Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. Established in 1992, they are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). Tampa Bay has one Stanley Cup championship in their history, in 2003–04. They are often referred to as the Bolts, and the nickname is used on their current third jersey. They play their home games in the Amalie Arena in Tampa.

 

 

The Lightning were the product of an expansion drive within the NHL in the late 1980s. The team was named the Lightning, after Tampa's status as the "Lightning Capital of North America. They first took to the ice in October 1992 playing in Tampa's tiny 11,000-seat Expo Hall at the Florida State Fairgrounds. One of the unusual elements of the team in those early days in the preseason was when Manon Rhéaume, from Canada, became the first woman to play in an NHL game, which also made her the first woman to play in any of the major professional North American sports leagues; she played for the Lightning against the St. Louis Blues, and stopped seven of nine shots.

As mentioned above, the peak achievement over the quarter century that the Lightning have been playing was the winning of the Stanley Cup in 2003-04. Tampa Bay advanced to the finals through victories over New York Islanders 4-1, the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 and the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 and then won a tense series against the Calgary Flames with the future of the Cup in doubt until the seventh and last game which the Lightning won 2-1.

Sadly their second Stanley Cup outing in 2014-15 ended in disappointment. After a memorable run through the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Final. The Blackhawks won Game 6 2-0 and the best-of-7 series 4-2.

Among their all-time top players Martin St. Louis is the Lightning’s all-time points leader and no Bolt is going to touch his club-record 588 assists for a long time, if ever. He has also participated in four of the top seven point-scoring seasons in Bolts history as well.

Vincent Lecavalier was the face of the Lightning from the time he was drafted in 1998. By the end of his time with Tampa Bay, Lecavalier was the all-time leading goal-scorer for the Lightning and the second-highest point-getter.  

Dave Andreychuk had the distinction of captaining the Lightning during their Stanley Cup winning year and many fans feel that the victory would never have happened about him.

Although the latest Stanley Cup final ended in disappointment, it is agreed that the Lightning are a young and talented team and great things are expected of them in the near future.

 

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Tampa Bay Lightning tickets - 2017-2018
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Date
Price
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NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Saint Paul, MN, USA - Xcel Energy Center
20 Jan 2018,
20:00
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NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Chicago Blackhawks vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Chicago, IL, USA - United Center
22 Jan 2018,
19:00
from
80
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Nashville, TN, USA - Bridgestone Arena
23 Jan 2018,
19:00
from
64
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Philadelphia Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Philadelphia, PA, USA - Wells Fargo Center
25 Jan 2018,
19:00
from
54
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Winnipeg, Canada - MTS Centre
30 Jan 2018,
19:00
from
105
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Calgary Flames vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Calgary, Canada - Scotiabank Saddledome
01 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
26
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Vancouver Canucks vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Vancouver, Canada - Rogers Arena
03 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
64
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Edmonton Oilers vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Edmonton, Canada - Rogers Place
05 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
67
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Vancouver Canucks
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
08 Feb 2018,
19:30
from
47
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Los Angeles Kings
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
10 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
87
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Toronto, Canada - Air Canada Center
12 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
124
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Buffalo, NY, USA - KeyBank Center
13 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
21
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
15 Feb 2018,
19:30
from
65
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
17 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
73
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Washington DC, USA - Capital One Arena
20 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
28
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Ottawa Senators vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Ottawa, Canada - Canadian Tire Centre
22 Feb 2018,
19:30
from
29
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Montreal, Canada - Bell Centre
24 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
102
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
26 Feb 2018,
19:30
from
87
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
28 Feb 2018,
19:00
from
47
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Dallas, TX, USA - American Airlines Center
01 Mar 2018,
19:30
from
30
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
03 Mar 2018,
13:00
from
68
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
06 Mar 2018,
19:30
from
45
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
08 Mar 2018,
19:30
from
66
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
10 Mar 2018,
13:00
from
67
NHL (Ice Hockey) (Ice Hockey) Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators
Tampa, FL, USA - Amalie Arena
13 Mar 2018,
19:30
from
45