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Lightning re-sign forward Daniel Walcott to one-year contract

Walcott recorded 19 points in 55 games with the Crunch in 2019-20

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

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

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FOX Sports Sun to replay each win from the Bolts' 2004 Stanley Cup run

Broadcasts are set to begin on April 18

by Press Release / FoxSports..com

TAMPA, Fla. (April 8, 2020) - FOX Sports Sun, the television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced plans to replay every Lightning win from the franchise's 2004 Stanley Cup run. Beginning on Saturday, April 18, Bolts fans can tune in on Tuesdays and Thursdays to re-watch the chase for the Stanley Cup. The weeknight replays will lead up to 'Championship Saturday' on FOX Sports Sun, featuring every win in sequential order. Additional Lightning classic replays will be announced at a later date.

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'Lightning Playoff Rewind' gives fans chance to relive key playoff wins

Beginning on April 5, WDAE will broadcast some of the Lightning's playoff wins from the last few years

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning, along with Tampa Bay's Sports Radio WDAE (95.3FM | 620AM), are set to kick off 'Lightning Playoff Rewind', a chance for fans to listen to important and exciting playoff wins in franchise history.

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Mosaic to donate $200,000 through Lightning's Goals for Food Program

The money will go to 14 food banks across the Tampa Bay area

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning and The Mosaic Company announced today that $200,000 will be donated to local food banks through the Goals for Food program. 

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Lightning players pledge 500,000 meals to Feeding Tampa Bay

Players also start fund to help part-time Vinik Sports Group staff

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - Tampa Bay Lightning players today announced they are pledging to donate 500,000 meals to Feeding Tampa Bay to assist those in need during the current crisis. Led by Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, the players will be assisting in donating meals to help kids who are missing meals, homebound seniors, economically devastated families and many more that are struggling. The Lightning are encouraging fans to visit www.FeedingTampaBay.org to help out if they can.

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2019-20 NHL season update: frequently asked questions

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

How long will the suspension last?
The 2019-20 NHL season is on a pause and no games have been cancelled. The Lightning will not be playing games until the NHL, along with government and health officials, decide that the timing is right to return to the ice. 

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FOX Sports Sun to replay Lightning wins in primetime

A series of Lightning wins from the 2019-20 season will re-air on FOX Sports Sun beginning on March 22

by Press Release / FoxSports..com

TAMPA, Fla. (March 17, 2020) - FOX Sports Sun, the television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced plans to replay Lightning wins from the 2019-20 NHL season. Beginning on Sunday, March 22 through Tuesday, April 14, Bolts fans can watch primetime re-airs of some of the very best victories on the network with an additional re-air the following day at 9 a.m..

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Lightning statement regarding the pausing of the 2019-20 season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - This afternoon, the National Hockey League, after a meeting of its Board of Governors, announced it would pause the 2019-20 season due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus. As a member club, the Tampa Bay Lightning will not be playing games until the NHL, along with government and health officials, decide the timing is right to return to the ice. This is obviously a tough and disappointing decision for everyone, but one that is appropriate to prioritize the safety of our fans, partners, players and staff. The team will continue to work in consultation with the NHL, as well as with city and county representatives, to monitor the situation moving forward.

The Lightning will be making additional announcements, including regarding ticket information, as details become available.

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Lightning team up with Humane Society of Tampa Bay for game on March 15

The Bolts will hold a pet supply drive and adoption clinic on the plaza prior to the game on Sunday, March 15

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning are once again teaming up with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to host a pet supply drive and adoption clinic on Ford Thunder Alley prior to their game against the New Jersey Devils on Sunday, March 15 at AMALIE Arena.

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Lightning to host Pride Night on March 12 at Amalie Arena

The Bolts' game against the Flyers will be dedicated to celebrating the inclusion of everyone in hockey

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will host their fourth annual Pride Night, presented by ABSOLUT, on Thursday, March 12 when they host the Philadelphia Flyers at AMALIE Arena. In conjunction with the National Hockey League and You Can Play, the Lightning will dedicate the game to celebrate inclusion of everyone in the sport. To purchase tickets to attend for the Pride Night, please visit www.TampaBayLightning.com/PrideNight.  

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Lightning's Community Hero program reaches $20 million milestone

Margaret McNutt, the program's 397th Hero, donates $50,000 to Noah's Ark of Central Florida

by Press Release @LightningFDN / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Margaret McNutt as the 32nd Lightning Community Hero of the 2019-20 season during the first period of the team's game against the Calgary Flames this afternoon. McNutt is the program's 397th hero in the past nine years, and her charity of choice, Noah's Ark of Central Florida is the 518th non-profit in the Tampa Bay community to benefit from the program. In total, the Lightning Community Heroes Program, which is fully funded and supported by Jeff and Penny Vinik, has made 834 charitable donations, totaling $20 million to those 518 non-profits spread over seven counties in West Central Florida.

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Lightning Captain Steven Stamkos to have surgery

Stamkos will be out approximately six to eight weeks

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos will undergo a surgical procedure on Monday, March 2 to repair a core muscle injury, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Michael Brunt at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. 

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Bolts organization approaches two milestones in Jeff Vinik's ownership

March 3 marks the 10-year anniversary of Vinik's purchase of the franchise & February 29 marks the $20 million milestone for the Lightning Community Heroes program

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - Tampa Bay Lightning chairman and governor Jeff Vinik will reach two significant milestones in his ownership of the Lightning franchise this week as the Lightning host the Calgary Flames on Saturday, February 29 and the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, March 3. First, the Lightning's Community Hero Program, which is solely supported by Jeff and Penny Vinik, will reach the $20 million mark when the team honors its 397th hero during the first period of Saturday afternoon's game against Calgary. Second, March 3, 2020 marks the 10-year anniversary of Vinik's purchase of the Lightning franchise, the leasehold rights to AMALIE Arena and approximately six acres of adjacent land.

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Lightning recall forward Mitchell Stephens from the Syracuse Crunch

Stephens has five points in 33 games with the Bolts so far this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Mitchell Stephens from the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Bob Morrison, Delano Stewart & David McQuay honored as Community Heroes

The Lightning honored Bob Morrison, Delano Stewart & David McQuay as the 30th Community Heroes this season

by Press Release @LightningFDN / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Bob Morrison, Delano Stewart and David McQuay as the 30th Lightning Community Heroes this season during the first period of tonight's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Morrison, Stewart and McQuay, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate to six different nonprofit organizations including the Hillsborough Education Foundation and Abe Brown Ministries.

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Bolts & Mosaic hit 6 million meals donated through Goals for Food program

Lightning to host food drive on the plaza before game on Saturday, March 14 vs. Detroit

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA, Fla.- Today the Tampa Bay Lightning and The Mosaic Company announced hitting the milestone of 6 million meals donated through the 'Goals for Food'" program since the 2013 season. The Goals for Food program benefits Feeding Tampa Bay, Meals on Wheels and other local food bank partners. The program links the success of the Lightning to feeding food insecure families across the Tampa Bay region, where approximately 700,000 people, including 250,000 children, are not sure from where their next meal will come. 

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Lightning launch new line of player designed hats and shirts

Merchandise designed by Brayden Point, Ryan McDonagh, Anthony Cirelli and Victor Hedman is available at Tampa Bay Sports

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning are launching a new line of player-designed hats and shirts beginning today which will be sold exclusively at Tampa Bay Sports. Lightning players Victor Hedman, Brayden Point, Ryan McDonagh and Anthony Cirelli teamed up with '47 to create a limited-edition collection of hats and t-shirts.

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Lightning reassign forward Mitchell Stephens to the Syracuse Crunch

Stephens has two goals and three assists in 33 games with the Bolts this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Mitchell Stephens to the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning acquire center Barclay Goodrow, draft pick from San Jose

Bolts send their 2020 first round draft pick and forward Anthony Greco to San Jose

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired center Barclay Goodrow and a 2020 third round draft pick (previously acquired from Philadelphia) from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for the Lightning's 2020 first round pick and forward Anthony Greco, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning reassign defenseman Cameron Gaunce to the Syracuse Crunch

Gaunce has four points in three games with the Bolts this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Cameron Gaunce to the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Bolts & Stantec to host Idea Hackathon addressing mobility in Tampa

Professionals, students and citizens will compete with their best ideas during the two-day event

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning are partnering with global design firm Stantec to host Tampa's first Idea Hackathon designed to engage new technologies in building a better mobility future for the city. The event will be held on March 9 and 10 at AMALIE Arena with 100 students, academics, professionals, and citizens from the Tampa Bay Area.

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Vinik Sports Group created to manage sports and entertainment assets

Company creates three new business verticals under the VSG umbrella

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

Jeff Vinik, Chairman and Governor of the Tampa Bay Lightning, has created Vinik Sports Group, LLC the organization announced today. Vinik Sports Group (VSG) will not only serve as the parent company for the Tampa Bay Lightning, the lease holding entity for AMALIE Arena and other sports and entertainment assets, it becomes the umbrella brand for three new business verticals being introduced today: VSG Commercial Sales, VSG Facilities and VSG Live. Strategic Property Partners, LLC (the development company created with Cascade Investment, LLC to focus on Water Street Tampa) and Vinik Family Office, LLC remain separate entities.

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Lightning sign free agent defenseman Zach Bogosian

Bogosian had one goal and four assists in 19 games with Buffalo this season before having his contract terminated

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent defenseman Zach Bogosian to a one-year, $1.3 million contract tonight, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced. 

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Bolts implement price reduction on food & beverage at Amalie Arena

Average price decreases equal 15 percent, some items decrease as much as 29 percent beginning Feb. 25

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning will implement an overall reduction of approximately 15 percent on food and beverage pricing at AMALIE Arena for all games, including any potential playoff games, chief executive officer Steve Griggs announced today. These price decreases are effective immediately, starting with the team's next home game, February 25 versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. The announcement comes just one week after the organization pledged to reimagine and improve the dining and drinking experiences throughout the arena under the Cur(ate) TPA brand.

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Lightning acquire forward Anthony Greco from Florida

Bolts send forward Danick Martel to the Panthers

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Anthony Greco from the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Danick Martel, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Bolts and Florida Blue drop the puck on outdoor hockey rink at Sadie Park

Monday's ceremony was followed by an 18-team ball hockey tournament featuring teams from community centers across the area

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Blue held a Grand Opening and dropped the first puck on the new outdoor rink at Sadie Park. The ceremony was immediately followed by an 18 team Ball Hockey Tournament with different community centers from across the county. The rink, presented by Florida Blue, is in Sadie Park at 502 East Sadie Street and serves as one of 10 community rinks being built in the Tampa Bay community as part of the Lightning's Build the Thunder 2.0 and Connect the Thunder initiatives.

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Andrei Vasilevskiy named NHL's Second Star of the Week

Vasilevskiy was 3-0-0 in his starts last week with a save percentage of .949

by Press Release / NHL.com

NEW YORK (Feb. 17, 2020) - Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl, Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy and Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 16.  

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Lightning acquire forward Blake Coleman from New Jersey

Bolts send forward Nolan Foote and Vancouver's conditional 2020 First Round pick to New Jersey

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Blake Coleman from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Nolan Foote and Vancouver's first-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft (previously acquired by Tampa Bay), vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. However, if Vancouver fails to qualify for the 2020 NHL playoffs, New Jersey shall receive Vancouver's first-round selection in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft instead of the pick in 2020.

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Lightning reassign forward Mathieu Joseph to the Syracuse Crunch

Joseph has skated in 37 games with the Bolts this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Mathieu Joseph to the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Dr. Liana Fernandez Fox honored as Lightning Community Hero

The Lightning honored Dr. Liana Fernandez Fox as the 29th Community Hero this season

by Press Release @LightningFDN / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Dr. Liana Fernandez Fox as the 29th Lightning Community Hero this season during the first period of tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Fox, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate to Hillsborough Community College (HCC).

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Bolts & Amalie Arena introduce culinary experience branded "Cur(ate) TPA"

Highlights and reinforces fresh, locally sourced product offerings under Cur(ate) TPA

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning and AMALIE Arena are pleased to introduce the Cur(ate) TPA brand today, bringing to life a focus to deliver Lightning fans and arena guests the very best in fresh, local food and beverage options, also concentrating on variety, value, service and sustainability. Cur(ate) TPA serves as the umbrella brand and vision for dining and drinking at AMALIE Arena with the Cigar City Brewing Taproom becoming the latest locally based concept for consumers to enjoy.

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Lightning reassign Alexander Volkov to the Syracuse Crunch

Volkov has skated in nine games with the Bolts so far this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Alexander Volkov to the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Pastor Jeff Singletary honored as Lightning Community Hero

The Lightning honored Pastor Jeff Singletary as the 28th Community Hero this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Pastor Jeff Singletary as the 28th Lightning Community Hero this season during the first period of tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers. Singletary, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate to Huddle Touch, Inc.

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Lightning recall forward Alexander Volkov from the Syracuse Crunch

Volkov has skated in eight games with the Bolts this season, recording one assist

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Alexander Volkov from the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Andrei Vasilevskiy named NHL's Third Star of the Week

The Big Cat went a perfect 3-0-0 in his starts last week with a goals-against average of 1.67

by Press Release / NHL.com

NEW YORK (Feb. 10, 2020) - Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins, Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor and Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 9.

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Lightning recall forward Mathieu Joseph from the Syracuse Crunch

Joseph has four goals and three assist in 34 games with the Lightning this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Mathieu Joseph from the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Jordan Jasper honored as Lightning Community Hero of Tomorrow

The Lightning honored Jordan Jasper as the 27th Community Hero this season

by Press Release @LightningFDN / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Jordan Jasper as the 27th Lightning Community Hero this season during the first period of tonight's game against the New York Islanders. Jasper, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate half of the funds to the Tampa Bay History Center, while the other half will go towards a scholarship for his education

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Lightning recall defenseman Cameron Gaunce from the Syracuse Crunch

Gaunce leads all Crunch defensemen with 28 points so far this season

by Press Release @TBLightning / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Cameron Gaunce from the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Kathy and Jack Hunt honored as Lightning Community Heroes

The Lightning honored Kathy and Jack Hunt as the 25th Community Heroes this season

by Press Release @LightningFDN / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Kathy and Jack Hunt as the 25th Lightning Community Heroes this season during the first period of tonight's game against the Vegas Golden Knights. The Hunts, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate to Restored Hope of Dade City and Metropolitan Ministries.

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Steven Stamkos named NHL's Second Star of the Week

The Lightning Captain led the League with five goals and eight points last week

by Press Release / NHL.com

NEW YORK (Feb. 3, 2020) - Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl, Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos and Vancouver Canucks center J.T. Miller have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Feb. 2.

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