Tanguay Expected to Beef Up the Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking forward to the upcoming season, especially with the news that free agent Alex Tanguay has agreed to a contract and is said to be set to join the team pending medical clearance. A report on RDS Television said that former Hab Tanguay has agreed to the offer set byContinue reading “Tanguay Expected to Beef Up the Lightning”

Canucks Lock Up Sedins, Lose Ohlund to Tampa

The Vancouver Canucks managed to lock up the Sedin twins thanks in large part to a last-ditch offer from Canucks GM Mike Gillis and assistant GM Laurence Gilman. The management pair flew to Sweden to table the offer and it was enough to keep the twins in the fold for a pair of five-year $30.5Continue reading “Canucks Lock Up Sedins, Lose Ohlund to Tampa”

Tampa Bay Goes with Hedman; Pronger Lands in Philly

The Tampa Bay Lightning have made their pick, second overall, and went with Victor Hedman from the Swedish Elite League. He’s a league-ready player, a 6’6 defender with 220 pounds packed on. Hedman will be tough to move, but he has a few rough edges that will need to be smoothed out to become aContinue reading “Tampa Bay Goes with Hedman; Pronger Lands in Philly”

The Habs and Vincent Lecavalier

If you believe the pundits and the rumour mills, as I do, you’ve probably heard by now that the Montreal Canadiens are hoping to package up an attractive deal to grab Tampa Bay Lightning star Vincent Lecavalier. The package currently on the table involves forwards Tomas Plekanec and Chris Higgins, defenceman Josh Gorges, defence prospectContinue reading “The Habs and Vincent Lecavalier”

Stamkos Scores First Two NHL Goals

Much had been made, for some reason, about how long it took Tampa Bay Lightning rookie Steven Stamkos to notch his first points in the National Hockey League. At 18, the pressure on the kid was immense from the get-go. After eight full games, Stamkos potted his first two NHL goals in Thursday’s game againstContinue reading “Stamkos Scores First Two NHL Goals”