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Jonathan Drouin, Andrei Vasilevskiy to attend 2014 Lightning development camp

June 12, 2014 - 08:07
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced the schedule and roster for the team’s annual Development Camp, to be held from July 2-6 at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. The roster currently consists of a total of 26 players, 15 forwards, seven defe...

12 signs you're a die-hard Lightning fan

June 11, 2014 - 12:57
1. You've got your #LightningStrikes pick nailed down by lunch 2. When Stamkos skates into the left circle, you don't even need to watch because you know exactly what happens 3. You know why JT Brown's Twitter name is JT Brownov 3. Your Ligh...

Grading the Lightning rookies

June 10, 2014 - 13:30
Each week Bolts beat reporter Missy Zielinski is grading the Tampa Bay Lightning in the categories of offense, defense, goaltending, special teams and rookies based on their performance during the 2013-14 season. In our final week of grading, she ...

Success might have been surprising for Palat but not re-signing

June 9, 2014 - 14:28
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ondrej Palat was nervous when his agent called him recently. Palat, who surprised everyone scoring 23 goals and adding 36 assists in his rookie season, got the biggest surprise when his agent delivered the news. ...

Five interesting stats showing how Ondrej Palat surprised us all

June 9, 2014 - 13:22
From 208th overall pick in the NHL draft to Calder Trophy finalist, Ondrej Palat has made a name for himself in the NHL in just his first season. Here are five stats that show how the rookie surprised us all.  He knows how to put up a 'Palat' o...

Lightning re-sign Calder finalist Ondrej Palat

June 9, 2014 - 08:25
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned forward Ondrej Palat to a three-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Palat, 23, skated in 81 games for the Lightning during the 2013-14 season, colle...

Ten years later: A look back at winning the Stanley Cup with the captain

June 7, 2014 - 15:05
Saturday, June 7 marked the 10-year anniversary of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s one and only Stanley Cup Championship back in the 2003-04 season. From talking to the Bolts’ captain, Dave Andreychuk, who was first to hoist one of the oldest trophies i...

What exactly is a restricted free agent?

June 5, 2014 - 10:59
As the draft and free agency creep up for the Tampa Bay Lightning and the rest of the NHL, it’s time to tackle some of hockey’s trickiest topics. Today we uncover what exactly it means to be a Restricted Free Agent. RESTRICTED FREE AGENT GROUPS...

Grading the Lightning special teams

June 4, 2014 - 08:18
Each week Bolts beat reporter Missy Zielinski is grading the Tampa Bay Lightning in the categories of offense, defense, goaltending, special teams and rookies based on their performance during the 2013-14 season. For Week 4 she is handing Lightnin...

Tampa Bay Times Forum ranked 4th best NHL arena by StadiumJourney.com

June 3, 2014 - 11:24
The Tampa Bay Times Forum was ranked the fourth best arena overall in the National Hockey League by stadiumjourney.com last week. The site measures overall fan experience of attending a game and it includes factors such as food and beverage, o...

Al Murray: Quality of 2014 NHL Draft is the wingers

June 3, 2014 - 08:35
TORONTO -- The Tampa Bay Lightning are one of two teams, along with the Anaheim Ducks, currently holding two first-round picks in the 2014 NHL Draft. That's a pretty nice place to be, according to Lightning director of amateur scouting Al Murray. ...

Mishkin's Musings: Previewing the Stanley Cup Final

June 3, 2014 - 08:18
Los Angeles Kings vs. New York Rangers: Before I break down this series, here’s my take on how these clubs were able to win in the Conference Final. The big story from the Eastern Conference Final was the Game 1 injury to Canadiens star goalie ...

Phil Esposito to attend Lightning Made hockey camp in Ellenton

June 2, 2014 - 11:13
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that team founder and Hockey Hall-of-Famer Phil Esposito will be in attendance at the Lightning Made Summer Hockey Camp at the Ellenton Iceplex, being held from July 7-11. Esposito will be an on-i...

Ben Bishop looks forward to next season with tough exit behind him

May 31, 2014 - 21:12
If there was anyone on the Tampa Bay Lightning that embodied the team’s spirit, despite the constant misfortune all season long, it was netminder Ben Bishop. And at the 5:43 mark of the first period on April 8 versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, w...

Five reasons why re-signing Tyler Johnson was a no-brainer for the Bolts

May 29, 2014 - 10:52
Tyler Johnson came into the NHL as an undrafted free agent and wasted no time making his mark. The Lightning in turn wasted little time themselves recently re-signing the 24 year old to a three- year contract extension. Here are five reasons why e...

Grading the Lightning defensemen

May 28, 2014 - 15:41
Each week Bolts beat reporter Missy Zielinski is grading the Tampa Bay Lightning in the categories of offense, defense, goaltending, special teams and rookies based on their performance during the 2013-14 season. For Week 3 she is handing Lightnin...