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Lightning re-sign forward Richard Panik

July 11, 2014 - 13:33
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Richard Panik to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Panik, 6-foot-1, 208 pounds, played in 50 games with Tampa Bay last seas...

Lightning sign Brenden Morrow and Philippe Paradis

July 11, 2014 - 09:07
TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Tampa Bay also signed forward Philippe Paradis (pair-ah-DEE) to a one-year,...

What's the difference between a one-way and a two-way contract?

July 11, 2014 - 08:43
After making a splash on July 1, free agency has cooled down slightly for the Tampa Bay Lightning and the rest of the NHL. However there’s a tricky topic to discuss in all of those contract signings – the difference between a one-way and two-way c...

Lightning re-sign Brett Connolly

July 10, 2014 - 15:43
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Brett Connolly to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Connolly, 22, skated in 11 games with the Lightning last season, posti...

Mishkin's Musings: Taking a look back at Free Agency and Development Camp

July 10, 2014 - 10:23
Free Agency: As it turned out, the Lightning’s decision to open up several million dollars in cap space served them when the free agency signing period began on July 1. The trades of Teddy Purcell, Sam Gagner, B.J. Crombeen and Nate Thompson not o...

Lightning sign free agent forward Jerome Samson

July 10, 2014 - 07:47
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Jerome Samson to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Samson, 26, skated in 68 games with the St. John's IceCaps of the American...

Sports Illustrated ranks Bolts farm system fourth best in NHL

July 9, 2014 - 12:20
SI.com recently ranked the top five farm systems in the NHL and the Lightning ranked No. 4 on Allan Muir's list. The Sabres ranked No. 1 on Muir's list thanks to No. 2 overall pick Sam Reinhart and 2013 first-round picks Rasmus Ristolainen and ...

Callahan helped recruit Stralman, Boyle to Lightning

July 9, 2014 - 11:48
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan is getting credit this week for doing his part to help general manager Steve Yzerman reel in two unrestricted free agents last week. Defenseman Anton Stralman and center Brian Boyle confirmed in separat...

Anton Stralman ready for new opportunities with Bolts

July 9, 2014 - 11:04
A lot has changed for Anton Stralman since playing in the Stanley Cup Final less than a month ago, but the veteran defenseman is excited about his future after seeing the Tampa Bay Lightning’s success in 2013-14 and its offseason direction thus fa...

Lightning re-sign forward Cody Kunyk to a one-year contract

July 8, 2014 - 10:48
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Cody Kunyk to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Kunyk, 24, made his NHL debut with the Lightning on April 13 at Washington...

Drouin expects to make Lightning this time around

July 8, 2014 - 10:02
Tampa Bay Lightning forward prospect Jonathan Drouin was one of the most decorated players in junior hockey when he was selected third in the 2013 NHL Draft. Instead of debuting in the League, he was sent back to junior and established himself...

Lightning sign defenseman Matt Corrente

July 8, 2014 - 08:40
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Matt Corrente to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Corrente, 26, skated in 72 games with the Charlotte Checkers of the Ame...

Lightning Hire Eric Blankenship as Vice President of Marketing

July 7, 2014 - 21:00
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have named Eric Blankenship to the position of vice president of marketing, the team announced today. Blankenship, who joins the Lightning organization from Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc., will have multiple duties with...

Development Camp Notebook: Wrapping up camp

July 7, 2014 - 14:38
The number one goal for prospects at the Tampa Bay Lightning’s annual development camp is education, but director of player development Stacy Roest knows it is important to mix-in some fun too. That’s why the Bolts close camp with an annual 3-o...

Lightning hire former Stanley Cup Champion GM Jay Feaster

July 7, 2014 - 13:55
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have named Jay Feaster to the position of executive director of community hockey development announced today. In his new role, Feaster will be working with local youth to help grow hockey in the Tampa Bay ar...

Lightning Foundation set to continue Community Heroes program

July 7, 2014 - 10:47
TAMPA BAY – The Lightning Foundation, charitable arm of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced today that it will continue its ‘Lightning Community Heroes’ program, an initiative designed to distribute more than $2 million of the $10 million pledge by...

5 Things We Learned on Day 2 of the Lightning Development Camp 3-on-3 Tournament

July 6, 2014 - 16:19
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s annual 3-on-3 prospect tournament helped wrap-up development camp Sunday at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. Along the way the Bolts learned some valuable new things about their crop of rookies. Lightning beat reporterMissy ...

Team Filppula wins 3-on-3 tournament

July 6, 2014 - 11:45
Team Filppula, led by two goals each by Brendan O'Donnell and Anthony DeAngelo, defeated Team Stamkos 5-1 in the championship game of the Lightning Development Camp 3-on-3 tournament on Sunday at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. O'Donnell scored ...