NHL returns, 48 game season begins Jan. 19

The NHL regular season will be condensed to 48 games and action is set to begin on Jan. 19.

Stamkos playing in dad's beer league

Steven Stamkos is passing the time by playing in his dad's beer league games in Ontario, and he's also participating in charity games with other locked out players.

Teddy Purcell describes NHL lockout as "hopeless"

Lightning right winger Teddy Purcell didn't pull any punches when he spoke on Monday, describing the state of the NHL lockout as "hopeless."

Vinik, owners express frustration with NHL lockout

Along with other owners, the Lightning's Jeff Vinik expresses his disappointment in the latest snag in NHL negotiations.

Lightning owner Jeff Vinik to join labor talks

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik along with four other NHL owners will meet with a select group of players on Tuesday to try and move negotiations forward.

Forbes ranks Lightning as 23rd most valuable team

The Tampa Bay Lightning were ranked as the 23rd most valuable franchise according to Forbes Magazine.

St. Louis "baffled" by lack of CBA progress

Lightning winger Marty St. Louis is "baffled" by the lack of progress made in CBA negotiations between the league and players association.

Ryan Malone doesn't want a visor, black eye or no

Ryan Malone of the Tampa Bay Lightning recently got a shiner and five stitches above his eye when he took a stick to the face, but he maintains he has no interest in adding a visor to his helmet.

League, NHLPA talk revenue sharing

Negotiations between the NHL owners and the Players Association continue in New York. What are the main issues that are being discussed and is there a chance at a deal being made to save the season?

Stamkos skates with OHL team

Lightning star Steven Stamkos practiced with the Oshawa Generals of the OHL on Wednesday.


Vincent Lecavalier hopeful of negotiations

Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier is hopeful that the negotiations between the players association and the owners will result in something. What are other players saying about this?

NHL Lockout 2012: Winter Classic to be cancelled

With the NHL lockout in its 48th day, the league has cancelled the Winter Classic.

Lightning's B.J. Crombeen vents about NHL lockout

B.J. Crombeen of the Tampa Bay Lightning recently expressed his displeasure with the lack of progress during the ongoing NHL lockout.

Stamkos staying in shape as lockout continues

The NHL lockout has forced players to stay in shape in many different ways. Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos has decided put in extra sessions in the training room and play pickup games at local rinks.

Mikkelson heading to Sweden as lockout drags on

Lightning defenseman Brendan Mikkelson has agreed to play for Swedish team Vesteras.

Lokomotiv takes on Neftekhimik in KHL action

The key West Conference meeting is among a loaded KHL slate on Monday.

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