That’s on the ice and off the ice. The most up-to-date breaking news for the Tampa Bay Lightning including highlights, roster, schedule, scores and archives. Beside the great demographics of Tampa — 2% population increase per year, which is an incredible compounding effect — I just thought the whole community had so much potential that wasn’t realized. After this point, they won 23 of their next 26 games, including two separate win streaks of at least ten games, the second of which eventually set a new franchise record of eleven consecutive wins.

SI: What impresses you about how he handles himself as a captain? Forward Patrick Maroon signed a two-year deal worth $1.8 million and defensemen Luke Schenn gets $900,000 for next season.

More notable trades included Vaclav Prospal's trade to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for prospect Alexandre Picard and a conditional draft pick. During Game 5 in New York, goaltender Ben Bishop recorded his second shutout of the playoffs in a 2–0 victory, but the Rangers responded in Game 6 by scoring seven goals to tie the series at three games apiece. It's one of two new Marriott branded hotels opening on Water Street, in addition to one Marriott Hotel that's already there. He’d gone through Red Wing University under Ken Holland.

Players and team staff arrived in Tampa with the cup around 5 p.m. On the other hand, plenty of opportunity. I'm based in New York, but my family is from Pittsburgh—and I love stories that get me out into the industrial heartland.

They shocked the visiting Chicago Blackhawks 7–3 with four goals by little-known Chris Kontos.

Even though I was a Bruins fan when my kids were young, for 15 or 20 years, I’m not sure they were in my heart. [9] In fact, the first time anyone connected with the Lightning or the NHL even saw Okubo was in the spring of 1998. After the firing of Melrose, the Lightning went 19–33–14 and would finish the season 24–40–18 with 66 points, their lowest point total since the 2000–01 season.

After the February 26 trade deadline, the Lightning won only five games. Tampa Bay's most philanthropic couple is on the path to a divorce. He’s not going to [coach Jon Cooper] with lineup changes. This move would make Lecavalier an unrestricted free agent beginning July 5, free to sign with any team except the Lightning. In Game 7, Bishop recorded his third shutout of the playoffs in another 2–0 victory against the Rangers to lead the Lightning to their first appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals since 2004. JV: I don’t think so.

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The Tampa Bay Lightning (colloquially known as the Bolts) are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. Jeff Vinik, the owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and former manager of Fidelity Magellan fund, is known for his outsized bets as an investor. On November 11, 2013, going into the day tied for most goals during the regular season, Steven Stamkos suffered a broken right tibia after crashing into one of the goalposts during play against the Boston Bruins.

He’s well respected and has contacts throughout the world of hockey.