Lightning and NHL Rumors


Vinny to Tampa Bay an unlikely option

Written in response to a FanPost, John Fontana elaborates on the idea of Vincent lecavalier as an option for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Just where does Brad Richards land?


An earlier tweet suggested Tampa Bay as a possible landing point.

Report:D Dan Boyle getting rich offer from Detroit


The former Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman has been linked to Tampa in some rumors leading up to today's start of free agency.

Center Sam Gagner traded to Tampa Bay


Has the Lightning obtained the center with the sole intention to buy him out? Teddy Purcell goes to Edmonton in the deal

More on Tampa Bay's bid for the #1


Though we don't know for sure what was on the table, we're made aware who Steve Yzerman wasn't willing to give up to move up.

Bolts tried to acquire 1st overall pick


An odd rumor from last night turns out to be factual.

NHL Draft: TV Schedule and Draft Order


The Tampa Bay Lightning take eight picks into the 2014 NHL Entry Draft starting tonight at 7 PM Eastern in Philadelphia.

Rumor: Bolts in on Garrison


TSN's Bob McKenzie suggests the Lightning and Montreal Canadiens are after the veteran defesnseman who may or may not willingly move to another club.

Callahan extension 'imminent'


With just minutes remaining until Ryan Callahan could begin speaking to other teams, the Tampa Bay Lightning are reportedly about to sign the 29-year old winger to a long-term contract extension.

No qualifying offer to Lindback

The Swedish netminder becomes an unrestricted free agent, but that doesn't necessarily mean he's gone.


Players likely to be moved this summer


With trades, free agency, and compliance buyouts taking place this summer, several big-name players could be calling a new team home next season.

Is Vinny out in Philly?


You could see this coming at the time he signed, but Vinny Lecavalier is likely done in Philly.

The saga resumes: Defenseman Paul Ranger signs with AHL Toronto Marlies


Paul Ranger went missing from teh Tampa Bay Lightning in October 2009, for personal reasons. It's been reported that Ranger is back in professional hockey now.

Are the Lightning set to announce a net gain?


With the NHL Draft approaching, the Lightning may have added depth to their goaltending stable.

Report says Helenius wants 2-year deal to return to Tampa Bay Lightning


Former 1st round draft pick Riku Helenius, coming off a strong season in Europe, has interest in playing in North America again.

So, about those goalies: Yzerman's tough decision


Steve Yzerman and the Lightning staff have a tough decision to make regarding the goaltender situation in Tampa Bay. This decision starts with their assessment of the talent currently in the system...

Roberto Luongo's trade value is lower than what idle speculators would have you think


Trade speculation season is in full swing with so many NHL teams being idle. And with the speculation comes silliness.

Why Roberto Luongo wouldn't be a disaster for the Lightning


It might make hockey sense for the Tampa Bay Lightning to look very closely at Roberto Luongo.

About those Roberto Luongo rumors....


With a single benching, speculation about Roberto Luongo's future in Vancouver went into overdrive in the media and among idle fans.

Report: Lightning sign G Sebastien Caron from Europe


Reports have it that the Lightning have signed G Sebastien Caron for the remainder of the season.

Tampa Bay Lightning acquire Brian Lee from Ottawa Senators


The Tampa Bay Lightning continued to revamp their defens e corps on Monday by acquiring Brian Lee from teh Ottawa Senators.

RW prospect Carter Ashton traded to Toronto Maple Leafs for Keith Aulie


The Lightning have traded one of their prized forward prospects for massive Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Keith Aulie.

Tampa Bay Lightning trade for Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Commodore


With the Bolts hurting on the blue line, GM Steve yzerman brings in some depth in veteran Mike Commodore.

2012 NHL Trade Deadline: Final countdown and open thread


The 2012 NHL Trade Deadline arrives at 3 PM Eastern Standard Time. This is open discussion about deadline day dealings and what (if anything) the Tampa Bay Lightning will do today or going forward...

From the inside out: My initial foray into the exciting world of NHL rumor mongering


NHL rumors fly fast and furious this time of year. A Raw Charge writer wants in on that action.

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