Lightning beat Panthers 5-2 in home opener

Reigning NHL MVP Nikita Kucherov had a goal and an assist, Kevin Shattenkirk and Pat Maroon scored in their Tampa Bay debuts, and the Lightning opened the season with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.

Lightning's Stephens hoping to crack team roster

Injury-ridden last season, Lightning forward Mitchell Stephens has been more than ready to get back onto the ice. This training camp, he feels healthy and ready to make a run at a spot on Tampa Bay's team. 

Lightning strikes back -- with kindness

The Tampa Bay Lightning spent Tuesday out in the community doing a number of good deeds, or “random strikes of kindness,” as the team called it. 

Lightning sign Shattenkirk after buyout by Rangers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Veteran defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has signed a one-year, $1.75 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning after being bought out by the New York Rangers. Lightning vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced the deal Monday. Shattenkirk said he chose the Lightning from among six or seven NHL teams interested in signing him and compared his situation...