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Lightning set to kick off 2014-15 season Thursday night at Amalie Arena

October 8, 2014 - 08:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will kick off the 2014-15 NHL season on Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. when they take on division and intra-state rival, the Florida Panthers, at Amalie Arena. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to take part...

Lightning unveil enhanced concessions, premium menus at Amalie Arena

October 7, 2014 - 09:09
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning, along with food, beverage and retail partner Delaware North Companies Sportservice, today announced new menu items for fans and guests attending events at Amalie Arena. Local chain PDQ, a fast, casual dini...

Injury in past, Lightning's Steven Stamkos ready to dominate

October 7, 2014 - 07:28
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos felt he was playing the best hockey of his life through the first 16 games last season. He had 14 goals and nine assists. He was scoring and creating. He was backchecking and playing on the penalty ki...

Lightning re-assign Marchessault, Paquette and Witkowski

October 6, 2014 - 16:48
The Tampa Bay Lightning made a handful of roster moves Monday to get closer to 23, the maximum number of players allowed by the National Hockey League. Forwards Jonathan Marchessault and Cedric Paquette and defenseman Luke Witkowski were reass...

Lightning reduces training camp roster by three

October 6, 2014 - 14:41
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning reduced their training camp roster by three today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Following today’s cuts the Lightning have 24 players on their roster. The players assigned to S...

The best of preseason: highlighting the most memorable Lightning moments

October 6, 2014 - 11:57
Opening Night for the Tampa Bay Lightning is three days away, but, let’s not dismiss the preseason just yet. The Bolts went 5-1 during the exhibition season, further fanning the flames of high expectations beset upon the team in the offseason. Let...

Lightning's Jon Cooper favorite for Jack Adams Award

October 6, 2014 - 09:54
The target on the back of the Tampa Bay Lightning grew larger once they evolved from a team projected to rebuild to one expected to contend. And not just for a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs either. The Lightning are a chic pick to go deep in...

Burns: Three things we learned in Bolts preseason finale

October 5, 2014 - 10:29
The Tampa Bay Lightning concluded the preseason with a 4-1 victory Saturday over the Florida Panthers to finish the exhibition schedule with five wins in six games. The real season begins Thursday, October 9, at Amalie Arena against Florida, but l...

Pregame Notebook: Lightning ready for final dress rehearsal vs. Panthers

October 4, 2014 - 10:58
Associate head coach Rick Bowness said the line combinations for the Lightning against the Florida Panthers tonight will be close to what fans can expect to see in the regular season. “Not 100% but very close,” Bowness said. The Bolts host t...

Evgeni Nabokov shines for Bolts in 3-0 shutout of Florida

October 2, 2014 - 20:18
After pre-game skate Thursday morning at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla., Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper saidBolts goaltender Evgeni Nabokov had a “swagger” about him that allowed the 39-year-old to have fun on the ice. Nabokov certain...

Pregame Notebook: Ben Bishop ready for season opener

October 2, 2014 - 13:12
Late in the third period against the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop was under heavy pressure, the Stars firing a steady barrage of shots toward the Bolts goal. Bishop was nearing the end of his first full, 60...

Laser Spine Institute teams up with the Lightning to 'Stick It' to hunger

October 2, 2014 - 09:32
Laser Spine Institute, the leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, today announced details of its Give & Grub food truck – a new movement aimed at reducing food insecurity in the Tampa Bay area – at a launch event held in Amalie Arena in downt...

970 WFLA Becomes Official Radio Home of the Tampa Bay Lightning

October 2, 2014 - 08:02
iHeartMedia Tampa Bay announced Tuesday a new multi-year broadcast agreement with the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning to broadcast games on 970 WFLA, beginning with the start of the 2014 – 2015 season. The agreement will run through t...

Mishkin's Musings: Thoughts on the preseason so far

October 2, 2014 - 07:27
With the regular season opener a week away the Lightning are nearing the end of training camp and the preseason. It’s been a very successful and productive camp – and not just because the club has won three of its first four preseason games. Fo...

Confident Brett Connolly makes case for roster spot

October 1, 2014 - 16:17
Three seasons ago, Brett Connolly made his NHL debut as a 19-year-old. He skated in 68 games for the Tampa Bay Lightning that season, averaging 11-and-a-half minutes an outing after earning a spot on the team out of training camp. The Light...

Lightning Preseason Stats

October 1, 2014 - 11:03

Countdown to Thunder Week on Sun Sports provides countdown to Opening Night

October 1, 2014 - 09:59
TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 1, 2014) – With the start of the 2014-15 NHL regular season just over a week away, Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, will be providing the perfect countdown to opening night by introducing “Coun...

Pregame Notebook: Vladislav Namestnikov builds up for the NHL

September 30, 2014 - 13:49
Vladislav Namestnikov struggled to match the physical nature of hockey at the NHL level at various times last year. During training camp and in the four games he played with Tampa Bay in 2013-14, the former first-round draft choice (27th overa...

Amalie Arena named third best venue in the U.S. for June and July

September 30, 2014 - 12:45
TAMPA BAY – Amalie Arena, formerly Tampa Bay Times Forum, in Tampa, Florida has been ranked third in the United States (tenth in the world) by Venues Today magazine. The rankings are based on worldwide ticket sales for concerts, events and family ...