July 31st, 2017When Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced defenseman Dan Girardi's two-year, $6 million deal on July 1, some people questioned the deal.
The Lightning were just more than a couple of weeks removed from trading Jonathan Drouin to the Montreal Canadiens for one of the top...
July 29th, 2017When I told my uncle that I was going to be writing about the Tampa Bay Lightning online, he was ecstatic. Not as much about the writing part, but more so the Lightning. Even though I knew Tampa had a loaded team under GM Steve Yzerman, I was pretty confused. My uncle is a lifelong Bruins fan,...
Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman's most newsworthy moves this summer have come in trading Jonathan Drouin for defenseman Mikhail Sergachev and the signing of free agents Chris Kunitz and Dan Girardi.
But Yzerman is quietly re-signing a handful of the team's depth players and...July 5th, 2017
Some players like Steven Stamkos or Brayden Point jump straight from Major Junior to the National Hockey League and some take a couple years of grooming in the American Hockey League to make it to the NHL. There are also the guys who never make the NHL. However, there is yet another group of...July 3rd, 2017
From Stanley Cup champion to free agent and now Chris Kunitz is a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning after signing a one-year deal with the club worth $2 million, according to Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times.
The Lightning have...July 1st, 2017
The Tampa Bay Lightning have added to their already impressive defensive core by signing the physical blueliner Dan Girardi, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.
The deal is a reported two-year deal worth $6 million. Therefore his new...July 1st, 2017
With their first pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning selected Callan Foote at 14th overall, the son of former defenseman Adam who won two Stanley Cups with the Colorado Avalanche, played in over 1,000 NHL games and was a captain with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The younger...June 27th, 2017
The 2017 NHL Entry Draft has come and gone and the Tampa Bay Lightning selected six players to fill their prospect ranks. While most, if not all, of those six players will not be making their NHL debut next season, one Lightning prospect who has a very strong chance to make his is defenseman Ben...June 27th, 2017