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Bolts Get Defensive At 2014 NHL Draft

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The Lightning used the 19th pick of the first round to draft a defenseman and it didn’t end there. The Bolts took offensive minded defenseman Anthony DeAngelo of Sewell, New Jersey. The 5’11,” 168-pound prospect had 30 goals and 152 points in 181 OHL games with the Sarnia Sting,  NHL Central Scouting’s Chris Edwards says of More...

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By W.B. Philp On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Breaking: Bolts Acquire Defenseman Jason Garrison From Vancouver

The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired defenseman Jason Garrison from the Vancouver Canucks. The Bolts also get the rights to forward Jeff Costello (Notre Dame) and Vancouver’s seventh round pick in the 2015 More...

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By W.B. Philp On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Video: GM Steve Yzerman Talks About The Draft

Bolts GM Steve Yzerman talks about the NHL draft that takes place tonight at 7:00 PM in Philadelphia. Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at Info@LightningShout.com. Send More...

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By W.B. Philp On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Handicapping The Bolts’ 2014 NHL Draft

The Tampa Bay Lightning along with the Anaheim Ducks are the only NHL teams that have two picks in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft. Via NHL.com, Lightning Director of Amateur Scouting Al Murray put it this More...

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By W.B. Philp On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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Video: Yzerman Discusses The State Of The Lightning

Steve Yzerman introduces the Bolts’ first-round draft picks from the last two years, and discusses the state of the team. Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. More...

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By Alex Muscat On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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Muscat: Lightning Prospect Profile – Adam Erne

Jonathan Drouin wasn’t the only player from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) that was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Early in the second round the Lightning organization announced that More...

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By W.B. Philp On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Who Did The Lightning Select After Jonathan Drouin?

After selecting Jonathan Drouin with the third overall pick, the Lightning selected Adam Erne of the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL with the 33rd pick. According to Corey Pronman: “Erne is a speedy power forward More...

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By W.B. Philp On Sunday, June 30th, 2013
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Jonathan Drouin Selected #3 Overall By The Lightning – Updated With Video Reactions

With the third pick in the 2013 NHL draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning selected play-making forward Jonathan Drouin. The Colorado Avalanche selected center Nathan MacKinnon of the Halifax Mooseheads with the first More...

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By W.B. Philp On Sunday, June 30th, 2013
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Tragedy Before The Draft

The NHL has been hit by its share of tragic deaths over the past few years. While these players have rightfully been remembered in many media tributes, it is vitally important that we remember two lesser known prospects More...

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By W.B. Philp On Thursday, June 27th, 2013
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Philp: Twenty Years Of Lightning First Picks

Since 1992 the Tampa Bay Lightning has drafted 190 players from 13 different countries. The Bolts have had the first overall pick three times in franchise history. When the Lightning won the Stanley Cup in 2004, More...

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