Matthew Carle D TB 1 month ago

Carle was benched again Tuesday, something that has become all too familiar for the defender this season. "It's gutwrenching," said Carle. He has zero points and a minus-6 rating in 33 games this season.

Matthew Carle D TB 2 months ago1 Comment

Carle (illness) will be back in the lineup Sunday against the Senators, Bryan Burns of reports.

Matthew Carle D TB 2 months ago

Carle (illness) won't play Friday against the Capitals, Erik Erlendsson of The Tampa Tribune reports.

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Matthew Carle D TB 3 months ago

Carle has been toiling on the Lightning's third pairing and has even been a healthy scratch twice this season. He has no points, a plus-1 rating and 24 shots in 20 games this season.

Matthew Carle D TB 3 months ago

Carle continues to log heavy minutes, but hasn't been rewarded with any points in his first 13 games.

Matthew Carle D TB 4 months ago

Carle has spent most of the preseason paired with Andrej Sustr, but skated Saturday with Jason Garrison.

Matthew Carle D TB 9 months ago

Carle (undisclosed) will play in Sunday's Game 5 against the Rangers, ESPN's Mike Mazzeo reports.

As expected, Carle will rejoin the lineup after missing Friday's Game 4. He figures to work on the third defensive pairing alongside Andrej Sustr.

Matthew Carle D TB 9 months ago

Coach Jon Cooper indicated he expects Carle (undisclosed) to play in Sunday's Game 5 matchup with the Lightning, Bryan Burns of reports.

Carle left Game 3 on Wednesday after taking a hit midway through the first period, and it cost him Friday's Game 4 as well. He participated in morning skate Sunday, and it appears that may be a precursor to him taking the ice with his teammates for Game 5.

Matthew Carle D TB 9 months ago

Carle (undisclosed) is out for Friday night's Game 3 against the Rangers, per the Lightning's Michelle Gingras.

It's hard to say what direction Jon Cooper will take with his lineup, as the Ottawa Sun's Don Brennan reports there's a possibility Tampa Bay will have seven defenders for Game 3. It's still hard to say when Carle will return, given there's still been no real indication how he's exactly injured.

Matthew Carle D TB 9 months ago

Carle (undisclosed) was not present at morning skate Friday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.

Carle departed Wednesday's Game 3 with an undisclosed injury and did not return. The team has not released any information surrounding the situation, so Carle should be considered questionable for Game 4 on Friday.