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Defense – The Lightning’s Revolving Door

        The last time the Tampa Bay Lightning took the ice before Steve Yzerman was named general manager was April 11th, 2010. The players who lined up […]

by · June 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Tampa Bay Lightning

Preds gain draft picks, who will backup Rinne in 2012?

It was going to be a fairly quiet first few rounds in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft for the Nashville Predators this weekend in Pittsburgh, that was until David Poile […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Acquires Goaltender Anders Lindback

Tampa Bay Lightning Acquires Goaltender Anders Lindback

The hockey world was well aware the Tampa Bay Lightning would be adding a goalie or two this summer. Following the signing of Riku Helenius to a two-year contract, the […]

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Anders Lindback – Steve Yzerman’s Latest Gamble

The confetti had barely finished falling on the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup victory parade before Lightning GM Steve Yzerman pulled the trigger on a deal that allows him to […]

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Translating AHL Success To The NHL

In hockey, different organizations take a different tact when it comes to the philosophy of their respective AHL clubs.  Some put a strong emphasis on winning, others development.  There are […]

by · June 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Minor League Report, Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Tampa Bay Lightning to Pull Prospects from Norfolk?

Information is surfacing that on the heels of their extraordinary, record-setting and Calder Cup-winning season, the Norfolk Admirals might be a lame duck franchise. And the Tampa Bay Lightning may […]

Tampa Bay Lightning Off-Season Priorities

Tampa Bay Lightning Off-Season Priorities

With the Los Angeles Kings earning their first Stanley Cup victory, the NHL off-season was ushered in. The Tampa Bay Lightning have pieces in place to return to playoff action, […]

by · June 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning
Lightning Prospect Profile: Tyler Johnson

Lightning Prospect Profile: Tyler Johnson

Perseverance and dedication are two words often used to describe professional, and aspiring, hockey players.  Making it to the pros is no easy feat.  Staying in the pros is even […]

by · June 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
Lightning Remain Interested In Riku Helenius

Lightning Remain Interested In Riku Helenius

More than three years have passed since Riku Helenius played the entirety of his, to this point, 6:52 minute long NHL career with the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Helenius came in […]

by · June 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Prospects, Tampa Bay Lightning
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Steve Yzerman Addresses Lightning Goaltending and Other Notes

While the NHL playoffs continue on there hasn’t been much of note emanating from the offices of the Tampa Bay Lightning. That doesn’t mean General Manager Steve Yzerman and his […]

by · May 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Tampa Bay Lightning
Would Tampa Be a Good Destination For Rick Nash?

Would Tampa Be a Good Destination For Rick Nash?

Since their season ended a month ago, most of the talk about the Tampa Bay Lightning’s needs have revolved around goaltending – and with good reason. The duo of Dwayne […]

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10 Potential Tampa Bay Lightning Goaltenders for 2012-13

The biggest need facing the Tampa Bay Lightning this off-season is without a doubt, an upgrade in the goaltending department. Most of the press has linked them with Roberto Luongo, […]