Category Archives: Tampa Bay Lightning

Simon Gagne retires after 14 seasons

Simon Gagne suited up in 23 games with the Boston Bruins last season, scoring three goals. (Bruins.NHL.com)

Simon Gagne suited up in 23 games with the Boston Bruins last season, scoring three goals. (Bruins.NHL.com)

Longtime left winger Simon Gagne on Tuesday announced his retirement, after 14 NHL seasons.

Gagne last suited up for the Boston Bruins, scoring three goals and one assist over 23 games in 2014-15. He took a leave of absence from the team in December to be with his father, Pierre, and did not return following his death.

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The joy of victory and the agony of defeat of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final

(Feb. 12, 2010 – Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America)

The Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup for the 3rd time in 6 years on Monday night. For the first time in 77 years the cup was won on Chicago ice. Of course whenever the is a winner, their must also be a loser, below we look at some of the great stories in the Finals vs. some of the sad ones. Read more

Alert Guest Services! Tampa Bay Lightning and Fans show low tolerance to opposition fans

Tampa fans show their appreciation for the Rangers (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Tampa fans show their appreciation for the Rangers (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

The Tampa Bay Lightning have set the precedent here and their fans are taking it up to another level. A recent article in the NY Times highlighted exactly what the Lightning have been doing to ensure “as much of a hometown environment for the Lightning players and our season-ticket holders as we can”. Read more

Undrafted, Unwanted and Unbroken: The Tyler Johnson Story

(Photo Courtesy of AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

Spokane, Washington, USA. July 29, 1990. Ken and Debbie Johnson welcome their son, Tyler, to the world. In time, he will be become one of the most impactful and important players on a Tampa Bay Lightning squad seeking the glory of a Stanley Cup title but before that, Johnson would have a long, winding road to take. Read more

Brandon Prust had a meltdown, but what happens if his allegations of referee Brad Watson are true?

Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesReferee Brad Watson

Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesReferee Brad Watson

Yesterday in game two of the Lightning and Canadiens series, Brandon Prust lost it on the ice and off of it. Late in the third period, with his team down 6-2 and heading for a loss, Prust bumped Tampa goalie, Ben Bishop (again) and fought Braydon Coburn. Read more

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