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Lightning lock up another cornerstone, sign Hedman

July 1, 2016 - 16:56
Mark Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman down as an early candidate for understatement of the year. While speaking to media inside the Brandon Ice Sports Forum a couple hours after the Lightning announced top defenseman Victor Hedma...

Lightning sign Dennis Yan to entry-level contract

July 1, 2016 - 16:54
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Dennis Yan to a three-year, entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Yan, 6-foot-2, 186 pounds, played in 62 games with the Shawinigan Catar...

Lightning sign free agent forward Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond

July 1, 2016 - 14:25
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Letourneau-Leblond, 6-foot-1, 210 pounds, play...

Lightning sign free agent Jeremy Morin

July 1, 2016 - 14:19
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Jeremy Morin to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Morin, 6-foot-1, 189 pounds, played in 59 AHL games last season...

Lightning sign free agent Gabriel Dumont

July 1, 2016 - 14:16
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Gabriel Dumont to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Dumont, 5-foot-10, 181 pounds, appeared in 71 games with the ...

Lightning sign free agent forward Michael Bournival

July 1, 2016 - 14:13
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Michael Bournival to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Bournival, 5-foot-11, 194 pounds, played in 20 games with th...

Lightning sign goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy to three-year contract extension

July 1, 2016 - 13:33
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to a three-year contract extension worth $3.5-million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Vasilevskiy, 21, appeared in 24 ...

Victor Hedman's top moments in a Lightning uniform

July 1, 2016 - 12:46
With the Lightning re-signing defenseman Victor Hedman to a eight-year contract extension on Friday, we take a look at five of the most memorable highlights from the former second-overall pick’s career in Tampa Bay thus far. October 3, 2009 – A d...

Lightning sign Victor Hedman to eight-year contract extension

July 1, 2016 - 12:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Victor Hedman to an eight-year contract extension worth $7.875-million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Hedman, 25, played in 78 games with...

Lightning announce 3-on-3 tournament schedule, teams

July 1, 2016 - 12:03
TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning will conclude its annual Development Camp with a 3-on-3 tournament today and Saturday at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon. The tournament, open free to the public, will run from 2 to 4 p.m. today, and 11:30 a...

Steven Stamkos stays home in re-signing with Tampa Bay

June 30, 2016 - 16:01
Throughout the entire year-long contract extension negotiation between Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning, the give-and-take between Stamkos’ desire to cash in on the richest contract of his career and Tampa Bay’s ability to re-sign their ...

Five memorable Steven Stamkos moments in a Lightning jersey

June 30, 2016 - 11:29
With the Lightning re-signing captain Steven Stamkos to a new eight-year, $68 million contract on Wednesday, we take a look at five of the most memorable highlights from his career in Tampa Bay thus far. June 20, 2008 - Bolts take Stamkos No. 1 o...

Lightning re-sign captain Steven Stamkos to eight-year contract

June 29, 2016 - 19:15
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed captain Steven Stamkos to an eight-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Stamkos, 26, played in 77 games with the Lightning last season, recording 36...

Brayden Point gives assist to Brett Howden in helping impress Lightning

June 29, 2016 - 10:18
In this presidential election year, we’re reminded on an almost daily basis the importance of the right political endorsements. Turns out, endorsements can be pretty beneficial in hockey too. Moose Jaw center Brayden Point recommended his Warrio...

Lightning re-sign forward Tye McGinn, defenseman Matt Taormina to one-year contracts

June 28, 2016 - 11:50
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Tye McGinn and defenseman Matt Taormina to one-year, two-way contracts, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. McGinn, 25, skated in two games with the Light...

Lightning announce development camp roster, schedule

June 27, 2016 - 13:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced the schedule and roster for the team’s annual Development Camp, to be held from June 28 through July 2 at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. The roster currently consists of a total of 33 players: 21 forwa...

Lightning hire Jeff Halpern as Syracuse Crunch assistant coach

June 27, 2016 - 10:36
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired Jeff Halpern to serve as a Syracuse Crunch assistant coach, general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. “We are extremely pleased to be adding Jeff to our group on a full-time basis,” s...

Lightning Issue Qualifying Offers to Seven Players

June 27, 2016 - 09:50
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have issued qualifying offers to seven players today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Below is a list of players receiving qualifying offers: Pos. Player ...

Bolts make nine selections on Day 2 of the NHL Draft

June 25, 2016 - 15:57
The Tampa Bay Lightning went into the second day of the 2016 NHL Draft at Buffalo’s First Niagara Center with eight selections. That number quickly grew to nine soon after the second round started. The Lightning traded 2014 first round draft pic...