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James Wisniewski's Russia-Switzerland-AHL saga offers lesson in the harsh realities of the NHL

TORONTO — James Wisniewski still doesn’t know how he ended up in Russia.

A year ago, he was earning $5.5 million as a power-play specialist who had once ranked top 10 in scoring amongst defencemen. 793 more words


Luke Witkowski and Gabriel Dumont assigned to Syracuse Crunch

The Lightning have announced the assignment of defenseman Luke Witkowski and forward Gabriel Dumont to the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL after having passed through waivers. 355 more words

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Episode Vladislav Tretiak (120):TSN 1260's Al Mitchell of the Lowdown with Lowetide. Canada wins World Cup. Oilers Preview.

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Episode Summary:

  • Pete’s long drive from Quebec
  • Welcome to Al Mitchell from TSN 1260’s Lowdown with Lowetide. 
  • World Cup – Team North America was great.
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Lightning reduce roster by 24, including James Wisniewski

The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that they have made 24 cuts from their training camp roster. With the Syracuse Crunch set to open training camp in a couple days, most of the players cut were expected to go to the Crunch prior to training camp opening.  390 more words

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Lightning Hang Over: 9/27/16 Carolina Hurricanes versus Tampa Bay Lightning

First a little introduction. Lightning Hang Overs won’t be done for every game. But, if there is something significant to talk about from the previous night’s game, that’s what a Lightning Hang Over is for. 1,043 more words

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Lightning Drop Pre-Season Opener

The Tampa Bay Lightning lost 3-2 last night against the Carolina Hurricanes. This was just the first game and most of the players for the Lightning either had the night off or they were representing their country or continent in the World Cup of Hockey, but the Hurricanes were missing a few key regulars. 488 more words


TwoForSpearing Podcast - Episode 1 - World Cup of Hockey, Kucherov, Wisniewski, and the Mailbag

In this week’s TwoForSpearing Podcast, I talk about the Lightning players participating in the World Cup of Hockey, Nikita Kucherov’s contract situation, and the James Wisniewski PTO. 32 more words

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