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Lightning sign D Matt Taormina to 1-year, 2-way deal

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent defenseman Matt Taormina to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. It is his second stint with the Lightning. Taormina, 5-foot-10, 185 pounds, played 76 games with the Worchester Sharks of the American Hockey League last season, notching 11 goals and 38 points. He...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning sign free agent forward Erik Condra to three-year contract

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent right wing Erik Condra to a three-year contract on Wednesday, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Condra, 6-foot, 190 pounds, played in 68 games with the Ottawa Senators last season, recording nine goals, a career high, and 23 points. He also set a career high with a plus-13 rating and ranked third...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Sign Forward Erik Condra

Despite the predictions of the Lightning being silent on this start of Free Agent Frenzy, Steve Yzerman stayed busy and signed Ottawa Senators free agent right wing Erik Condra to a three year $1.25 million annual average contract. The five year NHL veteran totaled nine goals and 23 points in 68 games for the Sens last season. The 6.0′, 190 lbs Michigan native earned a +13 rating...
Via Lightning Shout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning re-sign forward Mike Angelidis to 1-year, 2-way contract

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Mike Angelidis to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Angelidis, 30, skated in three games with Tampa Bay last season, recording 12 penalty minutes. He also played in 64 games for the Syracuse Crunch in 2014-15, recording 20 goals and 38 points while serving as...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Re-Sign Defenseman Andrej Sustr

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Andrej Sustr to a two-year, one-way contract GM Steve Yzerman announced this morning. Sustr played in 72 games with the Lightning during the 2014-15 season where he amassed 13 assists. He set career highs for games played, assists, plus/minus, and penalty minutes. Andrej also appeared in 26 games during the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs...
Via Lightning Shout
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning re-sign defenseman Sustr to two-year contract

TAMPA BAY --€“ The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Andrej Sustr to a two-year, one-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Tuesday. Sustr, 24, played in 72 games with the Lightning this past season, recording 13 assists and 34 penalty minutes. The Plzen, Czech Republic native set career highs for games played, assists, plus/minus ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning re-sign Bluden to one-year contract

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed right wing Mike Blunden to a one-year, two-way contract Monday, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Blunden, 6-foot-4, 216 pounds, played in two games with the Lightning last season, recording two penalty minutes. He played in 33 games with Tampa Bay's top minor league affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, in 2014...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Sign Forward Jonathan Marchessault

General manager Steve Yzerman announced that the Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Jonathan Marchessault to a one-year, two-way contract today. Originally undrafted, Marchessault was traded by the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Lightning on March 5th 2014. He played in two regular season games for the Bolts in the 2014-15 season and scored his first career NHL goal against the...
Via Lightning Shout
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steve Yzerman Post 2015 Draft

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Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Steve Yzerman And Al Murray Post 2015 Draft

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Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Select OHL Center Mitchell Stephens At Number 33

After trading the 28th pick to the New York Islanders for the number 33 and number 72 picks on Friday, the Lightning went without a first-round draft pick for the first time since 2007. Tampa Bay came into today with ten picks:  Two second rounders, two third rounders, two fourth rounders, one fifth rounder, two sixth rounders and one seventh round picks. If Steve Yzerman uses all...
Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Steve Yzerman Post Round 1

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Via Lightning Shout
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Yzerman Pre-Draft Audio

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Via Lightning Shout
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Awards Rundown

Tonight’s 2015 NHL Awards were hosted by actor and comedian Rob Riggle and featured a performance from rock band Daughtry. They were broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on NBCSN. Here’s how the Tampa Bay Lightning fared: The Lightning’s Steve Yzerman won the 2014-15 NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Voting for the award was conducted among the 30...
Via Lightning Shout
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay's Yzerman named NHL's general manager of the year

LAS VEGAS (AP) Steve Yzerman of the Tampa Bay Lighting has been named the NHL's general manager of the year. Yzerman accepted the trophy Wednesday night at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas. The Lightning reached the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2004 after a steady franchise rise under Yzerman, the Detroit Red Wings' Hall of Fame center. Tampa Bay set franchise records...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning 2015 NHL Draft Primer

Although the Lightning have just three original draft picks, GM Steve Yzerman’s inventive moves over the last year and a half have Tampa Bay poised to add to its prospect cupboard nine times during the 2015 NHL draft. Tampa Bay Lightning picks by round: Round 1 #28 (from NYR) Round 2 #44 (from BOS) Round 3 #64 (from EDM via ANA) Round 4 #118 (from ANA), #120 Round 5 #150 Round...
Via Lightning Shout
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolt Quote

“He’s absolutely a big part of the future. He’s a tremendously talented player. he’s a great young man. All throughout the season, he’s handled this situation extremely well, very mature and worked his butt off every day. All of these experiences, good and bad … he’s mentally strong, he’s determined and he’s going to learn from it. He’s an important part of the...
Via Lightning Shout
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gwoz to leave Lightning to pursue other opportunities

Per the Tampa Bay Lightning team page, former Denver head coach George Gwozdecky is moving on after spending two season with the Lightning. Tampa Bay Lightning team release - Assistant Coach George Gwozdecky is leaving the Tampa Bay Lightning to pursue other opportunities, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Gwozdecky has been with the Lightning on...
Via Goon's World
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Woodward: Tampa Bay Lightning Offseason Forecast – Part 1

After falling just two victories short of their second Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history, the Tampa Bay Lightning find themselves in very good shape, both on the ice and off. With 18 members of the 20-man roster used in Game 6 of the Final already under contract for next season, the Bolts will have the opportunity to bring back nearly everyone from this year’s team...
Via Lightning Shout
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Armstrong Named Canada’s World Cup General Manager

Doug Armstrong has officially been named the General Manager for Team Canada’s World Cup effort in 2016, his seventh go around with the national team. The current General Manager of the St. Louis Blues, Armstrong has been on management teams that have won the Stanley Cup, Olympic gold medal and a World Championship title. A native of Sarnia, Ont., Armstrong had a hand in Canada...
Via The Hockey House
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft: Complete List of Lightning Picks

The 2014 NHL draft will take place next weekend at the BB&T Center, home of the Florida Panthers. The first round will be held on Friday June 26th with rounds 2 through 7 following on Saturday June 27th. On Thursday the league announced the official order of selection. The Lightning have nine picks at their disposal this year, the majority of which were accumulated through Steve...
Via Lightning Shout
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steve Yzerman Exit Interview

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Via Lightning Shout
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup run leaves Lightning hungry for more success

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Lightning came within two victories of hoisting the Stanley Cup during an impressive playoff run that's heightened expectations for one of the NHL's youngest teams. The challenge now not only is to get back to the playoffs, but return to the championship round - and win. ''You get a taste of it and that's where you want to be,'' veteran winger Ryan...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Must Learn from Lightning’s Rise

  At the end of the 2014 NHL season, the Avalanche and Lightning were a mirrored pair. Both teams were young, talented, and playoff surprises thanks to the explosive offense generated by their young stars. Both teams suffered disappointing first round losses thanks to a lack of defensive talent and depth. Even the team’s general managers were a matching pair: two rival Hall of...
Via BSN Denver
23 days ago  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week Ending June 7

June 7, 1997 In Game 4 of the 1997 Stanley Cup Final, the Flyers were up against the machine that was the Detroit Red Wings. Having been outscored, 14-5, in the first three games, the Flyers were staring at a three games to none deficit. The Flyers were prepared to play better defense and not get embarrassed in the Motor City. The Red Wings, with arguably one of the best teams...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss
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