Tyler Johnson Named AHL Most Valuable Player

For the second straight year, a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning organization has been named the American Hockey League Most Valuable Player. The AHL...

Flurry of Monday Moves Leaves Mikkelson a Casualty

In not so stunning news, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Brendan Mikkelson is headed back to Syracuse. Bolts general manager Steve Yzerman announced on Monday that...

Lightning Swap Minor-League Goaltenders

The Tampa Bay Lightning made a move late Thursday morning to bolster the goaltending depth for its American Hockey League-affiliate Syracuse Crunch, according to...

Burning Questions: Guy Boucher

Recently, I was reading a report by Mike Ozanian, a sports money analyst for Forbes.com. He calculated the total team values of NHL franchises...

Burning Questions: Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier

So, I’ve decided to change the name of this recurring column to “Burning Questions.” I didn’t really think “Greatest Fears” had quite the same...

Greatest Fears: Part One

In 2004, the Lightning had just won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history. The NHL proceeded to lock out the...

Is It a Title Defense When You Become a Different Team?

Let me explain exactly what I mean by that. Although the American Hockey League will recognize the Norfolk Admirals as the defending Calder Cup...