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Five Things To Watch For As The Lightning Return to Action

February 26, 2014 - 08:51
1. The Return of Steven Stamkos Being closely monitored by the Lightning training staff and doctors over the course of his rehab for a broken right tibia, Stamkos may not be re-joining the team as they re-open the campaign on the road. One thin...

Prospect of the Week: Kristers Gudlevskis

February 25, 2014 - 16:39
The recent showing at the Olympics highlighted many players, but none surprised as much as Tampa Bay Lightning prospect and Team Latvia goaltender, Kristers Gudlevskis. His standout performance in the quarterfinal game against Canada stunned fa...

Lightning Set to Hold 13th Annual Bolt Run on March 15

February 25, 2014 - 10:46
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Lightning Foundation will hold the 13th annual Bolt Run, presented by vitaminwater®, benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, on Saturday, March 15 with the first race starting at 7 a.m. Each registe...

Stamkos Not Cleared To Play in Upcoming Road Trip

February 24, 2014 - 17:42
After undergoing an X-ray Monday afternoon, Steven Stamkos learned he was not cleared to play in the Tampa Bay Lightning's four-game road trip, which begins Thursday, February 27 at the Nashville Predators. With his long-term health always being f...

Lightning to Celebrate 10-Year Stanley Cup Anniversary March 17

February 24, 2014 - 17:37
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will hold a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the franchise's 2004 Stanley Cup Championship on Monday, March 17 when they take on the Vancouver Canucks at 7:30 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Chase is th...

First Batch Of Olympians Return To Practice

February 24, 2014 - 16:35
Following their first practice back with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Czech Republic teammates Radko Gudas and Ondrej Palat had nothing but glowing reviews of their time in Sochi, Russia. "It was awesome being on the same team with players like [Ja...

Cooper: Kostka A “No-Brainer” For The Lightning

February 24, 2014 - 16:24
With a Tampa Bay Lightning team that needed an upgrade on defense heading into the 2013-14 campaign, the Bolts have made strides on their blue line thus far. After meshing solid veteran blueliners – Eric Brewer, Matt Carle and Sami Salo – with ...

Lightning Claim Defenseman Mike Kostka Off Waivers

February 23, 2014 - 14:19
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have claimed defenseman Mike Kostka off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Kostka, 28, has skated in nine games with the Blackhawks this se...

Lightning Practices To Reach “Whole New Level” Monday

February 23, 2014 - 12:57
After spending three days in Orlando with a mini team orientation, the Tampa Bay Lightning were pleased with the results at the close of camp. 'We accomplished what we wanted to accomplish," associate coach Rick Bowness said. "We got our condit...

Price leads Canada to Olympic gold

February 23, 2014 - 12:39
SOCHI -- Victory. Vindication. Another gold medal. Canada got it all Sunday at Bolshoy Ice Dome in a 3-0 victory against Sweden in the gold-medal game of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. For all the scrutinizing of the roster and the analyzing and d...

Yzerman won't return as Canada's GM

February 23, 2014 - 12:22
Steve Yzerman said Sunday that he will not return as the executive director for Canada's Olympic team in 2018. He made the announcement following Canada's 3-0 victory against Sweden in the gold-medal game of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Yzerman, 48...

Carle, Filppula and Johnson All Make An Appearance On Ice Friday

February 21, 2014 - 16:20
While Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper's update on Matt Carle, Valtteri Filppula and Tyler Johnson included none of them being ready to practice in Orlando with the team, they all managed to put on skates and take to the ice Friday. Al...

Slater Koekkoek is Lightning Prospect of the Week

February 20, 2014 - 16:14
Tampa Bay Lightning prospect and Windsor Spitfires captain and defenseman, Slater Koekkoek, is currently riding a three-game point streak and sits tied for third on the team in points. Koekkoek's most recent performances have come in the month...

Lightning Open Up Mini Camp In Orlando Ready To Work

February 20, 2014 - 15:48
It has become obvious in Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper's short tenure that he is a player's coach. One way he has helped that attitude transpire is through mini team getaways like this one, Thursday through Saturday in Orlando. "Dis...

Jones, Shootout Challenge Finalists to Compete at Tampa Bay Times Forum

February 20, 2014 - 13:49
More than 60 players from the ages of 9-60 traveled from as far as Kissimmee and Daytona to the Brandon Ice Sports Forum to compete in the newly reintroduced Tampa Bay Lightning Shootout Challenge. In the all-day event contestants separated int...

Lightning Host Hockey Day In Tampa Bay

February 20, 2014 - 13:33
The Tampa Bay Lightning proudly hosted Hockey Day in Tampa Bay on Sunday, February 9 in a day that was filled with great hockey events involving members of the local ice hockey community. The day started off as a showcase for local hockey talen...

Bolts Report Back To Tampa Bay; Update On Team’s Health

February 20, 2014 - 10:19
The past 10 days off was much needed for a number of Tampa Bay Lightning players. Ben Bishop, who was fighting through a wrist ailment, played the final game before Olympic break, but had been in and out of the lineup several times leading up t...

Tassone, Shootout Challenge finalists to compete at the Tampa Bay Times Forum

February 13, 2014 - 10:46
More than 60 players from the ages of 9-60 traveled from as far as Kissimmee and Daytona to the Brandon Ice Sports Forum to compete in the newly reintroduced Tampa Bay Lightning Shootout Challenge. In the all-day event contestants separated in...

Teammates Gudas, Palat hope to shine in Sochi

February 10, 2014 - 22:11
Despite being almost the same age and hailing from the same country, Radko Gudas and Ondrej Palat do not have much in common. "Just beer," they both said, laughing. Despite their differences, they've become very close friends since first me...

Lightning Olympians A Blend Of Experienced And New Talent

February 10, 2014 - 21:49
On the official roster deadline day for Olympic teams on January 7, 2014, a total of seven different players from the Tampa Bay Lightning organization were named to their respective country's team for the 2014 Winter Olympics. The list included...