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Tampa Bay Lightning Week in Review - Featuring The Quarterdeck Log

Tampa Bay Lightning Week in Review – Featuring The Quarterdeck Log

The Tampa Bay Lightning are 11-12-2 with 24 points through 25 games. After 25 games last season, the Bolts were 14-8-3 with 31 points. The Lightning are in fourth place in the Southeast Division and trail the division leading Florida Panthers by eight points. Tampa Bay has fallen to 13th place in the 15 team Eastern [...]

Tampa Bay Lightning Week in Review - Featuring The Quarterdeck Log

Tampa Bay Lightning Week in Review – Featuring The Quarterdeck Log

The Tampa Bay Lightning are 11-9-2 with 24 points through 22 games. After 22 games last season, the Bolts were 13-7-2 with 28 points. The Lightning are in third place in the Southeast Division four point behind the Florida Panthers and 10th in the Eastern Conference. After 22 games, forward Steven Stamkos leads the team [...]

Bolts Trim Roster to 26

Bolts Trim Roster to 26

The Tampa Bay Lightning cut 27 players today, getting down to 26 players left in camp. Forwards Michel Ouellet, Mike Angelidis, JT Wyman, Alex Picard and Trevor Smith; along with defensemen Richard Petiot and Mike Vernace were placed on waivers Sunday. Assuming none are claimed, they will be assigned to Norfolk. Players who do not require waivers [...]

Tampa Bay Lightning 2011-12 Season Preview:  Master Chef Yzerman is Whipping Up a Winner

Tampa Bay Lightning 2011-12 Season Preview: Master Chef Yzerman is Whipping Up a Winner

Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman’s recipe for success finds the Bolts armed and ready to continue their climb to the top of the NHL in the coming season. No one could have predicted the 2010-11 Bolts would make it to the Eastern Conference Final and finally succumb to the eventual Cup winners, the Boston Bruins [...]

Lightning Prospects Take the Ice

Lightning Prospects Take the Ice

Hockey is back in Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay Lightning opens their 2011 rookie camp today as the prospects will undergo physicals and fitness testing. The youngsters will hit the ice at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon, Florida tomorrow. The prospects will travel to the Saveology.com Iceplex in Coral Springs, Florida for a three [...]

The NHL's Statistical Anomaly:  The Tampa Bay Lightning

The NHL’s Statistical Anomaly: The Tampa Bay Lightning

Through 46 games, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s record is 26-15-5 including a sparkling 13-4-2 at home and a respectable 13-11-3 on the road. The Bolts sport a 22-10-3 record versus Eastern Conference teams. Tampa Bay resides in 1st place in the Southeast Division, is 2nd seeded in the Eastern Conference and is the 6th best [...]

Bolts Cut 21:  UPDATED

Bolts Cut 21: UPDATED

The Lightning trimmed their roster to 28 today by cutting 21 players. The cuts were as follows:  Forwards – Alex Berry, Mitch Fadden, Stefano Giliati, Alex Hutchings, Niklas Persson and James Wright. Defensemen – Mark Barberio, Radko Gudas, Scott Jackson, Kevin Quick and Ty Wishartt. Goaltenders – Jaroslav Janus and Dustin Tokarski have been assigned [...]

The Bolts Beat, 9/21/10

The Bolts Beat, 9/21/10

In this week’s edition of The Bolts Beat, Mike and Jon talk about some of the first impressions of training camp, who stood out, who did not and take another preseason look at the Southeast Division with TBL.com contributor Mark Pukalo. And Jon’s delusions about the New York Jets only get worse… Powered by Podbean.com [...]

The Bolts Beat, 09/03/10: With Special Guests Steve Downie and Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski

The Bolts Beat, 09/03/10: With Special Guests Steve Downie and Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski

In the latest episode of The Bolts Beat, JJ and co-host Mike Corcoran visit with Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steve Downie to discuss last season’s individual success, off-season training with Gary Roberts, rivalries and much more. Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski drops in as well and touches on Ilya Kovalchuk, the recent Mt. Blogmore series, [...]

Tonight's Young Guns Game Concludes Lightning Development Camp: 2010-11 Forwards in the Mix?

Tonight’s Young Guns Game Concludes Lightning Development Camp: 2010-11 Forwards in the Mix?

While Tampa Bay hockey fans with an eye on this week’s development camp are currently getting a look at a crop of players who could make up a significant portion of the Lightning’s core somewhere down the road, they could very well be witnessing a player or two competing in tonight’s camp-concluding Young Guns Game [...]

"Methodical" Building Of Bolts Continues

“Methodical” Building Of Bolts Continues

New Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman continues to remake the Lightning roster. After re-signing Marty St. Louis and signing goalie Dan Ellis and defenseman Pavel Kubina last week, Stevie Y stayed busy this week. Bolts re-sign defenseman Mike Lundin and forward Teddy Purcell The Lightning re-signed both defenseman Mike Lundin and right wing Teddy [...]

Vinny Steals The Dough

Vinny Steals The Dough

Hey Lightning fans! Let’s play a rousing game of “Who am I?” I have scored just six goals in my last 34 games. I am on pace to score only 16 goals this season, despite leading my team in shots on goal. I have almost as many penalty minutes as points this season. I was [...]

Is James Wright the Right Answer for Lightning’s Woes?

Is James Wright the Right Answer for Lightning’s Woes?

The Background Story: Following a decent 2-1-2 start to the season, the Lightning have lost two straight with a 7-1 shellacking from the Ottawa Senators and a 4-1 loss to the Penguins.  Though the goaltending was shaky at times and the defense was far less than decent, the biggest concern for the Lightning would have [...]

Early Estimations:  Bolts Under The Magnifying Glass

Early Estimations: Bolts Under The Magnifying Glass

It’s not time to panic or lose hope, but they’ve given us no real reason to think playoffs. The Tampa Bay Lightning is 1-1-2 in the first four games of the 2009-10 season. Here are my impressions of the Bolts’ early season performance. Goalie Mike Smith is not right. He has been solid…even amazing at [...]

Hockey Bay USA Season Preview And Prediction

Hockey Bay USA Season Preview And Prediction

2008-09 Recap: Dismal The Lightning finished 2008-09 last in the Southeast Division and 14th in the Eastern Conference with a poor 24-40-18 record and 66 points. They had four players that netted 20 or more goals and six players in total that had double-digit goals. Martin St. Louis (30 goals. 50 assists and 80 points) [...]

Bolts Cut Roster:  Who's In-Who's Out

Bolts Cut Roster: Who’s In-Who’s Out

Once the scrimmage with Norfolk was completed last night, the Turk visited eleven Lightning players. After clearing waivers, forwards Martins Karsums and Blair Jones were assigned to AHL Norfolk.  Goaltenders Dustin Tokarski, Riku Helenius and Jaroslav Janus (unsigned), defensemen Vladimir Mihalik and Ty Wishart, and forwards Juraj Simek, Paul Szczechura and Dana Tyrell were also [...]