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Series Preview: Lightning vs. Red Wings

April 12, 2015 - 10:45
Steve Yzerman is a hockey icon because of his career with the Detroit Red Wings. Now he’s built a team that will try to topple his former franchise. The Tampa Bay Lightning, with Yzerman as general manager, will face the Red Wings in an Eastern...

Jonathan Marchessault reassigned to Syracuse

April 12, 2015 - 09:37
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Jonathan Marchessault to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Marchessault, 24, has skated in two games...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts wrap up regular season with 50th victory

April 11, 2015 - 23:37
Ok, first the good news. The Lightning won their 50th game of the year and earned 108 points in the regular season – both franchise records. Ben Bishop was in terrific form, stopping 36 shots through regulation and overtime and three more in the...

Lightning to face Red Wings in Round 1 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 11, 2015 - 20:58
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on Thursday, April 16 against the Detroit Red Wings, the National Hockey League announced early Sunday morning. The complete First Round ...

Patti Stepbach honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 11, 2015 - 19:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Patti Stepbach as the 41st Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Boston Bruins. Stepbach, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundat...

Pregame Notebook: Atlantic Division title still in sights for Lightning

April 11, 2015 - 12:07
The 2014-15 regular season comes down to one game for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Through 81 battles, Tampa Bay has already clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Lightning have wrapped up home-ice advantage for the First Round. Now,...

Lightning recall Jonathan Marchessault

April 11, 2015 - 10:53
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Jonathan Marchessault from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Marchessault, 5-8, 184 pounds, has played...

Little Caesars Love Kitchen serves free pizza to less fortunate in Tampa

April 10, 2015 - 13:51
Little Caesars Tampa Bay-Area franchisees and Tampa Bay Lightning C.H.A.R.G.E. volunteers, including Bolts vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman, are pairing up to bring the Little Caesars Love Kitchen to feed 250 people at Metropolitan...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from dispatching the Devils

April 10, 2015 - 10:47
Just one regular season game remains in what has been a record-setting year for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay finally broke the New Jersey Devils’ hex following Thursday night’s 4-3 overtime victory at Amalie Arena, the Bolts first win this ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Power Play shines for Bolts against Devils

April 10, 2015 - 08:30
There were several positives to come out of this game. First of all, the Lightning kept their hopes for a division title alive. Second, their power play produced three goals in a game for the first time since opening night. Third, the Triplets,...

#WeAreTheThunder Playoffs Fan Packs distribution schedule announced

April 10, 2015 - 08:20
The Tampa Bay Lightning will distribute more than 5,000 #WeAreTheThunder fan packs next week around the Tampa Bay metro area to build anticipation for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Each #WeAreTheThunder fan pack includes a playoff t-shirt, koo...

Charles McKenzie honored as Lightning Community Hero

April 9, 2015 - 19:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Charles McKenzie as the 40th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils. McKenzie, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning F...

Lightning to host fan celebration night at regular season finale

April 9, 2015 - 15:34
Fans are encouraged to arrive early for festivities on Ford Thunder Alley prior to the game. A used equipment sale will give fans a chance to buy gear used by the Lightning beginning at 4:30 p.m. Once inside Amalie Arena, fans will have the opport...

Pregame Notebook: Banged up Bolts return to practice

April 9, 2015 - 12:36
For a Tampa Bay Lightning team hampered by injuries over the past 10 days, Thursday’s optional morning skate was a welcome sight. All six injured or ill Lightning players were on the ice and participating. Bolts forward Vladislav Namestnikov...

Lightning sign Cam Darcy to three-year contract

April 9, 2015 - 08:53
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Cam Darcy to a three-year, two-way contract for the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, Darcy has signed an A...

Lightning host donation drive to support sexual violence victims

April 8, 2015 - 17:26
TAMPA BAY – In conjunction with Sexual Violence Awareness Month, the Tampa Bay Lightning is partnering with the Tampa Police Department, and the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay for the “Take Back The Night: Together We Empower” donation drive to benefi...

Victor Hedman hopes to return to lineup on Thursday against Devils

April 8, 2015 - 14:23
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman practiced for a second-straight day Wednesday at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum and had no apparent limitations. With Slater Koekkoek being re-assigned to AHL Syracuse Wednesday afternoon, expect Hedman ...

Inside the Lightning: Bobby Taylor to debut on Thursday night

April 8, 2015 - 13:27
On Thursday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m., FOX’s Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, will premiere a brand new episode of "Inside the Lightning" before the start of the Tampa Bay vs. New Jersey Devils game. Titled "Bobby ...