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Lightning single game tickets to go on sale Monday, August 8

July 27, 2016 - 09:00
TAMPA BAY – Single game tickets for Tampa Bay Lightning games at Amalie Arena during the 2016-17 regular season will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday August 8, the team announced today. Single game tickets can be purchased exclusively online at www...

Lightning re-sign forward Vladislav Namestnikov to two-year contract

July 27, 2016 - 08:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Vladislav Namestnikov to a two-year contract worth an annual average of $1,937,500-million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Namestnikov, 23...

Registration now open for NHL/NHLPA Lightning Made Learn to Play program

July 26, 2016 - 10:26
TAMPA BAY – Registration for the NHL/NHLPA Lightning Made Learn to Play program is now open, the team announced today. The eight-week program will be held at three local rinks from September 24 through November 19 and will be taught by Lightning ...

Lightning games to be streamed on Fox Sports GO during 2016-17 season

July 25, 2016 - 15:25
NEW YORK – FOX Sports Regional Networks will begin live streaming local NHL® telecasts beginning with the upcoming 2016-17 season, the National Hockey League (NHL) and FOX Sports announced today. As part of a new multi-year agreement,...

Lightning's Ben Bishop unveils special mask for World Cup

July 25, 2016 - 14:58
Ben Bishop will have a familiar look when he takes the ice at Air Canada Centre in Toronto for Team USA in September's World Cup of Hockey. The Lightning goaltender unveiled his special mask for the tournament Saturday on Twitter. It features t...

Lightning core seeks another deep playoff run

July 25, 2016 - 11:32
The Tampa Bay Lightning made the 2015 Stanley Cup Final. They came within a win of returning last season and did it without captain Steven Stamkos, who had surgery to repair a blood clot and didn't play in the Stanley Cup Playoffs until Game 7 of ...

Lightning re-sign forward Yanni Gourde

July 25, 2016 - 08:10
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Yanni Gourde to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Gourde, 24, appeared in two games with the Lightning during the 2015-16 ...

Lightning to play seven nationally-televised games in 2016-17

July 21, 2016 - 14:37
STAMFORD, Conn - Coming off of the most-watched full NHL regular season on cable in 22 years, NBC Sports Group is scheduled to present 106 NHL regular-season games during the 2016-17 season – the most ever across NBC Sports Group heading into a se...

Former Lightning forward Brad Richards retires after 15 seasons

July 20, 2016 - 14:48
Brad Richards is announcing his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL), following a decorated career that spanned 15 seasons. Richards played a total of 1,126 career NHL games with five different teams: Tampa Bay Lightning, Dall...

Nikita Nesterov named to Team Russia for World Cup of Hockey

July 18, 2016 - 15:54
Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been named to Team Russia for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey to be held in Toronto in September. He will join Lightning teammates Nikita Kucherov, Vladislav Namestnikov and Andrei Vasilevskiy on Team Russ...

Lightning re-sign forward Alex Killorn to seven-year contract

July 17, 2016 - 13:02
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Alex Killorn to a seven-year contract worth an average of $4.45 million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Killorn, 26, played in 81 games for...

Lightning High School Hockey League registration now open

July 15, 2016 - 11:52
TAMPA BAY - The Lightning High School Hockey League (LHSHL) today announced that registration for the 2016-17 season is now open. All interested high school boys and girls, grades 9-12, can register for the 2016-17 LHSHL season by visiting the...

Lightning sign forward Cory Conacher to one-year contract

July 13, 2016 - 16:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Cory Conacher to a one-year, one-way contract worth $575,000, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Conacher, 26, has skated in 141 career NHL games with three...

Lightning announce flex plans and group tickets to go on sale on July 26

July 13, 2016 - 14:34
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today their Season Ticket Membership allotment for the upcoming 2016-17 season is close to selling out while flex plans and group tickets will go on sale beginning on Tuesday, July 26 at 9 a.m. Single ...

Lightning begin search for 2016-17 Lightning Girls team

July 12, 2016 - 13:16
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have begun the search for the 2016-17 Lightning Girls team. Interested females must be 18 years of age or older at the time of the interview and must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (G...

Mishkin's Musings: Thoughts on the Lightning's 2016-17 schedule

July 12, 2016 - 10:51
As readers of this column are well aware, when the Lightning’s schedule is released, there are certain components I look at closely: the start, road trips and back-to-backs. Here’s my take on the Lightning’s 2016-17 schedule. The Start: Becaus...

Lightning sign forward Mike Halmo to one-year, two-way contract

July 9, 2016 - 11:45
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Mike Halmo to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Halmo, 25, played in 74 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the America...

Burns: Steven Stamkos looks to create lasting legacy in Tampa Bay

July 7, 2016 - 14:46
An oft-debated topic among sports fans, particularly during the offseason doldrums, centers around the Mt. Rushmore of a particular team or area. The premise is simple: Who are the most iconic figures in a team/city/region’s history? Like Mt. R...

Setback doesn't derail Mitchell Stephens' season

July 6, 2016 - 15:32
The year was shaping up to the best of Mitchell Stephens' young career. After completing his second full season with Saginaw in the OHL, finishing as the Spirit’s second-leading scorer (22 goals, 26 assists), Stephens was picked with the 33rd o...

Jonathan Drouin will 'be a stud,' Steven Stamkos says

July 6, 2016 - 11:35
Steven Stamkos sees a lot of potential in possible long-term linemate Jonathan Drouin. The Tampa Bay Lightning forwards could have a bright future now that Stamkos has signed an eight-year contract and Drouin no longer wants to leave. "When ...