Category: ‘Centers’

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...

Vincent Lecavalier Bought Out by Tampa Bay Lightning
June 27th, 2013 at 12:48 PM
***VIDEO1*** The video above was played at a home game to celebrate Vincent Lecavalier's 1,000 games played with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Today, it serves just as well as a farewell video.  I will let this tweet speak for itself.   #tblightning have bought out the contract of captain Vinny Lecavalier — Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO)...

2013 Tampa Bay Lightning Player Grades: Tyler Johnson
June 22nd, 2013 at 1:31 AM
***VIDEO1*** With Cory Conacher traded at the deadline to the Ottawa Senators for goaltender Ben Bishop, the role of undersized, skilled, tenacious forward in the Lightning's prospect pool was left to Tyler Johnson, an undrafted free agent out of the WHL signed by Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman in March...

Nate Thompson and Matt Carle Help Team USA Claim Bronze Medal at the World Championships
May 20th, 2013 at 12:34 PM
***VIDEO1*** Team USA beat host country Finland for the second time in the 2013 IIHF World Championships, this time 3-2 in a shootout to claim the bronze medal, the first medal for Team USA in this tournament since 2004. Nate Thompson and Matt Carle were quiet, but effective in this one as...

Tampa Bay Lightning Players for Team USA at World Championships Contribute to 4-1 Win Over Latvia
May 6th, 2013 at 1:57 PM
***VIDEO1*** Tampa Bay Lightning players Matt Carle, Ben Bishop, and Nate Thompson helped Team USA to a 4-1 win over Latvia yesterday at the World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, and an unblemished 2-0-0-0 record so far in the tournament. Like their first game against Austria, the Americans got off to a slow...