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Lightning appears to have side deal to protect young defensemen

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 20, 2017 - 11:11
Hearing the Lightning has a side deal with the Vegas Golden Knights to protect one or more of its young defensemen.
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Victor Hedman a 'longshot' for Norris Wednesday

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 20, 2017 - 10:44
It's already been one heck of a summer for Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman.
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Peter Budaj agrees to two-year extension with Lightning

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 19, 2017 - 15:27
The Lightning has said its first choice for backup goaltender was bringing back veteran Peter Budaj.
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Lightning facing deadline to make side deal with Vegas

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 19, 2017 - 15:08
If the Lightning is going to make a side deal with Vegas to protect rookie Jake Dotchin, it will have to have done so by the end of the Monday.
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Coburn the third defenseman on Lightning protection list

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 18, 2017 - 09:51
There weren't many surprises when the Lightning's protection list was revealed Sunday, three days before the expansion draft.
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Montreal fans' reaction to Drouin trade mixed

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 16, 2017 - 14:14
Jonathan Drouin’s trade to the Montreal Canadiens has been on the lips of all Lightning fans in recent years. 1,500 miles north, Habs fans have been talking about losing their top defensive prospect, 18-year-old-Russian Mikhail Sergachev, in exchange for Drouin.
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Sergachev: 'This is my time to play in the NHL'

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 16, 2017 - 12:17
Defenseman Mikhail Sergachev found out he got traded to the Lightning in a wild way. It wasn't from his agent, GM Steve Yzerman or Montreal's Marc Bergevin. A fan broke the news. Defenseman Mikhail Sergachev found out he got traded to the Lightning in a wild way.
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Lightning trades Jonathan Drouin to Montreal

Lightning Strikes (Cristodero) - June 15, 2017 - 14:12
The Lightning traded Jonathan Drouin. The return is touted defense prospect Mikhail Sergachev and a 2018 conditional second-round pick. Sergachev, 18, has played in four NHL games, spending last season with OHL's Windsor Spitfires. The left-shot had 10 goals and 33 assists in 50 games. He was the ninth overall pick in last year's …
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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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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

LIGHTNING TO OPEN TRAINING CAMP SEPT. 11 AT TAMPA BAY TIMES FORUM

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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New Tampa Bay Lightning commercial featuring pitchman (and Tampa resident) Anthony Sullivan

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

This is pretty funny stuff, featuring well known pitchman Anthony Sullivan of OxiClean fame along with Steven Stamkos, Teddy Purcell and Ryan Malone “pitching’’ a new four-game ticket plan. A well done production

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Five Syracuse players coming to Tampa Bay Lightning training camp

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

While the full allotment of players reporting to the start of Lightning training camp likely will not be known until late Saturday, at least some of them were told Friday night.

Following Friday’s Syracuse Crunch shootout victory against Norfolk, Syracuse general manager Julien BriseBois announced that five players…

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Tampa Bay Lightning to host part-time job fair

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

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Times Forum will hold a part-time job fair on Thursday, January 10 from 5-9 p.m. on the Promenade Level of the arena.  The fair is being held to fill positions for the upcoming Lightning hockey season as well as other Times Forum…

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