Post Tagged with: "Steve Yzerman"

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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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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
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5 Hypothetical Martin St. Louis Destinations

For the time being, Martin St. Louis remains a New York Ranger, but officially only. Larry Brooks of the New York Post recently reported that “if Martin St. Louis chooses […]

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Profiling the Maple Leafs and the NHL’s 4th Overall Pick

Since 1969, players have typically entered the National Hockey League through the Amateur Draft or Entry Draft. Those taken early come with expectations – a definition of how their career […]

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

GM Gunning for Triple Gold: Yzerman Can Become Elusive Club’s First Architect

Steve Yzerman has a chance to do what no general manager has ever done. With the Lightning preparing to host the Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final […]

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Steve Yzerman: Architect of a Stanley Cup Contender

Steve Yzerman, The Leader His Hall of Fame career has been well chronicled. Here are but a few of the highlights: Played 22 seasons in the NHL, all with the […]

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Jonathan Drouin, Seth Jones and the 2013 NHL Entry Draft

Considering the Tampa Bay Lightning are about to make their second ever appearance in the Stanley Cup Final and first since beating the Calgary Flames back in 2004, some may find it […]

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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, […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Tampa Bay Lightning
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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
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 […]