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Olympics, World Junior Championships and other international tournaments.

Lightning Round: Finding the former Bolts at the Spengler Cup

A trip down memory lane!

Quick Strikes: Tampa’s own Declan Farmer the Golden Hero for Team USA in Sledge Hockey

and Olivier Archambault is kinda sorta pretty damn good.

The U.S. Men’s Olympic Hockey team has names from Tampa Bay Lightning’s past

Why does Noah Welch’s name seem familiar?

Scouting the 2017 NHL Draft: A shoulder injury could drop Klim Kostin into the Lightning’s range

Steve Yzerman has been known to take a chance or two in the first round.

Lightning prospect Raddysh is 4th player in Team Canada history to score 4 goals in a game

The Bolts’ 2016 second round draft pick just wrote his name into Hockey Canada’s record books.

World Juniors 2017: Canada vs. Russia, Toronto, Monday, Dec. 26

Full schedule of the four games on tap today.

Team USA to participate in Women’s World Ice Sledge Hockey Festival

Team USA, Team Canada, and Team Europe will participate in this weekend’s Women’s World Ice Sledge Hockey Festival to help develop the game around the world.

World Cup tonight: Sweden vs. Russia and North America vs. Finland

Check back for more updates as the games get closer.

#WCH2016 tonight: USA vs. Europe and Canada vs. Czech Republic

The games matter now because before, it didn’t. Not really.

World Cup updates: Stamkos with Tavares, Sweden’s matching suits and more

As teams hit the ice, lines come together.

Tampa Bay defensive duo in the spotlight over in Sweden

The Bolts top blueliners will play together in the World Cup tournament for Team Sweden.

Are you excited for the World Cup?

A simple question with maybe not-so-simple answers.

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Vasy cometh... because he can't stand the KHL

Interesting quote from Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy. There are many big names at the moment (read: Pavel Datsyuk) who contrast this form of opinion... At least for the moment.

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Tampa Bay Lightning GM and former Detroit Red Wing Steve Yzerman comments on the passing of NHL legend Gordie Howe

"It was very saddening to hear the news of Gordie's passing this morning. He has been an icon not only in Detroit, but throughout the entire hockey world for as long as I can remember. As one of th...
-- Steve Yzerman, remarks releas...

"What now?"

One simple, two word question and how there's so many different aspects it applies to with the team and the future of Steven Stamkos.

USA and Canada play for gold at the WSHC

The United States and Canada will play for the gold medal today at 4 p.m. at the World Sled Hockey Challenge in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

Where are they now?

Players come and go. It's the nature of the business. Some are popular while they're here... Some... Not so much. But no matter their popularity, there's always someone that was a fan. So where are they now?

Point, Stephens on initial Team Canada WJC roster

Brayden Point and Mitchell Stephens named to Team Canada World Junior Championship Selection Camp roster.

Nikita Gusev contemplates joining best friend

Relegated to 4th line time in the KHL could the Bolts 2012 draft pick end up playing in North America soon?

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Meanwhile, in Switzerland... Guy Bouchcer explodes

His name is being dropped on occasion by pundits and media types in North America as a candidate to replace troubled head coaches through the NHL. That leads to the question: What is the state of former Tampa Bay coach Guy Boucher in Switzerland? The answer? Angry.

Tampa eliminated from WJC host contention

Tampa Bay is out of contention. Why is a favorable winter destination not good enough?

Swiss League becoming Landing Spot for players

The Swiss Men's professional ice hockey league is becoming something of a destination for in-between players; guys that for whatever reason aren't quite good enough to break into the NHL, but good enough to earn a better opportunity than in the AHL.

Swiss League becoming Landing Spot for players

The Swiss Men's professional ice hockey league is becoming something of a destination for in-between players; guys that for whatever reason aren't quite good enough to break into the NHL, but good enough to earn a better opportunity than in the AHL.

Channelside plans and Tampa Bay's WJC Bid

Tampa Bay has been named by USA Hockey as a finalist for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. What role will ongoing renovation and development by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik in the Channelside District play?

Tampa Bay a finalist for 2018 WJCS

Tampa is among a group of five major US cities vying for the 2018 Men's under=20 tournament.

The Retirement of #26, Martin St. Louis

Don't get lost in how it ended in Tampa, Lightning fans, revel in the accomplishments achieved by the retiring forward.

2015 NHL entry draft open thread

Unorthodox Lineup could help Blackhawks

With Oduya possibly ailing, could we see Coach Q go to 7 D? It's worked for Cooper, but it is a unorthodox move in today's NHL.

Of hockey events and Tampa Bay

There are a series of IIHF and NHL events that could and have been hosted in Tampa Bay, one that can never be hosted here, and where would you rather see a Stadium Series game held in TB?

Vladdy, Drouin, and the World Junior Championships

Speculation aid one thing, a more informed source says the other about Jonathan Drouin and the WJCs.

WC Recap: Vasya steals show in 6-1 Russia romp

Russia cruised past Team USA 6-1 with an offensive outburst, but perhaps most impressive was the performance in net by 19-year old Tampa Bay Lightning goaltending prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy.

WC Recap: Tyler Johnson scores game-winner for USA

Tyler Johnson scored the game-winning goal and also added an assist in Team USA's 3-2 victory over Switzerland; also, updates on other Tampa Bay Lightning prospects and players at the IIHF World Championships in Minsk, Belarus.