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Desperate Playing Desperate

April 8, 2014 - 13:25
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs are in different situations, but they are going into the game with the same mindset Tuesday and that is one of desperation. "This is do or die for them," head coach Jon Cooper said. "Our desperati...

Fox's Sun Sports to debut Inside the Lightning: The Captain and the Cup

April 8, 2014 - 12:45
TAMPA, Fla. (April 8, 2014) – On Thursday, April 10, at 10:30 p.m., Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, will premiere the next episode of "Inside the Lightning" upon conclusion of the Lightning vs. Philadelphia Fly...

What To Watch For: Lightning vs. Maple Leafs

April 8, 2014 - 12:29
The Tampa Bay Lightning enter the second half of its six-game homestand tonight as it takes on the Toronto Maple Leafs for the fourth and final time this season. The last time these two teams met, the Bolts defeated Toronto at the Air Canada Centr...

Bishop, Pang exchange goaltender pads

April 7, 2014 - 21:40
At 6-7, Ben Bishop is tall even for goalies in today's NHL. At 5-5, former NHL goalie and current broadcaster Darren Pang was short for netminders. Monday, they comically exchanged pads. Let's just call this a juxtaposition. Copy the follo...

Yzerman extension means a commitment to bring Cup back to Tampa Bay

April 7, 2014 - 21:13
The past four years have been an experiment for the Tampa Bay Lightning's vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman. Laying the foundation for the future through most notably his ability to acquire young talent in the draft, Yzerman went...

Notebook: Bolts moving forward with losses in the rearview

April 7, 2014 - 15:52
In the bigger scheme of things the Tampa Bay Lightning's past two losses do not mean it is time to reach for the panic button. Even though the games have resulted with losses, Bolts head coach Jon Cooper believes that the effort in the dropped ...

Lightning sign VP and General Manager Steve Yzerman to four-year contract extension

April 7, 2014 - 14:30
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension, chairman and governor Jeff Vinik announced today. Yzerman, who has one more year remaining on his initial contract ...

Lightning to Host Fan Appreciation Week

April 7, 2014 - 12:50
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have designated the final week of their 2013-14 regular season as Fan Appreciation Week, designed to recognize fans for their dedication and loyalty to the organization over the past season. The Lightning wil...

Steve Griggs promoted to President of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Times Forum

April 7, 2014 - 11:36
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning promoted chief operating officer Steve Griggs to the position of president, chairman and governor Jeff Vinik announced this afternoon.  Officially, Griggs was named president of the Tampa Bay Lightning and the T...

Lightning sign forward Henri Ikonen to an entry-level contract

April 6, 2014 - 19:47
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Henri Ikonen to an entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. He will report to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League for the remainde...

Lightning unveil Dave Andreychuk statue outside of Tampa Bay Times Forum

April 5, 2014 - 17:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning unveiled a bronze statue of former captain and Stanley Cup Champion Dave Andreychuk on Ford Thunder Alley in front of the Tampa Bay Times Forum today prior to the team's game versus the Dallas Stars. "This is...

Infographic: Dave Andreychuk's Career Revisited

April 5, 2014 - 17:15
Dave Andreychuk provided the veteran leadership that brought a young Lightning team together to win hockey’s greatest team honor and united the Tampa Bay community. His contributions will forever be remembered and commemorated with a statue outsid...

Mary Birrell Honored as 38th Lightning Community Hero

April 5, 2014 - 14:17
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Mary Birrell as the 38th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Dallas Stars. Birrell, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightn...

Notebook: Sustr In Saturday Against Stars

April 5, 2014 - 12:49
A familiar face, Andrej Sustr, re-joined the Tampa Bay Lightning Friday from the Syracuse Crunch (AHL) and participated in Saturday's morning skate. With blueliner Michael Kostka concussed and sidelined indefinitely, Sustr will be slated into t...

What to Watch For: Lightning vs. Stars

April 5, 2014 - 11:59
The Tampa Bay Lightning face off against the Dallas Stars tonight for the second and final time this season. The last time these two teams faced off, Tampa Bay won 4-2. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Here are five storyli...

Former Lightning Captain Dave Andreychuk Honored With Statue

April 4, 2014 - 15:24
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightningwill honor former captain and Stanley Cup Champion Dave Andreychuk with a statue on Ford Thunder Alley in front of the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The Lightning will unveil the statue in a pregame ceremony at 6:15 p.m...

At Second Glance Latest Lost Left Something To Build On

April 4, 2014 - 14:40
Visibly defeated after a 4-1 loss to the Calgary Flames Thursday, the Tampa Bay Lightning were able to take some positives away from the game after sleeping on it. "The score turns out the same and that's disappointing," head coach Jon Cooper s...

Lightning Recall Andrej Sustr from Syracuse

April 4, 2014 - 14:08
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Andrej Sustr from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Sustr, 23, has skated in 12 games with the Crunc...

Three Bolts Prospects advance in OHL and QMJHL tournaments

April 3, 2014 - 17:47
Three Tampa Bay Lightning prospects: Dylan Blujus, Jake Dotchin and Jonathan Drouin will be advancing to the second round of their respective league's postseasons. Here is a look at how the Bolts prospects faired in the Ontario Hockey League (O...

Steve Yerrid Honored as 37th Lightning Community Hero

April 3, 2014 - 15:53
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Steve Yerrid as the 37th Lightning Community Hero of the year during the first period of tonight’s game against the Calgary Flames. Yerrid, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Light...