Category Archives: NHL

Lightning Acquire F Brandon Hagel, Two 4th Round Picks from Chicago

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Tampa Bay Lightning // The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Brandon Hagel, Chicago’s fourth-round selection in 2022 and fourth-round pick in 2024 from the Blackhawks in exchange for forwards Taylor Raddysh and Boris Katchouk, Tampa’s first-round selection in 2023 and first-round selection in 2024, vice president and…

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AP Sources: NHL to Withdraw from Olympics After COVID Surge

NEW YORK (AP) – The NHL is not sending players to the Beijing Olympics over concerns that the pandemic will disrupt the league’s ability to complete a full season. Two people with direct knowledge of discussions told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the league informed the NHL Players’ Association it was exercising its right…

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Lightning: Bob Dillinger honored as the Lightning Community Hero

TAMPA BAY -The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Bob Dillinger as the Lightning Community Hero this evening during the first period of tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. Dillinger, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, presented by Jabil, will donate the money to the Beth Dillinger Foundation and Vincent…

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NHL Fights Cancer Brings Joy to Tampa Hope Lodge

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) -The Tampa Bay Lightning and the NHL Fights Cancer initiative joined forces to bring joy to the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge Thursday. Patients gathered outside to take photos with the league’s iconic trophy, the Stanley Cup, as well as the Bolts’ mascot Thunderbug, 2004 Stanley Cup Champion and Vice…

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Vasilevskiy Wins Conn Smythe Trophy as NHL Playoff MVP

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Andrei Vasilevskiy was thrust into the 2015 Stanley Cup Final with starting goaltender Ben Bishop injured, he was a shy, unknown player at the beginning of his NHL journey. Six years later, he’s a two-time Stanley Cup champion at the peak of his career after backstopping the Tampa Bay Lightning to a…

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