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Lightning’s good road trip had great potential

Lightning’s good road trip had great potential

By head coach Jon Cooper’s standard, picking up more points (6) than games played (5) makes it a successful road trip, and Tampa Bay did that by winning three games. But in one-goal losses to Los Angeles and Colorado, points might have been left on the table.
Published: 02/23/15
Updated: 02/24/15
Lightning fall to Avalanche 5-4

Lightning fall to Avalanche 5-4

The Lightning suffered self-inflicted wounds in falling to the Avalanche, leaving a sour taste in an otherwise solid trip.
Published: 02/22/15
Updated: 02/23/15
Bolts Notes: Rookie Vasilevskiy known for his work ethic

Bolts Notes: Rookie Vasilevskiy known for his work ethic

DENVER — Among the many impressive impressions rookie G Andrei Vasilevskiy has made in his first few months in the NHL, the one that gets noticed inside the Lightning locker room is his work ethic.
Published: 02/22/15
Updated: 02/23/15
Bolts continue to win out West, tame Coyotes

Bolts continue to win out West, tame Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Lightning continue to dig up success in the West.
Published: 02/21/15

Bolts Notes: Cooper has faith in guys he has

GLENDALE, Ariz. — With the trade deadline a little more than a week away, don’t count Lightning head coach Jon Cooper among those feeling too much stress about the situation....
Published: 02/21/15
Bolts Beat: Lots of talk, no action as trade deadline nears

Bolts Beat: Lots of talk, no action as trade deadline nears

GLENDALE, Ariz. — All’s been quiet on the trade front league wide.
Published: 02/21/15
Bolts could make good road trip into great one

Bolts could make good road trip into great one

After posting two victories in three games in California, Tampa Bay enjoyed a couple of days of relaxation in the desert before heading to suburban Phoenix to face the Arizona Coyotes tonight, followed by the completion of a back-to-back Sunday in Colorado.
Published: 02/20/15
Updated: 02/21/15
Bolts’ Drouin dealing with growing pains

Bolts’ Drouin dealing with growing pains

The Lightning are focusing on the positives in rookie Jonathan Drouin's development. The No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 draft has two goals in 49 games playing primarily a fourth-line role.
Published: 02/19/15
Updated: 02/20/15
Bolts beat Ducks, find good vibes in California

Bolts beat Ducks, find good vibes in California

The Lightning found a way to dig out some success after knocking off Anaheim 4-1 on Wednesday, giving the Lightning wins in two of the three games in California. Last season, Tampa Bay went 0-2-1.
Published: 02/19/15

Bolts notes: Penalty kills working for special teams

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Tampa Bay Lightning’s special teams have received plenty of attention for an ineffective power play of late.
Published: 02/18/15
Updated: 02/19/15