The Lightning made it clear it isn't going to show much patience when the team goes through rough patches. So, after two consecutive games in which the team struggled, Tampa Bay made several lineup changes for Friday night's game with the Hurricanes.
The Lightning on Thursday recalled right wing Brett Connolly from AHL Syracuse.
The Lightning and defenseman Radko Gudas got some good news Tuesday when the NHL rescinded Gudas' game misconduct he received for Sunday's Squirt-gate incident against the Panthers.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos was named the NHL's first star of the week for the week ending Sunday. Stamkos had three goals and seven points in three Tampa Bay victories, and had the shootout winner Sunday against the Panthers.
Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas received a 10-minute and a game misconduct during Sunday's game with the Panthers.
Lightning coach Jon Cooper on Saturday noted how the schedule "tightens up" in November. With thatin mind, as well as the belief it is inevitable roster depth will be tested, he shook up the lineup a bit for Saturday's game with the Sabres. Defensemen Keith Aulie and Mark Barberio were added. Defenseman Andrej Sustr and wing P.C. Labrie are …
For just the second time since he left the Lightning after the 2003-04 Stanley Cup season, Nikolai Khabibulin will play at the Tampa Bay Times Forum when the Blackhawks face Tampa Bay tonight.
Steven Stamkos says he doesn't like acting. But the Lightning center did pretty well in his new Coke Zero commercial.
The admittedly embarrassing 5-0 loss to the Bruins Saturday night was tough enough for the Lightning to swallow.
As competitive as goalie Anders Lindback is, he wants to be in net every night.
Goalie Ben Bishop has taken a firm grip of the Lightning's No. 1 goalie job, having won his first five starts.
Lightning captain Marty St. Louis talks about his injury and Tampa Bay's 3-1 victory over the Wild on Oct. 17, 2013, at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Marty St. Louis was still in a walking boot on Thursday, but that did not stop the Lightning captain from playing tonight against the Wild at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Lightning captain Marty St. Louis missed Wednesday's practice with what the team said was a lower-body injury. There was no other immediate information, though St. Louis apparently was seen leaving the Tampa Bay Times Forum wearing a walking boot.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos said he is not exactly sure what the rule is concerning a referee helping a player in distress. But he said he knows the Penguins bench "was losing its mind" when it saw during Saturday night's game at the Tampa Bay Times Forum referee Gord Dwyer give Stamkos a push toward the bench late in the third period.
Want to talk about the beginning of the Lightning's season? The Bucs' 0-5 start? The off-field drama surrounding the team? The decisions facing the Rays in the offseason? College football? Whatever's on your mind, join Times sports columnist Tom Jones for a live chat Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Lightning right wing Teddy Purcell has nothing but good things to say about his time with the Kings. He called them "a classy organization" and he will always remember that his first NHL game and first NHL goal happened in an LA uniform.
When the Lightning hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night, the most emotional moment came off the ice. Capt. Matthew Lunn of Riverview surprised his family on the LightningVision scoreboard. Watch video of the reunion here, courtesy of the Lightning.
Here is the announcement from the team: The Tampa Bay Lightning will host ‘Go Green Night’, presented by Pro-Shred, Coca-Cola and TECO Energy, benefitting Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, to encourage fitness and environmental awareness tomorrow night when the Lightning take on the Los Angeles Kings at 7:30 p.m. at the Tampa Bay …
In the 15 games Jon Cooper coached the Lightning last season after he was hired in late March, only one team, he felt, "completely outclassed us," and that was the Penguins in a 6-3 loss April 11 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.