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Lightning to play seven nationally-televised games in 2016-17

NHL.com STAMFORD, Conn - Coming off of the most-watched full NHL regular season on cable in 22 years, NBC Sports Group is scheduled to present 106 NHL regular-season games during the 2016-17 season – the...
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Former Lightning forward Brad Richards retires after 15 seasons

NHL.com Brad Richards is announcing his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL), following a decorated career that spanned 15 seasons.Richards played a total of 1,126 career NHL games with...
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Nikita Nesterov named to Team Russia for World Cup of Hockey

NHL.com Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been named to Team Russia for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey to be held in Toronto in September. He will join Lightning teammates Nikita Kucherov and Andrei...
  • 4 days ago

Lightning re-sign forward Alex Killorn to seven-year contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Alex Killorn to a seven-year contract worth an average of $4.45 million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman...
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Lightning High School Hockey League registration now open

NHL.com TAMPA BAY - The Lightning High School Hockey League (LHSHL) today announced that registration for the 2016-17 season is now open. All interested high school boys and girls, grades 9-12, can...
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Lightning sign forward Cory Conacher to one-year contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Cory Conacher to a one-year, one-way contract worth $575,000, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Conacher,...
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Lightning announce flex plans and group tickets to go on sale on July 26

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today their Season Ticket Membership allotment for the upcoming 2016-17 season is close to selling out while flex plans and group tickets will go on...
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Lightning begin search for 2016-17 Lightning Girls team

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have begun the search for the 2016-17 Lightning Girls team.Interested females must be 18 years of age or older at the time of the interview and must have a high...
  • 10 days ago
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Mishkin's Musings: Thoughts on the Lightning's 2016-17 schedule

NHL.com (webmaster@tampabaylightning.com) — As readers of this column are well aware, when the Lightning’s schedule is released, there are certain components I look at closely: the start, road trips and back-to-backs. Here’s my take on the...
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Lightning sign forward Mike Halmo to one-year, two-way contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Mike Halmo to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Halmo, 25, played in 74 games...
  • 13 days ago
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Burns: Steven Stamkos looks to create lasting legacy in Tampa Bay

NHL.com An oft-debated topic among sports fans, particularly during the offseason doldrums, centers around the Mt. Rushmore of a particular team or area.The premise is simple: Who are the most iconic...
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Setback doesn't derail Mitchell Stephens' season

NHL.com The year was shaping up to the best of Mitchell Stephens' young career.After completing his second full season with Saginaw in the OHL, finishing as the Spirit’s second-leading scorer (22 goals,...
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Jonathan Drouin will 'be a stud,' Steven Stamkos says

NHL.com Steven Stamkos sees a lot of potential in possible long-term linemate Jonathan Drouin.The Tampa Bay Lightning forwards could have a bright future now that Stamkos has signed an eight-year contract...
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Lightning re-sign goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Gudlevskis,...
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Team Killorn wins 3-on-3 tournament at Lightning Development Camp

NHL.com Tampa Bay Lightning development camp invitee Alex Iafallo said he felt his team for the camp-ending 3-on-3 tournament was considered the underdog after going 1-1-2 through round robin play and...
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Lightning lock up another cornerstone, sign Hedman

NHL.com Mark Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman down as an early candidate for understatement of the year.While speaking to media inside the Brandon Ice Sports Forum a couple hours after...
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Lightning sign Dennis Yan to entry-level contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Dennis Yan to a three-year, entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Yan, 6-foot-2, 186...
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Lightning sign free agent forward Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. ...
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Lightning sign free agent Jeremy Morin

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Jeremy Morin to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Morin, 6-foot-1,...
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Lightning sign free agent Gabriel Dumont

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Gabriel Dumont to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Dumont,...
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Blog Articles

Brad Richards on career: 'I'll cherish all of it'

TampaBay.com Brad Richards briefly pauses a phone interview Thursday so he can get his hands free.
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Cory Conacher rejoices at Lightning return

Tampa Bay Online Cory Conacher was the trade piece used to land Ben Bishop, the Vezina Trophy-caliber goalie who elevated the Lightning to perennial Stanley Cup contenders. Now, three years later, the two have a...
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Nikita Nesterov added to Team Russia for World Cup

TampaBay.com Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov has been added to Team Russia for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. 
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Lightning and Alex Killorn agree to seven-year deal

TampaBay.com The Lightning has locked up another core player long-term, agreeing with wing Alex Killorn on a seven-year deal which brings a $4.45 annual average.
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Alex Killorn, Vladislav Namestnikov file for arbitration

TampaBay.com Lightning centers Alex Killorn and Vladislav Namestnikov filed for arbitration by Tuesday’s 5 p.m. deadline. Both players were offered qualifying offers. If they do not reach agreements...
  • 17 days ago
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Highlights from Lightning prospect 3-on-3 tournament

TampaBay.com Lightning prospect Jonne Tammela said he really gained confidence near the end of last season, when he got a brief stint at AHL Syracuse.
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Lightning sign Andrei Vasilevskiy to three-year extension

TampaBay.com The Lightning will soon have to make a decision in net, with goalie Ben Bishop entering the final year of his deal and only one goalie allowed to be protected in next year's expansion draft.
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Lightning lock up Victor Hedman for eight years

TampaBay.com For the second time in three days, the Lightning locked up a franchise cornerstone for eight years.
  • 21 days ago
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Lightning loses Marchessault, signs Bournival

TampaBay.com Jonathan Marchessault has signed with the Panthers, a two-year deal at $750,000, per TSN.
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With Stamkos signed, Kucherov a focus in free agency

TampaBay.com With the Lightning already reeling in its big fish - captain Steven Stamkos - it doesn't expect to be very active when free agency opens at noon Friday. The focus for GM Steve Yzerman will be on...
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Steven Stamkos said he followed his heart to Tampa

Tampa Bay Online While Steven Stamkos had many other suitors, including his hometown Maple Leafs, he spurned potential sweepstakes - and more money - to stay with the Lightning. In the end, Stamkos said, that's...
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Steven Stamkos said he followed his heart to Tampa

TampaBay.com Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said there were a couple sleepless nights throughout this whirlwind contract saga.
  • 22 days ago
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Matt Carle being bought out by Lightning

TampaBay.com Veteran defenseman Matt Carle is being bought out by the Lightning, giving the team much-needed cap relief as it tries to sign other restricted free agents.
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Jones: Re-signing Steven Stamkos makes it a great day

Tampa Bay Online The greatest day in Tampa Bay Lightning history is June 7, 2004. That's the day the Lightning won the Stanley Cup. But Tom Jones says Wednesday now goes down as the second-best day in franchise...
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Steven Stamkos staying with Lightning after agreeing to 8-year deal

Tampa Bay Online Steven Stamkos, due to be an unrestricted free agent Friday at noon, is expected to have an eight-year deal with an $8.5 million annual average.
  • 23 days ago
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Steven Stamkos staying with Lightning

TampaBay.com Captain Steven Stamkos is staying with the Lightning, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported today.
  • 23 days ago
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