Tampa Bay Lightning



Barry Melrose to be Named Tampa Bay Head Coach

June 23rd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Tampa Bay Lightning | No Comments

Barry Melrose will be officially named the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning in a news conference tomorrow afternoon.  Barry Melrose hasn’t coached since the lockout season in 94-95 when he coached for the LA Kings.  Melrose has been an analyst for ESPN over the last number of years and must be happy that […]

John Tortarella Fired as Lightning Head Coach

June 3rd, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Tampa Bay Lightning | No Comments

John Tortarella has been fired as head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning after the leading the team to the worst record in the NHL this year.  Tortarella won 1 Stanley Cup while he was the head coach of the Lightning.  In all, he spent 8 seasons as the Lightning head coach and compiled a […]

Dan Boyle Signs 6 year $40 million Deal with Lightning

February 25th, 2008 | Posted by admin | Category: Tampa Bay Lightning | No Comments

Dan Boyle signed a contract extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning today for 6 years and $40 million, equal to $6.66 million  a year for the next 6 years. “As John Tortorella has consistently said, Danny is the player that makes our offense go from the back end, and this signing demonstrates the commitment of […]