Fire is seen in the compound behind Amalie Arena on Friday in Tampa.
Tampa Fire Rescue responded to a call about the blaze at 9:24 a.m. and quickly extinguished it.
Only the Lightning, which won titles in 2020 and 2021 and appeared in the 2022 final, have experienced more success during that stretch.
Eleven of the last 18 teams to play in the NHL’s championship series are in a market that did not have a team before 1991.
John Romano | Carter Verhaeghe was a role player for Tampa Bay in 2020, but has turned into a 40-goal scorer for the Florida Panthers.


  1. Golden Knights goaltender Adin Hill (33) blocks a shot on goal by Panthers center Nick Cousins (21) during the second period of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final in Las Vegas.
  2. Vegas Golden Knights left wing William Carrier celebrates after scoring during Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the Dallas Stars Monday in Dallas.
  3. Fire is seen in the compound behind Amalie Arena on Friday in Tampa.
  4. Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov, left and left wing Matthew Tkachuk, right, hold up the Prince of Wales trophy after the Panthers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference final.
  5. Since leaving his Lightning teammates like Mikhail Sergachev behind, Panthers center Carter Verhaeghe (23) has become one of the more productive forwards in the NHL with 84 goals and a plus-58 rating the past three seasons.
  6. Lightning head coach Jon Cooper will serve as a guest analyst during TNT’s broadcast of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final between the Panthers and Hurricanes.
  7. Lightning defenseman Darren Raddysh (43) celebrates his second-period goal against the Maple Leafs in Game 3 of the postseason's first round.
  8. Inserted into the lineup to give the Lightning more jump, Mikey Eyssimont scored a go-ahead goal and added an assist in a Game 5 victory over the Maple Leafs in Toronto.
  9. Lightning captain Steven Stamkos talks with reporters after the team's season-ending loss to the Maple Leafs Saturday at Amalie Arena. “I wish it wasn’t a full offseason,” Stamkos said. “But when you look at it, it is going to be beneficial for our group, for sure."
  10. Lightning team captain Steven Stamkos talks with reporters at the team's season-ending media availability Tuesday at Amalie Arena.
  11. Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) skates past Maple Leafs players as they celebrate the overtime win in Game 3 of the first round at Amalie Arena.
  12. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy speaks with reporters Tuesday at Amalie Arena. He said he pushed himself too hard this season and didn't pay enough attention to recovery, something the longer offseason will allow him to do.
  13. Left wing Alex Killorn, who will become an unrestricted free agent, speaks with reporters Tuesday at Amalie Arena. He said he definitely wants to return to the Lightning: "I love playing here. I love everything about Tampa."
  14. Lightning center Brayden Point (21) is attended to after going hard into the boards following a collision with Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly (44) during the third period of Game 3 April 22 in Tampa.
  15. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stands at the net as the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate their 2-1 win in overtime of Game 6 of their opening-rounds series Saturday at Amalie Areana.
  16. Toronto’s John Tavares (91) has plenty to celebrate Saturday night: this second-period goal by Auston Matthews, then his own in overtime.
  17. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), center, along with defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) left, and defenseman Darren Raddysh (43) look on after Maple Leafs center John Tavares scores the series-clinching goal in overtime Saturday night.
  18. Lightning left wing Brandon Hagel (38), right, reacts after being hit in the face by Maple Leafs defenseman TJ Brodie (78) during the third period Saturday night. The Lightning wanted a penalty, but there was no call.
  19. Lightning defenseman Zach Bogosian (24), right, and Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake McCabe (22), left, talk as Tampa Bay right wing Corey Perry (10), right, looks on following Saturday's series-ending game at Amalie Arena.
  20. Maple Leafs center John Tavares (91), left, celebrates a second-period goal by teammate Auston Matthews as Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and defenseman Darren Raddysh react Saturday at Amalie Arena.
  21. An official breaks up a scuffle between Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Michael Bunting (58) during a game in December in Tampa. Bunting said the two often have "butted heads."
  22. Lightning center Brayden Point (21) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal during overtime of Game 6 during the 2022 series against the Maple Leafs in Tampa.
  23. Lightning defenseman Zach Bogosian (24) fist-bumps teammates in the tunnel prior to Game 3 of the first-round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday at Amalie Arena.
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