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Rosehill returns to the Phantoms for 2015-2016

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms announced they have signed Forward Jay Rosehill to a one-year American Hockey League Contract on Monday Afternoon.   Rosehill, a 30 year old Olds, Alberta native, has more than 4oo games of AHL experience since being drafted 227th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 200e3 NHL Entry Draft. He has spent time with the Phantoms, Norfolk Admirals,...
Via Flyerdelphia
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steven Stamkos takes BP, fielding practice, hits homer

How is Steven Stamkos preparing for the 2015-16 season? Unlike Erik Karlsson, Stamkos is practicing … but probably not the sport you’d expect. Watch as Stamkos takes BP and fielding practice with the Toronto Blue Jays. Look closely and you’ll see Stamkos send one pitch over the fence, which is the topic he’s discussing with the broadcasters. Stamkos looks like a pretty...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Steven Stamkos takes BP and fielding practice, hits a homer

How is Steven Stamkos preparing for the 2015-16 season? Unlike Erik Karlsson, Stamkos is practicing … but probably not the sport you’d expect. Watch as Stamkos takes BP and fielding practice with the Toronto Blue Jays. Look closely and you’ll see Stamkos send one pitch over the fence, which is the topic he’s discussing with the broadcasters. Stamkos looks like a pretty legitimate...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Suits Up With Toronto

.@NHL star @RealStamkos91 trades skates for spikes and hits the field with the @BlueJays. pic.twitter.com/gQLPO9bTxL — MLB (@MLB) August 28, 2015
Via Lightning Shout
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boucher: Bolts On Summer Break 4

It’s late August and we can almost see the new NHL season from here. As our final weeks of freedom wind down, the Bolts are getting ready to get back to business. Here’s a look at what the boys have been up to during the dog days of summer: The status of his contract has been a hot topic as of late but that’s not getting in Steven Stamkos’ way. Tampa Bay’s captain is currently...
Via Lightning Shout
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Witkowski Livin’ The Dream

Seeing and signing my first couple of these was a great feeling. One step closer to my dream. A photo posted by Luke Witkowski (@skiski82) on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:52am PDT
Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday

4 Dec 1996: Rightwinger Mikael Andersson of the Tampa Bay Lightning in action against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks during a game at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California. The Lightning defeated the Ducks 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Glenn Cratty /Allsport
Via Lightning Shout
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Tampa Bay F Gusev gets six-month doping ban in Russia

  A veteran forward who played for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars has been banned for breaking doping rules in the latest doping case to hit Russian hockey. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency said in a statement Wednesday that Sergei Gusev received a six-month ban from the Russian Hockey Federation for an unspecified ''breach of anti-doping rules.'' Gusev's ban is backdated...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Tampa Bay forward Gusev gets doping ban in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) A veteran forward who played for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars has been banned for breaking doping rules in his native Russia. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency said in a statement Wednesday that Sergei Gusev received a six-month ban from the Russian Hockey Federation for an unspecified ''breach of anti-doping rules.'' Gusev's ban is backdated to March 23, the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Getting Ready

#PREPWEEK is underway! pic.twitter.com/ujKfI0sdcd — Gary Roberts (@GaryRobertsHPT) August 24, 2015
Via Lightning Shout
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Preview 2015-16 Season: Stanley Cup Favorites?

After a successful season that saw the Tampa Bay Lightning make it to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 11 years, are they bound for the finals once again for the 2015-16 season? They lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in one of the closest Stanley Cup Finals in recent memory where all but one game was decided by a single goal. With the Blackhawks taking some salary cap...
Via The Sports Quotient
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Inside The Lightning – Johnson And Palat, Part 4

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Via Lightning Shout
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Muscat: Prospect Profile – Anthony Cirelli – Tampa Bay Lightning

If you want to define the words “hard work” and “perseverance,” take a look at Anthony Cirelli‘s resume. The Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2015 third round pick (72nd overall) went from being an undrafted center before inking an OHL contract with the Oshawa Generals prior to the start of the 2014-15 season, to a clutch performer in the Memorial Cup finale. Cirelli, a Woodbridge...
Via Lightning Shout
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday

PHILADELPHIA – NOVEMBER 22: Right wing Rob Dimaio #18 of the Tampa Bay Lightning is on the ice during the game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center on November 22, 2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Lightning won 4-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Via Lightning Shout
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Inside The Lightning – Johnson And Palat, Part 3

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Via Lightning Shout
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boucher: The Stylin’, Profilin’, Limousine Ridin’, Jet Flyin’, Kiss Stealin’, Wheelin’ And Dealin’ Bolts

There’s a strange correlation between hockey and professional wrestling. There’s quite a bit of overlap among the fans of both products as well. The narratives in hockey and wrestling are surprisingly similar too: over the top characters, drama, family traditions in the sport, overcoming injuries, heroes and villains. Some NHL teams award a championship style belt to the MVP...
Via Lightning Shout
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Inside The Lightning – Johnson And Palat, Part 2

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Via Lightning Shout
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Hire Brad Lauer As Assistant Coach

The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired Brad Lauer as assistant coach. Lauer had been on Bruce Boudreau‘s staff in Anaheim since November 2011. He coached the Ducks’ forwards and power play, which ranked 28th in the NHL. Prior to joining Anaheim, Lauer was an assistant coach with the Ottawa Senators from the 2009 to 2011 seasons. Before that, Lauer served as assistant coach for five...
Via Lightning Shout
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning hire Brad Lauer as assistant coach

TAMPA BAY, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired Brad Lauer as assistant coach, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. "I'm really excited to join the coaching staff in Tampa Bay," Lauer said. "It is an outstanding opportunity for me to join a great organization with top-notch ownership and management. They have a young, highly-skilled team and it is exciting...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Inside The Lightning – Johnson And Palat, Part 1

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Via Lightning Shout
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: New Stamkos Sport Chek Commercial

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Via Lightning Shout
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa's Brian Boyle pays touching tribute to fallen friend

Tampa Bay forward Brian Boyle paid tribute to the memory of his friend, Corey Griffin, on Twitter Sunday when he posted a photo of himself with his newborn son gazing at a photo of Griffin.  Griffin died on Aug. 16, 2014 at the age of 27 in a diving accident on Nantucket. His premature passing was all the more tragic considering Griffin had spent the summer raising money for ALS...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tyler Johnson Off Season Activities

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Via Lightning Shout
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Bolts New Color Analyst Brian Engblom On 620 WDAE

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Via Lightning Shout
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Engblom Named Bolts Color Analyst

Former NBC analyst Brian Engblom has been named Lightning color analyst for Sun Sports, replacing Bobby “The Chief” Taylor, who will be featured on intermission and pre and post games. Here is the repress release: FOX’s Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, today announced Brian Engblom has joined its roster of Lightning on-air talent for the...
Via Lightning Shout
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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