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Bolts prospect Marchessault fitting right in

Bolts prospect Marchessault fitting right in

Heading into the second round of the 2012 Calder Cup playoffs, Jon Cooper knew his Norfolk Admirals team had to keep a close eye on a particular rookie forward for the Connecticut Whale — Jonathan Marchessault.
Published: 09/25/14

Bolts notes: Namestnikov makes 3-assist statement

TAMPA — Former Lightning first-round pick Vladislav Namestnikov had a taste of the NHL last season.
Published: 09/24/14
Lightning beat Predators 4-2 in preseason opener

Lightning beat Predators 4-2 in preseason opener

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning opened the preseason Tuesday night with a 4-2 victory against the Nashville Predators at Amalie Arena.
Published: 09/24/14
Bolts’ Vasilevskiy on full display at preseason opener

Bolts’ Vasilevskiy on full display at preseason opener

After two years of waiting, the Lightning finally got the chance to see arguably one of the top prospects in hockey up close and personal as Andrei Vasilevskiy suited up in Tampa Bay’s preseason opener against Nashville at Amalie Arena.
Published: 09/24/14
Bolts: Drouin sidelined with thumb fracture

Bolts: Drouin sidelined with thumb fracture

Top-rated Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Jonathan Drouin might miss up to a month with a fractured right thumb.
Published: 09/23/14
Connolly eager to earn roster spot with Lightning

Connolly eager to earn roster spot with Lightning

As the Bolts open the preseason schedule tonight against Nashville, all signs appear to say go for Connolly, the sixth overall pick in the 2010 draft.
Published: 09/22/14
Updated: 09/23/14
Bolts notes: Injured Drouin to miss at least 1 week

Bolts notes: Injured Drouin to miss at least 1 week

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Jonathan Drouin is expected to miss at least the rest of this week, and possibly longer, after showing no improvement to his unspecified upper-body injury.
Published: 09/22/14
Bolts top pick DeAngelo soaking it in during first camp

Bolts top pick DeAngelo soaking it in during first camp

With plenty of focus zeroed in on former first-round picks Jonathan Drouin and Andrei Vasilevskiy at the start of Lightning training camp, Anthony DeAngelo, the 19th overall pick in 2014, slipped into camp with little fanfare.
Published: 09/21/14
Bolts Notes: Stamkos sits out at training camp as part of ‘plan’

Bolts Notes: Stamkos sits out at training camp as part of ‘plan’

BRANDON — Instead of lacing up his skates, Steven Stamkos stayed in the medical room on the fourth day of Lightning training camp.
Published: 09/21/14

Stamkos is the team captain, but he won’t be doing it alone

TAMPA — Up and down the Lightning lineup, youth stands out.
Published: 09/21/14