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Lightning recall forward Cedric Paquette from Syracuse

April 11, 2014 - 10:43
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cedric Paquette from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Paquette will wear number 54. Paquette, 20, has ...

Declan Farmer named IPC's best male athlete of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

April 11, 2014 - 10:07
USA ice sledge hockey player Declan Farmer has been voted by the public as the IPC's Best Male Athlete of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. At just 16 years old, the quick forward was crucial to the USA's gold-medal success in Sochi, play...

Lindback confidently steps into spotlight as Lightning move forward

April 10, 2014 - 16:17
The moment Ben Bishop appeared sprawled on the ice in pain the light-switch flickered on for goaltender Anders Lindback. His head down, his eyes focused on the floor, the crowd hushed to a dull silence, he knew he was entering the game in a sce...

What to Watch For: Lightning vs. Flyers

April 10, 2014 - 12:27
The Tampa Bay Lightning enter the first half of back-to-backs tonight as they face the Philadelphia Flyers for the third and final time this season. The last time these two teams faced off, Tampa Bay defeated Philly 6-3 with five different Bolts p...

Kostka returns to lineup tonight, Salo to miss game

April 10, 2014 - 12:06
Tampa Bay Lightning's Michael Kostka skated in a regular practice jersey Thursday alongside Eric Brewer and will play versus the Philadelphia Flyers tonight. After he suffered a concussion that left him momentarily unconscious on the ice nine d...

Dr. Stephen Parks Honored as 40th Lightning Community Hero

April 10, 2014 - 09:41
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Dr. Stephen Parks as the 40th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Parks, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and ...

Lightning to face Canadiens in first round of 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 9, 2014 - 21:54
By nature of the Detroit Red Wings' 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight, the Lightning are locked in to play the Montreal Canadiens in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Home ice advantage and schedule will be announced at a later d...

Bishop to miss rest of regular season, playoffs status unknown

April 9, 2014 - 14:50
Goaltender Ben Bishop will miss the three remaining games of the regular season for the Tampa Bay Lightning and his status for the playoffs has yet to be determined. Though head coach Jon Cooper did not rule Bishop out for the first round of th...

Lightning recall Kristers Gudlevskis from Syracuse

April 9, 2014 - 14:46
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis (güd-LEV-skeez) from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Gudlevskis, 21, has appea...

Lightning, Mosaic to team up to host food drive to benefit Feeding America Tampa Bay

April 9, 2014 - 09:56
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning and The Mosaic Company will partner this Thursday when the Bolts take on the Philadelphia Flyers at the Tampa Bay Times Forum to host a food drive to benefit Feeding America Tampa Bay. In addition the organizati...

Killeens Honored as 39th Lightning Community Heroes

April 8, 2014 - 13:41
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jim and Barbara Killeen as the 39th Lightning Community Heroes of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Killeen’s, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning...

Desperate Playing Desperate

April 8, 2014 - 13:25
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs are in different situations, but they are going into the game with the same mindset Tuesday and that is one of desperation. "This is do or die for them," head coach Jon Cooper said. "Our desperati...

Fox's Sun Sports to debut Inside the Lightning: The Captain and the Cup

April 8, 2014 - 12:45
TAMPA, Fla. (April 8, 2014) – On Thursday, April 10, at 10:30 p.m., Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, will premiere the next episode of "Inside the Lightning" upon conclusion of the Lightning vs. Philadelphia Fly...

What To Watch For: Lightning vs. Maple Leafs

April 8, 2014 - 12:29
The Tampa Bay Lightning enter the second half of its six-game homestand tonight as it takes on the Toronto Maple Leafs for the fourth and final time this season. The last time these two teams met, the Bolts defeated Toronto at the Air Canada Centr...

Bishop, Pang exchange goaltender pads

April 7, 2014 - 21:40
At 6-7, Ben Bishop is tall even for goalies in today's NHL. At 5-5, former NHL goalie and current broadcaster Darren Pang was short for netminders. Monday, they comically exchanged pads. Let's just call this a juxtaposition. Copy the follo...

Yzerman extension means a commitment to bring Cup back to Tampa Bay

April 7, 2014 - 21:13
The past four years have been an experiment for the Tampa Bay Lightning's vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman. Laying the foundation for the future through most notably his ability to acquire young talent in the draft, Yzerman went...

Notebook: Bolts moving forward with losses in the rearview

April 7, 2014 - 15:52
In the bigger scheme of things the Tampa Bay Lightning's past two losses do not mean it is time to reach for the panic button. Even though the games have resulted with losses, Bolts head coach Jon Cooper believes that the effort in the dropped ...

Lightning sign VP and General Manager Steve Yzerman to four-year contract extension

April 7, 2014 - 14:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension, chairman and governor Jeff Vinik announced today. Yzerman, who has one more year remaining on his initial contract ...

Lightning to Host Fan Appreciation Week

April 7, 2014 - 12:50
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have designated the final week of their 2013-14 regular season as Fan Appreciation Week, designed to recognize fans for their dedication and loyalty to the organization over the past season. The Lightning wil...

Steve Griggs promoted to President of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Times Forum

April 7, 2014 - 11:36
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning promoted chief operating officer Steve Griggs to the position of president, chairman and governor Jeff Vinik announced this afternoon.  Officially, Griggs was named president of the Tampa Bay Lightning and the T...