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1 hr ago | Raw Charge

It's still okay for an NHL team to draft goaltenders

For some time now, a number of people have been making the argument that it is a waste of resources for NHL teams to draft goaltenders, and to some extent defensemen, early in the draft.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bolts By The Bay

Reason To Be Excited #4: Jonathan Drouin

Sep 24, 2013; Nashville, TN, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin handles the puck against the Nashville Predators during the first period at Bridgestone Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Drouin, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Brett Connolly, Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat, Richard Panik

Raw Charge

The Sporting News conducts a two team NHL expansion mock draft

All the brouhaha and speculation is sure to wane as rookie camps and rookie tournaments commence in the coming days, and NHL training camps ensue shortly after... But for the time being, the frenzy of NHL expansion speculation builds to a crescendo with a mock draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 30

In this Saturday edition of Quick Strikes, we look at a new core of Lightning players who will lead the team throughout the season, why the NHL expansion might actually be a good idea, and why a group of kids got in trouble for playing street hockey in Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ben Bishop, Steven Stamkos, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Southeast Division

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Raw Charge

What are the odds the NHL will have more teams by 2017?

With all the rumors that have swirled this wee about expansion and relocation, it's no surprise that gambling establishments have started placing odds on various aspects of all the chatter... Bovada kept it real simple with the following aspect: If you can't grasp what these odds mean, it's basically saying that expansion is nearly guaranteed by 2 ... (more)

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Raw Charge

Top 25 Under 25: #10 JT Brown

The right wing cracked the Tampa Bay Lightning lineup after a stellar start to his second AHL campaign with the Syracuse Crunch, and remained in the NHL for the rest of the year, where his tenacity and speed were assets on the lower lines.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, J.T Brown, NHL Players, Alex Killorn, Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov, Nate Thompson

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WVII

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ben Bishop, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

Raw Charge

Dan Patrick seems convinced there will be a team in Vegas soon

Adding another sourced report to the one that has been questioned in the Vancouver Province , NBC's Dan Patrick has reported that the NHL will be in Las Vegas by 2016.

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WDAE-AM Tampa

Lightning Announce Rookie Camp, Tournament Roster

The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced their roster for their upcoming rookie camp and prospect tournament to be held at Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tennessee from September 13-16.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Cody Kunyk, Kristers Gudlevskis, NHL Players, Cedric Paquette, Adam Erne, Jonathan Drouin

Raw Charge

Steven Stamkos still has his leg taped but don't worry guys

It's been almost 10 months since Steven Stamkos fractured his leg against the Boston Bruins.

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Mile High Hockey

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 28th, 2014

Former NHL enforcer Rudy Poeschek is facing assault and driving charges following an alleged incident in Kamloops, B.C. last month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Rudy Poeschek, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Ryan Malone, NHL Southeast Division

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Raw Charge

NHL Expansion coverage

It has been a long running rumor that the National Hockey League will expand its ranks.

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Raw Charge

Syracuse Crunch 2014-15 AHL Schedule Released

Some quick thoughts and notes on the AHL schedule release and what it means for Tampa Bay's top affiliate.

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Causeway Crowd

Boston Bruins Could Be In For A Shock

Mar 8, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron skates with the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman defends during overtime at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Justin Florek, Patrice Bergeron, Jordan Caron, Loui Eriksson, NHL Players

Raw Charge

Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 27

Some good news for Lightning fans, a feature on the man behind the NHL-to-Seattle push, and some competition for Jonathan Drouin make up the Quick Strikes for your Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Drouin, NHL Players, Ben Bishop, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Chicago Blackhawks, Teuvo Teravainen, Brad Richards

Raw Charge

Las Vegas NHL expansion rumors turn into a reported 4-team expansion in 2017

Tuesday, Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province published a piece stating that NHL expansion to Las Vegas was a done deal.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rant Sports

New York Rangers To Give Troubled Winger Ryan Malone A Tryout?

While not official, strong rumors have suggested that the New York Rangers have invited ex- Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguin winger Ryan Malone for a tryout that could be extended into training camp, in which could very well be his last shot in the NHL .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Rangers, Tanner Glass, NHL Players, Ryan Malone, NHL Southeast Division

MSNBC

Bishop not 100 percent, aims to be 'close' before opener

Ben Bishop broke out last season with a 2.23 GAA and .924 save percentage in 63 games, but he didn't get an opportunity to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffs because of a late season elbow injury.

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Bolts By The Bay

Brian Boyle, the Measure of Respect

Mar 28, 2014; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; New York Rangers center Brian Boyle during the warmup period against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome.

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Business Journal

Vinik proposes downtown office tower for Syniverse

It appears that tech giant Syniverse could be moving to downtown Tampa - with Tampa Bay Lightning Owner Jeff Vinik as its new landlord.

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