Tampa Bay Lightning Add Assistant Coach

The Tampa Bay Lightning officially announced they added George Gwozdecky to the coaching staff Friday morning as an assistant. Here is the announcement from the team: TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have named George Gwozdecky (gwahz-DECK-ee) as


Why The Tampa Bay Lightning Defense May Be Better In 2013-14

Throughout the offseason, many people have pointed to the Tampa Bay Lightning defense as an area they would have liked to see general manager Steve Yzerman address, either through the draft, or free agency. It is an area that

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Jonathan Drouin Dealing With Sore Foot

Tampa Bay Lightning top prospect Jonathan Drouin is not participating in Team Canada’s World Junior Championship camp with a sore foot, according to multiple reports out of Canada. According to the reports, the issue is not believed to be


Two More Bolts Players Invited To Olympic Orientation Camps

Two more players got invitations Tuesday to participate in their countries Olympic Orientation camp in hopes of representing their country at the Sochi games. Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas and forward Ondrej Palat were added to the Czech team roster


Key Points On The Calendar For The Tampa Bay Lightning In 2013-14

With the Olympic agreement finally done, sending players to Sochi this winter, and the release of the NHL schedule late last week, we can begin breaking down some of the keep points on the schedule in this multi-part series.


Final 3-on-3 Rookie Tournament Stats

Here are the final statistics from today’s rookie tournament 3-on-3 tournament, won by Team Stamkos. Team Stamkos G A P Shots Goalies SA GA SV% Hart 3 3 6 16 Brassard 102 26 0.745 Kucherov 6 9 15 27


21 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

From the National Hockey League Players Association, 21 player elected for salary arbitration by the 5p.m. deadline Wednesday, July 10th. Here is the list: TORONTO (July 10, 2013) – Twenty-one players have elected Salary Arbitration: Detroit Red Wings Brendan


Adam Erne Hopes To Impress; Lightning Development Camp Notebook

Tampa Bay Lightning second round draft pick Adam Erne wants to show that he is ready for the NHL sooner rather than later. The forward, taken with the 33rd overall pick in last week’s NHL draft, is trying to


Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Valtteri Filppula

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed C Valtteri Filppula on the first day of free agency, finding the center they needed to replace the recently bought out Vincent Lecavalier. According to a report from TSN in Canada, Filppula’s five-year deal

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Lightning Captain Decision Likely To Come In Training Camp, Notes

Who will be the next captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning? It is a question that has been asked since news of Vincent Lecavalier’s buyout broke last week. It is a question that we likely wont get an answer