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Lightning recall forward Vladislav Namestnikov from Syracuse

February 11, 2015 - 17:19
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Vladislav Namestnikov from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Namestnikov, 6-foot, 182 pounds, has app...

Bolts Prospect Spotlight: Ben Thomas

February 11, 2015 - 15:47
Ben Thomas is on a roll. The young blue liner for the Calgary Hitmen in the Western Hockey League has six points in his past seven games. Thomas currently sits second on the team for points by a defenseman with 23. Of the five goals that he’s pott...

Crunch Time: Syracuse remains in first place in the Eastern Conference

February 11, 2015 - 15:28
Syracuse had another jam-packed week of hockey that saw the team gain four of a possible six points through three games. The Crunch kicked off their week at home with a 3-2 win against the Hartford Wolf Pack before dropping back-to-back games in o...

Burns: Three things from a point in the Music City

February 11, 2015 - 12:07
A spirited third-period Tampa Bay rally fell just short in Nashville, the Bolts grabbing a point after coming from two goals down to tie the Predators in regulation but losing with 34 seconds left in overtime. The Lightning return to Amalie Aren...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Bolts continue to bank road points during tough February stretch

February 11, 2015 - 07:47
This was a contest between two of the leading point teams in the NHL and it lived up to billing. This game featured terrific goaltending, was hard-fought and closely contested. Players on both teams did well to finish their checks and take away ...

Mishkin's Musings: Water flowing nicely through Lightning pipeline

February 10, 2015 - 09:34
Back in 2010, during his very first press conference as General Manager, Steve Yzerman spoke about the path necessary for the Lightning to join the NHL’s elite. It was going to be a draft-and-develop strategy (one that has worked so well for his ...

Evgeni Nabokov traded to San Jose Sharks

February 9, 2015 - 13:02
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded goaltender Evgeni Nabokov to the San Jose Sharks today in exchange for future considerations, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Nabokov , 39, played in 11 games with the...

Burns: 3 Things from back-to-backs against Southern California

February 9, 2015 - 12:07
Tampa Bay continues to pace the Eastern Conference after back-to-back tests against the West at Amalie Arena over the weekend. The Lightning saw a 10-game home victory streak stopped by the Los Angeles Kings -- winners of two of the last three St...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Great start propels Bolts to two points against NHL's best

February 8, 2015 - 21:33
In last night’s game against the Kings, the Lightning fell behind by three goals in the first period. They made several costly mistakes that led to Los Angeles chances. They were determined in this game to get off to a better start. They did ...

Vicki Anzalone honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 8, 2015 - 17:26
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Vicki Anzalone as the 28th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Anaheim Ducks. Anzalone, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundat...

Bolts Game Day vs. Ducks

February 8, 2015 - 10:24

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Three-goal deficit too much to overcome against LA

February 7, 2015 - 21:21
The defending Stanley Cup Champion Kings may struggle to make the playoffs this year. They entered this game in 12th place in the Western Conference, five points out of the final playoff spot. But despite their uneven season so far, the Kings, w...

Dr. Randy Feldman honored as Lightning Community Hero

February 7, 2015 - 17:29
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Dr. Randy Feldman as the 27th Lightning Community Hero of the season during the first period of tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. Dr. Feldman, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightni...

Rick Bowness to coach in 2000th game vs. Kings

February 7, 2015 - 12:43
As Tampa Bay prepares for game No. 54 of the 2014-15 NHL season against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, Lightning associate head coach Rick Bowness stands on the blue line during practice, a whistle in a one hand and a hockey...

Jason Garrison out versus Kings with lower-body injury

February 7, 2015 - 11:29
Tampa Bay defenseman Jason Garrison exited during the Lightning’s game at Dallas on Thursday with a lower-body injury and didn’t return. At Saturday’s morning skate, Bolts head coach Jon Cooper said Garrison was out for tonight’s game against th...

Bolts Game Day vs. Kings

February 7, 2015 - 09:36

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...