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Bolts’ Koekkoek ready to get back on the ice

Bolts’ Koekkoek ready to get back on the ice

BRANDON — Forgive Slater Koekkoek for any feelings of frustration he might hold.
Published: 07/04/14
Good young goaltenders might cost Lightning top prospect

Good young goaltenders might cost Lightning top prospect

The core of the Lightning’s organizational strength — goaltending depth — is front and center at this week’s prospect development camp as the top three goaltenders in Tampa Bay’s system show off why the future is so bright in net.
Published: 07/03/14
Updated: 07/04/14
Former GM Feaster back with Lightning

Former GM Feaster back with Lightning

The Lightning hired former general manager Jay Feaster to serve as executive director of community hockey development. Feaster served as GM when Tampa Bay won the Stanley Cup in 2004.
Published: 07/03/14
Electric Bolts prospect Drouin ready to go forward

Electric Bolts prospect Drouin ready to go forward

BRANDON — He’d never been left behind — never.
Published: 07/03/14
Lightning build up defense with Stralman signing

Lightning build up defense with Stralman signing

After clearing out salary cap heading into free agency, the Lightning found a way to utilize some of that available space Tuesday to land one of the top defensemen on the market in Anton Stralman while adding some other pieces, and a backup goaltender.
Published: 07/01/14
Updated: 07/02/14

Prospects get chance to impress Bolts

TAMPA — Lightning fans can escape the heat for a few days while checking out some of the team’s top young players when prospect camp opens at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon.
Published: 07/02/14
Bolts have cash to spend as free agency begins

Bolts have cash to spend as free agency begins

After burning the midnight oil, Steve Yzerman and Co. now wait for high noon to strike. The free agent market is officially open for business at noon Tuesday for teams to begin signing players to contracts.
Published: 06/30/14
Updated: 07/01/14
Bolts trades stun Purcell, Thompson, but they understand

Bolts trades stun Purcell, Thompson, but they understand

TAMPA — Teddy Purcell missed a late Sunday phone call from Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman late Sunday night. By the time he checked his phone, there was also a text message from Yzerman that came in just after the phone call...
Published: 06/30/14

Lightning reschedule April game vs. Canadiens to October

The Lightning cleared up a conflict in their home schedule by moving an April 7 game against the Montreal Canadiens to Oct. 13.
Published: 06/30/14
Lightning trade Purcell, Crombeen to clear cap space

Lightning trade Purcell, Crombeen to clear cap space

TAMPA — The Lightning fired up the hockey world on Sunday, pulling off three trades late in the evening.
Published: 06/30/14