Three Tampa Bay Lightning Trades Before the Deadline

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The Tampa Bay Lightning has a history of trades nearing the deadline. The back-to-back champions made back-to-back deadline deals in their respective runs to the Stanley Cup. In 2019-20, the Lightning added Blake Coleman and Barclay Goodrow, and gave up two firsts and a solid prospect in total. Then, in the 2020-21 season, the Lightning […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Re-sign Cal Foote

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Cal Foote is looking to build off a solid first season with the Tampa Bay Lightning, signing a two-year deal for $850,000/year. We have signed Cal Foote to a two-year, one-way contract worth $850,000 AAV. đź“ť: https://t.co/ESmNMRpcBS pic.twitter.com/VMXV6nOCDb — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) July 29, 2021 Cal Foote Gets Two-Year Deal After getting into 35 […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, the Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, and Ottawa Senators

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Welcome to the Tuesday edition of NHL Rumours! The Stanley Cup Final is approaching quickly. So too is the Seattle expansion draft and NHL Draft. There is lots of news and rumours out there involving playoff and non-playoff teams. Teams will be looking to make moves this offseason to improve their chances of making the […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Black Aces

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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 Bay Lightning are one of those teams. Last Word on Hockey continues with its Black Aces series, examining teams’ spare players that could make an impact this summer. Today’s installment looks […] READ MORE


2019 Top NHL Prospects: 80 – 61

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf NHL Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top NHL prospects. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


TSP: Tampa Bay Lightning Prospects

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Place Jake Dotchin on Waivers

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that they have placed defenceman Jake Dotchin on unconditional waivers for terminating his contract. The Athletic’s Joe Smith reports the termination is on the grounds of “material breach.” Sounds like #TBLightning wasn’t happy with Jake Dotchin’s conditioning entering camp. Sure we’ll find out more down the road, but team […] READ MORE


TSP: Top Affiliated NHL Prospects: Part 2 (80-61)

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE