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Forward Dana Tyrell re-signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets, agreeing to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Tyrell, 25, played seven games for the Tampa Bay Lightning last season. He pl...Upvote Share Tweet
Prospect Watch: Tampa Bay’s Dominik Masin is a wanted manthehockeynews.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Getting drafted is a dream for all high-end hockey prospects, but being selected by a team on the rise like the Tampa Bay Lightning makes the day even more sweet. Czech defenseman Dominik Masin was picked 35th overall by the Bolts this summer, capping o…Upvote Share Tweet
Who won the Brad Richards to Dallas trade…six years later?thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Brad Richards has had a very good, well-decorated career. He’s won a Stanley Cup, the Conn Smythe Trophy and been paid richly for his efforts. He’s also been the subject of some criticism, particularly in New York the past few years, and was bought out …Upvote Share TweetSteven Stamkos would like to score 60 goals again and win the Stanley Cup. He believes both are possible with the Tampa Bay Lightning. "I hope so," Stamkos said to TSN of another 60-goal season. "I'm definitely not going to tell myself it's not...Upvote Share Tweet
Introducing the Combativity Award – and the winner is David Backesthehockeynews.com Jul 20I’ve been watching the Tour de France nightly the past couple of weeks and am taken by one of the awards they give out after each stage. It’s the Combativity Award and it goes to the cyclist that day who shows the most fighting spirit. This isn’t about …Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 18Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur remains available in this summer’s unrestricted free agent market. The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti recently reported Brodeur spoke with Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay about their backup jobs, but both clubs w…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL logo rankings No. 26: Tampa Bay Lightningthehockeynews.com Jul 18The Tampa Bay Lightning have been around since 1992-93 and have had different variations on their logo, but their current look is the only one that doesn’t have lettering on it. I’ve got to be honest – when seven THN staffers sat around debating and ran…Upvote Share Tweet
The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metrothehockeynews.com Jul 15When the NHL made its most recent realignment, last season, it reemphasized the importance of divisional play by also restructuring its playoff format. The wild card element throws a bit of a wrench into it from year-to-year, but for the most part, team…Upvote Share Tweet
Steven Stamkos as a Leaf: less of a long shot than you’d thinkthehockeynews.com Jul 14A leisurely summer weekend took a bit of a turn for me early Saturday afternoon when the Twitter account of Lightning captain Steven Stamkos favorited a tweet from THN’s account linking to my story on the idea of a Toronto-born superstar – you know, lik…Upvote Share TweetThe Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year contract.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 11TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year contract. The team announced the news on Friday. Morrow had 13 goals and 25 points in 71 games with St. Louis last season. In 921 NHL games w...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 10For the past few days, much of the sports world has been swept up in breathless anticipation of the future of NBA phenom LeBron James. The superstar is mulling over whether to re-sign with a Miami Heat team he led to two championships and four league Fi…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 10Free agent forward Jerome Samson signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. Financial terms were not released. Samson, 26, had 27 goals, including 11 on the power play, and 56 points in 68 games with the St. J...Upvote Share Tweet
Top 5 controversies of the 2013-14 seasonthehockeynews.com Jul 61. TORTORELLA CHARGES FLAMES DRESSING ROOM Every NHL team has its best-and-worst-case scenarios laid out before each season begins, but there’s no way the Vancouver Canucks could have envisioned the nightmare that was to unfold. The franchise stumbled a…Upvote Share Tweet
Compliance buyouts have been very, very good to these guysthehockeynews.com Jul 3When Mikhail Grabovski signed a four-year deal with the New York Islanders that will pay him $5 million a season, he pretty much hit the jackpot. Not the Vincent Lecavalier jackpot, mind you, but the windfall was still mind-boggling. That’s because Grab…Upvote Share Tweet
CHL Import Draft: Who is coming and who is staying home?thehockeynews.com Jul 3The CHL Import Draft is complex. On the surface of course, it’s straight-forward: Every team from the Ontario, Western and Quebec League has the opportunity to select two European players, assuming they have two import slots open on their roster. But if…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 2Before he became an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Rick Tocchet was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning. One of the players he had was Steve Downie, a 21-year-old forward whose hockey talent was overshadowed by frequent moments of v…Upvote Share Tweet
Canadiens Sweep LightningApr 22Max Pacioretty's late third-period goal lifted the Canadiens past the Lightning 4-3.
Canadiens Edge LightningApr 20The Canadiens took a 3-0 series lead in their playoff matchup against the Lightning with a 3-2 victory.
Canadiens Cruise Past LightningApr 18Rene Bourque scored twice in the Canadiens' 4-1 win over the Lightning to give Montreal a 2-0 series lead over Tampa Bay.
Canadiens Win In OTApr 16Dale Weise's overtime goal lifted the Canadiens past the Lightning 5-4.
Mo Williams agrees with Minnesota TimberwolvesJul 28Veteran guard Mo Williams is signing with the Minnesota Timberwolves, his representatives have announced.
Minnesota Timberwolves explore acquiring Philadelphia 76ers PF Thaddeus Yo…Jul 28The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation.
Five Things I Think I Think: New Orleans SaintsJul 28.
Scenes from an Ongoing Tour of Training CampsJul 28WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — This is what a real training-camp practice sounds like, via the verbal stylings of New Orleans defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and his defensive coach, Bill Johnson. The scene: First padded Saints practice of camp … Sunday …