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A look back at the Lightning's best ever draft in 2011

June 20, 2016 - 14:35
With the NHL Draft taking place Friday and Saturday at Buffalo’s First Niagara Center, we thought now would be a good time to step back and review the greatest class the Tampa Bay Lightning assembled in their 24 attempts at drafting. Five years a...

Lightning announce new partnership with Tampa RV

June 14, 2016 - 10:01
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have entered into a three-year partnership agreement with Tampa RV, the team announced today. The agreement includes high-level exposure in and around AMALIE Arena, use of facilities for on-site events, sponsors...

Lightning announce Development Camp dates

June 14, 2016 - 09:22
The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that the team's annual Development Camp will be held June 28-July 2 at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. The camp is free and open to the public. The camp will feature some of the Lightning’s top prospects c...

Behind the Numbers: Ben Bishop

June 13, 2016 - 14:51
Goaltender Ben Bishop continued to rewrite the Tampa Bay Lightning record book in 2016-17, his third full season and fourth overall with the Bolts. Following a Vezina Trophy-worthy campaign in which he went 35-21-4 in the regular season with a le...

Steve Yzerman statement on the passing of Gordie Howe

June 10, 2016 - 13:10
TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning vice president & general manager, and former Detroit Red Wing, Steve Yzerman issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Hockey Hall-of-Famer Gordie Howe. "It was very saddening to hear the news...

Five questions with new Lightning assistant coach Todd Richards

June 9, 2016 - 08:25
On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced the addition of Todd Richards to their coaching staff as an assistant. Richards was the head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets for parts of five seasons and led Columbus to its first back-to-back 40-w...

Todd Richards returns to Florida as Lightning assistant coach

June 7, 2016 - 14:29
Todd Richards played six seasons for the Orlando Solar Bears of the International Hockey League from 1995 to 2001 and won a Turner Cup during his final season in Orlando. Both of Richards’ children were born in Florida. Richards recently bought ...

Lightning hire Todd Richards to serve as assistant coach

June 7, 2016 - 10:03
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired NHL coaching veteran Todd Richards to serve as assistant coach on Jon Cooper’s staff, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Richards, 49, brings more than 400 career ga...

Tampa Bay Lightning announce 2016 preseason schedule

June 6, 2016 - 10:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their six-game 2016 preseason schedule today. The Lightning’s home games at Amalie Arena will be played Tuesday, September 27 against the Carolina Hurricanes, Thursday, September 29 against the Fl...

Small moves to big impact

June 3, 2016 - 11:54
While the Tampa Bay Lightning were busy making moves on the ice to reach the Eastern Conference Final for a second-straight season, the front office was busy making moves off it to ensure future success for the franchise. The Lightning made a ha...

Jonathan Drouin added to Team North America for World Cup

May 27, 2016 - 17:31
Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft, made believers out of Team North America co-general managers Peter Chiarelli and Stan Bowman. Matthews was one of seven players added to the Team North America roster for the 2016...

Ryan Callahan named to Team USA roster for World Cup of Hockey

May 27, 2016 - 17:24
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson and forward Brandon Dubinsky were among the final seven players named to the Team USA roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Ryan Callahan of the Tampa Bay Lightning, James van Riemsdyk of the Tor...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 2, Lightning 1

May 27, 2016 - 07:29
Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Penguins, who were deserving of not only of their Game Seven win, but also of series triumph. The Pens entered the Eastern Conference Final as the NHL’s hottest team, having won 22 of their previous 27 games. Cl...

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos in lineup for Game 7

May 26, 2016 - 18:47
Lightning forward Steven Stamkos is in the lineup for tonight’s Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. A blood clot was discovered following a game on March 31 near his right collarbone and the Lightning’s captain hasn’t played in a game since...

Lightning excited, ready for Game 7

May 26, 2016 - 13:27
The Tampa Bay Lightning lost out on a chance to close out the Pittsburgh Penguins at home and advance to the Stanley Cup Final for a second-consecutive year after falling 5-2 in Game 6 at Amalie Arena on Tuesday. But the Lightning recognize the u...

Burns: Three things we learned from Game 6 defeat

May 25, 2016 - 13:10
The Tampa Bay Lightning have taken the difficult route to reach the Eastern Conference Final. Why would advancing to the Stanley Cup Final be any different? The Lightning certainly could have made things easy on themselves by playing a full 60 m...

Lightning enter into affiliation agreement with ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings

May 25, 2016 - 10:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have entered into a one-year affiliation agreement with the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL today, the team announced. Kalamazoo will serve as the Lightning’s primary ECHL affiliate starting with the 2016-17 season...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 5, Lightning 2

May 25, 2016 - 07:16
The Pittsburgh Penguins, facing elimination, played a desperate game. For the first two periods, the Lightning were unable to match Pittsburgh’s desperation level. While that disparity wasn’t the whole story of Game Six, it was a big part of it....

Hinks and Elaine Shimberg honored as Lightning Community Heroes

May 24, 2016 - 19:33
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Hinks and Elaine Shimberg as the 50th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Shimberg’s, who received a $50,000 don...