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VIDEO: Lightning players pranked with third jersey design

The Tampa Bay Lightning revealed their new third jersey Saturday as part of their Fan Fest at Amalie Arena. But players got a glimpse of the jersey a little earlier -- or so they thought. Several members of the Lightning were given a peek of a jersey that featured rows of palm trees stitched on the bottom and on the sleeves. A design, it turned out, that was meant purely as a prank...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Unveils New Black Third Jersey

The Tampa Bay Lightning unveiled their new third jersey on Saturday and it had to disappoint their fans. The old Lightning third jersey was pretty much this jersey, except it was blue instead of black. Certainly nothing special and quite frankly, a big let down. Here’s the full gallery of the uniform. [@PhilHecken] [@GKonTB] The post Tampa Bay Lightning Unveils New Black Third...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Unveil New Black Third Jerseys (Video)

Black is back for the Tampa Bay Lightning — for better or worse. The Bolts have been teasing their new third jersey for some time now, and Saturday at their annual fan fest the team unveiled the new threads. Fans might think they’re a little, well, underwhelming. The new sweaters look a lot like the team’s most recent third jerseys with the only difference being the new version...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning’s New Alternate Jersey is Less Than Thrilling

The Tampa Bay Lightning unveiled a new alternate jersey this weekend and it’s dull. With... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Players Fooled By Fake Jersey Prank (Video)

The Tampa Bay Lightning are among the NHL teams that will be adding a third jersey this season. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers already have revealed theirs, and the Lightning are set to debut theirs Saturday. The Tampa Bay players got a sneak peak of them, and the overall thought was “too many palm trees.” Fortunately for those who believed this jersey was...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning prank players with fake 3rd sweater

The Tampa Bay Lightning were preparing to unveil their new alternate sweaters, but they decided to have some fun with their players first. The team created a sweater loaded with palm trees (OK, overflowing with palm trees), showed it to some players and taped their reaction. What’s better, the players who actually liked the phony sweater or the ones who delicately tried to break...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Tampa Bay Lightning can win the Stanley Cup

When talking about Stanley Cup contenders, the focus of most conversations seems to veer towards the Western Conference and with good reason. Four of the last five Stanley Cup champions have come out of the west with the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks having a pair of titles each. Believe it or not, there […] The post Why the Tampa Bay Lightning can win the Stanley Cup...
Via Two Pad Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Steven Stamkos crushes puck 121 yards

Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos took to the driving range to test his accuracy and distance. Stamkos had no trouble hitting the 75-yard marker, and even hit a moving target – the driving range cart. The 24-year-old sniper was also able to drive a puck 121-yards on a slapshot. Stamkos can also make a 91-yard field goal and break a lot of stuff. The post Watch: Steven...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Jonathan Drouin has upper body injury, our 3-4 weeks

Tampa Bay Lightning are missing top forward and prospect Jonathan Drouin. Drouin suffered an upper-body injury during rookie camp when they were doing a two on two drill. #453914674 / gettyimages.comDrouin suffered a hand injury (right hand). He had the x-ray's done Monday and they came back showing he had a fracture in his thumb. He fell to the ice after some awkward contact...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning announce details for upcoming Fan Fest on Sept. 27

TAMPA BAY -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced a detailed schedule for Fan Fest, presented by Florida Hospital, on Saturday, September 27 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Amalie Arena in preparation for the upcoming 2014-15 season on Saturday. Florida Hospital is giving away free t-shirts to the first 3,500 fans in attendance. The Lightning's annual Fan Fest event is free and open...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning rookie Drouin to miss 3-4 weeks with thumb injury

  Tampa Bay Lightning rookie forward Jonathan Drouin will miss three to four weeks due to a right thumb injury. The team announced Tuesday that the third overall pick in the 2013 draft has a slight fracture of the thumb, which Drouin says occurred when he fell to the ice during practice Thursday. Drouin, who was expected to make the Lightning opening day roster, added that that...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's Drouin to miss 3-to-4 weeks with slight fracture in right thumb

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without winger Jonathan Drouin for about a month. Tuesday, the team announced that the highly touted prospect, taken third overall in the 2013 NHL draft, will miss three to four weeks with a slight fracture in his right thumb. Drouin, 19, is attempting to make the Lightning's regular roster for the first time this fall. He had been...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos destroys stuff with his slapshot (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos must have really enjoyed filming his latest online video for the Bauer Supreme Total One MX3 hockey stick, as they let him use a slapshot to break stuff in front of the net.Among the items Stamkos destroyed:  a wall of Legos, a wedding cake, a pinata, a gumball machine, a television and a fish tank (filled with water but no fish, because...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning have outstanding billboard campaign

It’s that time of year. People who live in hockey cities see billboards plastered with images of their favorite players telling them to buy tickets. The Tampa Bay Lightning decided to take a creative approach with two of their billboards on Interstate-275. The two billboards are located directly in front of each other on opposite sides of the freeway. On the left side, forward...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Incredible billboard for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Valtteri Filppula has a pretty hard shot. How hard is it? Enough to blaze across a highway and rip another billboard in two. As seen on Reddit Hockey, Filppula is on one side of the highway taking a slapper. The Tampa Bay Lightning also purchased a billboard on the other side of the road with a phony company’s ad being torn apart by the puck. Awesome concept and execution. Wonder...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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