Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL Prospect Tournaments Begin This Week: Full Schedule

If you’re like me and itching for the return of hockey, I have good news. Most NHL teams send their prospects to play in one of the many rookie/prospect tournaments that take place around the league before full training camps begin. Those tournaments all begin this week. These games are a great opportunity for young […]

Read More

Lightning Make Two Moves Prior to the Start of Training Camp

With training camp set to start in a week’s time, the Tampa Bay Lightning made a couple of moves to get their roster ready for camp and preseason games later this month. General manager Julien Brisebois was forced to place free agent forward Josh Archibald on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract. […]

Read More
Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images

Opinion: Time To See More of Canadiens’ Montembeault in Goal This Upcoming Season

With the Montreal Canadiens being in the Atlantic Division, there is no doubt that this year could end up being a long season for them. We know teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, and Boston Bruins should all make the Stanley Cup playoffs. The much-improved Ottawa Senators, the Buffalo Sabres, […]

Read More
Steven Stamkos on the ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Lightning Must Prioritize Extending Steven Stamkos

With the 2023-24 roster finally taking shape, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Julien Brisebois is set to work on assembling future rosters for the Bolts. First, he signed 2022 trade deadline acquisition Brandon Hagel to an eight-year contract extension with a $6.5 million AAV. That won’t kick in until the 2024-25 season. He then inked […]

Read More

Why Canadiens’ Caufield Is Going to Have a Big Season

The Canadiens may be improving here and there, but this a team that will more than likely once again miss making the Stanley Cup Playoffs this upcoming season. The Canadiens are still very young, do not have a very good defensive corps, and their offense is still trying to grow together. When you put it […]

Read More

Hockey Finding Success In Strange Places

As someone who was born in the 80’s (1983) and became a hockey fanatic in the early 90’s, it was always hard for me to imagine the sport being played in warmer climates. I worried about things like ice conditions, fans showing up to games, and if a team could survive in that kind of […]

Read More

Brandon Hagel Sign Eight-Year Contract Extension with Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning fans can breathe a bit easier before the following offseason, knowing that their cap structure and the team’s future are locked in some more. The Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2022 NHL Trade Deadline acquisition will stick around for nine more years after signing his eight-year extension with the Lightning. Hagel’s current contract expires […]

Read More
Alex Killorn

5 Must Watch Lightning Games in 2023-24

With the offseason in full swing and free agency news dying down, it’s time to turn our attention to the upcoming 2023-2024 season. Schedules for all 32 teams were released about a month ago, with fans of every team circling the matchups they’re excited to see. From former players returning for the first time to […]

Read More

Player Profile: Kevin Shattenkirk

Kevin Shattenkirk was born on January 29, 1989, in New Rochelle, New York. Kevin’s brother Keith played four seasons at Princeton University as a forward totaling six goals and ten assists in 84 collegiate games. The 6-foot, 190-pound wing played two seasons of prep hockey at The Taft School before committing to Princeton. Kevin Shattenkirk […]

Read More

REPORT: Infamous Defenseman Tony DeAngelo Returning to the Carolina Hurricanes

Tony DeAngelo and the Carolina Hurricanes are headed for a reunion, it seems. The defenseman will reportedly have his second stint with the team in 2023-24, signing a one-year, $1.675 million contract. The news of his return was broken by Frank Seravalli on Twitter: DeAngelo is a one-dimensional depth defenseman that contributes at a high […]

Read More