Category: ‘Lightning Front Office’

Tampa Bay Lightning Hire David Alexander as AHL Goaltending and Video Coach
July 24th, 2013 at 10:26 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired a new coach -- David Alexander -- to coach goaltending and video with the Syracuse Crunch in the AHL. Alexander comes over after coaching goaltending at the University of Maine for five seasons, where he worked with goalies like Jimmy Howard and Ben Bishop, among...

2013 NHL Entry Draft: Why the Tampa Bay Lightning Passed on Drafting Defense
July 9th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
***VIDEO1*** Following last Sunday's 2013 NHL Entry Draft in Newark, New Jersey, the Lightning ended the evening without making any trades, instead holding on to the 6 selections they entered the day with. This tweet found its way into my feed via the always insightful folks at Bolt Prospects:   Did I read that...

Jonathan Drouin, Valtteri Filppula and the Tampa Bay Lightning Forward Depth Chart
July 6th, 2013 at 2:38 PM
***VIDEO1*** With the 3rd overall selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning selected Jonathan Drouin, left wing for the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL. On Day 1 of free agency, General Manager Steve Yzerman signed former Detroit Red Wings center Valtteri Filppula to a 5-year, 25 million dollar...

Valtteri Filppula Headed to the Tampa Bay Lightning on 5-Year Deal
July 5th, 2013 at 9:09 PM
***VIDEO1*** With the buyout of captain Vincent Lecavalier coming earlier this month, the Tampa Bay Lightning were left with a pretty significant hole in their roster. The ongoing philosophy and plan for General Manager Steve Yzerman has been to bring along prospects slowly and not thrust them into tough NHL minutes right...

Pierre-Cedric Labrie Re-Signed by Tampa Bay Lightning
July 1st, 2013 at 8:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** In an unsurprising move, the Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie to a one year, one-way contract.   The #tblightning have re-signed LW Pierre-Cedric Labrie to a one-year, one-way deal; was scheduled to be a UFA on Friday — Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO) July 2, 2013 In my review of Labrie's performance with...