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Lightning Head Into NHL Draft with Eight Picks

The Tampa Bay Lightning hold a total of eight picks, including two in the first round, at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, which gets underway with picks 1-30 on Friday at 7 p.m. (NBCSN) at the Wells Fargo Center

Tyler Johnson

Tampa Bay Lightning Players and Coaches Up for Awards

The Tampa Bay Lightning will be well-represented at the 2014 NHL Awards Show Tuesday night at the Encore Theater inside the Wynn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas (7 p.m., NBCSN). Lightning nominees include Jon Cooper (Jack Adams Trophy,

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Lightning Fans Sell Questionable T-Shirts with Sexual Inuendo

Tampa Bay Lightning fans have decided to get creative when coming up with what to put on their t-shirts that represent their beloved hockey team. We’re not sure who came up with this one but it’s very sexual. The photo

Ryan Callahan

Bolts Yzerman Focuses On One Free Agent For Now

The Tampa Bay Lightning has a great deal of salary cap while slowly resigning their restricted free agents with Alex Killorn being the latest to enjoy a new contract. There has been some speculation that general manager Steve Yzerman

Alex Killorn

Lightning Resign Alex Killorn to 2-Year Contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned forward Alex Killorn to a two-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Killorn, 24, played in all 82 games for the Lightning last season, collecting 17 goals and 41

Ryan Malone

Bolts Have A Dilemma With Ryan Malone

The Tampa Bay Lightning have one compliance buyout still to use. The thought midway through the season and near the end was that embattled winger Ryan Malone would be the recipient of said buyout but with his legal troubles

NHL Draft

2014 NHL Draft: Lightning Picks

The 2014 NHL Draft will take place on June 27th and 28th in Philadelphia. The Tampa Bay Lightning have the No. 19 overall pick in the first round. Lightning Picks Round 1, No. 19 overall pick Round 1, No.

Ben Bishop

Baseball and Hockey Collide: Ben Bishop Meets Joe Maddon

Tampa Bay Coach Welcomes Hockey Goalie When the Tampa Bay Rays played the Cardinals Tuesday night, Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made a special appearance at Tropicana Field and had the pleasure of meeting manager Joe Maddon. It’s hard to believe

Mike Gallimore, co-founder of Bolt Statistics

A Look At Bolt Statistics And “Advanced” Stats

If one were to go into the Tampa Bay Lightning press box on game night, they would see a guy near the end of the top press row immersed up to his eyeballs in spreadsheets and numbers all over

Steve Yzerman

Bolts Need “Right D-Man,” Not Just Right-Handed

The Tampa Bay Lightning have a need at defense. They need someone to play top four minutes with superstar Victor Hedman. The last few seasons, they have depended on Sami Salo to fill that void but Salo has lost