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Callahan nets 2 against former team again, Lightning beat ex-ca…

Callahan nets 2 against former team again, Lightning beat ex-captain St. Louis and Rangers 4-3

NHL.com Updated Nov 27 (yesterday)
TAMPA, Fla. - Ryan Callahan downplayed stealing the spotlight in Martin St. Louis' homecoming. Callahan scored twice against his former team for the second time in 10 days, and Tampa Bay beat former Lightning captain St. Louis and the New Yor...
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  • Watch Martin St. Louis tribute in return to Tampa Bay (Video)

    Watch Martin St. Louis tribute in return to Tampa Bay (Video)

    yahoo.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    The parting of ways between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Martin St. Louis was about as amicable as any reunion episode of a reality show. Still, the contribution to the franchise cannot be ignored. In 927 games played with the Lightning, Marty amassed 95…
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  • Marty St. Louis has earned every boo he’ll get from Lightning f…

    Marty St. Louis has earned every boo he’ll get from Lightning fans

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Nov 26 (2 days ago)
    Marty St. Louis will cross back over the smoldering, charbroiled bridge he left behind in Tampa Bay to visit the Lightning for the first time as a Ranger on Wednesday night. It’ll be an awkward moment for Bolts fans. Not the whole “franchise’s greatest …
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  • Rangers captain McDonagh returns to practice

    Rangers captain McDonagh returns to practice

    NHL.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh practiced Tuesday for the first time since separating his left shoulder on Nov. 1. He said he did not think he would be ready to play Wednesday at the Tampa Bay Lightning. "I felt pretty encouraged tod...
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  • Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organization…

    Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organizations according to Forbes

    thehockeynews.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    My, what a difference one year and a massive TV contract can make. In 2013, when American business magazine Forbes released their NHL franchise valuations, only one team was said to be a billion dollar organization: the Toronto Maple Leafs ($1.15 billio…
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  • Detroit Red Wings prospect Dylan Larkin heads up The Hot List

    Detroit Red Wings prospect Dylan Larkin heads up The Hot List

    thehockeynews.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    The big stories in the prospect world lately have been college related. Specifically, players changing their minds about where they want to go. Brock Boeser was headed to Wisconsin, but the 2015 prospect has re-opened matters. And Notre Dame has been bi…
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  • Radim Vrbata proving he’s more than a mirage

    Radim Vrbata proving he’s more than a mirage

    thehockeynews.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    To really understand what makes Radim Vrbata’s success this season so impeccable is to go all the way back to 2008, when a 27-year-old Vrbata was one of the lesser known yet still cherished free agents. Coming off a career high 27 goals and 29 assists, …
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  • Hockey history made at American League game Saturday night

    Hockey history made at American League game Saturday night

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Nov 23 (5 days ago)
    When the Frozen Dome Classic was announced it seemed like a stretch that the Syracuse Crunch could break the US hockey indoor attendance record of 28,183 set by the Tampa Bay Lightning. On Saturday night, not only did the Crunch break the record, they s…
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  • Leafs' stick salute controversy a matter of 'changing routine,'…

    Leafs' stick salute controversy a matter of 'changing routine,' says Dion Phaneuf

    yahoo.com Nov 21 (7 days ago)
    Who would have thought that the Toronto Maple Leafs winning 5-2 over the Tampa Bay Lightning would bring controversy the next day? That’s what happened when the players (apparently no one told Cody Franson as you see above) celebrated the victory by exi…
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  • Jack Johnson saga a sober warning for today’s NHL millionaire

    Jack Johnson saga a sober warning for today’s NHL millionaire

    thehockeynews.com Nov 21 (7 days ago)
    Stephane Robidas has made $25 million during the course of his NHL career, with another $5 million coming to him within the next two years. That’s enough money to set himself, his children and probably his children’s children up for life if he’s respons…
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  • Van Riemsdyk scores twice as Maple Leafs bounce back with 5-2 w…

    Van Riemsdyk scores twice as Maple Leafs bounce back with 5-2 win over Lightning

    NHL.com Nov 21
    TORONTO - James van Riemsdyk knew the Toronto Maple Leafs needed a bounce-back win after dropping back-to-back ugly losses to the Buffalo Sabres and Nashville Predators. Van Riemsdyk went top shelf twice in the second period and Jonathan Bern...
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  • Update: Leafs snub fans by refraining from post-game salute

    Update: Leafs snub fans by refraining from post-game salute

    Even when the Toronto Maple Leafs do something right, they find a way to mess it up. On a day when people should be talking about how they put the brakes on a three-game losing streak with an impressive win, the narrative will surround how a bunch of pa…
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  • Andrei Vasilevskiy unveils amazing mask for AHL Frozen Dome Cla…

    Andrei Vasilevskiy unveils amazing mask for AHL Frozen Dome Classic

    They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but can you judge a goalie by his or her mask? If so, Andrei Vasilevskiy is an absolute star. The Tampa Bay Lightning prospect, taken in the first round, 19th overall, in 2012, had his new, custom mask p…
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  • Lightning ‘can’t go much longer’ without Victor Hedman: Cooper

    Lightning ‘can’t go much longer’ without Victor Hedman: Cooper

    The Tampa Bay Lightning got a welcomed sight Thursday morning when defenseman Victor Hedman joined them for an on-ice workout for the first time in a month. The fact that he took shots for the first time was an even better sign for a team that has weath…
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  • When he left the Lightning for the Rangers, Martin St-Louis mad…

    When he left the Lightning for the Rangers, Martin St-Louis made a huge mistake

    After watching Martin St-Louis play his former teammates in Tampa Bay for the first time since the March trade that sent him to the New York Rangers for Ryan Callahan, and two draft picks, I’m pretty confident in saying this: St-Louis made a huge mistak…
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  • Callahan scores in return to MSG, lifts Lightning to 5-1 win ov…

    Callahan scores in return to MSG, lifts Lightning to 5-1 win over former Rangers teammates

    NHL.com Nov 17
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ryan Callahan scored two goals in his first game against his former New York Rangers teammates, and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning rode another big offensive outburst to a 5-1 victory Monday night. Callahan netted the second...
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  • Top five teams getting points from players making $1M or less

    Top five teams getting points from players making $1M or less

    In a salary capped NHL where every dollar spent on a superstar is one not spent on roster depth, it can be easy not to notice the rookies and journeymen making $1 million or less at the bottom of the pay scale. But those players can play a crucial role …
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  • Paquette, inserted into lineup in place of Drouin, helps Lightn…

    Paquette, inserted into lineup in place of Drouin, helps Lightning beat Islanders 5-2

    NHL.com Nov 15
    TAMPA, Fla. - Cedric Paquette scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped the New York Islanders' five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory on Saturday night. Ryan Callahan, Valtteri Filppula, Tyl...
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  • Video - Please Don't Boo Martin St. Louis 00:19

    Please Don't Boo Martin St. Louis

    Nov 25
    John Buccigross makes a plea with fans in Tampa Bay to not boo Martin St. Louis when the Lightning legend returns on Wednesday with the Rangers.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:50

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Nov 21
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Maple Leafs Blow By Lightning 00:45

    Maple Leafs Blow By Lightning

    Nov 20
    James van Riemsdyk led the Maple Leafs with two goals in a 5-2 win over the Lightning.
  • Video - Isles Return Favor Against Lightning 01:11

    Isles Return Favor Against Lightning

    Nov 18
    After losing 5-2 in Tampa on Saturday night, New York won by the same score in Uniondale on Tuesday night.

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