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LIGHTNING SIGN FREE AGENT DEFENSEMAN MATT GILROY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning July 2, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent defenseman Matt Gilroy to a one-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Gilroy, 6-foot-1, 201 pounds, played in 58 games with the New York Rangers last season, recording […]

LIGHTNING SIGN 2010 FIRST ROUND DRAFT PICK BRETT CONNOLLY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtsey of the Tampa Bay Lightning July 1, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed right wing Brett Connolly to a standard three-year, entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Connolly, 6-foot-2, 181 pounds, spent last season with the Prince George Cougars of the Western […]

LIGHTNING SIGN FREE AGENT GOALTENDER MATHIEU GARON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning July 1, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent goaltender Mathieu Garon (gah-ROHN, MA-tyew) to a two-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Garon, 6-foot-1, 206 pounds, played in 36 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets last […]

LIGHTNING RE-SIGN GOALTENDER DWAYNE ROLOSON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE of the Tampa Bay Lightning June 30, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed goaltender Dwayne Roloson two a one-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. “We are happy to bring Dwayne back into the fold today,” Yzerman said. “He proved his worth both in […]

LIGHTNING RE-SIGN C ADAM HALL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE of  The Tampa Bay Lightning June 29, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed center Adam Hall to a one-year, one-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. “We are pleased to have Adam return to the Lightning for another season,” Yzerman said. “His outstanding work […]

Yzerman Himself is the Model for Lightning to Mold Themselves

Tampa, Fl. (RSEN) — When Steve Yzerman took over the job as General Manager he cautioned everyone who would listen that this was going to a long process in building the Tampa Bay Lightning organization.  Even the most ardent Lightning supporters would not have predicted the team would be playing in the Eastern Conference Finals […]

DC Here We Come

Pittsburgh, Pa. (RSEN) — “Resonate!”  Dominic Moore does it again; a no look pass, NBA style to Sean Bergenheim for a lay-up at 5:41 of the second period.  1-0 Bolts.  For that would be all the black and blue clad Bolts would need as the Lightning defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins to advance to the Eastern Conference semi-final […]

The Biofile Nate Thompson

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Tampa Bay Lightning center. Ht: 6-foot Wt: 210 pounds DOB: Oct. 5, 1984 In: Anchorage, Alaska First Hockey Memory: “I slept with my hockey stick for about four months before I could play hockey. Then when I got out there, I was basically going around the boards, falling down, getting back up, falling down, getting back up. But just […]

LIGHTNING REASSIGN MATTIAS RITOLA TO NORFOLK

For immediate release courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning March 30, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Mattias Ritola (REE-toh-lah) to the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Ritola, 6-foot, 192 pounds, has appeared in a NHL career-high 31 games […]