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Bolts Land Stralman, Brian Boyle And Nabokov


In a crazy day of NHL free agent signings, the Bolts remained quiet for some time, until they finally got their defenseman. The Lightning signed  Anton Stralman to a five-year, $22.5 million contract. Stralman had a solid season with the New York Rangers and it got even better in the playoffs. He is a solid defenseman and has a great shot. The 5-foot-11, More...

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By W.B. Philp On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Report: Callahan Signing Is Imminent

Sportsnet is reporting that Ryan Callahan is close to re-signing with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The terms of the deal are thought to be in the five-six year, $5.5 million per range with a partial no trade clause. More...

By Jason Haas On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Bolts Offseason Priority: Top Four Defenseman

Is this familiar face an option for the Bolts? The [insert team name here] would like to add a top four, right handed, puck-moving defenseman to their roster. This desire is not limited to the Tampa Bay Lightning, More...

By W.B. Philp On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Bolts Re-sign Barberio

The Lightning have re-signed defenseman Mark Barberio to a one year, two way contract. Barberio is the Bolts last remaining restricted free agent. Via “Barberio, 23, skated in two games More...

By W.B. Philp On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Bolts Re-sign J.T. Brown

The Lightning have re-signed Syracuse forward J.T. Brown to a one year, two way contract. Via “Brown, 23, skated in 51 games with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League last More...

By W.B. Philp On Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Video: Yzerman Talks About Filppula

Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman speaks to the media on signing Valtteri Filppula. Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at Send More...

By W.B. Philp On Friday, July 5th, 2013

Free Agent Frenzy: Lightning Sign Valtteri Filppula

The Tampa Bay lightning have signed center Valtteri Filppula to a five year, $25 million contract. A former teammate of GM Steve Yzerman, Filppula had just nine goals and 17 points in 41 games last season, butYzerman More...

By MJ Workman On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Workman: The Post-VL4 Lightning Blue Print

Yzerman has more difficult decisions ahead. Unless you’ve been living under a rock or you’ve been too enamored with the churning of the NHL rumor mill in the past 72 hours or you’ve been over-analyzing More...

By Jason Haas On Friday, June 28th, 2013

Haas: Filling The Lecavalier Void

Let’s not rehash the particulars of what happened today.  Vincent Lecavalier has been bought out and he will certainly be missed. What’s left for the Lightning now is a lot of cap flexibility, but also a gaping More...

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