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Steve Yzerman

Lightning Extend Steve Yzerman’s Contract

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension, chairman and governor Jeff Vinik announced today. Yzerman, who has one more year remaining on his initial contract

Steve Griggs

Lightning Promote Steve Griggs to President

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning promoted chief operating officer Steve Griggs to the position of president, chairman and governor Jeff Vinik announced this afternoon.  Officially, Griggs was named president of the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa


Sutr’s First NHL Goal Not Enough As Bolts Fall To Stars 5-2

After Thursday’s loss, Tampa Bay Lightning captain C Steven Stamkos said that his team wasn’t “mentally prepared to play” and that it was unacceptable. Saturday’s game against the Dallas Stars was no different. The team looked as if they


Lightning Recall Andrej Sustr From Crunch

The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Andrej Sustr from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Sustr, 23, has skated in 12 games with the Crunch this season,


VIDEO: Cooper–” Players Have to Hold Themselves Accountable”

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper spoke to the media after Thursday night's game


VIDEO: Stamkos: “We’re Not Playing The Way We Are Capable”

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos spoke to the media after the Flames game


Turnovers Costly As Bolts Fall to Flames 4-1

It was another slow start for Jon Cooper’s squad on Thursday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning got itself in a whole early and were not able to overcome a two goal deficit. The Bolts played with fire early


Murray Suspension Shows Faults in NHL System

The NHL did a lot of things right when they hired Brendan Shanahan as head of the NHL Department of Player Safety. The creation of the department was a good idea and does a better job than the Colin


Lightning To Honor Dave Andreychuk With Statue

The Tampa Bay Lightning will honor former captain and Stanley Cup Champion Dave Andreychuk with a statue on Ford Thunder Alley in front of the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The Lightning will unveil the statue in a pregame ceremony

Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Edmonton Oilers during the first period

Lightning Already Have Formula For Postseason Success

The stage is set and the players, pardon the pun, are ready. The Tampa Bay Lightning will participate in the NHL postseason for the first time since 2010-2011. The road to get to this place and this moment has