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Saying Au Revoir to Martin St. Louis

Thursday marked the end of one of the best careers by an undrafted free agent in the National Hockey League as free agent Martin St. Louis decided it was time […]

Martin St. Louis is the reigning Art Ross Trophy winner. (Icon SMI)

Marty St. Louis Retires – A Tampa Perspective

After 16 years in the NHL, the bulk of which was with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from the NHL this afternoon. From the Tampa […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Erik Condra Signs Deal with Lightning

Former Ottawa Senator, Erik Condra, has signed a three-year, $1.25 million annual average deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning, according to Darren Dreger. Condra to Tampa BAy 3 yrs. aav […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Tampa Bay Lightning
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The Best Free Agent for Tampa

The price of success in the NHL unfolds in many ways. It starts with later draft picks; gone are the selections that are sure-fire, can’t miss prospects and more often […]

Jun 2, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning  general manager Steve Yzerman talks with media during media day the day before the 2015 Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Lightning Draft Review

During his playing career, Steve Yzerman was known for a lot of qualities. Chief among them was his efficiency on the ice. That trait has been evident in his time […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Tampa Bay Re-Signs Mike Blunden

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed 28-year-old forward Mike Blunden, who missed the last half of the season with injury. The deal is reported to be a one-year, two-way deal. […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Tampa Bay Lightning
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2015 NHL Draft: New York Islanders Select Anthony Beauvillier

The New York Islanders have selected Anthony Beauvillier of the Shawinigan Cataractes in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the 28th pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The […]

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Why Steven Stamkos Will Not Go to Toronto

Winning Like most superstars in sports, Steven Stamkos has an affinity to win. It doesn’t even matter what game is being played. Could be darts or billiards. Hockey or soccer, […]

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The 2015 Draft for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Steve Yzerman has recently passed his fifth anniversary as Vice President and General Manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning. In that time, Yzerman has completely remade this team from the […]

by · June 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
Morrow was the Stars' captain at the time he was traded (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Looking Back: Brenden Morrow’s Career as a Dallas Star

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s Brenden Morrow is fresh from losing yet another excruciatingly close Stanley Cup Final. Back in the 1999-2000 season, Morrow’s first, he lost the Stanley Cup with […]

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Why We Love Hockey

Past Season Recap The 2014-2015 NHL season is over. The Chicago Blackhawks have won their third Stanley Cup in six years to make a case for the first salary cap […]

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A 2nd Stanley Cup for Brad Richards

Whether to shoot, or make the pass – that is the question. In hockey, sometimes it comes down to one simple, and incredibly complex split-second choice. At 5:15 in the 3rd […]