Lightning Team News

Bishop leaves game in Ottawa

Ben Bishop left the game in Ottawa after an accidental collision with a teammate.

If only for a moment, Tampa Bay is tops

It's been a while since Bolts fans looked at the NHL's Eastern Conference standings and saw this sight.


VIDEO: Jon Cooper reacts to Lightning's 5-0 loss

Tampa Bay Lightning Coach Jon Cooper was not pleased after his team lost to the Boston Bruins.

Young Lightning team learns the hard way

The Tampa Bay Lightning might have lost 5-4 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. However, Lightning Coach Jon Cooper thinks his team played "a heck of a hockey game" against some of the league's "most elite players."

Lightning's St. Louis surpasses Bobby Orr

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Marty St. Louis's goal and assist in Thursday's 7-2 win over the Panthers put him ahead of Bobby Orr on the National Hockey League's all time points leaders list.

Stamkos scores #1 for the season

The shorthanded goal put the Lightning up 2-0 in the first against Florida on Thursday night.

Lightning forward Tom Pyatt out indefinitely

Tampa Bay announced Wednesday that the team will not make any call-ups and will move ahead with a 22 man roster.

Lightning bestow captaincy upon Marty St. Louis

The Lightning name the franchise's tenth captain in team history, who succeeds departed center Vincent Lecavalier.

Season preview: Lineup projections / depth

Twenty-three men fill out the Lightning roster, here's the projected lines and some depth discussion.

Lightning transactions and notes for Tuesday

The Bolts add depth to their system while trimming their camp roster, plus the lineup for Wednesday's preseason game against the St. Louis Blues in Orlando.


Bolts to unveil new captain October 1st

A previously scheduled invite-only event at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg will be where the next Tampa Bay Lightning team captain is unveiled to the public.

Day one of camp: Defense a priority

It's not as fun as scoring goals, but head coach Jon Cooper puts an emphasis on defensive responsibilities during day one of camp.

Move over, Jon Drouin... To center.

The #3 pick in the 2013 NHL draft has an organizational wish come up on the first day of camp.

Media day notes at the beginning of trianing camp

The first day of training camp is mostly paperwork and media. Here are some nuggets from this morning at Times Palace.

Bolts announce Fan Fest for September 14th

For the second time in 2013, the Lightning will hold a fan event at the Tampa Bay Times Forum to coincide training camp.

Lightning announce rookie camp roster, schedule

The Bolts will participate in their annual rookie tournament in Coral Springs from September 6-8 along with the Boston Bruins, Florida Panthers, and Nashville Predators.

"Nacho" Labrie signs a one-year contract

The fourth-liner was set to become a Group IV free-agent.

Tampa extends qualifying offers to 3 players

Three players who would have been UFAs this week get qualified, while four more do not.

D Brendan Mikkelson not given a qualifying offer

TSN's Bob McKenzie reports that the Lightning will not retain Brendan Mikkelson, making him an unrestricted free agent. Mikkelson had played most of his 2013 season with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL.

Yzerman's letter to Season Ticket Members

An email was sent out to Season Ticket Members regarding this morning's news that Vincent Lecavalier is to be bought out.

Aulie re-signed by Bolts, now what?

With Aulie back in the fold, the defense seems set for next season... Or is it?

Report: Bolts sign Swiss star Reto Suri

The Swiss-A league star will play one more season in Europe before coming to North America and joining the Lightning organization.

2011-12 Raw Charge end season awards: Better late than never

A ridiculously overdue post to prepare you for the forthcoming lockout, er, I mean season. Raw Charge's award winners from the 2011-12 campaign.

Hints of a Tampa Bay Lightning season in the shadow of a potential lockout

With the threat of a work stoppage looming large over the NHL, the promise of an upcoming season is still readily available: NHL players practicing in Brandon, and the national TV schedule released today.

Jaroslav Janus departs North America for Slovan of KHL

Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Jaroslav Janus looks to play for Slovan of the KHL this season.

Jaroslav Janus explores European options

After being displaced by the Tampa Bay Lightning's sining of goalie Riku Helenius, Jaroslav Janus assesses his options overseas in a reversal of fortune for the goalie that had once displaced Helenius.

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