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Off-Season Observations: Brian Boyle

August 28, 2015 - 13:16
With the opening of training camp less than a month away, we thought it would be timely to look back at last year’s offseason additions. The Lightning acquired six players in 2014 before the start of the 2014-15 season: Jonathan Marchessault, Jaso...

Lightning employees partner to Renovate historic downtown school

August 25, 2015 - 14:40
Inside the main entry of St. Peter Claver Catholic School, a group of Tampa Bay Lightning employees are busy transforming a dingy hallway into a welcoming vestibule. The temporary workers are each armed with a roller brush. Trays of yellow paint ...

Off-season Observations: Anton Stralman

August 20, 2015 - 13:48
With the opening of training camp still a month away, we thought it would be timely to look back at last year’s offseason additions. The Lightning acquired six players in 2014 before the start of the 2014-15 season: Jonathan Marchessault, Jason Ga...

Lightning, Amalie Arena to host part-time job fair

August 19, 2015 - 10:46
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning and Amalie Arena will hold a part-time job fair on Monday, August 24 from 3 - 7 p.m. on the Promenade Level of the arena. The fair is being held to fill positions for Amalie Arena events, Lightning hockey and Ta...

Five questions with new Lightning assistant coach Brad Lauer

August 19, 2015 - 09:55
On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning hired former Anaheim assistant coach Brad Lauer to fill the same role with the Bolts. Lauer replaces George Gwozdecky, who left after the 2014-15 season to pursue other opportunities, on the Lightning coaching s...

Lightning hire Brad Lauer as assistant coach

August 18, 2015 - 12:47
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired Brad Lauer as assistant coach today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. “I’m really excited to join the coaching staff in Tampa Bay,” Lauer said. “It is an outstanding op...

Mishkin's Musings: Thoughts on the 2015-16 Lightning schedule

August 14, 2015 - 08:00
Every summer in this space, I attempt to break down the Lightning’s upcoming schedule. How tough is the first month, a time when teams can establish a good position in the standings? How many back-to-backs for the Bolts? And how many times do th...

Tyler Johnson sees Lightning blue in unlikely territory

August 13, 2015 - 13:12
Tyler Johnson said life remains pretty much the same following a sterling sophomore season in which he was selected for his first NHL All-Star Game and led all playoff participants in goals (13) during Tampa Bay’s run to the Stanley Cup Final. No...

Brayden Point shines at Hockey Canada's World Junior summer showcase

August 12, 2015 - 09:30
The current year has been markedly noteworthy for Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Brayden Point. Point began 2015 helping Team Canada win Gold at the IIHF World Junior Championships, his two goals and four points through seven games highlighted by a...

Five Questions with Brian Engblom

August 11, 2015 - 15:36
FOX’s Sun Sports announced today broadcasting veteran Brian Engblom will serve as color analyst for all Tampa Bay Lightning television broadcasts for the 2015-16 season. Since 2011, Engblom was the “Inside the Glass” analyst for both NBC and NBC S...

Brian Engblom named new Color Analyst for Lightning television broadcasts

August 11, 2015 - 11:18
FOX’s Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, today announced Brian Engblom has joined its roster of Lightning on-air talent for the 2015-16 season. In his new role, Engblom will serve as color analyst for all Lightnin...

Off-season Observations: Jason Garrison

August 7, 2015 - 09:00
With the opening of training camp still over a month away, we thought it would be timely to look back at last year’s offseason additions. The Lightning acquired six players in 2014 before the start of the 2014-15 season: Jonathan Marchessault, Jas...

Lightning announce 23-man roster for 2015 Prospect Tournament

August 6, 2015 - 10:38
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced the 23-man roster that will represent the team at the 2015 Prospect Tournament, which the Lightning are hosting for the first time in franchise history, at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida from S...

Lightning High School Hockey League registration closes Friday night

August 5, 2015 - 10:25
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning are reminding everyone that registration for the Lightning High School Hockey League (LHSHL) will close on Friday, August 7 at midnight. All players must register with the LHSHL before they can attend a tryout. ...

Lightning Girls name 2015-16 squad

July 31, 2015 - 14:45
The Lightning Girls have announced their 2015-16 team that will perform at Amalie Arena next season. Veterans Isabella Kori Alyssa Rachael Kelly Taelor Erica Rookies Taylor B Amy P Elena K Cady T Erin M Anna P Liz T

Tampa named finalist city in bid to host 2018 IIHF World Juniors Championship

July 28, 2015 - 12:23
USA Hockey today named Chicago, Illinois; Buffalo, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; St. Louis, Missouri; and Tampa, Florida, as finalist cities in contention to host the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. The...

Lightning to be on NBCSN eight times during 2015-16 regular season

July 27, 2015 - 11:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning will appear on NBC Sports Network eight times during the 2015-16 NHL season, NBC Sports announced on Monday afternoon. The Bolts will be featured on Wednesday Night Rivalry at 8 p.m. on February 3 when they face the Det...

Tod Leiweke resigns to become NFL's COO; Steve Griggs named Lightning CEO

July 24, 2015 - 10:29
TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning Chief Executive Officer Tod Leiweke resigned today to become Chief Operating Officer of the National Football League, Lightning Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik announced this morning. Vinik also announced that, eff...

Mishkin’s Musings: Top Lightning Games From The 2015 Playoffs

July 22, 2015 - 15:10
Recently, the good folks at www.tampabaylightning.com listed the top 11 moments from the Lightning’s 2015 playoff run. Here is my list of the top games from this past spring. Most Significant Win – Game Six, First Round. Lightning 5 at Detroi...

Lightning sign forward Tye McGinn to one-year contract

July 21, 2015 - 12:52
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Tye McGinn to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. McGinn, 24, skated in 51 games in the NHL last season, splitting time between...