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Lightning acquire forwards Carter Ashton, David Broll from Toronto

February 6, 2015 - 19:36
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired right wing Carter Ashton and left wing David Broll from the Toronto Maple Leafs today in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, vice president and general manage...

Rick Bowness to coach 2,000th NHL game on Saturday

February 6, 2015 - 12:32
TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness will be behind the bench in his 2,000th career NHL game on Saturday when the Bolts host the Los Angeles Kings at Amalie Arena at 5 p.m. Bowness has 26 years of coaching experience in the...

Burns: Three things from a slump-busting win in Dallas

February 6, 2015 - 10:44
Tampa Bay won on the road for the first time since a 4-2 victory in Montreal on January 6 by beating Dallas 5-3 on Thursday. Twice, the Stars rallied to tie the score, but the Lightning weren’t discouraged, eventually pulling away late in the th...

Florida Hospital Teams up with The Tampa Bay Lightning to Raise Awareness about Heart Health

February 6, 2015 - 10:42
TAMPA, FL – February is American Heart Month and Florida Hospital is teaming up with the Tampa Bay Lightning to raise awareness about heart health on Saturday, February 7th. The puck drops at 5:00pm at the Amalie Arena as the Bolts “face-off” aga...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts don't paint a Picasso but take home two points

February 6, 2015 - 08:11
On Tuesday in St. Louis, despite losing in overtime, the Lightning played one of their most solid road games of the season. They were not able to replicate that performance on this night in Dallas. But despite some uneven play, especially in the...

Crunch Time: Syracuse back in first place after successful January

February 4, 2015 - 15:01
The Syracuse Crunch closed out a very successful January by defeating the Hershey Bears with a 3-2 shootout win on Saturday, January 31. The Crunch went 8-2-1 as they collected 17 of a possible 22 points. Syracuse also defeated the Rochester Ameri...

Lightning Prospect Spotlight: Matthew Peca

February 4, 2015 - 13:04
One Lightning prospect is having another im-Peca-ble season with Quinnipiac. Matthew Peca is picking up right where he left off last year offensively with 26 points (five goals and 21 assists) through 26 games. The Bobcats senior currently sits se...

Burns: Three things from a point in St. Louis

February 4, 2015 - 11:04
Tampa Bay grabbed an all-important point in St. Louis on Tuesday to increase its lead in the Atlantic Division. Through 52 games, the Lightning have 69 points and lead by two over Montreal and Detroit. The Bolts got some help from a struggling Bu...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts outplay Blues but end up on losing end

February 4, 2015 - 00:43
On this night, the Lightning decisively outplayed the St. Louis Blues. They just didn’t outscore them. If this game, which came against the hottest team in the league (the Blues had gone 10-0-1 in the previous 11), was a “measuring stick” cont...

Power Play Podcast: Celebrating Rick Bowness' 2000th game behind the bench

February 3, 2015 - 09:14
Yahoo!'s Greg Wyshynski joins the podcast to talk hockey and host Matt Sammon honors Rick Bowness’ 2,000th game behind the bench

Lightning react to waiving Nabokov

February 2, 2015 - 14:20
Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper called the decision to waive veteran goaltender Evgeni Nabokov “painful” and likened the process to cut-down day during training camp. On Sunday, Nabokov was placed on waivers by the Lightning, and rookie goal...

Cedric Paquette named NHL's No. 2 Star of the Week

February 2, 2015 - 12:01
NEW YORK – Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette and Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 1. FIRST STAR – CAREY PRICE, G, MONTREA...

Andrei Vasilevskiy recalled, Evgeni Nabokov placed on waivers

February 1, 2015 - 14:10
Evgeni Nabokov played in 11 games this season as the backup to Tampa Bay starting goaltender Ben Bishop. Nabokov won three times in Tampa Bay, his last coming December 11 in a 2-1 home victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. But, the 39-year-old n...

Lightning recall Andrei Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

February 1, 2015 - 12:34
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vasilevskiy, 20, has appeared in four ga...

Burns: Three things after outlasting Columbus

February 1, 2015 - 11:54
Columbus did its best to put a stranglehold on Tampa Bay’s potent attack, limiting the Lighting to one goal and only a handful of scoring chances over the first two periods. A pair of goals in quick succession, however, blew the game open for in ...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts survive against Blue Jackets

January 31, 2015 - 23:30
Associate Coach Rick Bowness joined us on Lightning Radio for an interview during the second intermission of this game. In describing how the Lightning got through a second period Columbus power play – an advantage that yielded six shots for the ...

Norma and Joseph Robinson honored as Lightning Community Heroes

January 31, 2015 - 19:53
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Norma and Joseph Robinson as the 26th Lightning Community Heroes of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Robinsons, who received a $50,000 donation ...

Bolts look for 10th straight win at home tonight

January 31, 2015 - 12:35
The Tampa Bay Lightning set a franchise record Thursday night against the Detroit Red Wings with their ninth win in a row at home, breaking a mark set during the 2005-06 season. The Bolts will try to push that streak to 10 tonight when they host ...

Bolts GameDay vs. Blue Jackets

January 31, 2015 - 08:24

Cedric Paquette finds a home in Tampa Bay

January 30, 2015 - 15:08
Before the All-Star break, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette was told by the team to find permanent accommodations in Tampa. On October 24, the Lightning recalled Paquette from their AHL affiliate in Syracuse. Paquette played in four ga...