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Confident Brett Connolly makes case for roster spot

October 1, 2014 - 17:17
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 - 12:03

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

October 1, 2014 - 10:59
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 - 14:49
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 - 13:45
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 ...

Jonathan Marchessault marches on in pursuit of NHL roster spot

September 29, 2014 - 15:05
When the Tampa Bay Lightning reduced their training camp roster to 28 following Saturday’s Fan Fest at Amalie Arena, one player making the cut who fans may be unfamiliar with is Jonathan Marchessault. After being acquired from Columbus before t...

Lightning reduce roster by 28

September 27, 2014 - 14:49
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning reduced their training camp roster by 28 today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Of those players, 25 have been assigned to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, two have ...

Dave Andreychuk recalls championship team during third jersey reveal

September 27, 2014 - 14:40
On a hallway inside the Tampa Bay Lightning front office at Amalie Arena, a picture of Dave Andreychuk hangs on the wall. In the photo, Andreychuk is holding aloft the Stanley Cup moments after Tampa Bay’s Game 7 victory over the Calgary Flames...

From the Fan's Voice: Lightning Fan Fest

September 27, 2014 - 12:24

Lightning reveal new third jersey

September 27, 2014 - 11:13
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning unveiled their new third jersey system today during Fan Fest at Amalie Arena. The third jersey is black and features the popular BOLTS logo from previous seasons across the front, with white trim and has blue ...

Three things we learned from the Bolts 6-3 win over the Stars

September 27, 2014 - 10:36
The Lightning erupted for six goals Friday at Amalie Arena and defeated the Dallas Stars 6-3 in the preseason debut for stars Steven Stamkos, Ben Bishop, Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and more. Here’s what we learned about the Lightning following t...

Lightning's patience with Hedman paying dividends

September 27, 2014 - 08:44
NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout September. Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman can still pinpoint the moment his season, and perhaps his career, turned. ...

Development, health among Lightning's three keys

September 27, 2014 - 08:41
NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout September. If the Tampa Bay Lightning's 2013-14 season was about improving from a bottom-feeder into a Stanley Cup Playoff team, t...

Lightning out to prove they can play with NHL elite

September 27, 2014 - 08:38
NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout September. In a challenging season that saw captain Martin St. Louis traded, star center Steven Stamkos shelved with a broken leg ...

Three second period goals propel Bolts past Stars

September 26, 2014 - 20:56
Tampa Bay scored three unanswered goals in the second period to win its second preseason game, downing the Dallas Stars 6-3 Friday at Amalie Arena. The Lightning entered the decisive second period tied 2-2 with the Stars before unleashing an of...

Practice Notebook: Anthony DeAngelo ready for first NHL game

September 26, 2014 - 13:33
From the moment he heard his name called at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anthony DeAngelo has dreamed about tonight. He’s replayed the sequence over and over in his head: stepping out onto the ice in ...

Lightning announce game group for Dallas preseason game

September 26, 2014 - 09:05
The Tampa Bay Lightning announced the game group for its September 26, 2014 preseason matchup with the Dallas Stars at Amalie Arena. # Name Pos. 20 EVGENI NABOKOV G 30 BEN BISHOP G 2 ERIC BREWER D 6 ANTON STRALMAN D 10 BRENDE...

Gudlevskis gets nod in net, hopes to show improvement

September 25, 2014 - 12:44
During Game Two of Tampa Bay's Eastern Conference first round playoff matchup against the Montreal Canadiens, backup goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis was inserted midway through the third period for starter Anders Lindback. The Lightning were loo...

Lightning, Chase Team Up with Feeding America Tampa Bay for Fresh Produce Drive

September 25, 2014 - 10:45
TAMPA BAY - With an eye toward helping make fresh produce more widely available to food insecure communities around Tampa, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chase are teaming up with Feeding America Tampa Bay to host the first-ever fresh produce drive p...