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NHL Team Pages News:

GoaliePost.com
Bishop Out 3-4 Weeks
#tblightning announce G Ben Bishop out 3-4 weeks with lower body injury...(more)
Wed, 21 Dec 2016

Bishop Leaves Injured, Vasilevskiy In
Bishop was in pain after getting in butterfly on a shot by Jensen. Went face-first on ice for moment. Then slowly skated off...(more)
Tue, 20 Dec 2016

Vasilevskiy Injury Update
Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy made his regular-season debut Wednesday, making 29 saves for AHL Syracuse in a 3-1 win over the Toronto Marlies. Vasilevskiy is scheduled to make his second rehab start Frida...(more)
Wed, 28 Oct 2015

Tampa Bay Claims Kevin Poulin
The Lightning claimed Poulin off of waivers from the NY Islanders. The domino effect? They released Ray Emery from his tryout....(more)
Mon, 28 Sep 2015

Vasilevskiy out 2-3 months with blood clot
Vasilevskiy has surgery for blood clot, out 2-3 months....(more)
Fri, 11 Sep 2015

Lighting Recall Desjardins
"The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Cedrick Desjardins from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. The Crunc...(more)
Tue, 5 Mar 2013

Boucher Keeps Options Open
Lightning head coach Guy Boucher is keeping his options open for the first game of the season: Coach Guy Boucher said he might not decide until Friday night whether to start Anders Lindback or Mathi...(more)
Wed, 16 Jan 2013

Caron Might Play This Weekend
"Lightning coach Boucher says Roloson in net again Saturday vs Islanders. Have to think Caron gets one of back-to-back Philly or Boston"...(more)
Fri, 23 Mar 2012

Caron Clears, Tokarski Reassigned
As expected: "With [Sebastien] Caron cleared through waivers, Lightning, as expected, reassigned G Tokarski, to AHL Norfolk. He was 1-3-1 in 5 games, 3.44, .879."...(more)
Tue, 20 Mar 2012

Roloson Starts Thursday
"Lightning coach Boucher says Roloson in net Thurs vs Oilers."...(more)
Tue, 20 Mar 2012

Lightning Sign Sebastien Caron
The Lightning will find out soon as it officially announced signing Sebastien Caron, 31, to a prorated one-year, one-way contract. As a goaltender coming from Europe (he played this season in Germany)...(more)
Mon, 19 Mar 2012

Dustin Tokarski Recalled
"For everyone clamoring for Dustin Tokarski to get a shot, here it is. Yzerman, though, said he also will scour Europe for free agent option"...(more)
Wed, 7 Mar 2012

Garon out 3-4 weeks...
Yzerman: Garon out 3-4 weeks with a torn groin muscle. Tokarski will be meet team in DC....(more)
Wed, 7 Mar 2012

Garon Injured, Will Not Return
"Mathieu Garon left the ice in the first and will not return tonight (lower body)" Dwayne Roloson entered the game and is currently losing 5-3 in the third period. This sets up an interesting situatio...(more)
Tue, 6 Mar 2012

Garon Starts Friday
"Mathieu Garon will get the start in goal for #tblightning on Friday vs Panthers, no update on Downie who was getting looked at by team Dr."...(more)
Thu, 24 Nov 2011

Roloson Friday...
Boucher confirms Dwayne Roloson to start against the Hurricanes on Friday. ...(more)
Wed, 5 Oct 2011

Roloson to start Tuesday
After backing up Mike Smith in the second game of a back-to-back, Dwayne Roloson will return to start for the Lightning against the Senators on Tuesday night. In four starts against the Senators this ...(more)
Mon, 28 Mar 2011

Roloson to start Friday
Dwayne Roloson will start the front end of a back-to-back set with the Hurricanes on Friday at home. He has split his two starts against the Hurricanes this season, allowing eight goals on 64 shots, b...(more)
Thu, 24 Mar 2011

TBL start Smith Saturday
Mike Smith starts for the Lightning on Saturday...(more)
Fri, 11 Mar 2011

Lightning Goalie Games
Roloson will get the start tomorrow against the Devils. Possibly Smith the next night in Boston....(more)
Tue, 1 Mar 2011

Waivers: Curtis McElhinney
Tampa Bay has put Curtis McElhinney on waivers...(more)
Sat, 26 Feb 2011

Mike Smith on re-entry waivers
After making a trade of backup goalies, the Lightning placed Mike Smith on re-entry waivers, likely with the intention of recalling him from the AHL to back up Dwayne Roloson instead of relying on new...(more)
Thu, 24 Feb 2011

TRADE: McElhinney for Ellis
The Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay Lightning have completed a trade involving their two backup goaltenders. Curtis McElhinney goes to the Lightning while Dan Ellis has been traded to the Ducks. There are...(more)
Thu, 24 Feb 2011

Roloson Tuesday?
Not confirmed from the coach by Erlendsson has noted "look for Roloson to get the start in net"...(more)
Mon, 14 Feb 2011

Mike Smith clears waivers
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Mike Smith cleared waivers at noon Thursday and is expected to be assigned to AHL Norfolk. Here's the release from the team: LIGHTNING REASSIGN G MIKE SMITH TO NORFOLK T...(more)
Fri, 4 Feb 2011

Smith on Waivers
The Tampa Bay Lightning have place goaltender Mike Smith on waivers today. With 3 healthy goalies on the roster and Roloson posting his 4th shutout in 11 starts with the Lightning last night, Smith b...(more)
Wed, 2 Feb 2011

Smith Back from AHL
Mike Smith on the ice at TB practice this morning. Smith was on a conditioning stint before the all-star break....(more)
Mon, 31 Jan 2011

Smith sent down for Conditioning
The Tampa Bay Lightning have cleared their log jam in net today. They have sent Mike Smith to Norfolk of the AHL. He will join the Admirals on a conditioning assignment so he will avoid going on waiv...(more)
Thu, 20 Jan 2011

Roloson Starts Friday
Dwayne Roloson will be back in goal Friday when the Tampa Bay Lightning face the New Jersey Devils. Roloson has gone 3-1-0 in his first 4 games with the Lightning with 2 shut outs....(more)
Thu, 13 Jan 2011

Roloson's first Lightning start
Head Coach Guy Boucher stated after Monday's practice that Dwayne Roloson will make his first start for the Lightning on Tuesday in Washington, the team's first game after the acquisition of Roloson. ...(more)
Mon, 3 Jan 2011

Lightning Reassign G Cedrick Desjardins to Norfolk
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Cedrick Desjardins to Norfolk of the American Hockey League, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced. Desjardins, 6-foot, 192 poun...(more)
Sun, 2 Jan 2011

Isles trade Roloson to Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired 41-year-old goalie Dwayne Roloson from the New York Islanders Saturday night....(more)
Sun, 2 Jan 2011

Ellis starts Wednesday
No surprise, but Dan Ellis gets the start in goal for Tampa on Wed against the Islanders....(more)
Tue, 21 Dec 2010

Tampa Calls Up Desjardins
The Tampa Bay Lightning have called up Cedrick Desjardins from their minor league affiliate in Norfolk. Desjardins had a record of 12-5-1 with a 2.63 goals against average and .900 save percentage wi...(more)
Mon, 20 Dec 2010

Smith Starts Saturday
Mike Smith will get the start once again Saturday when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Buffalo Sabres....(more)
Thu, 16 Dec 2010

Smith will start Wednesday
The Tampa Bay Lightning will start Mike Smith in goal against the Atlanta Thrashers on Wednesday....(more)
Tue, 14 Dec 2010

Lecavalier Injured?
Lecavalier has gone to the locker room for the Lightning. The trainer was looking at his hand. Looked like a slash....(more)
Thu, 11 Nov 2010

Dan Ellis Missed Saturday's Game Due To Illness
According to Tampa Bay coach Guy Boucher, goaltender Dan Ellis missed Saturday's game due to illness....(more)
Sun, 7 Nov 2010

Smith Likely vs. Pens
It is likely that Mike Smith will get the nod on Wednesday when the Lightning face the Penguins in Tampa....(more)
Tue, 26 Oct 2010

Dan Ellis Tomorrow
Dan Ellis will get the start in goal for Lightning Thursday against NY Islanders...(more)
Wed, 20 Oct 2010

Ellis to likely make debut vs. Flyers
With Mike Smith expected to get the nod tonight in Montreal, Dan Ellis will likey make his first Lightning start vs. the Philadelphia Flyers tomorrow night....(more)
Wed, 13 Oct 2010

Lightning Goalie Games
Coach Guy Boucher said he has not figured out the order, but indicated Smith and Dan Ellis will split the B2B games - Wednesday versus Montreal and Thursday versus Philadelphia....(more)
Tue, 12 Oct 2010

TBL - Mike Smith Saturday
Mike Smith will get the start versus the Atlanta Thrashers on Saturday....(more)
Fri, 8 Oct 2010

Smith gets start vs. Caps
The Tampa Bay Lightning will start Mike Smith vs. the Washington Capitals Thursday....(more)
Wed, 3 Mar 2010

Mike Smith Ready for Return
The Lightning have returned thrid string goaie Dustin Tokarksi to the minors, so Mike Smith will dress for Wednesday's game versus the Canadiens. "I'm getting close," Mike Smith said. "The goal is to ...(more)
Mon, 25 Jan 2010

Mike Smith unlikely
Head coach Rick Tocchet said Mike Smith , still recovering from a cervical strain, is unlikely to play Monday at Carolina or in Tuesday's matchup against the Rangers...(more)
Sun, 17 Jan 2010

Mike Smith Day to Day
Mike Smith did not practice with the Bolts this morning. He was pulled after a collision with Brooks Laich in last nights game. Tampa has not permitted Smith to talk to the media about his injury, al...(more)
Wed, 13 Jan 2010

Likely Smith v. Detroit on Thu
Coach Rick Tocchet said that Mike Smith will likely get the start against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday....(more)
Wed, 16 Dec 2009

Niittmaki Sunday
Antero Niittymaki will make the start in Chicago on Sunday....(more)
Sat, 12 Dec 2009

Niittymaki Starts versus New Jersey
Antero Niittymaki will get the start tomorrow versus the Devils...(more)
Fri, 30 Oct 2009

Mike Smith in net on Thursday
Nothing official, but it sounds like Tocchet is leaning toward Mike Smith in goal against the Senators....(more)
Wed, 28 Oct 2009

Smith Thursday!
Tocchet said Mike Smith will be in goal Thursday against the Sharks....(more)
Wed, 21 Oct 2009

Niittymaki Starts Monday
Mike Smith is fine and practiced to day, however Antero Niittymaki will start Monday. "No, he'll play," Tocchet said regarding Smith "He's going to play a lot. But Nitty's going tomorrow."...(more)
Sun, 11 Oct 2009

Niittymaki might get rusty
"Smitty is our No. 1 goalie and he's going to play," Tocchet said. "We're lucky to have Nitty because he was a No. 1 goalie with the Flyers for a couple of years, too, and we'll have to get him in som...(more)
Mon, 5 Oct 2009

Lightning Mike Smith Update
Mike Smith is still recovering from post-concussion syndrome. The headaches, dizziness, and nausea have subsided, but he is still suffering from a general 'fogginess'. There is no timeline for his ret...(more)
Thu, 19 Mar 2009

Mike Smith - Post-Concussion Syndrome
The Lightning have been waiting for test results and they finally have their answer. He is expected to return to the ice within the next week....(more)
Tue, 10 Feb 2009

Mike Smith Hurt, Ramo Suspended, McKenna's Chance
**UPDATE** Smith will not travel with the team for Tuesday's game (SP Times) The AHL suspension doesn't carry in the NHL. It's not looked great upon, but really #1 and #2 are hurt. ** ** Nothing has...(more)
Mon, 2 Feb 2009

Olaf Kolzig Season Ending Surgery
The Tampa Bay Lightning announced that Olaf Kolzig will require surgery on his left forearm to repair a ruptured distal tendon. The surgery will be performed on Saturday and will take 3-4 months to he...(more)
Wed, 28 Jan 2009

Lightning Goalie Games
Mike Smith gets the call in net again and will face the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday. The current plan is for Karri Ramo to get the Friday start versus the Anaheim Ducks. Ya, what, anyway. Olaf Kolzig sti...(more)
Wed, 7 Jan 2009

Lightning's Kolzig Out, Ramo Up?
It's still early, however Olaf Kolzig did not practice today due to an 'upper-body' injury. Karri Ramo has not been recalled, but one would expect it to happen shortly. Mike Smith was expected to star...(more)
Wed, 17 Dec 2008

Mike Smith Ready, Ramo Returned
Lightning goalie Mike Smith practiced today and pronounced himself ready to go. No word on if Smith will start or not. Karri Ramo has been demoted. If your wondering what the lower body injury was ch...(more)
Tue, 25 Nov 2008

Lightning's Mike Smith Injured, Kolzig Starting
Mike Smith did not practice this morning and is listed as day-to-day with a "lower body" injury. He played the entire game yesterday earning the W. Therefore, we have to assume Kolzig will go tomorro...(more)
Sat, 22 Nov 2008

Lightning's Mike Smith Starts Wednesday
Mike Smith will start Wednesday in goal for Tampa Bay versus the Brodeur-less New Jersey Devils. Smith is 3-2-2- so far this season. Mike Smith was omitted from the all-star ballots today even though ...(more)
Tue, 4 Nov 2008

Melrose Staying with Mike Smith
Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Barry Melrose notes he'll stick with Mike Smith for the third consecutive game. He also noted it is based mainly on how well Smith has played....(more)
Fri, 24 Oct 2008

Mike Smith Starts Strong
Mike Smith has been a positive and well positioned goalie even though the Lightning are losing. With a legitimate shot at the #1 spot and away from the high-stressed Tortorella atmosphere Mike Smith i...(more)
Thu, 23 Oct 2008

Mike Smith back in net Tuesday
Tampa Bay Lightning coach Barry Melrose said Mike Smith will be back between the pipes for Tuesday's game versus Atlanta. Melrose noted Smith's shutout Saturday had much to do with the decision....(more)
Mon, 20 Oct 2008

Kolzig will face NY Islanders
Head coach Barry Melrose confirmed today that Olaf Kolzig will start between the pipes tomorrow versus Islanders. This has been a one game rotation for the Lightning goalies over the past four games. ...(more)
Wed, 15 Oct 2008

Lightning Starting Goalie a Secret
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie tandum, Mike Smith and Olaf Kolzig, both played very well in their games last weekend even though they were both losses. When head coach Barry Melrose was asked about Saturd...(more)
Fri, 10 Oct 2008

Kolzig Scheduled to Start
It's not concrete, however Lonnie Herman's NHL Preview notes Olaf Kolzig is scheduled to start today's game versus the Rangers....(more)
Sun, 5 Oct 2008

Guessing Kolzig Tomorrow
The Tampa Bay Lightning lost 2-1 to the New York Rangers today in the first back-to-back game in Prague. Mike Smith played the full 60 stopping 39 or 41 shots. Based on the travel, back-to-back games,...(more)
Sat, 4 Oct 2008

Oalf Kolzig Q&A
Erin Chenderlin had an interview with newly acquired Bolt goalie Olaf Kolzig. It has "Olie's thoughts on coming to a new team, his charitable work with autism, and why fans gave him the nickname Godzi...(more)
Fri, 22 Aug 2008

Mike Smith Inks Extension with Lightning
Mike Smith's two-year extension is worth $4.4-million dollars ($2-million in 2009-2010 and $2.4-million for 2010-2011). This season Smith will earn $950,000 in the last year of a two-year contract he ...(more)
Mon, 14 Jul 2008

Kolzig on Lighting and Capitals
(Washington Post) Some dialog from Kolzig on leaving Washington and playing for a new team. Kolzig sounds pumped and eager to play; could make for a good goaltending competition in Tampa this season....(more)
Wed, 9 Jul 2008

Kolzig Headed to Tampa Bay
Olaf Kolzig, who made it clear he wasn't staying in Washington, signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The deal is worth $1.5-million, however has incentives that could add another milli...(more)
Thu, 3 Jul 2008

Tampa Buys Out Marc Denis
It was expected to happen as Denis was waived mid last season after falling out of the good books with Tortorella. I though he might get another chance with new head coach Barry Melrose, however that'...(more)
Wed, 25 Jun 2008

Smith cleared to play
Mike Smith has been cleared to play. Nothing was noted if he'll play or sit out another game....(more)
Sat, 29 Mar 2008

Smith injury serious?
Apparently Smith's knee wasn't any better this morning. The Lightning do not seem concerned however their actions speak loud. Smith was okay yesterday, but now the team is calling up Jonathan Boutin ...(more)
Tue, 25 Mar 2008

Lightning will buy goalie
General manager Jay Feaster said he will look this summer for a No. 1 either through a trade or free agency."We have to build a bridge from where we are right now to when Karri is ready," he...(more)
Thu, 31 Jan 2008

Marc Denis waived by Lightning
Denis, who got the short end of the stick by Tortorella, has been waived by TB. He has now officially lost his spot to Ramo. Denis had only one win in 10 starts this season. Holmqvist has also had poo...(more)
Fri, 28 Dec 2007

Karri Ramo will start Thursday
Karri Ramo has been recalled from the AHL and will start for the Lightning Thursday night against Toronto. With the recent poor play of Holmqvist, Denis, and the defense Ramo will get his chance at n...(more)
Wed, 19 Dec 2007

Marc Denis must be patient
As long as Johan Holmqvist plays well Denis will have to wait. A spread out schedule doesn't help matters. "Players who are sitting out, whether it be goaltender (or other), it's their responsib...(more)
Thu, 11 Oct 2007

Holmqvist staying in TB
Johan Holmqvist will be back with the Lightning for the 2007-08 season after signing a one-year, $1 million contract....(more)
Sun, 20 May 2007

Holmqvist expected next game
Holmer played okay,' Lightning coach John Tortorella said. 'It was his first game. He'll be better next game....(more)
Fri, 13 Apr 2007

Marc Denis will Sit
Marc Denis will NOT dress as Holmqvist's backup in the first game of the playoffs even though he is healthy. Rookie Karri Ramo will take is place. ...(more)
Wed, 11 Apr 2007

Tampa Bay Lightning Starter
Johan Holmqvist is expected to be the starter for Tampa Bay in the playoffs. Tortorella noted he is still deciding on the backup for the playoffs. Could be Marc Denis or Rookie Karri Ramo....(more)
Tue, 10 Apr 2007

Tampa Bay's goalie issues
Holmqvist was pulled last night after allowing three goals on seven shots. Marc Denis didn't make the trip because of Work Visa problems at the border. Holmqvist won 8 of 9 games, but has been pulled ...(more)
Sat, 2 Dec 2006

Denis and Holmqvist battle
Marc Denis just isn't getting any breaks lately. He lost last night to Boston in a 4-3 shootout and is now winless in his last seven starts. Johan Holmqvist (pulled his last game) still looks to be ta...(more)
Fri, 1 Dec 2006

TB Goalies 1 & 1A
The St. Petersburg Times has an article that notes the team sees their goalies as 1 and 1A, Denis and Holmqvist respectively. This is great news for Denis owners as Denis has not been replaced as the ...(more)
Mon, 27 Nov 2006

Holmqvist hot hot hot
Johan Holmqvist is back on fire. Holmqvist had a five game win streak broken last week, but has started a new winning streak already. Holmqvist has won his last three games in a row. If for some reaso...(more)
Sun, 26 Nov 2006

Denis doesn't show up
Buffalo embarrassed Tampa Bay last night beating them 7-2. Marc Denis played the whole game making 22 of 29 saves. This game was not good for Denis with Johan Holmqvist playing better. Denis had very ...(more)
Tue, 21 Nov 2006

Denis' losing streak
It looks like Marc Denis may be losing his grip on the #1 spot in Tampa Bay. Denis lost last night 3-1 to the Montreal Canadiens. Denis sat the last three games as Johan Holmqvist played and won all t...(more)
Wed, 15 Nov 2006

Holmqvist taking over for Denis
Johan Holmqvist stopped 17 of 20 shots to beat Pittsburgh 4-3 in overtime. This was Holmqvist's second straight start over Marc Denis who is winless in his last four games....(more)
Thu, 9 Nov 2006

Tampa's BU playing strong
In only Johan Holmqvist's second start this season he won beating Philadelphia 5-2. Holmqvist has started to games and relieved Marc Denis in two games....(more)
Thu, 2 Nov 2006

Denis trade still up in the air
Marc Denis was chased from net early in the second period after allowing four goals on 17 shot. Carolina took the game 6-4 and ended Tampa Bays three game winning streak....(more)
Sun, 29 Oct 2006

Denis getting many chances
Marc Denis is going to get every chance to prove he is the #1 goalie in Tampa Bay. Even after being pulled in his last game (start of 3rd period four Goals against) coach John Tortorella put him back ...(more)
Thu, 19 Oct 2006

Tampa's Goalie need work
Marc Denis was pulled after the second period last night after giving up four goals on 19 shots. He was replaced by Johan Holmqvist who made three saves on four shots. Tampa's next game is Thursday ve...(more)
Mon, 16 Oct 2006