Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 9 hours 32 min ago
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop says anyone would love a long-term deal, especially coming off a season in which he was a Vezina Trophy finalist as the league's top goalie.
With LeBron James making the blockbuster decision this month to return home to Cleveland, it sparked continued speculation whether one the biggest NHL stars will make a similar move to play for his hometown team.
The Lightning landed the veteran presence it had been looking for Friday, announcing the signing of veteran forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year deal. The 35-year-old Morrow is a former Stars captain. He had 13 goals and 25 points for St. Louis last year.
Jay Feaster was proudly wearing his Lightning 2004 Stanley Cup ring Tuesday morning, back in an office at the Tampa Bay Times Forum and admittedly bleeding blue again.
New Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman is a huge heavy metal music fan, and can string a few tunes himself.
The Lightning added to its depth at AHL Syracuse Tuesday be signing F Cody Kunyk and D Matt Corrente to one-year, two-way deals.
Brian Boyle was on the tail end of his honeymoon, having gone from Napa Valley to two islands in Hawaii, when the key date of July 1st hit.
The Lightning officially announced Monday it has brought back former general manager Jay Feaster, who will be the executive director of community hockey development.
The Lightning announced Friday it has signed defenseman Andrej Sustr to a one-year, one-way deal.
Lightning coach Jon Cooper has been pleased with the team's offseason acquisitions, believing it has taken a step forward.
Lightning left wing prospect Adam Erne will have his injured left wrist examined next week in Cleveland, with it possible he'll need surgery.
Veteran goaltender Evgeni Nabokov said he had a few options during free agency, but once the Lightning called, it became his No. 1 focus.
The Lightning continued its busy day in free agency, signing center Brian Boyle to a three-year, $6 million deal.
Update 6:00 p.m. The Lightning found its backup goalie, signing veteran Evgeni Nabokov to a one-year, $1.55 million deal.