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Summers on the lake with Tyler Johnson

The Bolts forward spends most of his offseason wakesurfing at his home in Idaho but took a break this week to help out at the Lightning Made Summer Camp

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

If you follow Tyler Johnson on Instagram, there's a good chance this summer you've seen the Lightning forward riding a scaled-down surfboard on a wave of sparkling blue water surrounded by pine tree-covered mountains.

It's an idyllic scene, Johnson cutting back and forth deftly through the wake, his left foot toward the back of the board to keep the nose up and the ride going while the beauty of his Coeur d'Alene summer home distracts in the background.

It's also one that's been a part of Johnson's offseason regimen for five years now.

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Lightning re-sign defenseman Dominik Masin to one-year contract

Masin's plus-36 rating last season ranked tied for second in the AHL

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Dominik Masin to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning re-sign defenseman Ben Thomas to one-year contract

The Bolts' 2014 fourth round pick set a career high with a plus-18 rating last season with the Crunch

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Ben Thomas to one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning to host first annual 'Bolts Beach Bash'

Acclaimed artist Young MC to help celebrate hockey paradise at free event on Saturday, July 27

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will host their first annual Bolts Beach Bash on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Pier 60 at Clearwater Beach starting at 10 a.m. and concluding with fireworks at 9 p.m. The event will be highlighted by a performance by internationally acclaimed artist Young MC, presented by Corona, as well as street hockey and more. Fans must visit TampaBayLightning.com/BoltsBeachBash to RSVP for this free event. The Lightning's offseason is presented by Florida Blue.

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The Bolts and the NWHL team up for girls' hockey clinics on August 16

Street hockey and on-ice clinics will take place at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon on Friday, August 16

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

Girls' hockey will take center stage on Friday, August 16 when the Tampa Bay Lightning and the National Women's Hockey League team up to host street hockey and on-ice clinics at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum.

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Ask Burnsie: Looking ahead to 2019-20

Beat writer Bryan Burns answers your Twitter questions on prospects likely to make an impact, the Bolts' projected lineup and an improved Atlantic Division

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

TampaBayLightning.com beat writer Bryan Burns will answer readers' most intriguing questions in a regular mailbag feature. Be sure to tweet questions to @bburnsnhl and include the hashtag #AskBurnsie to have your question answered in a future mailbag. If your question wasn't answered today, resubmit it and we'll attempt to get it in for another edition. Have fun with your questions too; the more off-beat the query the better.

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Lightning re-sign forward Danick Martel

The Drummondville, Quebec native recorded two assists in nine games with the Bolts last season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Danick Martel to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning sign forward Gemel Smith to one-year, two-way contract

The Toronto, Ontario native played in 47 games for Boston's AHL affiliate last season after being acquired off waivers from Dallas

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Gemel Smith to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced.

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Lightning re-sign forward Cedric Paquette to two-year contract

Paquette had 17 points in 80 games for the Bolts last season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Cedric Paquette to a two-year contract worth an AAV of $1.65 million, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning re-sign forward Carter Verhaeghe to one-year contract

Verhaeghe was the Crunch's leading scorer last season, recording 82 points in 76 games

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Carter Verhaeghe to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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