Lightning One-Timers and NHL Quick StrikesNews, notes and one-timers from the Lightning and the NHL.
Lightning Sign Alex Killorn to $31.15 Million, 7-Year DealAlex Killorn and the Lightning wanted to keep the team together, and Tampa Bay made sure he'd be part of its long-term future. The Lightning on Sunday signed Killorn to a $31.15 million, seven-year contract to avoid arbitration and lock up another important player.
Stamkos Re-Signing with LightningTampa Bay Lightning Captain Steven Stamkos has put an end to all the free agency sweepstakes rumors by reportedly agreeing to an 8 year -$68 million dollar contract to remain with the Bolts.
Lightning's Ryan Callahan Has Hip Surgery, Out 5 MonthsTampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has undergone surgery to repair a labral tear in his right hip and will be sidelined about five months, which means he will not play for Team USA in the World Cup of Hockey.
Confident Lightning Headed to East Final AgainWith Ben Bishop, Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman leading the way, the Lightning are back in the Eastern Conference final again after defeating the Detroit Red Wings and New York Islanders in the first two rounds.
Trade Deadline Done, NHL Teams Gear Up for Playoff PushThe general feeling of anti-climax around the annual deadline reflected the tight nature of the NHL playoff race and the forbearance of executives unwilling to pay the market's high prices for a midseason gamble on team chemistry.
Lightning Say Stamkos Won't Be Traded Before NHL DeadlineThe team announced Monday that the two-time Maurice Richard Trophy winner won't be moved before this month's trade deadline. The announcement ends speculation that the defending Eastern Conference champions might abandon hopes of signing Stamkos, who has twice been the NHL's top goal scorer, to a long-term contract extension.
Lightning Win 7th Straight, End Blackhawks' 12-Game StreakAnton Stralman insisted the surging Tampa Bay Lightning didn't derive any extra satisfaction out of beating the Chicago Blackhawks to end a franchise-record 12-game winning streak for the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Yzerman Says Lightning Still Looking To Trade DrouinTampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman says the suspension of Jonathan Drouin will not change efforts to trade the disgruntled forward. "That's where I'm at today," Yzerman said Thursday, one day after Drouin was suspended indefinitely without pay for missing a minor league game.
Tampa Bay Lightning Mid-Season Report CardFriday Night's game against the Edmonton Oilers will mark the halfway point of the 2015-16 Tampa Bay Lightning season and so far the Bolts have yet to live up to this year's lofty expectations after last season's run to the Stanley Cup Final.
Police: Michigan Woman Tried To Set Lightning Flag On FireA Michigan woman is facing an arson charge for allegedly trying to set a Tampa Bay Lightning flag on fire during an NHL playoff game against the Detroit Red Wings.
Lightning's Top Line Continues Dominance in 4-1 Win.