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Vasilevskiy's Debut Highlights Bolts Preseason Opener

September 23, 2014 - 11:43
The Tampa Bay Lightning's preseason opener tonight against the Nashville Predators at Amalie Arena (7:30 p.m. start) will allow Bolts fans to get their first look at a team many experts are predicting to challenge for the Atlantic Division title. ...

Drouin to Miss 3-4 Weeks with Slight Thumb Fracture

September 23, 2014 - 10:10
Highly-touted prospect Jonathan Drouin is out three to four weeks after X-rays Monday discovered a slight fracture of the thumb on his right hand. The injury occurred Thursday after a collision in the corner during two-on-two work at rookie cam...

After Day Off, Stamkos Rested, Refreshed

September 22, 2014 - 13:39
At the opening faceoff to start the second Blue vs. White intrasquad scrimmage of Tampa Bay Lightning training camp, the familiar No. 91 of Steven Stamkos made an appearance on the Amalie Arena ice. Stamkos was held out of Sunday's training ses...

Lightning Bloggers Roundtable: Finding the breakout star

September 22, 2014 - 08:41
Each week, Lightning bloggers from across the web will meet at TampaBayLightning.com to discuss a hot topic around the team. The Blogger Roundtable is published with the intent to provide engaging content for Lightning fans. We strive to be the...

Competitive juices get flowing in first scrimmage of training camp

September 21, 2014 - 14:15
Early in the first period of the Lightning’s intrasquad scrimmage at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum, new acquisition Brian Boyle approached the face-off circle, his jersey front stained with blood. Inside the locker room following the game, Boyle...

CAMP NOTEBOOK: Stralman fitting in nicely with new teammates

September 20, 2014 - 14:15
Inside the locker room at Amalie Arena, newly-acquired Tampa Bay defenseman Anton Stralman sits at his stall, unwrapping tape and taking off his pads following the second day on the ice at Lightning training camp. To Stralman’s right stands fel...

Steven Stamkos, Ben Bishop Highlight First On-Ice Action at Training Camp

September 19, 2014 - 13:18
During the opening drill of the first on-ice day of Lightning training camp at Amalie Arena, Steven Stamkos raced with a puck on his stick toward goaltender Ben Bishop on the other end of the ice. As Stamkos neared the goal, he fired a wrist sh...

Lightning ranked sixth in ESPN.com Ultimate Team Rankings

September 18, 2014 - 15:30
The Tampa Bay Lightning have been ranked the sixth best franchise in the ESPN.com Ultimate Team Rankings. The rankings considers several different factors including affordability, coaching, fan relations, ownership, players, stadium experience...

Steve Yzerman, Jon Cooper anxious to get started as training camp opens

September 18, 2014 - 14:57
Before speaking to the assembled media inside Amalie Arena on the opening day of training camp, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper addressed his team privately about the upcoming season. During that talk, Cooper spoke about the expectati...

A Bolt from the Past: Jassen Cullimore

September 18, 2014 - 11:59
Jassen Cullimore was the consummate defensive defenseman for the Tampa Bay Lightning. A formidable figure at 6’5” and 235 lbs, he was a stalwart on Tampa’s blueline for 7 seasons. His contributions included being a key figure on the lunch pail cre...

Steven Stamkos says the Lightning are ready for heightened expectations

September 18, 2014 - 08:51
The Tampa Bay Lightning have talked a lot this offseason about the expectations heaped on the team after finished second in the Atlantic Division and earning the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs last season. Thursday, during media ...

Lightning announce 2014 Training Camp Schedule

September 17, 2014 - 17:51
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open training camp this Thursday, September 18 at Amalie Arena, the team announced today. The team released its full schedule today, beginning with tomorrow's media day with players being available starting...

Steven Stamkos lands on cover of The Hockey News season preview issue

September 17, 2014 - 12:08
Did you know that Steven Stamkos wants to be killed in a horror movie? No, seriously. That's what's included in the cover article on Stamkos in NHL preview edition of The Hockey News that is out now. Also, Stamkos skates in a specific pattern ...

Five Tampa Bay Lightning Training Camp storylines

September 17, 2014 - 07:53
The buzz heard inside Amalie Arena in recent weeks is not from the pair of tesla coils recharging ahead of the 2014-15 season. In just over three weeks, the Tampa Bay Lightning open the regular season at home against the Florida Panthers. The ...

Lightning announce training camp roster

September 16, 2014 - 15:30

Bolts prospects fall to Panthers 6-3 in final game at NHL rookie showcase

September 16, 2014 - 13:19
The Tampa Bay Lightning prospects wrapped up their three-game NHL rookie showcase at Nashville’s Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tenn., with a 6-3 loss to the Florida Panthers, ending the tournament 1-1-1 on Tuesday morning. Tied 1-1 in the first p...

Florida Hospital teams up with Lightning to be presenting sponsor of 2014-15 season

September 16, 2014 - 08:58
TAMPA, FL (September 16, 2014) – Florida Hospital announced today it is teaming up with the Tampa Bay Lightning to extend its partnership and become the Presenting Sponsor of the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, while continuing as the team’s official...

Extra year in junior a positive for Jonathan Drouin

September 16, 2014 - 08:00
ANTIOCH, Tenn. -- Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin still looks every bit as young as his 19 years of age. In fact, the third pick of the 2013 NHL Draft might be hard-pressed to grow a Stanley Cup Playoff beard if his team makes it that ...

Lightning rookies beat Bruins in overtime

September 14, 2014 - 19:05
For the second day in a row, the Tampa Bay Lightning prospects played to a tie after regulation, forcing an extra session at the NHL rookie showcase hosted by Nashville. Sunday’s result, however, was more palatable for the Lightning. Skating...