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Bolts select pair of defensemen in second round

June 28, 2014 - 11:57
PHILADELPHIA – The Tampa Bay Lightning drafted two more blueliners Dominik Masin and Johnathan MacLeod less than an hour into Day 2 of the 2014 NHL Draft. Masin, who was selected 35th overall by the Lightning, appeared in 39 games with Slavia P...

NHL Draft Notebook: Lightning pleased after first round

June 28, 2014 - 00:09
PHILADELPHIA – The Tampa Bay Lightning may have walked away with just one draft pick instead of two after Day 1, but still felt that things werenearly perfect. The one thing that made it less than that? A song to describe their emotions. ...

Lightning swap picks with Islanders at NHL Draft

June 27, 2014 - 20:58
PHILADELPHIA - The Lightning were contacted a number of times about trading its first pick in the 2014 NHL Draft (No. 19 overall), but found it more feasible to trade its second pick (No. 28 overall) instead. With a draft full of second, third ...

Lightning select Anthony DeAngelo with No. 19 pick

June 27, 2014 - 20:18
PHILADELPHIA -- The 2014 NHL Draft would have been a memorable experience for Anthony DeAngelo no matter where it was held. The fact that it was at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia made the event even more special for DeAngelo. DeAngelo was s...

NHL DRAFT: Yzerman makes draft-day trade for Jason Garrison

June 27, 2014 - 19:11
PHILADELPHIA – There was speculation that the Tampa Bay Lightning might look to free agency for a veteran blueliner this offseason, however, the Bolts managed to acquire a defenseman via trade with the Vancouver Canucks on Friday. Vice presiden...

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...