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Dylan Strome, Mitchell Marner top centers after Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel

June 22, 2015 - 18:45
Erie Otters center Connor McDavid and Boston University center Jack Eichel are expected to be the top two picks at the 2015 NHL Draft, which will be held June 26-27 at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. Each has been regarded as a generational-type p...

George Gwozdecky to leave Lightning to pursue other opportunities

June 22, 2015 - 15:07
TAMP BAY - Assistant Coach George Gwozdecky is leaving the Tampa Bay Lightning to pursue other opportunities, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Gwozdecky has been with the Lightning on head coach Jon Cooper's staff ...

Lightning announce 2015 preseason schedule

June 22, 2015 - 11:08
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their seven-game 2015 preseason schedule today. The Lightning’s home games at Amalie Arena will be played Tuesday, September 22 against the Nashville Predators, Friday, September 25 against the ...

Lightning clean out lockers, summer officially begins

June 17, 2015 - 16:47
The Tama Bay Lightning spent Wednesday cleaning out their lockers, taking a full-organization picture with the Prince of Wales trophy and speaking with local media one last time. The offseason now officially begins for the Lightning. In a lot of...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts incredible run comes to an end

June 16, 2015 - 10:39
Congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks for winning the Stanley Cup. With a chance to clinch the Cup at home for the first time since 1938, the ‘Hawks, as they did in Game Five, played very well defensively in front of goaltender Corey Crawford...

Pregame Notebook: Nikita Kucherov probable for Game 6 tonight

June 15, 2015 - 14:26
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov took part in his team’s optional morning skate at Chicago’s United Center ahead of tonight’s must-win Game 6 for the Bolts. Kucherov wore a regular practice jersey and participated fully without appear...

Burns: Three things we learned from backs against the wall

June 14, 2015 - 14:14
Entering Game 5, the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks was a best-of-three series, each team winning once on home ice and once on the road for a 2-2 split through the first four contests. Now, the Lightn...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Blackhawks 2, Lightning 1

June 13, 2015 - 23:45
First things first. High marks to the Blackhawks, who, in my opinion, played their best game of the series so far. Their puck management was crisp. They went north-south with the puck, consistently getting it in deep to the Lightning d-zone. T...

Mayor Bob Buckhorn honored as Lightning Community Hero

June 13, 2015 - 19:42
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Mayor Bob Buckhorn as the 54th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s Stanley Cup Final Game 5 contest against the Chicago Blackhawks. Buckhorn, who received a $100,0...

Garrison: Off days provide chance to relax with family

June 13, 2015 - 12:56
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison will be blogging for NHL.com periodically throughout the Stanley Cup Final. In this edition, he explains the importance of having days off throughout the Final. BRANDON, Fla. -- Two days off between...

Will he play or won't he: the ongoing Ben Bishop saga

June 13, 2015 - 12:00
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop wouldn’t say whether he will be available for tonight’s pivotal Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena. He did say, however, that he’s feeling better every day. ...

Lightning to host Game 6 Watch Party inside Amalie Arena

June 12, 2015 - 14:46
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are inviting fans to a Lightning Watch Party, presented by News Channel 8 and Bud Light, for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks inside Amalie Arena on Monday, June 15. Doors for the w...

Practice Notebook: Ben Bishop remains questionable for Game 5

June 12, 2015 - 14:24
The Tampa Bay Lightning returned to the practice ice Friday morning at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum in preparation for Saturday’s Game 5 at Amalie Arena. One notable absence from practice was goaltender Ben Bishop, who continues to battle a mys...

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos confident goals will come

June 12, 2015 - 09:43
Standing behind the play, watching everything develop, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman's first reaction was to raise his arms. And why wouldn't he? Hedman saw Steven Stamkos, one of the best goal-scorers in the NHL, with the puck o...

Andrei Vasilevskiy shows why Lightning confident in him

June 12, 2015 - 09:38
CHICAGO -- Word started to spread through the Tampa Bay Lightning on the way to United Center a few hours before puck drop. On the team bus, in the dressing room, from coaches to players, everyone eventually found out the hard truth, that No. 1...

3 things we learned from a 2-2 series headed back to Tampa Bay

June 11, 2015 - 17:29
In the off day between Game 3 and Game 4, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brenden Morrow said the Bolts came to Chicago to get one win. “Now we’ve got to be greedy,” Morrow said after the Lightning rallied to win Game 3 and regain home-ice advantag...

Transportation Advisory: Morgan St. closed between Whiting and Brorein on Saturday

June 11, 2015 - 10:17
Morgan Street between Whiting Street and Brorein Street in downtown Tampa is closed to allow for utility work relating to the Aurora residential development. The construction is anticipated to be complete by Sunday, June 28, 2015. The closure ...