will electrify fans with glowing mask

Bolts’ Bishop will electrify fans with glowing mask

BRANDON — On the ice, with the spotlight on him, Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop stands out.
Published: 02/24/15
Updated: 02/26/15

Bolts’ Vasilevskiy sent back to Syracuse

The team would not confirm that goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy was sent to Syracuse of the American Hockey League, but Vasilevskiy was on a flight out of Tampa heading to Syracuse on Tuesday.
Published: 02/24/15
Developers break ground on Pasco ice skating complex

Developers break ground on Pasco ice skating complex

WESLEY CHAPEL — With a flick of her silver medal-winning wrists, 2014 U.S. Olympic hockey player Anne Schleper sent a hockey puck flying inches off the ground Tuesday morning at the site of what will someday be the largest ice-sports facility ...
Published: 02/24/15