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Report: John Tavares won’t meet with the Blues

Report: John Tavares won’t meet with the Blues

Search for a top line center now narrows The Blues’ decades-long search for a top-line center will apparently not be resolved by a stop on Long Island. According to a report published on The Athletic by Arthur Staple, pending free agent center John Tavares has narrowed the list of teams he plans to meet with to three definite finalists - the Dallas Stars, the San Jose Sharks, and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Staple further reports that the Los Angeles Kings and Tampa Bay Lightning may still be involved and that remaining with the New York Islanders is still under consideration. Tavares’s...

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Tampa Bay Times Jun 18, 2018
Lightning re-signs goaltender Eddie Pasquale to two-way deal

Lightning re-signs goaltender Eddie Pasquale to two-way deal

The Lightning re-signed goaltender Eddie Pasquale to a one-year, two-way contract general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.Pasquale, 27, split this past season between the Syracuse Crunch and Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League. He ranked fourth in the league
CBC News Jun 17, 2018
Ex-Lightning assistant coach Rick Bowness still yearns for Stanley Cup

Ex-Lightning assistant coach Rick Bowness still yearns for Stanley Cup

When longtime coach Rick Bowness parted ways with the Tampa Bay Lightning two weeks ago he was faced with a big decision.
The Hockey Writers Jun 15, 2018

Lightning Larceny: Revisiting Sergachev for Drouin Trade

On June 15, 2017, the Tampa Bay Lightning traded Jonathan Drouin to the Montreal Canadians for Mikhail Sergachev. While trade received somewhat mixed reactions when it first happened, the reasoning behind Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman’s decision made logical sense. Not only did Sergachev fill an organizational need, he was safe from the upcoming expansion […] The post Lightning Larceny: Revisiting Sergachev for Drouin Trade appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Tampa Bay Times Jun 14, 2018
Lightning opens seven-game preseason schedule at home Sept. 18

Lightning opens seven-game preseason schedule at home Sept. 18

TAMPA - The Lightning will open its seven-game preseason schedule at home with a 7:30 p.m.- game Sept. 18 against the Carolina Hurricane, the team announced Thursday.That is one of three home games the Lightning will play in a preseason schedule that includes a Sept. 27
Tampa Bay Times Jun 13, 2018
Lightning trades Peter Budaj to Kings, acquires forward Andy Andreoff

Lightning trades Peter Budaj to Kings, acquires forward Andy Andreoff

Sixteen months after acquiring Peter Budaj from the Kings, the Lightning today returned the veteran goaltender to Los Angeles.The Lightning traded Budaj for forward Andy Andreoff, general manager Steve Yzerman announced in a news release.Andreoff, 27, had three goals and
Sportsnet.ca Jun 13, 2018
Kings acquire Budaj from Lightning for Andreoff

Kings acquire Budaj from Lightning for Andreoff

The Los Angeles Kings have acquired goaltender Peter Budaj from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for forward Andy Andreoff. The post Kings acquire Budaj from Lightning for Andreoff appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 9, 2018

Does Lightning Future Include Koekkoek?

For years, the future of defenseman Slater Koekkoek has been a hot topic in Tampa Bay Lightning land. This year, that chatter has gone from a whisper to a roar heard all across Tampa. Since being drafted 10th overall in 2012, Koekkoek has struggled to make a name for himself at the NHL level. It […] The post Does Lightning Future Include Koekkoek? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Tampa Bay Times Jun 8, 2018

Lightning set as early favorite to win the Stanley Cup in 2018-19

This past season didn't end the way the Lightning fans might have hoped, but that's no reason to lose hope.In fact, oddsmakers are more bullish on Tampa Bay than any team in the NHL for next season.According to at least one sports betting site,-the Lightning is the
Tampa Bay Times Jun 8, 2018

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: What could have been for the Lightning

As the Washington Capitals celebrate their first Stanley Cup championship, Rick Stroud reflects on what could have been for the Lightning, which came within a victory of eliminating Washington in the conference final.Plus,-the Rays lose-in Jake Bauers' debut - their
The Hockey Writers Jun 8, 2018

Does Callahan Have a Future With the Lightning?

Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final was arguably the best game Ryan Callahan played in the 2017-18 season for the Tampa Bay Lightning. That night, he acted as the primary offensive driver in the team’s 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-winning goal and posting an assist in a dominating performance. However, […] The post Does Callahan Have a Future With the Lightning? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 7, 2018
Lightning sign defenceman Daniel Walcott to one-year contract

Lightning sign defenceman Daniel Walcott to one-year contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenceman Daniel Walcott to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced on Thursday. The post Lightning sign defenceman Daniel Walcott to one-year contract appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Tampa Bay Times Jun 7, 2018

Here's what I remember about the Lightning's Stanley Cup. How about you?

You might not recognize the name, but my words were probably some of the first you read after the Lightning won its first : and, so far, only - Stanley Cup 14 years ago today.In the days before social media, email newsletters and push notifications became commonplace,
Tampa Bay Times Jun 5, 2018
The Lightning Effect on the Stanley Cup is about to strike again

The Lightning Effect on the Stanley Cup is about to strike again

Call it the Lightning effect.The Washington Capitals are a win away from ending years of frustration and winning their first Stanley Cup.As if we doubted them.RELATED: More Lightning coverageAlex
Tampa Bay Times May 31, 2018
Lightning's Ryan Callahan likely to miss start of next season

Lightning's Ryan Callahan likely to miss start of next season

Lightning forward Ryan Callahan likely will miss the start of next season because of surgery on his right shoulder.Callahan had surgery and will be out five months, the team said Thursday. That time line means he would be out until November. The season typically starts the first

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