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LIGHTNING RE-SIGN FORWARD ALEX KILLORN TO SEVEN-YEAR CONTRACT

Dec 12, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Alex Killorn (17) shoots as Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) defends during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Alex Killorn to a seven-year contract worth an average of $4.45 million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Killorn, 26, played in 81 games for the Lightning last season, collecting 14 goals and 40 points to go along with 44 […]

“The Potential to Win is Here” – Steven Stamkos

Mar 31, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots the puck against Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais (51) and goalie Mike Condon (39) during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Steven Stamkos spoke today at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time to a host of media outlets via conference call. I got the privilege of being on the line to listen to a host of reporters ask Stamkos questions regarding this whole contract signing process. Stamkos quickly and confidently answered the questions fired at him one […]

LIGHTNING ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT CAMP ROSTER

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA, FLA. – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced the schedule and roster for the team’s annual Development Camp, to be held from June 28 through July 2 at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. The roster currently consists of a total of 33 players: 21 forwards, eight defensemen and four goaltenders. The camp is free and open […]

LIGHTNING ISSUE QUALIFYING OFFERS TO SEVEN PLAYERS

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have issued qualifying offers to seven players today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Below is a list of players receiving qualifying offers: Pos. Player C       Yanni Gourde G       Kristers Gudlevskis C       Alex Killorn RW  Nikita Kucherov […]

LIGHTNING RE-SIGN DEFENSEMAN LUKE WITKOWSKI

Mike Angelis (10) & Luke Witkowski (Mark McGauley Photography)

  TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Luke Witkowski to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 200 pounds, appeared in four games with the Lightning in 2015-16. He also made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, skating in two games during the second […]

2016-17 Regular Season Schedule

May 8, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) skates with the puck against the New York Islanders during the third period in game five of the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Islanders 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

    TAMPA, FLA. — – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced their 82-game regular season schedule for the 2016-17 season today. The Lightning’s season will open on October 13 as the Bolts take on their Atlantic Division rivals, the Detroit Red Wings, at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay will open with a four-game home stand, followed […]

LIGHTNING HEAD TO BUFFALO’S FIRST NIAGARA CENTER WITH NINE DRAFT PICKS 2016 NHL Draft Kicks Off Friday Night

May 18, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA;  Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Carl Hagelin (62) scores a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period in game three of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning hold a total of nine picks, including two in the second round, at the 2016 NHL Draft, which gets underway with picks 1-30 on Friday at 7 p.m. (NBCSN) at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Rounds 2-7 will be held on Saturday, June 25 beginning at […]

LIGHTNING FORWARD RYAN CALLAHAN HAS SUCCESSFUL HIP SURGERY

Ryan Callahan (photo Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Alternate Captain Has Labral Tear Repaired TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan had successful hip surgery today in New York City at the Hospital for Special Surgery, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The procedure to repair a labral tear in Callahan’s right hip was performed by Dr. Bryan Kelly. […]

LIGHTNING HIRE TODD RICHARDS TO SERVE AS ASSISTANT COACH

Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (29) defends Tampa Bay Lightning center Vladislav Namestnikov (90). (photo Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports)

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired NHL coaching veteran Todd Richards to serve as assistant coach on Jon Cooper’s staff, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Richards, 49, brings more than 400 career games of NHL head coaching experience with him to Tampa Bay. He’s compiled a career record […]