Post Tagged with: "Steve Yzerman"

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Yes, Virginia, There are NHL Fans in Florida

The only Ice in Florida is in their Drinks  Yes, Virginia, the hockey snobs up north are wrong.  It is a fact that for the majority of the NHL season, […]

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NHL General Manager of the Year Award Is Meaningless

There is no question general managers Bob Murray (Ducks), Glen Sather (Rangers), and Steve Yzerman (Lightning) are good at their respective jobs. With each of the three still alive in […]

by · May 24, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Q & A with Slater Koekkoek of the Syracuse Crunch

Q & A with Slater Koekkoek of the Syracuse Crunch

The Tampa Bay Lightning are building an empire in the southern part of the NHL and they are building it with a strong foundation as evidenced by the size of […]

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Tampa Bay’s Transformation: The Yzerman Effect

Steve Yzerman is currently in his fifth season as the vice president and general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning after spending the previous 27 years within the Detroit Red […]

Q & A with Luke Witkowski of the Syracuse Crunch

Q & A with Luke Witkowski of the Syracuse Crunch

With a 6’3”, 213 lb. frame, 24-year-old defenseman Luke Witkowski fits exactly the requirements that the Tampa Bay Lightning have been building their team the past few seasons — big […]

Syracuse Crunch Forward Carter Ashton (Scott Thomas/Syracuse Crunch)

Q & A with Carter Ashton of the Syracuse Crunch

Every hockey player has his or her unique story, the path they took to get to where they are, no matter how far or successful they are and Carter Ashton […]

Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Drafting the All-Time Red Wings All-Star Team

For the first time in as long as I can remember, the Detroit Red Wings will not be represented at the 2015 NHL All-Star game. There will be no Red […]

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Blues and Red Wings: Rivalry Renewed?

For sports fans of every city, there’s always that one team that the masses want to see fail. Maybe that team is always on the winning end of a hard-fought […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
Andrei Vasilevskiy has shown managers why he was coveted by Tampa Bay during the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Case For Andrei Vasilevskiy To Be The Backup

View image | gettyimages.com   When Andrei Vasilevskiy got word that he would be sent back to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, he could have more than […]

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Playing Time The Only Thing Left For Jonathan Drouin

In one of the deepest drafts in recent history, Jonathan Drouin was one of the most gifted players to come out of it. With some of the sickest hands and […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Unearthing Talent the Key to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Success

Many pundits have offered their opinions as to why the Edmonton Oilers’ seeming never-ending rebuild has been so fruitless. A quite popular and poignant reason is the fact Edmonton has […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Tampa Bay Lightning
Steve Yzerman selects Nikita Kucherov @ 2011 Draft {Photo by Radiospike.com}

Steve Yzerman & The Night of Trades

Steve Yzerman is a boss. On Friday, he traded a second round draft pick for D-man Jason Garrison. Then, later that day, while making multiple trades on the floor in […]

by · June 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Tampa Bay Lightning, Trades Contracts and Transactions