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Bolts release preseason schedule


The Tampa Bay Lightning will play preseason home-and-homes with the Nashville Predators, Dallas Stars, and Florida Panthers starting on Tuesday, September 23 at the Times Forum.

Bolts history by-the-numbers: #20 Vinny Prospal


We continue our look at the players for the Tampa Bay Lightning through the numbers they wore with #20, as worn by Vaclav Prospal, the author's all-time favorite Lightning player.

SBN Mock Draft: Bolts Select Haydn Fleury


Safe is death, but with two first round picks and consensus number 2 defenseman Haydn Fleury falling into our laps at 19, this selection was easy.


Spezza wouldn't even be an upgrade

Setting aside the circumstances of the rumor that has Tampa Bay interested in Jason Spezza -- would he even be an upgrade on the centers currently behind Steven Stamkos on the depth chart?

Stop it with the Spezza Stuff


Tampa Bay is not the NHL's Lost and Found box, so stop trying to leave stuff you don't want down here and take home with you whatever you want.

A total fan-crush write-up on Brian Bradley


The Sweater Series looks at notable players to play for the Lightning, and for #19 we skip right past Conn Smythe winner Brad Richards and instead look at the Lightning's original All-Star, Brian...


Follow along with SB Nation's NHL Mock Draft

We lean on our network of 30+ hockey blogs to run through the first round of the NHL Draft. Bloggers covering each NHL team pick on behalf of their club, and we share the results with you.

Sweater Series #18: Jimmie Olvestad


Our sweater series isn't a "best player to wear the number" series, and though big names are often attached to our numers so far, Jimmie Olvestad wasn't a big name in Tampa Bay.

PSA: The draft is not for immediate returns


A mock draft is a guessing game, and tying a team's immediate situation to the guess is a sign of how wildly a mock draft is guessing.

Lightning historic numbers: #17 Ruslan Fedotenko


We continue our historic list of memorable Lightning players by-the-numbers with #17, Stanley Cup hero Ruslan Fedotenko.

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