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Five questions with new Lightning assistant coach Todd Richards

June 9, 2016 - 08:25
On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced the addition of Todd Richards to their coaching staff as an assistant. Richards was the head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets for parts of five seasons and led Columbus to its first back-to-back 40-w...

Todd Richards returns to Florida as Lightning assistant coach

June 7, 2016 - 14:29
Todd Richards played six seasons for the Orlando Solar Bears of the International Hockey League from 1995 to 2001 and won a Turner Cup during his final season in Orlando. Both of Richards’ children were born in Florida. Richards recently bought ...

Lightning hire Todd Richards to serve as assistant coach

June 7, 2016 - 10:03
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired NHL coaching veteran Todd Richards to serve as assistant coach on Jon Cooper’s staff, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Richards, 49, brings more than 400 career ga...

Tampa Bay Lightning announce 2016 preseason schedule

June 6, 2016 - 10:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their six-game 2016 preseason schedule today. The Lightning’s home games at Amalie Arena will be played Tuesday, September 27 against the Carolina Hurricanes, Thursday, September 29 against the Fl...

Small moves to big impact

June 3, 2016 - 11:54
While the Tampa Bay Lightning were busy making moves on the ice to reach the Eastern Conference Final for a second-straight season, the front office was busy making moves off it to ensure future success for the franchise. The Lightning made a ha...

Jonathan Drouin added to Team North America for World Cup

May 27, 2016 - 17:31
Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft, made believers out of Team North America co-general managers Peter Chiarelli and Stan Bowman. Matthews was one of seven players added to the Team North America roster for the 2016...

Ryan Callahan named to Team USA roster for World Cup of Hockey

May 27, 2016 - 17:24
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson and forward Brandon Dubinsky were among the final seven players named to the Team USA roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Ryan Callahan of the Tampa Bay Lightning, James van Riemsdyk of the Tor...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 2, Lightning 1

May 27, 2016 - 07:29
Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Penguins, who were deserving of not only of their Game Seven win, but also of series triumph. The Pens entered the Eastern Conference Final as the NHL’s hottest team, having won 22 of their previous 27 games. Cl...

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos in lineup for Game 7

May 26, 2016 - 18:47
Lightning forward Steven Stamkos is in the lineup for tonight’s Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. A blood clot was discovered following a game on March 31 near his right collarbone and the Lightning’s captain hasn’t played in a game since...

Lightning excited, ready for Game 7

May 26, 2016 - 13:27
The Tampa Bay Lightning lost out on a chance to close out the Pittsburgh Penguins at home and advance to the Stanley Cup Final for a second-consecutive year after falling 5-2 in Game 6 at Amalie Arena on Tuesday. But the Lightning recognize the u...

Burns: Three things we learned from Game 6 defeat

May 25, 2016 - 13:10
The Tampa Bay Lightning have taken the difficult route to reach the Eastern Conference Final. Why would advancing to the Stanley Cup Final be any different? The Lightning certainly could have made things easy on themselves by playing a full 60 m...

Lightning enter into affiliation agreement with ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings

May 25, 2016 - 10:17
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have entered into a one-year affiliation agreement with the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL today, the team announced. Kalamazoo will serve as the Lightning’s primary ECHL affiliate starting with the 2016-17 season...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Penguins 5, Lightning 2

May 25, 2016 - 07:16
The Pittsburgh Penguins, facing elimination, played a desperate game. For the first two periods, the Lightning were unable to match Pittsburgh’s desperation level. While that disparity wasn’t the whole story of Game Six, it was a big part of it....

Hinks and Elaine Shimberg honored as Lightning Community Heroes

May 24, 2016 - 19:33
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Hinks and Elaine Shimberg as the 50th Lightning Community Heroes of the 2015-16 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Shimberg’s, who received a $50,000 don...

Lightning fan Anthony Pedicini raises more than $24,000 for Beard-a-Thon

May 24, 2016 - 14:09
When Thomas Pedicini was afflicted with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2003, his family's lives changed forever. When the 21-year-old became cancer-free a year later, Thomas and his brother Anthony decided they wanted to help fight the disease any way th...

Lightning can advance to Stanley Cup Final with win tonight

May 24, 2016 - 11:54
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle remembers going into Game 6 at Amalie Arena last year in the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers with an overwhelming sense of confidence. The Lightning had just take control of the seri...

Burns: Three things we learned from taking control in Pittsburgh

May 23, 2016 - 11:55
The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final. That statement might have seemed beyond the realm of possibility halfway through Game 5 as the Lightning trailed 2-0 and struggled to get shots on Pittsburgh go...

Mishkin's Extra Shift: Lightning 4, Penguins 3 - OT

May 23, 2016 - 00:21
There were a number of things that happened to the Lightning in this game that would normally spell defeat. They surrendered tie-breaking killer goals in the final second of the first period and the final minute of the second. They allowed the g...

Lightning look to regain Eastern Conference Final lead with win tonight

May 22, 2016 - 13:13
The Tampa Bay Lightning face a daunting challenge now that their Eastern Conference Final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins is tied 2-2 and reduced to a best-of-three. Two of the final three games in the series will be played at Pittsburgh’s...

Burns: Three things we learned from evening the Eastern Conference Final

May 21, 2016 - 16:29
In his post-game question-and-answer session with the media, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper didn’t want the final 20 minutes of the Bolts’ 4-3 victory in Game 4 to overshadow the first 40. The Lightning had just tied the best-of-seven Eastern Co...