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Lightning development camp June 27-July 1

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 15, 2017 - 13:22
The Lightning will hold its annual development camp June 27-July 1 at the Ice Sports Forum.
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Interesting Lightning results in fans' expansion mock draft

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 14, 2017 - 10:02
Vladislav Namestnikov, hope you enjoy Vegas.
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No deals with Vegas announced until June 21 draft

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 14, 2017 - 09:04
If the Lightning does agree to a side deal with Vegas, it likely won't become known until the night of the June 21 expansion draft in Las Vegas.
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Should Jake Dotchin be in mix for Lightning protected list?

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 12, 2017 - 20:10
When Jake Dotchin entered Lightning camp in September, he never envisioned spending any time on the top defensive pairing this season.
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Lightning given 12:1 odds to win next year's Stanley Cup

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 12, 2017 - 17:35
Apparently, the Lightning isn't alone in believing that missing the playoffs this season was just a one-year "blip."
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Ryan Callahan expected to be protected in expansion

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 8, 2017 - 13:08
Lightning veteran wing Ryan Callahan hasn't been asked to waive his no-move clause for purposes of the expansion draft, an indication he'll be on the team's protected list June 17.
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Bettman: 'No possibility' Olympics thwart Tampa All-Star Game

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 1, 2017 - 14:19
There was a ton of excitement at Amalie Arena Thursday afternoon for the official press conference announcing the NHL All-Star Game is coming to Tampa Jan 23-25.
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Lightning continue regular talks with Tyler Johnson

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 1, 2017 - 12:00
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman has maintained this summer he intends to sign his restricted free agents, most notably Tyler Johson, Ondrej Palat and Jonathan Drouin.
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Lightning's Swedes live their dream in Worlds

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 22, 2017 - 14:00
You could see it in his face. Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman screamed as he hoisted the World Championship trophy Sunday afternoon in Cologne, Germany, and it looked like an exhale that was years in the making. Stralman kissed the forehead of Swedish teammate Joel Lundqvist, the joy unmistakable.
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Five Lightning prospects competing for Memorial Cup

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 19, 2017 - 04:15
The Lightning brass will get their money's worth in Windsor, Ontario this weekend, with five prospects competing in the Canadian Hockey League's Memorial Cup, which begins today.
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Lightning 'very interested' in bringing Peter Budaj back

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 18, 2017 - 16:06
There are certainly important tasks this summer for the Lightning in terms of keeping its own, with Jonathan Drouin, Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat all restricted free agents.
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Steven Stamkos feeling 'much better' than end of season

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 18, 2017 - 09:38
It certainly raised some eyebrows Thursday when a release circulated that Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was scheduled to play in a Canadian Hockey League Alumni Game May 27 in Windsor, Ontario.  
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Lightning could host 2018 All-Star Game

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 16, 2017 - 12:01
The NHL All-Star Game could be returning to Tampa Bay for the first time in nearly two decades, the Lightning the leading candidate to host the 2018 event in January at Amalie Arena.
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Former Lightning star Ben Bishop signs with Dallas Stars

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 12, 2017 - 13:58
Former Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has found a new long-term home, likely enabling him to end his career where it began.
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Ben Bishop deal to Dallas a good fit for both

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 10, 2017 - 14:30
After a year of uncertainty, former Lightning goalie Ben Bishop might have finally found a long-term home. And it feels like a good fit.
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Some tough expansion decisions loom for Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 9, 2017 - 09:05
The popular assumption is that the Lightning might lose center Vladislav Namestnikov to Vegas in the June expansion draft.
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U.S. women's national team training in Tampa

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - May 5, 2017 - 14:24
The U.S. women's national hockey team is staying in Tampa.
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Tampa Bay Lightning 19-year-old goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy draws comparison to Russian Royalty

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Saw this story on the IIHF web site after Andrei Vasilevskiy made his senior team debut for Russia in a 6-1 victory against the United States, and there was quite the comparison made between Vasilevski and former Russian goaltender Vladislav Tretiak, the Hall of Fame goalie regarded as one of…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce training camp roster, partial schedule

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25


TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the franchise’s 21st training camp on Wednesday, September 11 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the team announced today.  The team also announced the additional 38 players who…

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Tampa Bay Lightning announce prospect camp schedule/roster

Bolts Report (Erlendsson) - May 29, 2014 - 01:25

Here is your pertinent information for the Lightning prospect camp, that opens Saturday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon and runs through Wednesday. The roster and schedule are below - yes, Jonathan Drouin will be in attendence - and one new wrinkle this season for fans who are not…

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