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Lightning Announce Rookie Camp Roster

The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their full roster for rookie camp and the Rookie Tournament being hosted by the Nashville Predators next month.

Lightning Announce Rookie Camp Roster

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced their full roster for rookie camp and the Rookie Tournament being hosted by the Nashville Predators next month.

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Top 25 Under 25: JT Brown

The right wing cracked the Tampa Bay Lightning lineup after a stellar start to his second AHL campaign with the Syracuse Crunch, and remained in the NHL for the rest of the year, where his tenacity...

Top 25 Under 25: JT Brown

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The right wing cracked the Tampa Bay Lightning lineup after a stellar start to his second AHL campaign with the Syracuse Crunch, and remained in the NHL for the rest of the year, where his tenacity...

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Projecting the Lightning Roster: Defense

The blue line underwent another off season makeover and there are some fresh faces (some young, one old) likely to be in net this year, too.

Projecting the Lightning Roster: Defense

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The blue line underwent another off season makeover and there are some fresh faces (some young, one old) likely to be in net this year, too.

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Quick Strikes for Friday, August 29

It's finally Friday! Here is some news to start your day, including the hiring of a 19-year-old director of player development, why Dan Patrick thinks Las Vegas will have an NHL team, and a look at...

Quick Strikes for Friday, August 29

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It's finally Friday! Here is some news to start your day, including the hiring of a 19-year-old director of player development, why Dan Patrick thinks Las Vegas will have an NHL team, and a look at...

Steven Stamkos still has his leg taped but don't worry guys

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It's been almost 10 months since Steven Stamkos fractured his leg against the Boston Bruins. Christine Simpson of Sportsnet caught up with him to talk about the upcoming season. James Mirtle, among others, pointed out that he's still got his leg taped. Which is normal for a guy training that hard less than a year removed from a major injury.

Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 28

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For your Thursday Quick Strikes, we look at new fancy stats, some commentary on what is wrong with the reports of an NHL expansion, and why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is personal for Brian Boyle...

Projecting the Lightning Roster: Forwards

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Today is Tampa Bay Lightning day on NHL.com, including a puzzling projection of Tampa Bay's forward lines come fall. Raw Charge weighs in with a roster projection of it's own.

Syracuse Crunch 2014-15 AHL Schedule Released

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Some quick thoughts and notes on the AHL schedule release and what it means for Tampa Bay's top affiliate.

Top 25 Under 25: Andrej Sustr

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The big Czech defender was re-signed earlier this year and enters 2014-15 with a new logjam of right-side blue liners ahead of him on the depth chart.

Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 27

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Some good news for Lightning fans, a feature on the man behind the NHL-to-Seattle push, and some competition for Jonathan Drouin make up the Quick Strikes for your Wednesday morning.

Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 26

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Some predictions and expectations for the Tampa Bay Lightning, a new test for concussions, and the Best of the Bay survey make up your news from around the hockey world for your Tuesday morning.

Crunch ink forward Costello to an AHL deal

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Costello totaled 82 points (41g, 41a) in 145 collegiate games with the University of Notre Dame.

Quick Strikes for Monday, August 25

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News from around the NHL for Monday, August 25.

Quick Strike for Sunday, August 24

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Eric Brewer owns himself a major junior hockey team, Lightning prospects and how they are trending, Corey Sznajder gets some TSN love, and more in our Sunday links.

Top 25 Under 25: Brett Connolly

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While he hasn't rocketed up the organizational depth chart as fast as some would like, Brett Connolly has quietly put together a solid AHL resume, and looks to earn permanent top-9 minutes with the...

Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 23

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A few Tampa Bay Lightning players make Yahoo's top 100 Fantasy Hockey rankings, Steve Yzerman does the Ice Bucket Challenge, and the Sharks are stark raving mad. Links for your Saturday morning.

Quick Strikes for Friday, August 22

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The Huffington Post tries to cover hockey, Tik makes an appearance, and the other Leiweke gets overlooked again.

Top 25 Under 25: Richard Panik

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What was supposed to be a breakout year for the entire "Top Gun Line" saw two-thirds nominated for the Calder Trophy and Richard Panik sent back to Syracuse at one point. So what went wrong?

Surviving without Extra Skater

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For those who've never used the older hockey stats sites, here's a guide to finding your way through the maze. With pictures.

Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 21

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Off ice news indirectly tied to the Lightning is among our Thursday morning link set.

Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 20

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Your daily Tampa Bay Lightning and NHL news, featuring (gasp!) another Tweetgate, the Leafs hiring bloggers, and the sale of the New York Islanders.

Lightning let slip 3rd jersey schedule

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The Bolts will wear their new third jersey system 12 times next season. Just when will it be unveiled remains unknown.

Top 25 Under 25: Vlad Namestnikov

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The talented Russian center takes a little tumble down our rankings from a season ago in spite of a very good sophomore season in the AHL with the Syracuse Crunch.

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