Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tampa Bay Lightning

What they’re saying about Steve Yzerman stepping down as Lightning GM

What they’re saying about Steve Yzerman stepping down as Lightning GM

The surprise news today that Steve Yzerman is stepping down as general manager of the Lightning to take an advisory role with the team elicited many of the type of responses you might expect: shock, bewilderment, disappointment.Yzerman �ᘷ...
Published: 09/11/18
Ex-Lightning forward Brett Connolly says he won’t attend Capitals’ White House visit

Ex-Lightning forward Brett Connolly says he won’t attend Capitals’ White House visit

If the Washington Capitals visit the White House as part of a tradition for most championship teams, forward Brett Connolly won’t be attending, he told reporters in Toronto on Wednesday. Connolly is the second player to say he would decline an invita...
Updated one month ago
Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos among favorites for Hart Trophy

Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos among favorites for Hart Trophy

You've got to like the chances of a Lightning player winning the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player this season.Two Bolts are among the top 13 favorites for the award listed by online sportsbook Bovada, including one in the top s...
Updated one month ago
Visit by Chandler Stephenson, Stanley Cup stirs emotion in Humboldt

Visit by Chandler Stephenson, Stanley Cup stirs emotion in Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan — A small Saskatchewan city devastated by a fatal bus crash involving its junior hockey team welcomed a trophy on Friday that fans no doubt hoped would one day be hoisted by one of their boys. Washington Capitals forward Chandl...
Updated one month ago
Nikita Kucherov tweet has Lightning fans longing for Artemi Panarin

Nikita Kucherov tweet has Lightning fans longing for Artemi Panarin

Nikita Kucherov sent Lightning fans into a frenzy Thursday when he tweeted out a photo of him and Tampa Bay goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy posing, shirtless, alongside Blue Jackets left wing Artemi Panarin in front of a volleyball net on a bay area be...
Updated one month ago
Capitals’ Chandler Stephenson taking Stanley Cup to Humboldt to help town heal

Capitals’ Chandler Stephenson taking Stanley Cup to Humboldt to help town heal

Chandler Stephenson was mid-celebration on the ice after winning the Stanley Cup when someone yelled his name. Stephenson looked up into the stands and saw Brayden Camrud, a friend from back home who played for the Humboldt Broncos junior team. Camru...
Updated one month ago
Lightning to hold annual Fan Fest on Sept. 23

Lightning to hold annual Fan Fest on Sept. 23

Lightning fans will have their first chance to interact with the 2018-19 Lightning squad at Fan Fest Sept. 23 at Amalie Arena.The annual event is free and open to the public.Attendees will have the chance to watch the Lightning practice, get autograp...
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An Aretha Franklin tribute from the Lightning anthem singer

An Aretha Franklin tribute from the Lightning anthem singer

The Tampa woman who sings the national anthem before Lightning games at Amalie Arena has joined the chorus.Retired Air Force technical sergeant Sonya Bryson-Kirksey took to Twitter on Thursday morning following the news of Aretha Franklin's death at ...
Updated one month ago
Lightning enters three-year deal with ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears

Lightning enters three-year deal with ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears

The Lightning has entered into a three-year agreement to make the Orlando Solar Bears its primary ECHL affiliate starting this season, the teams announced today in a joint news release.The ECHL is considered the top "AA" hockey league in North Americ...
Updated one month ago
Lightning to be featured 12 times on NBC or NBCSN this season

Lightning to be featured 12 times on NBC or NBCSN this season

The Lightning's Feb. 2 game against the New York Rangers is among 13 NHL games league-wide that will be featured on NBC this season. The Sunday night game at Madison Square Garden will be the "NHL Game of the Week".In all, 12 Lightning...
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