Stamkos Practices With Lightning Again

Steven Stamkos has taken another step toward his recovery. He skated with his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates on Thursday morning as the club prepared to face off against the New York Islanders. It’s the first time Stamkos has participated in a morning skate since he was injured in November. Prior to Thursday morning’s big stepContinue reading “Stamkos Practices With Lightning Again”

Steve Yzerman’s Busy Summer

Back when Steve Yzerman was hired as the new general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning, it was clear that changes were in the air. And, true to form, Yzerman has been busy this summer transforming the team into a contender. In the two months since his hiring, Stevie Y has brought hope back toContinue reading “Steve Yzerman’s Busy Summer”

Darryl Sydor Retires

After 18 seasons in the National Hockey League, defenceman Darryl Sydor has announced his retirement. At 38, Sydor looks back on a career that saw him play in 1,291 games with Los Angeles, Columbus, Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, Dallas, and St. Louis. He finished his career with 98 goals and 409 assists. Sydor wasn’t an offensively-mindedContinue reading “Darryl Sydor Retires”

New Coaches Hit Columbus, Tampa

It’s an interesting day in the coaching circle, as both the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets are set to introduce new head coaches. Tampa will announce Guy Boucher, the guy who turned down the coaching job in Columbus earlier in the day, as their head coach. Columbus will announce former NHL player ScottContinue reading “New Coaches Hit Columbus, Tampa”

Yzerman Introduced as New Tampa GM

After some 27 years with the Detroit Red Wings franchise, Steve Yzerman is heading down ol’ Florida way. Announced Tuesday as the new general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Yzerman becomes the team’s sixth GM and their third in just two years. He’ll certainly have his work cut out for him with the LightningContinue reading “Yzerman Introduced as New Tampa GM”