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Reasons For Optimism in the Tampa Bay Lightning Season

The Tampa Bay Lightning haven't won a Stanley Cup since 2004. This is despite fielding several truly impressive rosters since then. Their organization has...
Steven Stamkos

Today in Hockey History: Tampa Bay Lightning Draft Steven Stamkos First...

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game....
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Tampa Bay Lightning Forced to Close Due to Covid 19

It was announced on Friday that the Tampa Bay Lightning were forced to close down their training camp facilities. This comes after multiple players...
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Tampa Bay Lightning Black Aces

With the announcement of the NHL’s Return to Play plan, the 24 eligible NHL teams are preparing for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Tampa...
Tampa Bay Lightning Draft

Tampa Bay Lightning Biggest Draft Boom and Bust since 2000

Welcome to Last Word's Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team's best and...
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Tampa Bay Lightning 2019-20 Season Comic Captions

Have you ever looked at a sports photo and thought of a funny caption? We have, and here’s a collection of some. If you...
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Players Most Deserving of a Stanley Cup

There are no players deserving of a Stanley Cup without earning it. However, these are the player's that we'd most like to see win their first Stanley Cup.
Dmitry Semykin

Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Dmitry Semykin

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenceman Dmitry Semykin to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal will carry the 20-year-old through 2022-23. Tampa Bay...