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Burns: 3 Things we learned from finishing the homestand 4-1-0

Lightning beat writer Bryan Burns recaps Tampa Bay's 3-1 win over Detroit on Thursday

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

If you asked Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper before the season started if he'd be happy with his team winning four of their first five games, he'd absolutely take that every time.

Truth is, the Lightning are still a bit salty they didn't go 5-0-0.

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Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 3, Red Wings 1

Lightning radio broadcaster Dave Mishkin recaps the Bolts' 3-1 win over the Red Wings

by Dave Mishkin / TampaBayLightning.com

This was an impressive win for the Lightning. The Red Wings were seeking their first win of the season after opening with an 0-4-2 record. They were coming off consecutive losses of 8-2 and 7-3. They had had two days to stew on that second defeat. So not surprisingly, they played a spirited, passionate, hungry game.

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Debbie Baigrie honored as Lightning Community Hero

The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Debbie Baigrie as the fifth Lightning Community Hero this season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Debbie Baigrie as the fifth Lightning Community Hero this season during the first period of tonight's game versus the Detroit Red Wings. Baigrie, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate the money to Trinity Cafe.

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Lightning acquire forward Mitch Hults from Anaheim Ducks

Hults has appeared in two games this season with Anaheim's AHL affiliate in San Diego

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Mitch Hults from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for future considerations, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Additionally, the team announced that Hults will be assigned to the Syracuse Crunch.

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Callahan likely to return tonight when Lightning close out home stand

Pushing through rehab, Ryan Callahan will likely return to the ice against the Red Wings

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

We've seen this story before, an injury timetable that underestimates Ryan Callahan's toughness and desire to play again.

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Lightning reassign forward Cory Conacher to Syracuse

Conacher skated in 36 games with the Lightning last year, recording eight goals and 12 points

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Cory Conacher to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning reassign Danick Martel to Syracuse for conditioning stint

Martel was claimed off waivers from Philadelphia during training camp and has yet to appear in a regular season game for the Bolts

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Danick Martel to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League for a conditioning stint, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning re-sign forward Cory Conacher to one-year contract

Conacher's only action this season came in the Bolts' 2-1 shootout victory on Opening Night

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Cory Conacher to a one-year, one-way contract for the 2019-20 season worth $700,000 AAV, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Joseph atones for earlier mistake to record first career point

Two minutes after a mistake that helped Carolina take the lead, Joseph redeemed himself with an assist on Tampa Bay's first goal of the game

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

Mathieu Joseph was beaten on Carolina's opening goal in Tampa Bay's 4-2 victory over the Hurricanes Tuesday, Micheal Ferland getting inside positioning on the rookie forward and beating him to the net when the Lightning turned the puck over in their own zone.

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Nuts and Bolts: Tampa Bay goes for 12th straight win over the Wings

The Bolts look to close out their five-game homestand with a win over Detroit

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

The Lightning wrap up their five-game homestand with an Atlantic Division matchup vs. Detroit. 

Detroit enters Thursday's game winless in their first six outings, due in large part to defensive struggles. Over their last three games, the Red Wings have been outscored 20-8. 

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