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Slater Koekkoek makes home debut in preseason loss to Preds

September 22, 2015 - 21:56
Slater Koekkoek has been in the Tampa Bay Lightning organization since 2012 when he was selected with the 10th overall pick in that year’s NHL Draft. Koekkoek, a smooth-skating, offensively-skilled defenseman, made his league debut late last seas...

Lightning Open Preseason Tonight vs. Preds

September 22, 2015 - 12:07
The Tampa Bay Lightning return to the Amalie Arena ice tonight for the first time since Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Bolts host the Nashville Predators in preseason game No. 1 of the 2015-16 season. A mixture of regulars and prospects m...

3-on-3 Overtime highlights Lightning Fan Fest at Amalie Arena

September 20, 2015 - 14:36
If Sunday’s scrimmages at Tampa Bay Lightning Fan Fest are any indication, not too many regular season games in the National Hockey League are going to be decided by a shootout this season. During the offseason, the NHL adopted a five-minute, thr...

#BoltsSocial at Lightning Launch Weekend

September 20, 2015 - 06:52

Lightning on Ice for First Practice Day of Training Camp

September 18, 2015 - 15:47
The defending Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning held their first on-ice training session of the 2015-16 season at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum on Friday. Lightning head coach Jon Cooper felt his team looked physically ready for the ...

Player's Perspective: J.T. Brown

September 18, 2015 - 14:12
With Tampa Bay Lightning training camp in full swing, we wanted a first-hand perspective from a player what it’s like to go through the daily grind of getting ready for the regular season, which begins October 8 at Amalie Arena vs. Philadelphia. B...

Training Camp Updates from Bolts Radio

September 17, 2015 - 20:37

Lightning Continue to Grow Hockey in Bay Area through Build the Thunder

September 17, 2015 - 20:02
In 1992, Hockey Hall of Famer Phil Esposito founded the Tampa Bay Lightning, and, essentially, hockey in the Tampa Bay area. On Monday, in front of a statue of Esposito on Ford Thunder Alley outside Amalie Arena, the Lightning announced a brand-n...

Sights and Sounds from Lightning Media Day

September 17, 2015 - 17:54
The defending Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning hosted media day at Amalie Arena on Thursday, signaling the unofficial start to the 2015-16 season. Players shuttled between taking their physicals, filling out paper work and getting h...

Lightning Sign Defenseman Daniel Walcott to Entry Level Contract

September 17, 2015 - 14:48
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Daniel Walcott to a three-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Walcott, 21, skated in 54 games last season with the Blainville-Boisbriand Armad...

Lightning announce 2015 Training Camp schedule

September 16, 2015 - 16:26
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced their 2015 Training Camp schedule. The camp opens with medicals and testing tomorrow, September 17. The on ice portion kicks off with the first group skating at 9:30 a.m. at the Brandon Ice Spo...

Lightning Radio Returns for the 2015-16 Lightning Season

September 16, 2015 - 12:31
In time for another exciting season of Lightning hockey, Lightning Radio’s weekly show Lightning Hockey Night returns this Wednesday night at 7 p.m. on WHNZ1250-AM and the team’s iHeartRadio stationLightning Power Play . Hosts Rick Peckham and Bob...

Lightning to host Lightning Launch weekend presented by Florida Hospital

September 16, 2015 - 08:47
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will host Lightning Launch Weekend presented by Florida Hospital, a three-day event kicking off the Lightning’s 2015-16 season this Friday, September 18, at Amalie Arena. The weekend will feature Lightning Live,...

Lightning announce 2015 Training Camp Roster

September 15, 2015 - 12:13
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced their 63-man roster for their 2015 Training Camp which opens on Thursday at Amalie Arena with medical and physical testing. The roster features 36 forwards, 20 defensemen and seven goaltenders. ...

Fox Sports Sun and Lightning announce 2015-16 TV schedule

September 15, 2015 - 10:45
TAMPA, Fla. – FOX Sports Sun and the Tampa Bay Lightning jointly announced today the team’s 2015-16 NHL regular season television schedule, featuring 74 games broadcast on the network. FOX Sports Sun will start the season in Tampa Bay as the Bol...

Top Pick Stephens Stars at Lightning Prospect Tourney

September 14, 2015 - 17:45
Following Tampa Bay’s selection of Peterborough, Ontario, native Mitchell Stephens with its first selection (second round, 33rd overall) at the 2015 NHL Draft, Lightning director of amateur scouting Al Murray raised a few eyebrows when he compared...

Lightning team with NHL and NHLPA to 'Build the Thunder' in Tampa Bay

September 14, 2015 - 14:21
TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning, in conjunction with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), is investing more than $6 million over the next five years to grow the game of hockey and teach ...

On Point: Brayden Point Continues to Shine at Rookie Camp

September 13, 2015 - 13:59
Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Brayden Point said playing in the American Hockey League with Syracuse at the end of the 2014-15 was an “eye-opening” experience. Point’s season with Moose Jaw of the Western Hockey League ended March 21, the center l...

Disappointment, Desire Drive DeAngelo

September 12, 2015 - 15:25
By all accounts, 2014-15 was a banner season for Tampa Bay Lightning defensive prospect Anthony DeAngelo. The Bolts’ first-round draft pick (19th overall) 15 months ago, DeAngelo began the season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Sarnia Sting, his...