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Lightning Host Hockey Day In Tampa Bay

February 20, 2014 - 13:33
The Tampa Bay Lightning proudly hosted Hockey Day in Tampa Bay on Sunday, February 9 in a day that was filled with great hockey events involving members of the local ice hockey community. The day started off as a showcase for local hockey talen...

Bolts Report Back To Tampa Bay; Update On Team’s Health

February 20, 2014 - 10:19
The past 10 days off was much needed for a number of Tampa Bay Lightning players. Ben Bishop, who was fighting through a wrist ailment, played the final game before Olympic break, but had been in and out of the lineup several times leading up t...

Tassone, Shootout Challenge finalists to compete at the Tampa Bay Times Forum

February 13, 2014 - 10:46
More than 60 players from the ages of 9-60 traveled from as far as Kissimmee and Daytona to the Brandon Ice Sports Forum to compete in the newly reintroduced Tampa Bay Lightning Shootout Challenge. In the all-day event contestants separated in...

Teammates Gudas, Palat hope to shine in Sochi

February 10, 2014 - 22:11
Despite being almost the same age and hailing from the same country, Radko Gudas and Ondrej Palat do not have much in common. "Just beer," they both said, laughing. Despite their differences, they've become very close friends since first me...

Lightning Olympians A Blend Of Experienced And New Talent

February 10, 2014 - 21:49
On the official roster deadline day for Olympic teams on January 7, 2014, a total of seven different players from the Tampa Bay Lightning organization were named to their respective country's team for the 2014 Winter Olympics. The list included...

Lightning Launch Season Ticket Renewal, Postseason Ticket Campaign

February 10, 2014 - 12:34
TAMPA BAY - As the National Hockey League pauses to allow its players to compete in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, the Tampa Bay Lightning is offering its fans the chance to renew season tickets for the 2014-15 regular season and reserve their sea...

Lightning Announce Blue Line Club and Thunder 2.0 for 2014-15 Season

February 10, 2014 - 12:22
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will debut a new, special seating club for the 2014-15 season called the “Blue Line Club,” the organization announced today as part of its season ticket renewal campaign. This new club and its amenities will be ...

Prospect performer of the week: Ikonen leads the way with highlight reel goal

February 10, 2014 - 08:57
Tampa Bay Lightning prospect and Kingston Frontenacs forward Henri Ikonen impressed over the weekend with a shorthanded penalty shot goal that helped earn a 4-2 win over the Sarnia Sting. Ikonen, who plays in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) is ...

Lightning Reassigned Namestnikov and Gudlevskis to Syracuse

February 9, 2014 - 15:21
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Vladislav Namestnikov and goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Namest...

Kennedy's Honored as 27th Lightning Community Heroes

February 8, 2014 - 20:19
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Liz and David Kennedy as the 27th Lightning Community Heroes of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Detroit Red Wings. The Kennedy’s, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Fou...

Namestnikov Will Make NHL Debut Versus His Favorite Team Growing Up

February 8, 2014 - 14:27
Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Vladislav Namestnikov will remember a number of things about his NHL debut. First - the call. "I got the call around 11:45 p.m. Thursday night," Namestnikov said. "I was nervous and excited at the same time. Ther...

Lightning Reassign Defenseman J.P. Cote to Syracuse

February 8, 2014 - 14:21
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman J.P. Cote to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Cote, 31, has played in 19 games with the Lightnin...

Lightning Recall Namestnikov and Gudlevskis from Syracuse

February 7, 2014 - 17:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Vladislav Namestnikov (nam-est-NICK-ohv) and goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis (güd-LEV-skeez) from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve ...

Filppula To Miss Saturday, Olympics

February 7, 2014 - 16:24
After skating hunched over to the bench early in the third period Thursday Valtteri Filppula did not return to the game with a lower body injury. On Friday, it was announced he suffered a non-displaced fracture in his right ankle and would be o...

Like His Career, St. Louis Makes Another ‘Back Door Entrance’ To Sochi

February 6, 2014 - 19:47
Less than 24 hours after news broke that the Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos would not be joining Canada in the 2014 Winter Olympics, Martin St. Louis received a call. And not just any call, one from Lightning vice president and general ma...

Stamkos Ready To Move Past Prognosis And Focus on Lightning Return

February 6, 2014 - 17:11
It didn't just come as a surprise to the hockey world when the Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos was not cleared in time to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics. The two-time Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy winner was surprised as well. ...

What to Watch For: Lightning vs. Maple Leafs

February 6, 2014 - 16:06
The Bolts will look to rebound from Tuesday night's loss in Minnesota as they face the Toronto Maple Leafs for the second time this season. The Bolts sit just three points ahead of Toronto entering tonight's contest. The last time these two teams ...

Jamie Klingman honored as Community Hero

February 6, 2014 - 12:47
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jamie Klingman as the 26th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of today's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Klingman, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Found...

Marty St. Louis to replace Steven Stamkos on Team Canada

February 6, 2014 - 11:50
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Martin St. Louis has been selected to replace Steven Stamkos on Canada's roster for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Hockey Canada announced Thursday morning. St. Louis will be going to his second Olympics, having played for...