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  1. Tampa Bay expects Mike Smith to miss about 2 weeks with ‘minor’ knee injury

    Dec 21, 2010, 12:45 AM EDT

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    The Lightning claim that Mike Smith’s left knee injury is a minor one that will keep him out about two weeks.

  2. More on Tampa Bay’s netminding situation: Smith banged up, Lightning call up Desjardins

    Dec 20, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT

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    If the Evgeni Nabokov rumors weren’t enough, now the Lightning must juggle Mike Smith’s injury, the struggles of Dan Ellis and the call up of Cedrick Desjardins.

  3. PHT readers think Tampa Bay makes the most sense for Evgeni Nabokov

    Dec 17, 2010, 4:06 PM EDT

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    While the Washington Capitals and his former team the San Jose Sharks received plenty of votes, the greatest number of PHT readers think that Tampa Bay is the ideal location for Evgeni Nabokov.

  4. Dan Ellis has a slight change of heart about Linus Omark’s shootout goal

    Dec 16, 2010, 4:47 PM EDT

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    The kerfuffle the Tampa Bay Lightning had over Oilers forward Linus Omark’s shootout goal can finally be put to rest.

  5. Vincent Lecavalier back on the ice for first time since hand surgery

    Dec 14, 2010, 11:41 AM EDT

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    Things are looking up for Tampa Bay. Now if they could only find a consistent goalie…

  6. Are you not entertained? Linus Omark’s shootout goal causing foolish controversy

    Dec 12, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT

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    People are still talking about Linus Omark’s shootout goal from Friday night. Who knew showing a little flair would be so troublesome?

  7. Goal of the Night – Dennis Seidenberg (December 2)

    Dec 3, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Dennis Seidenberg tricked Mike Smith to earn Thursday’s goal of the night.

  8. Bruins pound Lightning 8-1 during Marc Savard’s return

    Dec 2, 2010, 10:10 PM EDT

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    Marc Savard received a standing ovation upon his return to the Boston Bruins. Perhaps his teammates deserved one, too, after they absolutely dominated the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight. Boston 8, Tampa Bay 1 Another Bruins center who dealt with his own concussion problems ended up being one of the stars of the show, as David…

  9. Simon Gagne scores overtime game winner in return to Tampa Bay Lightning lineup

    Nov 30, 2010, 10:42 PM EDT

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    Once again, Simon Gagne celebrated a return from injury by winning a game with a goal in overtime.

  10. Video: Flyers and Lightning combine for nine goals in first period, Lightning win 8-7

    Nov 18, 2010, 10:54 PM EDT

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    If you didn’t know any better, you would’ve thought that tonight’s game between the Flyers and Lightning was played in a simpler, more fun era of hockey. A day when scoring dominated the scene and getting good goaltending meant having a goals against average around 3.00. That’s right, these two teams dialed it back to…

  11. Alex Semin steals the show as Caps bottle Lightning 6-3

    Nov 11, 2010, 9:56 PM EDT

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    While Alex Ovechkin and Steve Stamkos played well, Alex Semin stole the spotlight with an impressive five-point performance that included a hat trick. Read more about an exciting game after the jump.

  12. Save of the Night: Carey Price (November 9)

    Nov 10, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    There were at least two other worthy candidates for the best save of last night, but Carey Price made some great ones on his way to a 35-save shutout.

  13. Goal of the Night – October 24 (Cody Franson)

    Oct 25, 2010, 9:45 AM EDT

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    OK, I know that he’s talented and wears No. 4 … but take it easy with the Bobby Orr comparisons. Now that I set that aside, this is still a silky smooth goal by Nashville Predators defenseman Cody Franson. He wasn’t the only Predators defenseman who scored a nice goal last night, either, as Shea…

  14. Anders Lindback helps Predators withstand late Lightning surge to take NHL points lead

    Oct 24, 2010, 9:12 PM EDT

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    For at least one night, the Nashville Predators sit atop the NHL’s standings with 13 points. They’re also the only team without a regulation loss, although two quick third period goals from Tampa Bay made Anders Lindback & Co. sweat it out.

  15. You make the call: Matt Moulson’s game-winning goal, should it have counted?

    Oct 22, 2010, 12:28 AM EDT

    The Islanders and Lightning needed overtime to settle things and Matt Moulson was credited with the game-winning goal in overtime as he apparently got one slightly past Lightning netminder Dan Ellis. The goal was initially waived off by the referee who stood right over the play, but replay showed the puck apparently getting across enough…

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