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NHL announces changes to Draft Lottery format

August 20, 2014 - 14:06
NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League announced today changes to its Draft Lottery, a weighted system implemented and utilized to determine the order of selection in the first round of the NHL Draft for the 14 Clubs not qualifying for the Stanley...

Bolt from the Past: Brian Bradley

August 19, 2014 - 10:19
Sometimes you stumble upon something on the internet you just have to share. This article on Brian Bradley from LastWordonSports.com does a great job of looking back at Bradley's career and what he contributed to those early Lightning teams. T...

Player Spotlight: Mark Barberio ready to continue improvement in second year

August 18, 2014 - 08:46
Each weekday during leading up to Lightning training camp in mid-September, TampaBayLightning.com will take a look at a Bolts player before the 2014-15 NHL season... defenseman Mark Barberio HEIGHT 6-1  WEIGHT 201  SHOOTS Left AC...

Tampa Bay Lightning staff answers the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 15, 2014 - 15:40
Several Lightning players, executives and coaches have taken on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge earlier this week. The Florida Panthers front office issued an ice bucket challenge challenge to the Tampa Bay Lightning front office earlier this week...

ESPN.com ranks Lightning second-best prospect pipeline in NHL

August 14, 2014 - 15:49
ESPN.com has named the Lightning the second best prospect pipeline in the NHL. Last summer, Corey Pronman named the Bolts the No. 1 prospect pipeline and that showed with rookies Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson being finalists for the Calder Trophy...

ESPN.com ranks Jonathan Drouin and Andrei Vasilevskiy No. 1 prospects in NHL

August 12, 2014 - 09:13
ESPN.com has ranked Lightning prospects Jonathan Drouin and Andrei Vasilevskiy the No. 1 overall prospects at their respective positions. For the second consecutive year, Drouin was named the top skater by ESPN.com's Corey Pronman in his list ...

Lightning home preseason tickets now on sale

August 12, 2014 - 08:05
TAMPA BAY – Tickets for the Tampa Bay Lightning's three preseason games at the Tampa Bay Times Forum will go on sale today, August 12 at 10 a.m., the team announced. The games will be played Tuesday, September 23 against the Nashville Predators, F...

Lightning release 10-game packages for upcoming season

August 11, 2014 - 09:40
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their 10-game mini-plans for the 2014-15 season, the team announced today. Lightning 10-game plans start as low as $220 and offer great value to fans at just $22 per game. There are four options fo...

Lightning executives players and coaches accept the ALS ice bucket challenge

August 11, 2014 - 07:52
The ice bucket challenge is pretty simple. Dump a bucket of ice water on your head and challenege three of your friends to do the same thing all in the name of ALS research. Celebrities such at Martha Stewart, Matt Lauer, Joanna Garcia and a athle...

Infographic: Kristers Gudlevskis' crazy rookie season

August 7, 2014 - 08:32
Lightning prospect Kristers Gudlevskis had one of the most crazy seasons ever for a rookie goaltender playing three different leagues, the Olympics and the IIHF World Championships. Copy and paste the URL into your mobile browser: http://3.cdn...

Eight things you should know about new Lightning forward Brenden Morrow

August 6, 2014 - 10:36
1. Morrow was born in Carlyle, Saskatchewan, Canada Its population in is just under 1,500 people and is located in the southeast corner of the providence. 2. In bantam hockey, Morrow scored 117 goals, recorded 72 assists 60 games. That's go...

Lightning coach Jon Cooper tries to downplay expectations

August 3, 2014 - 20:26
Despite losing star player Steven Stamkos for four months with a broken leg and trading captain Martin St. Louis, the Tampa Bay Lightning surprised the NHL and posted the third-best record in the Eastern Conference. Now, after acquiring a group of...

Lightning sign Ben Bishop to two-year contract extension

August 2, 2014 - 15:42
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Bishop, 6-foot-7, 214 pounds, posted a 37-14-7 record last season in 63 ...

GIF: Lightning jerseys since 1992

August 1, 2014 - 11:53

Five things you should know about new Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison

July 31, 2014 - 09:01
The Lightning acquired defenseman Jason Garrison on June 27 along with the rights to prospect Jeff Costello and a seventh round pick in the 2014 draft in exchange for the Lightning's second round pick in the draft. Here's five things you should...

SunSports to air offseason edition of Inside the Lightning on Wednesday

July 29, 2014 - 12:53
It may be summer time here in Florida, but that doesn't mean Tampa Bay's National Hockey League franchise hasn't been busy gearing up for the new season. Join us on Wednesday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m., as Sun Sports, the regional television home of t...