5:13 AM EDT, Wed March 29, 2017
Raw Charge 17 hours ago
Tampa Bay Lightning reassign Vermin to Syracuse Crunch

Tampa Bay Lightning reassign Vermin to Syracuse Crunch

With Joel Vermin being sent back to Syracuse, someone looks ready to return to the lineup. The Tampa Bay Lightning and General Manager Steve Yzerman have announced that Joel Vermin has been re-assigned to the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL. The announcement means that one of the Lightning’s injured players is likely ready to return to the lineup on Thursday against the Detroit Red Wings. The “who” is the big question now. Any one of Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson, Cedric Paquette and Jason Garrison could be ready to return. Joel Vermin was called up on an emergency basis to help fill in...

More Lightning Rumors & News

The Hockey Writers 15 hours ago

Scheduling and Experience Will Guide Lightning to Playoffs

It wasn’t a strong start for the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night at Amalie Arena. Down 4-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks by the middle of the second period, it looked as if the Lightning would lose ground in the wild card race and prove they do not belong on the same ice as the NHL elite. […]
Northwest Herald Mar 28, 2017

Gourde scores in OT, Lightning beat Blackhawks

TAMPA, Fla. – Yanni Gourde's second career goal capped a tremendous comeback by the Tampa Bay Lightning against one of the NHL's elite teams.
FOX Sports Mar 27, 2017
Lightning surge back in 2nd, rally past Blackhawks in OT

Lightning surge back in 2nd, rally past Blackhawks in OT

The Tampa Bay Lightning take care of the visiting Blackhawks.
FOX Sports Mar 27, 2017
Gourde scores in OT, Lightning beat Blackhawks 5-4 (Mar 27, 2017)

Gourde scores in OT, Lightning beat Blackhawks 5-4 (Mar 27, 2017)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Yanni Gourde had a breakaway goal 4:25 into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night.
FOX Sports Mar 27, 2017
Chicago Blackhawks at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

Chicago Blackhawks at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning return home to face the Blackhawks.

Lightning Strikes! podcast: Joe McDonald on Stamkos, MVP race, Olympics

Times beat reporter Joe Smith and ESPN national writer Joe McDonald discuss the potential return of Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, the MVP race (Nikita Kucherov?), the Olympics debate and an uncertain summer for the Bolts …
FOX Sports Mar 26, 2017

Lightning fight for playoff lives against Blackhawks (Mar 27, 2017)

TAMPA, Fla. -- With the regular season winding down, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks find themselves in wildly different spots for the postseason.
CSN Chicago Mar 26, 2017

Five Things to Watch: Blackhawks look to bounce back vs. Lightning tonight on CSN

Watch as the Blackhawks take on the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight on CSN and streaming live on CSNChicago.com. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. with Blackhawks
FOX Sports Mar 24, 2017
Kucherov tips in OT winner, Lightning beat Red Wings 2-1 (Mar 24, 2017)

Kucherov tips in OT winner, Lightning beat Red Wings 2-1 (Mar 24, 2017)

DETROIT (AP) Nikita Kucherov scored 3:28 into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Friday night.

Lightning recall Slater Koekkoek

Slater Koekkoek is finally on his way back to the NHL.
FOX Sports Mar 24, 2017
Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings game preview

Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings game preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning stay on the road to face the Red Wings.
Boston Herald Mar 24, 2017
Bruins Notebook: Lightning strikes add to recent penalty killing woes

Bruins Notebook: Lightning strikes add to recent penalty killing woes

The Bruins’ penalty killing unit had climbed all the way up to the top spot in the NHL a week ago. But after allowing a power-play goal in three straight games they fell into a tie for third place, with an 85 percent kill rate, going into last night’s game.It didn’t get any better last night when they allowed two more on five tries in a 6-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Garden.The first of the three games, a 7-4 loss in Edmonton when the Oilers scored three man-up goals, could reasonably be viewed as an aberration, as they caught the B’s on the rear end of a back-to-back and...
The Hockey Writers Mar 23, 2017

Preview: Bruins Look to Sweep Lightning

On Thursday the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins will square off in an Atlantic Division showdown with playoff implications. The Bruins sit in the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference with 82 points, and the Lightning are sitting just outside the playoff picture with 77 points. The bottom line being both clubs desperately need wins to make […]

Lightning Player News

  • Nikita Kucherov

    Nikita Kucherov

    Transcript: Steve Yzerman talks playoffs, injuries, and the emergence of Nikita Kucherov

  • Victor Hedman

    Victor Hedman

    Could Yzerman have traded up for a defenseman in the Lightning’s 2014 Draft?

  • Steven Stamkos

    Steven Stamkos

    Tampa Bay Lightning reassign Vermin to Syracuse Crunch

  • Brayden Point

    Brayden Point

    Quick Strikes: Kucherov is in second place in the Rocket Richard Trophy race

  • Andrei Vasilevskiy

    Andrei Vasilevskiy

    Quick Strikes: Yanni’s Gourde-ous overtime goal secures a win for the Bolts

Lightning Photos

Tampa Bay Lightning Topics