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Practice Notebook: Lightning enter busy March portion of schedule

February 28, 2015 - 15:28
On the last day of February, the Tampa Bay Lightning practiced at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum prior to boarding a plane Saturday afternoon for Fort Lauderdale. The Lightning face the Florida Panthers Sunday evening at the BB&T Center, signaling ...

Burns: 3 Things we learned from blanking the Blackhawks

February 28, 2015 - 14:09
Tampa Bay closed out February 6-4-2 with a thorough 4-0 beating of the visiting Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena. After four days off, the Lightning found themselves trailing Montreal by five points in the Atlantic Division standings entering t...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts don't fall victim to first home game curse

February 27, 2015 - 23:42
There’s an old adage in hockey that states the following: after finishing a long road trip, a team will struggle in the first game back home. That has not seemed to affect the Lightning this year, though. Prior to their recent five-game February...

Rosemary Armstrong honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 27, 2015 - 20:05
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Rosemary Armstrong as the 30th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Armstrong, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightni...

Game-time decision for Victor Hedman when Blackhawks visit Amalie Arena

February 27, 2015 - 13:27
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman participated in the team’s morning skate prior to the Bolts’ anticipated matchup tonight against Western Conference power Chicago and didn’t appear limited in any way. Hedman left Thursday’s practice b...

Bolts GameDay vs. Blackhawks

February 27, 2015 - 10:49

Practice Notebook: Bolts ready to take on Blackhawks after 4-day break

February 26, 2015 - 14:54
After four days without a game, the Tampa Bay Lightning will retake the ice Friday when they host the Chicago Blackhawks. The Lightning spent the previous 10 days on the road, playing five games against teams from the Western Conference. The Bol...

Lightning recall Andrei Vasilevskiy from Syracuse

February 26, 2015 - 11:06
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 10 game...

Lightning sell out Friday's game against Chicago at Amalie Arena

February 25, 2015 - 16:39
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that Friday’s game versus the Chicago Blackhawks at Amalie Arena is soldout. Subway® Student Rush tickets will be available on a limited basis 30 minutes prior to the game on Friday. High sch...

Crunch Time: Syracuse sits atop AHL after undefeated weekend

February 25, 2015 - 13:39
Syracuse is the top team in the American Hockey League at the moment. The Crunch secured six points by winning all three of their games this past weekend, improving its record to 32-13-8, good for 72 points on the season. After hitting a rough p...

Bolts Prospect Spotlight: Cameron Darcy

February 25, 2015 - 13:34
It has been a trying year for Bolts prospect Cameron Darcy. The over age junior player was traded to the Sherbrooke Phoenix. Following his fresh start in Sherbrooke, Darcy excelled, picking up where he left offensively. Through 27 games with the...

Lightning reassign Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse

February 25, 2015 - 09:50
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Vasilevskiy, 20, has appeared in 10 game...

Brian Boyle proves value no matter where he lines up

February 25, 2015 - 09:23
Early in the first period of Tampa Bay’s road game at the Staples Center against the L.A. Kings, Lightning defenseman Luke Witkowski took a hard hit behind the Bolts’ goal, getting sandwiched between Kings centers Anze Kopitar, who tips the scales...

Power Play Podcast: Jim Craig

February 24, 2015 - 12:00
Miracle on Ice goalie Jim Craig joins Power Play Podcast host Matt Sammon to discuss the day the United States beat the Soviet Union...

Lightning and Florida Hospital team up to break ground on Ice Complex in Wesley Chapel

February 24, 2015 - 10:05
Florida’s largest ice rink facility and sports complex officially broke ground off Interstate 75 at the State Road 56 interchange in Wesley Chapel today. The 150,000 square-foot sports facility will include four full-sized rinks, including one Oly...

Lightning sign goaltender Allen York to NHL contract

February 23, 2015 - 15:56
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Allen York to a two-way NHL contract for the remainder of the 2014-15 season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. York, 25, has appeared in three games w...

Burns: Three things we learned from weekend back-to-back games

February 23, 2015 - 14:18
The Tampa Bay Lightning are home, having returned from a 10-day trip through the Western Conference. The Bolts finished 3-2-0 after holding on for a win over Arizona on Saturday and coming up just short in their rally versus Colorado. Prior to le...

Vladislav Namestnikov named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

February 23, 2015 - 13:33
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch center Vladislav Namestnikov has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 22, 2015. Namestnikov notched three goals and th...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Road trip finale struggles continue in Colorado

February 22, 2015 - 22:50
The Lightning have now completed three five-game road trips this season. Winning the final game at the end of such a long trip is a challenge – and the Bolts have lost the final game in all of those trips. The first two were lopsided losses – a ...