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J.T. Brown Re-Signed by Tampa Bay Lightning
July 16th, 2013 at 2:19 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward J.T. Brown to a one-year, two-way contract the team announced yesterday. Brown, an unrestricted free agent signing for the Lightning in 2012 after a decorated NCAA career with the University of Minnesota-Duluth, skated in only 51 regular season games for the Syracuse Crunch of...

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...

2013 Tampa Bay Lightning Player Grades: Pierre-Cedric Labrie
June 25th, 2013 at 11:37 AM
***VIDEO1*** Pierre-Cedric Labrie made the Tampa Bay Lightning out of training camp when Guy Boucher was still the head coach. At the time, the thought was that Labrie's size and toughness added an extra element to the Bolts' overall team game. Putting him on the opening night roster was supposed to make...

Martin St. Louis Wins Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
June 15th, 2013 at 1:29 PM
***VIDEO1*** Despite his best effort not to, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St. Louis won his third career Lady Byng Memorial Trophy this year, it was announced today. The Lady Byng is awarded annually to the "player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high...

Martin St. Louis Nominated for Ted Lindsay Award by the NHLPA
May 9th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Ted Lindsay Award (the "other" MVP) is voted on by the members of the National Hockey League Players Association, and removes some cloudiness from the Hart Trophy's debate over outstanding performance versus value. The Lindsay is awarded simply to the "most outstanding player" as voted on by the players themselves. Whereas...

Tampa Bay Lightning Send Cory Conacher to Ottawa Senators for Goaltender Ben Bishop on Deadline Day
April 3rd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** In a surprising move, the Tampa Bay Lightning have made a deal at the trade deadline for a goaltender. No, not Roberto Luongo of the Vancouver Canucks, long linked to Tampa Bay in trade rumors; not Miikka Kiprusoff of the Calgary Flames, who reportedly would not report to a new team...

Adam Hall Waived by Tampa Bay Lightning, Youth Movement Beginning?
March 15th, 2013 at 12:26 PM
***VIDEO1*** Perhaps the youth movement in Tampa Bay had already begun. After all, Cory Conacher, Alex Killorn, Ondrej Palat, Radko Gudas and Tyler Johnson are all currently on the Tampa Bay Lightning roster right now anyways, and Richard Panik made his debut earlier this season. But this afternoon, the Bolts made a move that...

Benoit Pouliot Leads Tampa Bay Lightning to 4-2 Win Over Toronto Maple Leafs
February 19th, 2013 at 10:28 PM
***VIDEO1*** Benoit Pouliot had three assists, a hot goaltender got pulled, and things got chippy in the end -- but most importantly, the Tampa Bay Lightning came away with a win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night in Tampa Bay for their second consecutive win. Even though the score didn't show...

Tampa Bay Lightning Return Home and Try to Snap Losing Streak Against Montreal Canadiens
February 12th, 2013 at 12:46 PM
Following an embarrassing 5-1 defeat to the New York Rangers on Sunday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning regrouped and finally headed back home to the much friendlier Tampa Bay Times Forum, where they will face off against the Montreal Canadiens tonight. The Bolts have lost four straight to the Atlantic Division, including...

Tampa Bay Lightning Acquire Forward Jean-Francois Jacques from Florida Panthers
January 23rd, 2013 at 11:50 AM
***VIDEO1*** The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired left winger Jean-Francois Jacques from the Florida Panthers in exchange for future considerations. The move comes only a few days after Syracuse Crunch forwards Cory Conacher and Pierre-Cedric Labrie were kept up with the Tampa Bay Lightning for the start of the 2013 NHL season. Losing...

Syracuse Crunch Forwards Cory Conacher and Pierre-Cedric Labrie Make Opening Night Tampa Bay Lightning Roster
January 18th, 2013 at 1:20 PM
***VIDEO1*** With training camp over and the season set to begin tomorrow night at home versus the Washington Capitals for the Tampa Bay Lightning, it was decision time for Guy Boucher and the coaching staff in regards to which players from their AHL affiliate would make the jump to the big...

Martin St. Louis Has Some Choice Words for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman
October 26th, 2012 at 4:46 PM
As the NHL/NHLPA labor discussions drag on without foreseeable resolution, some players have stepped forward to publicly criticize the tactics and motives of NHL commisionner Gary Bettman. The league recently canceled the schedule of games through November 30 and withdrew their most recent CBA offer, which was closest to the expected...

Syracuse Crunch Forward Cory Conacher Off to Fast Start
October 17th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** The reigning AHL MVP and Rookie of the Year with the Norfolk Admirals from 2011-2012, Cory Conacher is off to fast start once again, this time for the Syracuse Crunch in 2012-2013. Through two games, Conacher has 6 points (2G, 4A) and is shooting at a 40% clip. While these numbers will certainly level...

Evaluating the Tampa Bay Lightning Roster: Wingers
July 29th, 2012 at 7:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the first three articles of this series, we reviewed the organizational strength and depth of the goaltending, defense, and center forward positions for the Tampa Bay Lightning, with an emphasis on those players that have already reached the NHL level or those who are expected to contribute to the...

Southeast Division Gets Stronger: Tampa Bay Lightning Vs. Carolina Hurricanes
July 27th, 2012 at 11:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** If there is one team in the entire NHL that has made the flashiest offseason acquisitions, that team is almost certainly the Carolina Hurricanes. GM Jim Rutherford's first move of the offseason came at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, where he traded his 1st round pick to the Pittsburgh Penguins in...

Former Bolt Tim Wallace Signs 1-Year Deal with Carolina Hurricanes
July 20th, 2012 at 4:34 PM
Former member of the Tampa Bay Lightning Tim Wallace signed a 1-year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes yesterday. Wallace, 27, was claimed off waives by the Lightning last season from the New York Islanders. He skated in 16 games for the Bolts near the end of last season after injuries and...

Lightning UFA Brandon Segal Signs with the New York Rangers
July 11th, 2012 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Career AHL veteran Brandon Segal, who has appeared in over 500 games in the American Hockey League, has signed a new deal with the New York Rangers. A journeyman who has played for six AHL teams and three NHL teams, Segal was most recently a part of the Lightning organization, his second...

Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Up Forward Teddy Purcell with Three-Year Extension
July 10th, 2012 at 9:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Tampa Bay Lightning announced this morning that forward Teddy Purcell has been signed to a 3-year contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but various sources on Twitter have reported that the deal is worth 13.5 million for a 4.5 million dollar annual average salary and cap hit. Purcell...