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Top 25 Under 25: #10 Adam Erne looks to crack the Opening Night roster in Tampa this season

There's a spot open. Can Erne take it and run with it?

Quick Strikes: Mitchell Stephens is awesome, AHL signings, and Smashfest

Should the Tampa Bay Lightning be ranked high in prospect depth?

Syracuse Crunch sign defenseman Reid McNeill to AHL contract

The 6-foot-2, 215-pound blueliner has put up 33 points (6g, 27a) and a plus-43 rating in 237 career AHL games with the Wolves and Penguins from 2012 to 2017.

Top 25 Under 25: #11 Mitchell Stephens is a player that Lightning fans are going to love cheering for

With a heart-on-your-sleeve mentality, Stephens will become a fan favorite in no time—literally—as he has a fighting chance to crack the Opening Night Lineup in a few months.

Quick Strikes: the Tampa Bay Lightning John Tavares legend is growing

In other news, it's time to give women a fair shake in hockey, and what's going on with the Olympics?

Lightning’s Ondrej Palat happy with new deal, new talent

TAMPA — Lightning forward Ondrej Palat, he of the newly signed five-year, $26.5 million deal, is back home in his native Czech Republic participating in his summer workout routine and eager for the start of training camp.

What would it take for Tampa Bay Lightning to afford John Tavares?

Elliott Friedman thinks it's possible Tavares signs for a discount with Tampa.

Top 25 Under 25, #12 Jake Dotchin looks towards his first full season in the NHL

The expectation is that Jake Dotchin will spend the entire season with the Lightning

Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning welcome numbers 14 and 5 (again) to blue and white

Chris Kunitz will wear 14 for the Bolts, and Dan Girardi will take over 5.

Photo Breakdown: Victor Hedman is tall, Yanni Gourde is not

A look at one of the few moments of fun in a bleak season

Top 25 Under 25: #13 Taylor Raddysh exploded on the scoresheet for Erie

Raddysh nearly put up on average 2 points per game this past season for the eventual OHL champions and Memorial Cup runners-up.

Quick Strikes: Dan Girardi and Tampa Bay Lightning both hungry for redemption

"I'm going to block shots, hit guys, do whatever I can to keep the puck out of our net."

Expect new Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi to bring ‘abrasiveness’ (w/video)

TAMPA — The conversation went sort of like this when Dan Girardi told his 7-year-old son, Landon, that he was going to sign with the Lightning:

Top 25 Under 25: #14 Mathieu Joseph looks to extend offensive growth on Syracuse Crunch

Joseph has graduated from the QMJHL and will spend 2017-18 in Syracuse.

Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning as Game of Thrones Characters, and 90′s Hockey in Florida

Stories from the Lightning's inaugural season, analytics, and more!