Lightning Franchise news

Rick Peckham interviews Steve Yzerman

We've posted the video interview between Rick Peckham and Steve Yzerman from yesterday.

With a new GM secured, the Lightning head coach search begins

The ink isn't dry yet on Steve Yzreman's contract, but we have to speculate just who he will hire as head coach. Here are just a few names out there...

Steve Yzerman to be introduced as Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager at 3PM press conference

Steve Yzerman will be named GM of the Tampa Bay Lightning at 3 PM today. Ladies and gentlemen, the wait is over...

The profound silence of the Lightning executive hunt

Chris Botta reported Wednesday Night that Steve Yzerman is still very much a candidate in Tampa for the role of GM. We touch on the report, the rumors that had listed the contrary, as well as the gag order coming from the Lightning organization for all candidates.

Answering the question of the McGuire candidacy

Pierre McGuire's name has come up several times for the Tampa Bay Lightning GM opening. John Fontana asks the question -- why?

"World class" comes into question as Bolts, Walsh squabble over medical costs

Allan Walsh is not happy with the Lightning, and "World Class" has come into question as medical costs are not covered for injured Stephane Veilleux.

Dave Nonis out of consideration for Lightning GM Role

Dave Nonis, assistant to Brian Burke in Toronto, is reportedly out of the running for the Lightning GM job.

Jeffrey Vinik's Modus Operandi

The sounds of silence dominate Jeffrey Vinik's search for a CEO for the Tampa Bay Lightning... And he wouldn't like it better any other way. While the media shares speculation-as-fact with readers, Vinik does what he does best: Operating in the silence with a plan that only he knows for sure.

Public Opinion: What fans have to say about Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik's early moves

New Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik fired GM Brian Lawton and head coach Rick Tocchet. Here's what some of the public thinks of his moves.

Media jump-starts GM Search for Lightning

Speculation is already in high gear regarding replacement of Brian Lawton. Who will be the next Lightning GM?

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