Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 30 min 44 sec ago
The Lightning's 10-year anniversary of their Stanley Cup will be honored Saturday at the Tampa Bay History Center (11 a.m.-1 p.m.), displaying the seven trophies the team won during their championship season in 2004.
The Lightning and veteran wing Ryan Callahan have contined talks about a potential contract extension. Though the discussions have been good, nothing is imminent. The Lightning and veteran wing Ryan Callahan have contined talks about a potential contract extension.
Lightning center Tyler Johnson got back last week from Belarus, where he had a memorable experience playing for Team USA.
Marty and Brad are going back. Back to the Stanley Cup Finals, that is, as former Lightning stars Marty St. Louis and Brad Richards led the Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Canadiens in Game 6 Thursday night, making them Eastern Conference champions. Fittingly, it was another ex-Lightning forward, Dominic Moore, who scored the only …
While the Lightning was eliminated a month ago, former captain Marty St. Louis skates on, leading the Rangers to within one win of reaching the Stanley Cup Final.
Lightning assistant general manager Julien BriseBois has been considered one of the league's up-and-coming executives the past few years.
Lightning rookie center Tyler Johnson's big year just got even better.
Lightning rookie center Tyler Johnson made a strong impression for Team USA at the World Championships.
Former Lightning stars Marty St. Louis and Brad Richards have taken center stage when it comes to the Rangers run into the Eastern Conference Final.
Lightning goalie prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy may be in a backup role for Russia at the World Championship, but he's been turning heads in Minsk.
There's no question the Lightning would love to re-sign forward Ryan Callahan. "As long as I'm coaching this team, I want Ryan Callahan on the bench," coach Jon Cooper said. "I don't know how much stronger I can be about that." There's no question the Lightning would love to re-sign forward Ryan Callahan.
With the Rangers pulling off their comeback Tuesday night and reaching the conference final, that means the Lightning will receive an additional first round pick in June's draft (instead of a second-rounder), per conditions of the Ryan Callahan-Marty St. Louis deal.
While the Lightning is out of the playoffs, it has a significant stake in tonight's Rangers-Penguins Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Lightning goalie uberprospect Andrei Vasilevskiy did nothing to temper the hype in his first World Championship start Monday.
The 10th anniversary of the Lightning's 2004 Stanley Cup Championship will be celebrated at the Tampa Bay History Center (801 Old Water Street) on Saturday, June 7 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
I'm excited to take over the Tampa Bay Lightning beat, hoping to continue the strong standard set by Damian Cristodero, whom I've had the pleasure of working with the last several years.
No matter how you feel about the way Marty St. Louis forced his departure from Tampa Bay, the former Lightning captain drew compassion around the hockey world Friday night.
The IHF World Championships begin Friday in Belarus, and the Lightning will be well-represented.
The signing of Andrei Vasilevskii to a three-year, entry-level deal was good news for the Lightning, which coveted its top goalie prospect since selecting him 19th overall in the 2012 draft.
The Lightning signed top goaltending prospect Andrei Vasilevskii to a three-year, entry level deal. Vasilevskii, 19, was drafted 19th overall in 2012. He was 14-8 with three shutouts in 28 games this season for Ufa of the KHL with a 2.21 goals-against average and .923 save percentage.