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Hockeyville game adds to rich history of Johnstown

September 28, 2015 - 07:59
Underneath a low ceiling from which hung a glitchy scoreboard were 4,001 blue seats that hockey fans from Johnstown, Pa., braved countless snowstorms to sit in since 1950. The scene within Cambria County War Memorial should be familiar for man...

Mishkin’s Musings: Hello, Johnstown. So Glad To Be Seeing You Again.

September 28, 2015 - 07:00
Some of you may have already heard of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, site of Tuesday’s Kraft Hockeyville Preseason game between the Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins. If not, the NBC Sports Network broadcast will surely highlight a number of notable fa...

Lightning claim Kevin Poulin off waivers, release Ray Emery from PTO

September 27, 2015 - 11:54
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have claimed goaltender Kevin Poulin off waivers from the New York Islanders today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The team also released goaltender Ray Emery from his professional ...

Lightning reduce training camp roster by 23

September 27, 2015 - 10:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reduced their training camp roster by 23 today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. All players will report to training camp with Tampa Bay’s top minor league affiliate, the Syracus...

Sights and sounds from a high-scoring loss to the Stars in Dallas

September 27, 2015 - 07:10
A Tampa Bay Lightning lineup devoid of much of its star power hung tight in Dallas for two-plus periods. Slater Koekkoek’s goal early in the third tied the game 3-3, but then the floodgates opened as the Stars scored three consecutive goals in two...

Bishop spearheads Lightning 4-1 victory over Florida

September 25, 2015 - 21:57
The last time Tampa Bay Lightning fans saw Ben Bishop, the 6-foot-7 goaltender was doing his best to push aside the pain from an aggravating injury and keep the Bolts Stanley Cup hopes alive during Game 6 in Chicago. Following the conclusion of t...

Lightning looking for first preseason win tonight vs. Florida

September 25, 2015 - 12:10
A handful of regulars will make their 2015-16 debut tonight when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Florida Panthers at Amalie Arena in preseason game No. 3 for the Bolts. Ryan Callahan, Brian Boyle, Anton Stralman and Jason Garrison are all on the...

Sights and Sounds from a Lightning 5-2 loss in Nashville

September 24, 2015 - 00:11
The Tampa Bay Lightning dropped their second preseason game to Nashville in as many nights, losing 5-2 on the road. After falling behind 4-0 within the first 25 minutes, the Lightning finally showed signs of life in the second period. Vladislav Na...

Lightning reduce training camp roster by 10

September 23, 2015 - 13:38
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reduced their training camp roster by 10 today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Of them, eight have been assigned to their respective junior teams while two have been released from th...

Lightning, USF Introduce the Bolts Business Alliance

September 23, 2015 - 11:35
The Tampa Bay Lightning and the University of South Florida are proud to announce a new initiative, the Bolts Business Alliance, which aims to connect business professionals year round through the Lightning. The goal of this program is to create a...

Slater Koekkoek makes home debut in preseason loss to Preds

September 22, 2015 - 21:56
Slater Koekkoek has been in the Tampa Bay Lightning organization since 2012 when he was selected with the 10th overall pick in that year’s NHL Draft. Koekkoek, a smooth-skating, offensively-skilled defenseman, made his league debut late last seas...

Lightning Open Preseason Tonight vs. Preds

September 22, 2015 - 12:07
The Tampa Bay Lightning return to the Amalie Arena ice tonight for the first time since Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Bolts host the Nashville Predators in preseason game No. 1 of the 2015-16 season. A mixture of regulars and prospects m...

3-on-3 Overtime highlights Lightning Fan Fest at Amalie Arena

September 20, 2015 - 14:36
If Sunday’s scrimmages at Tampa Bay Lightning Fan Fest are any indication, not too many regular season games in the National Hockey League are going to be decided by a shootout this season. During the offseason, the NHL adopted a five-minute, thr...

#BoltsSocial at Lightning Launch Weekend

September 20, 2015 - 06:52

Lightning on Ice for First Practice Day of Training Camp

September 18, 2015 - 15:47
The defending Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning held their first on-ice training session of the 2015-16 season at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum on Friday. Lightning head coach Jon Cooper felt his team looked physically ready for the ...

Player's Perspective: J.T. Brown

September 18, 2015 - 14:12
With Tampa Bay Lightning training camp in full swing, we wanted a first-hand perspective from a player what it’s like to go through the daily grind of getting ready for the regular season, which begins October 8 at Amalie Arena vs. Philadelphia. B...

Training Camp Updates from Bolts Radio

September 17, 2015 - 20:37

Lightning Continue to Grow Hockey in Bay Area through Build the Thunder

September 17, 2015 - 20:02
In 1992, Hockey Hall of Famer Phil Esposito founded the Tampa Bay Lightning, and, essentially, hockey in the Tampa Bay area. On Monday, in front of a statue of Esposito on Ford Thunder Alley outside Amalie Arena, the Lightning announced a brand-n...

Sights and Sounds from Lightning Media Day

September 17, 2015 - 17:54
The defending Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning hosted media day at Amalie Arena on Thursday, signaling the unofficial start to the 2015-16 season. Players shuttled between taking their physicals, filling out paper work and getting h...

Lightning Sign Defenseman Daniel Walcott to Entry Level Contract

September 17, 2015 - 14:48
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Daniel Walcott to a three-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Walcott, 21, skated in 54 games last season with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armad...