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Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 30-of-32 shots during a 2-1 loss to Boston.

Fantasy Impact: He has had a rough stretch lately only winning one of his last five starts with 21 goals allowed in that span.

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Nikita Kucherov was held pointless during a 2-1 loss to Boston. He wasn't even able to fire a shot on goal in 20:54 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: It was an off night for Kucherov and the Lightning who was on a good stretch lately scoring two goals and four assists in his last five games. This season in 64 games, he has 31 goals and 49 assists with a plus-25 rating.

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Steve Stamkos will be out 6-8 weeks for Tampa Bay due to a core muscle injury for which he will have surgery Monday. (Source: NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: This will put Stamkos out for the rest of the regular season, but he could possibly return for the second round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. This season in 57 games the Lightning captain has 29 goals and 37 assists.

Category: Injury Updates


Alex Killorn scored a goal against Ottawa Saturday. He also had two shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Killorn continues to flourish as Tampa Bay are heating up in 2020. He has 16 goals and 19 assists this season.

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Kevin Shattenkirk scored a goal against Ottawa Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Shattenkirk continues to be an offensive leader for Tampa Bay. He has 26 points so far this season.

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Brayden Point scored a goal against Ottawa Saturday. He also had four shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Point has 12 points in his last 10 games. He has 16 goals and 18 assists this season.

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Victor Hedman recorded two assists in Ottawa Saturday. He also had three shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Hedman has 7 assists in his last five games. Look for him to continue this run of good form.

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Ondrej Palat scored his 100th career goal against the Ducks on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Palat has six goals and five assists so far this season. He is a sleeper start as Tampa Bay's offense heats up.

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Tyler Johnson scored a goal and had two assists against the Devils on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: Tyler Johnson has 4 goals and 5 assists this season. He is a promising player as he has been a scoring leader for Tampa Bay.

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Patrick Maroon scored a goal on his only shot on goal against the Florida Panthers on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: The Stanley Cup champion is off to a good start with his new team. As Maroon is playing on the fourth line, his fantasy relevance remains to be seen. However, Maroon got a lot of time on the power play.

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Mikhail Sergachev recorded three assists on Thursday against Florida, a personal best.

Fantasy Impact: Sergachev shined on both ends of the ice against the Panthers. He will continue to be an instrumental player in Tampa Bay's offense.

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The Detroit Red Wings acquired Adam Erne from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a 2020 fourth-round pick. (Source: Detroit Red Wings on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Erne is a physical player who rarely finds himself in the penalty box. With a plethora of bottom-six players to compete with, Erne has his work cut out for him if he's going to make the roster out of training camp.

Category: Transactions


It appears the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to trade backup goaltender Louis Domingue this offseason. (Source: TSN.ca)

Fantasy Impact: On Tuesday, the Lightning traded forward Ryan Callahan in exchange for goalie Mike Condon from the Ottawa Senators. Furthermore, Tampa Bay had acquired Curtis McElhinney from Carolina to a two-year deal to serve as the primary backup goalie for starter Andrei Vasilevskiy. Domingue currently has a 55-49-8 record with a 0.907 SV% and 2.97 GAA for his career. With so many goalies on the Lightning's roster, it seems Domingue is the odd man out.


The Florida Panthers have come to terms with defenseman Anton Stralman on a three-year $16.5 million contract. (Source: NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: The 32-year old veteran defenseman has played over 700 games with the Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets, Rangers, and Lightning. During that span he has scored 47 goals, 195 assists, and owns a plus-72 rating as well. The Panthers hope that by adding Stralman, it will strengthen their blue line heading into the new season ahead.

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Erik Cernak dished out the primary assist on Ondrej Palat's goal to put an end to Sergei Bobrovsky's shutout Sunday. Unfortunately for Tampa Bay, they would lose 3-1 and fall behind 3-0 in the series.

Fantasy Impact: Cernak has three assists in his first three career playoff games played.

Category: Game Recaps


J.T. Miller scores goal

Fri, Feb 8th 4:37am EST
By Kamran Hoda

J.T. Miller scored a goal in a loss against Pittsburgh.

Fantasy Impact: Miller has recorded eight goals, and 20 assists with the Lightning this season. He will take on the Pens again next.

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Ryan Callahan will return to the lineup against the Edmonton Oilers Saturday. Callahan missed two games after his back seized up in warmups prior to Tampa Bay’s game in Vancouver. (Source: Diana Nearhos of Tampa Bay Times)

Fantasy Impact: Ryan Callahan will look to get involved in the Lightning’s high scoring offense against Edmonton. Callahan has just one point in his last three games.

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On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 at home. Anthony Cirelli and Nikita Kucherov both recorded a goal and an assist in the win. With their eighth win in a row, the Lightning have taken a commanding seven point lead in the Eastern Conference. Tampa Bay have scored 17 goals in their last three games. The Lightning play in Winnipeg on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: The third line is firing on all cylinders for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Anthony Cirelli is a fantasy sleeper with a hot hand. He now has five goals and an assist in the last four games. Cirelli will look to keep the momentum going against the Jets on Sunday night.

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Yanni Gourde scored his second goal of the year on Tuesday against the Hurricanes.

Fantasy Impact: Gourde has some fantasy appeal, skating alongside Stamkos. Owners should keep an eye on him.

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Daniel Girardi assisted on two of the four Tampa Bay goals on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: These were the first points of the season for Girardi. Outside of deep leagues, he does not offer much value, barring an injury.

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