Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 16 hours 22 min ago
(Continuing blog series on "Questions for Lightning Camp") This was a strange, and long, summer for James Wisniewski. (Continuing blog series on "Questions for Lightning Camp")
Tyler Johnson had alluded to the fact that his right wrist - broken during the 2015 Stanley Cup Final - bothered him at the beginning of last season. On Tuesday, we found out just how much.
With an expansion draft looming, the prevailing assumption is that the Lightning will have to move either goalie Ben Bishop or backup Andrei Vasilevskiy by February's trade deadline. Not so fast.
Lightning wing J.T. Brown wants to make one thing clear.
U.S. hockey and former Lightning head coach John Tortorella said he'd bench any player who stays seated during the national anthem.
Ryan Callahan's session on the ice Tuesday wasn't very extensive, maybe 30 minutes long. "Just going out there for a twirl," Callahan said. Ryan Callahan's session on the ice Tuesday wasn't very extensive, maybe 30 minutes long.
Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is finally getting the chance to represent Team Canada, having not been part of the past two Olympics.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop thought he was headed to Calgary.
(Our series of "Ten questions for Lightning training camp" will run on this blog until camp officially opens Sept. 22 at Amalie Arena)
The Lightning's roster for this month's prospect tournament will include seven of its 10 draft picks from June, including first-round forward Brett Howden.
Twelve Lightning players - and head coach Jon Cooper - will be heading to their respective camps for the World Cup of Hockey next week.
Lightning Fan Fest will be held Sept. 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at Amalie Arena, though season ticket holders will be allowed in before 11. The event is free. Fan Fest includes live team scrimmages, player autographs, family and kids' activities, as well as specials on merchandise, food and drinks.
The Lightning announced Tuesday it will participate in a four-team rookie tournament Sept 17-20 in Coral Springs.
The Lightning on Thursday signed D James Wisneiwski to a professional tryout contract with an invite to training camp.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman's offseason couldn't have gone much better so far, especially with the re-signing of captain Steven Stamkos and locking up cornerstone defenseman Victor Hedman long-term.
The Lightning re-signed forward Yanni Gourde to a one-year, two-way deal Monday.
Brad Richards briefly pauses a phone interview Thursday so he can get his hands free.
Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been added to Team Russia for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey.
The Lightning has locked up another core player long-term, agreeing with wing Alex Killorn on a seven-year deal which brings a $4.45 million annual average.