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Steve Yzerman, Jon Cooper anxious to get started as training camp opens

September 18, 2014 - 15:57
Before speaking to the assembled media inside Amalie Arena on the opening day of training camp, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper addressed his team privately about the upcoming season. During that talk, Cooper spoke about the expectati...

A Bolt from the Past: Jassen Cullimore

September 18, 2014 - 12:59
Jassen Cullimore was the consummate defensive defenseman for the Tampa Bay Lightning. A formidable figure at 6’5” and 235 lbs, he was a stalwart on Tampa’s blueline for 7 seasons. His contributions included being a key figure on the lunch pail cre...

Steven Stamkos says the Lightning are ready for heightened expectations

September 18, 2014 - 09:51
The Tampa Bay Lightning have talked a lot this offseason about the expectations heaped on the team after finished second in the Atlantic Division and earning the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs last season. Thursday, during media ...

Lightning announce 2014 Training Camp Schedule

September 17, 2014 - 18:51
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will open training camp this Thursday, September 18 at Amalie Arena, the team announced today. The team released its full schedule today, beginning with tomorrow's media day with players being available starting...

Steven Stamkos lands on cover of The Hockey News season preview issue

September 17, 2014 - 13:08
Did you know that Steven Stamkos wants to be killed in a horror movie? No, seriously. That's what's included in the cover article on Stamkos in NHL preview edition of The Hockey News that is out now. Also, Stamkos skates in a specific pattern ...

Five Tampa Bay Lightning Training Camp storylines

September 17, 2014 - 08:53
The buzz heard inside Amalie Arena in recent weeks is not from the pair of tesla coils recharging ahead of the 2014-15 season. In just over three weeks, the Tampa Bay Lightning open the regular season at home against the Florida Panthers. The ...

Lightning announce training camp roster

September 16, 2014 - 16:30

Bolts prospects fall to Panthers 6-3 in final game at NHL rookie showcase

September 16, 2014 - 14:19
The Tampa Bay Lightning prospects wrapped up their three-game NHL rookie showcase at Nashville’s Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tenn., with a 6-3 loss to the Florida Panthers, ending the tournament 1-1-1 on Tuesday morning. Tied 1-1 in the first p...

Florida Hospital teams up with Lightning to be presenting sponsor of 2014-15 season

September 16, 2014 - 09:58
TAMPA, FL (September 16, 2014) – Florida Hospital announced today it is teaming up with the Tampa Bay Lightning to extend its partnership and become the Presenting Sponsor of the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, while continuing as the team’s official...

Extra year in junior a positive for Jonathan Drouin

September 16, 2014 - 09:00
ANTIOCH, Tenn. -- Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin still looks every bit as young as his 19 years of age. In fact, the third pick of the 2013 NHL Draft might be hard-pressed to grow a Stanley Cup Playoff beard if his team makes it that ...

Lightning rookies beat Bruins in overtime

September 14, 2014 - 20:05
For the second day in a row, the Tampa Bay Lightning prospects played to a tie after regulation, forcing an extra session at the NHL rookie showcase hosted by Nashville. Sunday’s result, however, was more palatable for the Lightning. Skating...

Lightning rookies fall to Predators in overtime

September 13, 2014 - 20:24
The Tampa Bay Lightning rookies dropped their opening game of the NHL rookie showcase, falling 2-1 in overtime to host Nashville on Saturday at the Predators’ brand-new practice facility, the Ford Ice Center, in Antioch, Tenn. The Predators’ Fi...

Rookie Showcase starts Saturday in Nashville

September 12, 2014 - 16:11
A group of 24 Tampa Bay Lightning rookies – 13 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders – departed the Bay Area on Friday for Nashville to take part in an NHL rookie showcase against prospects from the Predators, Boston Bruins and Florida Pan...

Atlantic Division Preview: Detroit Red Wings

September 12, 2014 - 10:19
Detroit in 2013-14 The Red Wings 39-28-15 record and 93 points were just enough to push them into the second and final Wild Card spot in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, extending its playoff streak to 23 straight seasons. Detroit ultimately fell...

Lightning rookie camp underway at Amalie Arena

September 11, 2014 - 16:11
Hanging on a wall inside Oncenter War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, N.Y., home of the Tampa Bay Lightning AHL affiliate Syracuse Crunch, are pictures of current Lightning players Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat. Two seasons ago, Johnson and Palat ...

NHL announces rules changes for 2014-15 season

September 11, 2014 - 14:14
NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League announced today a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season, following approval earlier in the summer by the League's Board of Governors and the National Hockey League Players' Association: Rule 1.8 –...

Victor Hedman represents the Lightning at NHL media days in New York

September 11, 2014 - 08:33
Lightning defender Victor Hedman returned to Tampa Bay Tuesday evening and was back on skates Wednesday morning for the team’s informal workout session on the newly-formed ice at Amalie Arena. Hedman spent three days in New York City as the Lig...

Lightning announces logo for Amalie Arena

September 10, 2014 - 14:28
TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Sports and Entertainment, LLC entered into a long-term partnership with Amalie Oil Company (AM-a-lee), giving the manufacturer and marketer of motor oils and industrial lubricants naming rights to the downtown Tampa home of m...

Lightning to host fan fest on September 27 at Amalie Arena

September 10, 2014 - 13:32
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will welcome fans to the Amalie Arena for Fan Fest in preparation for the upcoming 2014-15 season on Saturday, September 27 beginning at 9 a.m. The Lightning’s annual Fan Fest event is free and open to the ...