Posts Tagged ‘tampa bay lightning’

Thunder’s Back!

(53) Luke Witkowski, here last year in the pre-season vs. Nashville, last night was a goal short of the proverbial Gordie Howe hat-trick by inking an assist and fight on the score-sheet. (photo Jeff Griffith-USA TODAY Sports)

Tampa, Fla. — It was a light but excited crowd on hand at the new Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa last night.   We can only hope they brought a Russian name translation manual. Many curious Lightning fans came to see some of the Bolts prospects up close. Young goalie prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy did not disappoint making 28 […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Feature Article: Connor Eckhardt in Canada

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Read link to Turner Batten’s article…

Mental Toughness and Coming Together, add 2 Points Please

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Lightning come from behind to beat the rangers 4-3 in OT on Malone shot with the new guys contributing…

Playoff Prediction not so Crazy Now

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Tampa, Fla. –Hours after a three way deal with the Detroit Red Wings and the Colorado Avalanche that saw a Lightning teammate favorite being sent to the Rocky Mountains and Downie teammates needed to prepare to take on the Anaheim Ducks. With that going on, the Lightning entered the game just six points out of […]

Guy Boucher likes “Standard Game”

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NOW THIS IS LIGHTNING HOCKEY, STANDARD GAME NETS TWO POINTS – - READ HOW THEY DID IT

Stamkos Coverage Shows Anti-Tampa Bias

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Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos are looked upon the by national media, especially those in Canada and around the Northeast, as the girl that is dating the guy who you think is a nerd.  Come on, you know we all have said it to our buddies at one time or another, about […]

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 SIGN RESTRITCTED FREE AGENT D BRUNO GERVAIS

LIGHTNING SIGN RESTRITCTED FREE AGENT D BRUNO GERVAIS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning June 27, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed restricted free agent defenseman Bruno Gervais (ZHUR-vay, BROO-noh) to a one-year, one-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Gervais, 6-1, 200 pounds, appeared in 53 games with the New York […]

LIGHTNING RE-SIGN DEFENSEMAN ERIC BREWER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning June 24, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed defenseman Eric Brewer to a four-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. “We are very pleased to get Eric re-signed today,” Yzerman said. “He was an important part of our team […]