Salo back, Malone close, other notes

The Bolts defense gets a boost with Sami Salo's return, and Ryan Malone has rejoined the team, and the Lightning make a recall in light of Benoit Pouliot's injury.

Sami Salo "day-to-day"; out versus NY Rangers

With Sami Salo's lower body injury, Lightning coach Guy Boucher announced he will be rolling with seven defensemen against the New York Rangers on Thursday, including Brendan Mikkelson.

Now is not the time to panic

The Lightning are going through a rough patch, but things aren't as dire as they may seem.

Links: Sabres Win, Trades, Housley A Candidate?

The Sabres won, now doesn't that feel different? Around the league two trades were made, proving that those do still happen sometimes. The Pioneer Press is also reporting that if it doesn't work with Ron Rolston, Phil Housley could be a candidate.

Sabres v. Lightning - By the Numbers

Scoring chances and Corsi Ratings for the Sabres in their 2-1 win over the Lightning on Tuesday night.

Lightning waste chances in 2-1 loss to Buffalo

The Tampa Bay Lightning had opportunities but failed to make the most of them in losing to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 2-1 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum Tuesday night.

Recap: Miller, Strong Defense Down TB 2-1

It wasn't the world's greatest game to watch, but it was the first Sabres win in five games as they stymied Tampa's offense thanks to a 30-save performance by Ryan Miller.

Sami Salo leaves game with injury

The Tampa Bay defenseman left the game in the second period.

Lightning attendance among league best

The 2013 season has seen every Lightning home game announced as a sellout and puts the Bolts near the top of the NHL in attendance.

Sabres at Lightning Preview: Buffalo Travels South

The Sabres travel to Florida for a few games, while Buffalonians get their first look at Calder candidate and Canisius College grad Cory Concacher.

Don't underestimate the Sabres (preview)

They may be the doormats of the Eastern Conference at this point, but don't write off the Buffalo Sabres, who the Lightning face in Tampa tonight.

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