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Lightning re-sign defenseman Mark Barberio

June 27, 2014 - 18:48
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Mark Barberio to a one-year, one-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Barberio, 24, played in 49 games for the Lightning during the 2013-1...

Lightning acquire defenseman Jason Garrison from Vancouver

June 27, 2014 - 14:29
PHILADELPHIA –The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired defenseman Jason Garrison, the rights to forward Jeff Costello and a seventh-round pick at the 2015 NHL Entry draft from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for their second-round pick in 2014, vic...

NHL DRAFT: Breaking down the Lightning’s drafting process

June 26, 2014 - 15:19
PHILADELPHIA – When it comes to drafting players in the National Hockey League, it is all about patience and development, two ideals that run parallel with the Tampa Bay Lightning organizational philosophy. It was seen first hand last year when...

Jonathan Drouin's development on track a year after being drafted

June 26, 2014 - 15:00
One year ago this weekend the Tampa Bay Lightning drafted forward Jonathan Drouin third overall at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. With this year’s draft set to take place Friday and Saturday, Lightning beat writer Missy Zielinski caught up with directo...

Lightning Hold 8 Picks Heading to Friday's NHL Draft

June 26, 2014 - 12:07
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning hold a total of eight picks, including two in the first round, at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, which gets underway with picks 1-30 on Friday at 7 p.m. (NBCSN) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Rounds 2-7 wi...

Lightning Bloggers Roundtable: Scouting the 2014 NHL Draft

June 26, 2014 - 09:45
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 th...

Lightning re-sign forward J.T. Brown

June 26, 2014 - 09:10
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward J.T. Brown to a two-year, one-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Brown, 5-foot-10, 172 pounds, appeared in 63 games with the Lightning last...

NHL Awards: The Final Tally

June 25, 2014 - 17:35
LIGHTNING PLAYERS Ben Bishop, goaltender – Not only was Ben Bishop a Vezina Trophy finalist, placing third in the final voting, but 154 votes from representatives of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association landed him just shy of being name...

Mishkin's Musings: My thoughts on the 2014-15 Lightning schedule

June 25, 2014 - 09:27
The 2014-15 season will be the NHL’s second under the new format and, like last year, I think the league did a nice job with Tampa Bay’s schedule. Here are some reasons why. Home At The Start – And At The End: In 2013-14, the Bolts, after openi...

Lightning, Ryan Callahan agree to six-year contract

June 25, 2014 - 08:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Ryan Callahan to a six-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. "We are pleased to announce that we've reached an agreement on a six-year contract e...

Lightning exercise compliance buyout on forward Ryan Malone

June 25, 2014 - 08:12
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have used their second, and final, compliance buy-out, as allowed by the NHL's Collective Bargaining Agreement, on forward Ryan Malone, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Malone wi...

Ondrej Palat, Tyler Johnson named to NHL All-Rookie team

June 24, 2014 - 20:20
The National Hockey League today announced the 2013-14 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players named as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League’s top rookie: forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat of the Tampa Bay Lightnin...

Ben Bishop plays bubble hockey with Doc Emrick announcing at NHL Awards

June 24, 2014 - 19:31
Have you ever wanted to see NBC Sports' broadcaster Mike 'Doc' Emrick call a bubble hockey game? Well, now is your chance. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop took on Bruins' goalie Tuukka Rask in a bubble-hockey game on the red carpet at the NHL Awar...

Infographic: Impressive rookie class

June 24, 2014 - 15:42
Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson weren't the only rookies to shine for the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2013-14 season. See how all of the Bolts rookies shined with this infographic. Copy and paste into your browser: http://2.cdn.nhle.com/ligh...

9 possible picks for the Lightning at the 2014 NHL Draft

June 23, 2014 - 15:56
1. Alex Tuch, C/RW, USA U-18 (USHL) Projected selection: No. 19 Tuch, 18, was third on the U.S. National Under-18 team for points with 32 (13 goals, 19 assists) during the 2013-14 season. At 6-foot-3, 213-pounds, Tuch has an NHL body and the...

Infographic: Jon Cooper's rookie season

June 23, 2014 - 14:51
Jon Cooper recorded 46 wins in his first full season. Take a look at some of his other achievements that led to him being a Jack Adams finalist. Copy and paste the URL into your mobile browser: http://1.cdn.nhle.com/lightning/images/upload/201...

Lightning up for awards Tuesday night in Las Vegas

June 23, 2014 - 14:38
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will be well-represented at the 2014 NHL Awards Show Tuesday night at the Encore Theater inside the Wynn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas (7 p.m., NBCSN). Lightning nominees include Jon Cooper (Jack Adams Trophy, c...

Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Awards winners

June 23, 2014 - 09:28
On the Eve of the NHL Awards, Lightning beat reporter Missy Zielinski takes a look back at the Bolts past winners. Currently, Tampa Bay has won at least one NHL award in four consecutive seasons (2010-2013). 2013 Art Ross Trophy - Martin S...

Lightning announce 2014-15 schedule

June 22, 2014 - 15:41
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their 82-game regular season schedule for the 2014-15 season today. The Lightning’s 22nd season will open with a three-game home-stand that kicks off on Thursday, October 9 against the Florida Pan...