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Owning Channelside Does Not End Story, Is Just Starting

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik may have won Channelside in a bid at bankruptcy court but the Channelside saga is far from over. In fact it is just beginning just in a more positive direction. Now that Vinik

Channelside

A Look At The Channelside Saga

The sale of the Channelside complex in downtown Tampa could be summed up in one word—saga. Since 2011 the Channelside sale has been an on again/off again/on again/off again/off again—well you get the point. Still it can get a

Jeff Vinik

Vinik Ownership Makes Sense For Channelside Plaza

Since coming to the Tampa Bay area, Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik has been buying up property around the Channelside area. When he purchased the Lightning, the lease included 5 ½ acres of land. Vinik has slowly been

Steve Yzerman

Lightning A Place For Free Agents Again

When Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman took over as the general manager of the Lightning, free agents didn’t really want to come here, as it wasn’t the prettiest of sites. Oren Koules and Len Barrie had essentially run

Richard Panik

Lightning Re-Sign Richard Panik

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Richard Panik to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Panik, 6-foot-1, 208 pounds, played in 50 games with Tampa Bay last season, recording three goals

Cody Kunyk

Lightning Re-Sign Forward Cody Kunyk

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Cody Kunyk to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Kunyk, 24, made his NHL debut with the Lightning on April 13 at Washington, logging 10:12

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TB Lightning Sign Defenseman Matt Corrente

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Matt Corrente to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Corrente, 26, skated in 72 games with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League last

Jay Feaster

Lightning Hire Former Stanley Cup Champion

The Tampa Bay Lightning have named Jay Feaster to the position of executive director of community hockey development announced today. In his new role, Feaster will be working with local youth to help grow hockey in the Tampa Bay

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Don’t Expect Lightning’s Carle To Go Anywhere

Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman had no issue shedding salary to add new defenseman Anton Stralman but is he done shedding salary? There has been some speculation that Yzerman would try and move defenseman Matt Carle as the

Jeff Costello 2014

Lightning Prospect Costello Excited After Development Camp

The Tampa Bay Lightning fans weren’t the only ones excited about the development camp that took place at the Brandon Ice Forum. The Forum had standing room only as fans from all over the Bay area flocked to see