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Lightning sign goalie Evgeni Nabokov to one-year contract

July 1, 2014 - 18:15
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent goaltender Evgeni Nabokov to a one-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Nabokov, 6-foot, 202 pounds, played in 40 games for the New York Isla...

Lightning sign forward Brian Boyle

July 1, 2014 - 18:00
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent center Brian Boyle to a three-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Boyle, 6-foot-7, 244 pounds, played in all 82 games with the New York Range...

Lightning sign forward Mike Blunden to one-year contract

July 1, 2014 - 14:50
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed right wing Mike Blunden to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden, 6-foot-4, 216 pounds, played in seven games with the Montreal C...

Lightning sign Anton Stralman

July 1, 2014 - 14:20
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent defenseman Anton Stralman (STROHL-muhn, AN-tawn) to a five-year contract Tuesday, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Stralman, 5-foot-11, 190 pounds, spent the p...

Lightning re-sign forward Mike Angelidis

July 1, 2014 - 13:43
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Mike Angelidis to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Angelidis, 29, skated in 75 games with the Syracuse Crunch of the Ame...

What exactly is an Unrestricted Free Agent?

June 30, 2014 - 16:14
As free agency begins Tuesday at noon 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 an Unrestricted Free Agent. Age/Experience Level to ...

Lightning issue qualifying offers to six players

June 30, 2014 - 16:03
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have issued qualifying offers to six players, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. There were four players who were not qualified. Below is a list of players receiving qualifyi...

Mishkin’s Musings: A Mishmash of Musings from a wild week

June 30, 2014 - 15:11
What a week it was for the Lightning and their fans. There have been multiple signings, trades and draft selections. Here is my take on what’s transpired. Callahan Re-signing It’s not shocking that Ryan Callahan, who was slated to become an ...

NHL Announces Update to the 2014-15 Season Schedule

June 30, 2014 - 11:58
NEW YORK (June 30, 2014) – The National Hockey League today announced the following adjustment to the 2014-15 regular-season schedule: Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning moves from April 7 to Monday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Lightning make three trades on Sunday night

June 29, 2014 - 23:15
Lightning vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman was busy Sunday night making three trades and acquiring three draft picks in the 2015 NHL Draft while also clearing salary cap space. Here's a timeline of the events that went down on ...

Lightning acquire pair of draft picks from Anaheim

June 29, 2014 - 23:08
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired fourth and seventh-round draft picks in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Nate Thompson, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. ...

Lightning acquire sixth round pick in 2015 from Arizona

June 29, 2014 - 21:40
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired a sixth-round pick at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for forwards Sam Gagner and B.J. Crombeen, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The Li...

Lightning acquire Sam Gagner from Oilers

June 29, 2014 - 20:05
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded forward Teddy Purcell to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Sam Gagner, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced tonight. Gagner, 5-foot-11, 202 pounds, has played in 4...

Where to find Bolts prospects in 2014-15

June 29, 2014 - 18:54
Director of amateur scouting Al Murray broke down where each of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s seven draft picks are expected to play in 2014-15 following the NHL Draft. That included second-round pick, Dominik Masin (35th overall), expressing his ...

What's left to address during Bolts offseason?

June 29, 2014 - 18:41
The last thing on the Tampa Bay Lightning’s to-do list during the offseason will be to address the situation surrounding its back-up goaltender. “We’re still going to explore a couple things,” vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman sa...

Garrison acquisition, blue line additions highlight Bolts draft weekend

June 29, 2014 - 18:36
PHILADELPHIA – The Tampa Bay Lightning started the weekend by adding a much-needed veteran to its defensive corps in Jason Garrison and finished by selecting four additional blueliners, out of its seven picks, at the 2014 NHL Draft. Garrison ha...

Lightning select six players on second day of NHL Draft

June 28, 2014 - 13:38
PHILADELPHIA - The Tampa Bay Lightning made six selections during day two of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. With the 35th overall selection in the sec...

Lightning trade up to take forward Brayden Point in third round

June 28, 2014 - 12:00
PHILADELPHIA - The Tampa Bay Lightning traded its third-round pick (80th overall) for the Minnesota Wild’s 79th pick to select forward Brayden Point. “There are a lot of nerves and you wonder if you’re going to get picked,” Point said. “When y...

Bolts select pair of defensemen in second round

June 28, 2014 - 11:57
PHILADELPHIA – The Tampa Bay Lightning drafted two more blueliners Dominik Masin and Johnathan MacLeod less than an hour into Day 2 of the 2014 NHL Draft. Masin, who was selected 35th overall by the Lightning, appeared in 39 games with Slavia P...