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Vasilevskiy answers the call for Lightning

Vasilevskiy answers the call for Lightning

The rapid improvement Andrei Vasilevskiy has shown, both on and off the ice, created the opportunity for the 20-year-old to make his NHL debut.
Updated: 60 mins ago
Vasilevskiy gives glimpse of future in Bolts' win

Vasilevskiy gives glimpse of future in Bolts' win

Highly touted goaltender prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy made his NHL debut and did it in a winning effort, making 23 saves while leading Tampa Bay to a 3-1 victory at Philadelphia.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Bolts notes: Bishop injury not expected to be long term

Bolts notes: Bishop injury not expected to be long term

PHILADELPHIA — Ben Bishop walked through the lobby area of the Tampa Bay Lightning team hotel early Tuesday afternoon showing no worse for wear after leaving Monday’s game in Pittsburgh after the first period with an unspecified lower-b...
Published: 12/16/14
Bishop injured as Lightning fall to Penguins, 4-2

Bishop injured as Lightning fall to Penguins, 4-2

The Lightning may now officially be in a slump with four losses in the past five games. And if that's not bad enough, goaltender Ben Bishop was injured during the loss at Pittsburgh with no immediate determination of how much time he might miss.
Published: 12/15/14
Updated: 12/16/14

Bolts Notes: Gudas’ virus not related to outbreak of mumps

PITTSBURGH — When D Radko Gudas came down with a virus that will keep him out of a second consecutive game tonight, the first question asked regarding Gudas’ absence was whether or not the team was sure it had nothing to do with the mum...
Published: 12/15/14
Updated: 12/16/14
Bolts look to break out of slide against Penguins

Bolts look to break out of slide against Penguins

PITTSBURGH — The statistics say the Lightning are in a slump.
Published: 12/15/14
Controversial call, early penalties hurt Bolts against Capitals

Controversial call, early penalties hurt Bolts against Capitals

WASHINGTON — Tampa Bay was hurt by an early controversial call Saturday night, but the Lightning did little the rest of the way to help themselves.
Published: 12/13/14
Bolts Notes: Palat injury likely won’t be long-term

Bolts Notes: Palat injury likely won’t be long-term

WASHINGTON — After enjoying a brief run of being injury free, the Lightning are back to losing man games.
Published: 12/13/14
Bolts Beat: Telecasts won’t be same without Chief in booth

Bolts Beat: Telecasts won’t be same without Chief in booth

WASHINGTON — Enjoy the final year of an important era in Lightning hockey because next season just won’t be the same.
Published: 12/13/14
Nabokov is happily embracing his new role
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Nabokov is happily embracing his new role

Evgeni Nabokov, in the twilight of a successful 14-year career — been there, saved that — has come to Tampa to back up Ben Bishop and maybe lead the NHL in keeping it loose, writes columnist Martin Fennelly.
Published: 12/13/14