Lightning center Luke Glendening,left, with siblings Weston Hermann, center, and Grayson Hermann during Monday's annual Coop's Catch for Kids fishing tournament.
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Leo Raszka, who has a congenital heart defect, spent some time with the team Friday and Saturday and received pointers from his favorite player.


  1. Lightning center Luke Glendening,left, with siblings Weston Hermann, center, and Grayson Hermann during Monday's annual Coop's Catch for Kids fishing tournament.
  2. Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois can be expected to do everything in his power before Friday's trade deadline to help push the team toward another deep playoff run.
  3. Eight-year-old Leo Raszka got to spend some time on the ice with his favorite player, Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, Friday at TGH IcePlex in Brandon.
  4. Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman beats Montreal Canadiens goaltender Cayden Primeau for the winning goal in the sixth shootout round Saturday at Amalie Arena.
  5. A photo of Martin Fennelly greets guests during a celebration of life for the former Tampa Tribune and Tampa Bay Times columnist Friday in Tampa.
  6. Lightning coach Jon Cooper says there's no doubt games start to amp up as the regular season winds down. And unlike recent seasons, the Lightning are in a fight for their playoff lives.
  7. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy blocked this shot from Buffalo's Tage Thompson during an overtime loss on Thursday night, but Tampa Bay's defense has been among the worst in the NHL this season.
  8. Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman gets called for a penalty, while the Sabres prepare for the power play during the third period at Amalie Arena on Thursday night.
  9. Officials talk during a partial power outage in the first period Tuesday's game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Tampa Bay Lightning in Philadelphia.
  10. Lightning left wing Brandon Hagel (38) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New Jersey Devils during the third period of Sunday's game in Newark, New Jersey.
  11. Lightning center Brayden Point (21) celebrates with teammates Steven Stamkos, center, and Nikita Kucherov (86) after scoring a goal during the second period against the New York Islanders Saturday in Elmont, New York.
  12. Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) skates past Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) after Thursday's loss at Amalie Arena.
  13. Coach Jon Cooper needs his players' heads in the game for a slate coming up that includes the Capitals, Islanders and Devils.
  14. The Lightning's Mitchell Chaffee, right, celebrates his goal along with defenseman Emil Martinsen Lilleberg on Monday in a loss to Ottawa.
  15. Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) skates off as the Ottawa Senators celebrates their opening goal during the first period of Monday's game at Amalie Arena.
  16. Florida Panthers left wing Ryan Lomberg (94) trips up Lightning center Tyler Motte (64) during the second period of Saturday's game at Amalie Arena.
  17. Lightning left wing Nick Paul (20) battles against Avalanche defenseman Devon Toews (7) along the boards during Thursday's game at Amalie Arena.
  18. Avalanche center Ross Colton (20), a former Lightning player, celebrates his team’s tying goal during second-period action Thursday night at Amalie Arena.
  19. Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov holds up a puck while taking to the ice as he is named the No. 1 star of the game after a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche at Amalie Arena on Thursday night.
  20. Lightning captain Steven Stamkos models the team's new third jersey, which debuts tonight against the Avs at Amalie Arena.
  21. Lightning center Brayden Point (21) scores against Boston Bruins goaltender Linus Ullmark during the shootout Tuesday in Boston.
  22. The Bruins' David Pastrnak, center, scores on the Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy left, as Darren Raddysh (43) defends during the second period of Tampa Bay's 7-3 loss in January in Boston.
  23. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) blocks a shot by Blue Jackets right wing Justin Danforth (17) in the first period Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio.
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