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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
Bolts Beat: Lightning seeks to rebound

Bolts Beat: Lightning seeks to rebound

The Lightning dropped their second game in a row at Amalie Arena on Tuesday, losing to the Washington Capitals 5 to 3. Thursday night they’re looking for a win on home-ice against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Published: 12/11/14
Updated: 12/12/14
Bounces go Kucherov’s way in Bolts’ 2-1 win

Bounces go Kucherov’s way in Bolts’ 2-1 win

Nikita Kucherov left little doubt as he broke a third-period stalemate for his first of two goals on the night to help lead the Lightning to a 2-1 victory against the Hurricanes.
Published: 12/11/14
Updated: 12/12/14

Bolts notes: Team won’t loan Drouin to Team Canada

TAMPA — The Lightning will not loan top prospect LW Jonathan Drouin to Team Canada for the World Junior Championships.
Published: 12/11/14
Bolts TV analyst Bobby ‘The Chief’ Taylor shifting to new role

Bolts TV analyst Bobby ‘The Chief’ Taylor shifting to new role

After 21 years in the broadcast booth, Bobby “The Chief’’ Taylor will step aside from the color commentator role with the Lightning after this season, though he will remain as a studio analyst.
Published: 12/10/14
Updated: 12/11/14
Angry Bolts look to snap two-game skid

Angry Bolts look to snap two-game skid

TAMPA — If the temperament inside the Lightning locker room after consecutive home losses were a tea kettle, the spout would be emanating some steam.
Published: 12/10/14
Lightning fall to Capitals 5-3

Lightning fall to Capitals 5-3

The Lightning fail to bounce back as the Capitals keep the pressure on.
Published: 12/09/14
Updated: 12/10/14
Bolts notes: Stamkos reaches 250 goals

Bolts notes: Stamkos reaches 250 goals

TAMPA — Lightning captain Steven Stamkos became one of the youngest players in NHL history to reach the 250-goal plateau, hitting the milestone early in the second period Tuesday against Washington with his 17th goal of the season....
Published: 12/09/14
Morrow’s experience key for young Bolts

Morrow’s experience key for young Bolts

TAMPA — The Lightning locker room these days looks like the first day of classes at medical school.
Published: 12/09/14
Wins are no sure thing in NHL, Bolts learn

Wins are no sure thing in NHL, Bolts learn

Failing to secure victories against last-place teams last week can be viewed only as a disappointment for the Lightning.
Published: 12/08/14
Updated: 12/09/14