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In their own words: The Lightning talk about the series win

Shot blocks and lessons learned

In their own words: Lightning talk about Game One victory

They talk about commitment, Kucherov, and set plays.

In their own words: The Lightning talk about the Game Seven victory

On Toronto’s future, Vasilevskiy, Point’s injury, and the Florida Panthers

In their own words: The Lightning speak after the Game Five loss

They try to explain what happened.

In their own words: Lightning Postgame Press Conference from Game Four

The team talks about bouncing back, Brandon Hagel, and the importance of the first goal

In their own words: The Lightning speak after the Game Two victory

Coach Cooper, Victor Hedman, Corey Perry, Brayden Point, and Brandon Hagel chatted with the media following the win

In their own words Game 1 post game press conference transcriptions

Coach Cooper, Ryan McDonagh, Steven Stamkos, and Victor Hedman speak about last night’s game.

“Everyone is still hungry for more” Julien BriseBois’ opening day media conference

The general manager spoke about the Olympics, the team’s identity and managing Andrei Vasilevskiy’s workload.

Translation: Mikhail Sergachev on back-to-back Stanley Cups and death threats from fans

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Translation from Mikhail Sergachev shares his emotions after the Stanley Cup win

Ten minutes of magnificence from Alex Volkov, happy Nikita Kucherov, and other details of the victory

Coach Jon Cooper discusses the power play for Round 2, Game 1 of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

A reporter asked the coach about the power play and the possibility of switching some roles.

Nikita Kucherov, unheralded superstar part 4: Quebec, Syracuse, Tampa

The beginning of Nikita Kucherov’s path in North America.

Nikita Kucherov, unheralded superstar part 3: All about the work ethic (and a bit of luck)

A wild Steve Yzerman appears.

Nikita Kucherov, unheralded superstar part 2: Financial adversity, Silver Sharks and White Bears

Nikita Kucherov’s character took root in childhood, and here’s why.

Nikita Kucherov, unheralded superstar part 1: The car, the parting, and the (very) beginning

Starting a series about Nikita Kucherov’s long and difficult story.

Translation from Sport24: Alex Volkov discusses the NHL Draft and his first steps in hockey

The second part of the interview

Translation from Sport24: Alex Volkov opens up about his NHL debut and friendship with Nikita Kucherov

Part 1 of a 2 part interview

Translation from Nikita Kucherov talks about upcoming World Championship

And expresses himself about the end of playoffs.

Translation from Ondrej Palat discusses early elimination in the Playoffs

Palat is one of the many stars headed to the World Championships.

Transcript: Martin St. Louis’ Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

Transcribed for accessibility, St. Louis thanks all of those that helped him throughout his career.

Translation from Championat: Mikhail Sergachev discusses his first full season in the NHL

How does Sergachev feel about losing the ECF? What does he think of Brad Marchand’s licking? This translation has it all.

Get to know Gabriel Fortier from his draft combine interview

Or at least get to know how much he enjoys competing against his big brother Maxime?

Andrei Vasilevskiy: “As you might have noticed, the Lightning won the Stanley Cup with a Russian goalie”

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender discusses the beginning of his path in hockey, transition to the NHL, and the All-Star Game in Tampa.

Translation: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov discusses the NHL’s All-Star Game

"We came here to have some fun and bring joy to the fans."

Translation: Sergachev on his role on the ice, “Everyone loves scoring, but I’m a defender first and foremost”

Mikhail Sergachev discusses the importance of Russians in the team’s success, being compared to other great players, and his priorities as a defender.

Transcript: Domingue on his rough start this season, “Honestly, I almost quit hockey”

Transcribed for accessibility. Tampa Bay Lightning netminder Louis Domingue talks about his tumultous season, almost quitting hockey, and finding a place in the Bolts organization.

Translation: Andrej Sustr discusses his future with the Tampa Bay Lightning

"Opportunities were given to other players, and I either play or wait for my chance."

Translation: Ondrej Palat discusses the off-season and fellow Czech Andrej Sustr

...And the joy of playing with an old friend.

Translation: Libor Hajek discusses the Syracuse Crunch, the NHL, and the IIHF World Junior Championship

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Translation: Nikita Kucherov speaks to about chemistry with Stamkos and playing without greed

"I’d even say that Steven reminds me of a Russian."

Translation: Mikhail Sergachev discusses becoming an NHL player and Tampa’s “Russian mafia”

Mikhail Sergachev talked to writer Daria Tuboltseva about scoring on Sergei Bobrovsky, dealing with nerves, and his reason for getting a law degree.

Translation: Nikita Kucherov tells “If I tell you [my strategy] now, I have to invent something new”

"The main thing is to hit the net."