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Stamkos, Callahan spark Bolts preseason win over Nashville

The pair combine for three points in Tampa Bay's 3-1 win

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning made it two preseason victories in a row after handily defeating the Nashville Predators 3-1 at AMALIE Arena.

The outcome was secondary, however, to the return of Lightning forwards Steven Stamkos and Ryan Callahan.

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NHL and Tampa Bay Lightning unveil 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game logo

Mid-season festivities celebrates league's stars and Lightning's 25th anniversary season

by Press Release / NHL

Tampa Bay Lightning fans were the first to catch a glimpse of the awaited logo for the upcoming 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at tonight's preseason game against the Nashville Predators. The League's mid-season showcase will take place at AMALIE Arena on Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28 and will include the NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and the Honda NHL® All-Star Game, respectively.

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Tampa Bay Sports announces grand re-opening at International Plaza

Lightning's official team store to re-open tomorrow at 10 a.m.

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment announced today it will be re-opening a new Tampa Bay Sports retail location inside International Plaza on Saturday, September 23 at 10 a.m. The new location is located on the second floor of the mall across from the Apple Store and will also offer shoppers a full sports experience complete with video screens showing highlights, games and other content, as well as appearances by trophies, athletes and other sports personalities throughout the year.  

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Steven Stamkos returns to Lightning lineup tonight

The Lightning's captain will see his first game action since sustaining a knee injury last November

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will take the ice in a live game situation for the first time in over 10 months when the Bolts host the Nashville Predators tonight at AMALIE Arena.

Stamkos was forced to miss the majority of the 2016-17 season after suffering a lateral meniscus tear to his right knee on November 15, 2016 at Detroit. The superstar center was targeting a return late in the season as the Lightning made a push for the playoffs, but he wasn't able to get back out on the ice and the Bolts missed the postseason for the first time since 2013.

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Lightning to stream remaining home preseason games

Stream will be free to public; viewers must be inside Tampa Bay TV market

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will live stream their two remaining home preseason games, Friday, September 22 versus Nashville (7:30 p.m.) and Sunday, September 24 against Florida (4 p.m.), at TampaBayLightning.com the team announced today. The stream will be free to the public.

The live online broadcast will feature the call from Lightning Radio play-by-play announcer Dave Mishkin, alongside color commentator Bobby "The Chief" Taylor. This marks the first time in franchise history the team will live stream preseason games over the internet. It will only be available inside the Tampa Bay television market.

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Fox Sports Sun announces Lightning television schedule for 2017-18 season

Seventy six regular season games to televised and streamed on FOX Sports GO

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2017) - FOX Sports Sun, the local television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced today the network will produce and televise 76 regular season Lightning games as part of the 2017-18 National Hockey League season.

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Lightning reduce training camp roster by three

The Lightning now have 54 players remaining in their 2017 Training Camp, presented by Florida Blue.

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reduced their training camp roster by three today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The Lightning now have 54 players remaining in their 2017 Training Camp, presented by Florida Blue.  

Below is a list of players who have been assigned: 

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Lightning youngsters shine in Bolts 4-3 win over Carolina

Defenseman Mikhail Sergachev scores in his first game for the Lightning

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning had a great rebound effort at Carolina on Wednesday to notch their first win of the preseason.

After falling in their preseason opener to the Hurricanes a night earlier, the Bolts never trailed in the rematch against the Canes, winning 4-2 behind goals from Adam Erne, Tye McGinn, Mikhail Sergachev and Boris Katchouk. Erne netted his second in as many nights and leads the Lightning for preseason goal scoring.

"I told all the guys, there was so much good that came out of that game and not a lot of bad," Tampa Bay head coach Jon Cooper said after the victory.

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Lightning reduce training camp roster by six players

The Lightning now have 57 players remaining in their 2017 Training Camp, presented by Florida Blue

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reduced their training camp roster by six today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The Lightning now have 57 players remaining in their 2017 Training Camp, presented by Florida Blue.

Below is a list of players who have been assigned:

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Mikhail Sergachev to make Lightning debut in Raleigh

Peter Budaj and Michael Leighton to split time in net

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

Blue line prospect Mikhail Sergachev, Tampa Bay's prized offseason pickup, will see his first game action in a Lightning uniform tonight when the Bolts travel to Raleigh to rematch the Carolina Hurricanes.

Sergachev has impressed Lightning coaches and management during the team's development camp in late June, a pair of exhibition games against Nashville Predators prospects during Hurricane Irma and again during the first week of training camp.

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