Despite the rankings that put the Tampa Bay Lightning’s prospect pool near the bottom of the NHL, the team saw three prospects that play for the Syracuse Crunch selected for the AHL All-Star contest. The significance of this is that the Crunch were one of only three teams with three players selected for this contest,
Despite being firmly pressed against the cap year in and year out, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois still finds ways to improve his team at the trade deadline. He does so by trading away top picks and prospects for players on below-market-value contracts, oftentimes that still have term on these deals as well.
In anticipation of the Seattle Kraken‘s inaugural season, we at The Hockey Writers are taking a deep dive into each player. This installment focuses on forward Alex Barré-Boulet, whom the Kraken claimed off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Alex Barré-Boulet Age: 24 Position: Forward 2020-21 NHL Team: Tampa Bay Lightning 2020-21 Season: Barré-Boulet played in
To say that the Tampa Bay Lightning have had a busy offseason would be an understatement. On the opening night of the 2021-22 season, they will have a significantly different roster. They didn’t just lose anyone, either. Many of the players who were instrumental to their back-to-back Stanley Cup success have found new homes. In
In what felt like a miniature playoff series, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes wrapped up a four-game set with a 3-1 win on Thursday night. Thanks to inclement weather and power outages in Texas, the Dallas Stars had to postpone two more games against the Bolts and send the NHL scrambling as they
While the Tampa Bay Lightning may have won the 2020 Stanley Cup, assembling a roster capable of this feat was no easy task. Of course, most players came from within through the draft or were lured to the franchise in free agency, but Tampa Bay still made some major deals on the trade market, giving
Welcome to the first-ever Tampa Bay Lightning roundtable discussion. In this post, our team of Lightning contributors consisting of Eugene Helfrick and myself were joined by Chris Haddad and our prospect expert Josh Bell. We talked about the upcoming NHL draft and who the Lightning should target with their picks, what their prospect system looks
Two different perspectives on Eugene Melnyk as the long-term owner of the Ottawa Senators James (@Account4hockey): Elliotte Friedman on Sportsnet 590: “Everyone who knows Eugene Melnyk says that he will not sell the Senators unless forced to. He loves being the owner of the Senators. If he sells, he goes back to being a regular