The general manager spoke about the Olympics, the team’s identity and managing Andrei Vasilevskiy’s workload.
A translation of interview from Sport24.ru
Transcripts and Translations
Ten minutes of magnificence from Alex Volkov, happy Nikita Kucherov, and other details of the victory
A reporter asked the coach about the power play and the possibility of switching some roles.
The beginning of Nikita Kucherov’s path in North America.
A wild Steve Yzerman appears.
Nikita Kucherov’s character took root in childhood, and here’s why.
Starting a series about Nikita Kucherov’s long and difficult story.
The second part of the interview
Translation from Sport24: Alex Volkov opens up about his NHL debut and friendship with Nikita Kucherov
Part 1 of a 2 part interview
And expresses himself about the end of playoffs.
Palat is one of the many stars headed to the World Championships.
Transcribed for accessibility, St. Louis thanks all of those that helped him throughout his career.
How does Sergachev feel about losing the ECF? What does he think of Brad Marchand’s licking? This translation has it all.
Or at least get to know how much he enjoys competing against his big brother Maxime?
Andrei Vasilevskiy: “As you might have noticed, the Lightning won the Stanley Cup with a Russian goalie”
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender discusses the beginning of his path in hockey, transition to the NHL, and the All-Star Game in Tampa.
"We came here to have some fun and bring joy to the fans."
Translation: Sergachev on his role on the ice, “Everyone loves scoring, but I’m a defender first and foremost”
Mikhail Sergachev discusses the importance of Russians in the team’s success, being compared to other great players, and his priorities as a defender.
Transcribed for accessibility. Tampa Bay Lightning netminder Louis Domingue talks about his tumultous season, almost quitting hockey, and finding a place in the Bolts organization.
"Opportunities were given to other players, and I either play or wait for my chance."
...And the joy of playing with an old friend.
Translation: Libor Hajek discusses the Syracuse Crunch, the NHL, and the IIHF World Junior Championship
Translated from an article in Czech at iSport.cz.
Translation: Nikita Kucherov speaks to Sovsport.ru about chemistry with Stamkos and playing without greed
"I’d even say that Steven reminds me of a Russian."
Mikhail Sergachev talked to writer Daria Tuboltseva about scoring on Sergei Bobrovsky, dealing with nerves, and his reason for getting a law degree.
Translation: Nikita Kucherov tells Sovsport.ru “If I tell you [my strategy] now, I have to invent something new”
"The main thing is to hit the net."
Translation: Nikita Kucherov tells Sport-express, “I don’t want to miss playoffs any time in my career”
"I don’t want to watch other teams fight for the Stanley Cup."
Former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Vincent Lecavelier talks about his jersey retirement, his relationship with Martin St. Louis, and why he loves the city of Tampa.
Transcribed for accessibility. Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman discusses training camp and expectations for the upcoming season.
Translation: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Alexey Lipanov talks about the draft and Dominik Hasek in old man’s socks
"[Yzerman] is collecting Russians again."
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ondrej Palat discusses his new contract, the core of the team, and his thoughts on Steve Yzerman’s decision to trade Jonathan Drouin.
“I’ve graduated from college, now I’m planning to get higher education. I’m going to apply to the Faculty of Law.”
Transcribed for accessibility: Dan Girardi talks about joining the Tampa Bay Lightning, leaving the New York Rangers, his health, and his future on the Bolts blue line.
“I know that it’s warm in Tampa and that there is ocean!”
Transcribed for accessibility. Tampa Bay Lightning Director of Amateur Scouting Al Murray discusses the 2017 NHL entry draft, Sergachev’s abilities, and the collective effort of the scouting staff.