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Lightning announce partnership with Cigar City Brewing

Cigar City becomes the official craft beer partner of the Lightning, AMALIE Arena

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning announced a new multi-year partnership with Cigar City Brewing today. The new deal makes Cigar City the Official Craft Beer Partner of the Lightning and AMALIE Arena. The partnership also includes the opening of The Cigar City Brewing Taproom off the arena plaza.

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Week-long 50/50 raffle to benefit Hurricane Dorian relief & recovery

Tickets will remain on sale through next Friday's preseason game against Nashville

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that their 50/50 Raffle, presented by Moffitt Cancer Center, this coming week will benefit Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery. Bolts 50/50 Raffle tickets can be purchased online at www.Bolts5050.com starting tonight when Lightning Launch Weekend kicks off with Family Fun Night at Sparkman Wharf. Tickets will remain on sale through the Lightning's preseason game on Friday, September 20 against the Nashville Predators. The winning number will be announced during the third period of that game.

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Lightning announce 2019 Training Camp roster, schedule

Fan Fest scheduled for this Sunday at Amalie Arena

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced their 62-man roster for the 2019 Training Camp, presented by Florida Blue, which opens on Thursday at AMALIE Arena with medical and physical testing. The roster features 33 forwards, 21 defensemen and eight goaltenders. Also in camp will be 21 players that represented the Lightning in the 2019 Prospects Showcase which took place this past weekend in Nashville. Players are expected to begin the media day portion at approximately 10 a.m. after testing is complete, although that time is subject to change. The roster and schedule for the first five days of training camp is below. The full schedule will be included in the 2019 training camp guide.

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FOX Sports Sun announces Lightning television schedule for 2019-20 season

Programming features 71 regular season games broadcast on television and the FOX Sports GO app

by Press Release / FoxSports..com

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2019)- FOX Sports Sun, the television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced today the network will produce and televise 71 regular season Lightning games as part of the 2019-20 National Hockey League season.

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Lightning launch new community hockey website

Information about all Lightning Made Hockey programs to live on new site

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning's community hockey department, Lightning Made, are launching their new website, www.LightningMadeHockey.com. The website is a resource for people of the Tampa Bay region of all skill levels to connect to the sport of hockey and gain information about opportunities to learn to play or join leagues currently being operated by the Lightning.

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Lightning set to host Lightning Launch Weekend, presented by Florida Blue

Series of season kick-off events will culminate with Fan fest on Sunday, September 15

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning has announced they will host Lightning Launch Weekend, presented by Florida Blue, September 13-15 with the festivities culminating with Fan Fest on Sunday, September 15. The series of events will also include Family Fun Night at Sparkman Wharf and a free public skate at AMALIE Arena.

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Lightning announce roster for 2019 NHL Prospect Showcase

The Bolts will face prospects from the Predators, Hurricanes and Capitals

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced the roster that will represent the team at the 2019 NHL Prospect Showcase being held September 7-10 at Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tennessee. The team will report for testing and physicals on Thursday, September 5. They will conduct open practices at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum at 2 p.m. on Thursday and 10:45 a.m. on Friday, September 6.

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Lightning sign free agent forward Pat Maroon for one year

Maroon recorded 28 points in 74 regular season games with the Blues last season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Pat Maroon to a one-year contract worth $900,000, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning announce new brand ambassador team, the Bolts Blue Crew

Tryouts to be held September 8 at Amalie Arena

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced their newly-formed brand ambassador team, the Bolts Blue Crew, presented by Orangetheory Fitness, which will combine the talents of both the Lightning Girls and the Bolt Brigade. The Bolts Blue Crew will consist of both enthusiastic men and women, with tryouts being held on September 8 at AMALIE Arena.

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Lightning acquire fourth-round pick from Detroit

In exchange, the Bolts send forward Adam Erne to the Red Wings

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired a 2020 fourth-round draft pick from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for forward Adam Erne, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning to host third annual Bolts Brew Fest this Friday

VIP & general tickets still available

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will be hosting Bolts Brew Fest at AMALIE Arena on Friday, August 16, beginning at 7 p.m. The three-hour event will offer craft beers from a variety of different local craft breweries, vendors, oversized games and more. 

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Lightning to hold 19th annual Bolt Run presented by AdventHealth

The race will take place at Amalie Arena on Sunday, October 27

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Lightning Foundation will hold the 19th annual Bolt Run, presented by AdventHealth, on Sunday, October 27 with the first race starting at 7:30 a.m. at AMALIE Arena. Participants can begin registering now at www.TampaBayLightning.com/BoltRun

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Lightning introduce team ambassador, 'Bolt,' from Southeastern Guide Dogs

Follow Bolt's adventures on Instagram and Twitter at @BoltsPup

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning introduced its new team ambassador, a yellow lab puppy named Bolt, from Southeastern Guide Dogs today. The newest member of the Lightning will help make a "paw-sitive" impact on Bolts Nation. He can be found on Instagram and Twitter at @BoltsPup.

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Lightning sign defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to one-year contract

Shattenkirk skated in 73 games for the Rangers last season, recording two goals and 26 assists

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning signed defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning announce promotions, additions to hockey operations staff

Bolts make three promotions and add six new staff members

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have made promotions and additions to their hockey operations department, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning acquire goaltender Mike Condon from Ottawa Senators

Bolts also trade for Sens 6th-round pick in 2020

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired goaltender Mike Condon and a 2020 sixth-round draft pick from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forward Ryan Callahan and the Lightning's fifth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning single game tickets to go on sale Friday, August 9

Preseason and regular season tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 9

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - Single game tickets for all Tampa Bay Lightning games at AMALIE Arena during the 2019 preseason, presented by Florida Blue, and 2019-20 regular season, presented by AdventHealth, will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 9, the team announced today. Single game tickets can be purchased exclusively online at www.TampaBayLightning.com/tickets.  

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Lightning sign goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to 8-year extension

Last season Vasilevskiy became the first Bolts goaltender to win the Vezina Trophy

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed Vezina Trophy winning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to an eight-year contract worth an AAV of $9.5-million, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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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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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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Lightning sign three players to one-year, two-way contracts

Group includes goaltenders Scott Wedgewood and Spencer Martin, as well as forward Chris Mueller

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltenders Scott Wedgewood and Spencer Martin, as well as forward Chris Mueller, to one-year, two-way contracts, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning sign defenseman Luke Witkowski to two-year contract

The defenseman returns to Tampa Bay after a two-year stint with the Red Wings

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

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

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Lightning sign defenseman Luke Schenn

Schenn skated in 26 games with the Ducks and Canucks last season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent defenseman Luke Schenn to a one-year contract worth $700,000, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. 

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Lightning sign goaltender Curtis McElhinney to two-year contract

McElhinney had a save percentage of .912 in 33 appearances for the Hurricanes last season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent goaltender Curtis McElhinney to a two-year contract worth an AAV of $1.3-million, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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