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Weekend Edition 10/4: Rules, rules, rules and Bryz

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Rule changes, proposed rule changes, thoughts on rule changes, and what the hell is going on with Ilya Bryzgalov?

Top 25 Under 25: Nikita Kucherov

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The dynamic Russian forward comes in at #15 in our countdown after a stellar first North American season in the QMJHL.

Bolts Drop Season Opener 3-1 to Boston Bruins

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The Tampa Bay Lightning were great at even strength, but killed themselves on their own power play in dropping their 2013-2014 season opener to the Boston Bruins at TD Garden.

Top 25 Under 25: Jaroslav Janus

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Now playing in the KHL for Slovan Bratislava, goaltender Jaroslav Janus comes in at numbet 16 on our countdown.

Season opener: Bolts at Bruins preview

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Overlook a poor all-time record in Boston and the annoyance of a banner raising before the game. Hockey's back. Better yet, Tampa Bay Lightning hockey is back.

Lightning bestow captaincy upon Marty St. Louis

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The Lightning name the franchise's tenth captain in team history, who succeeds departed center Vincent Lecavalier.

BriseBois speaks on Sustr

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Defenseman Andrej Sustr hasn't played a full season yet of pro hockey, and yet he has cracked the Lightning roster. He was asked about that in a chat on Syracuse.com this afternoon. Here's his...

Preseason injuries hurt Crunch blue line

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Two veteran defensemen are out for the start of Syracuse's regular season, but there should be enough depth to cover.

Season preview: Lineup projections / depth

Twenty-three men fill out the Lightning roster, here's the projected lines and some depth discussion.

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