Kyle Alexander

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Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 20


Your daily Tampa Bay Lightning and NHL news, featuring (gasp!) another Tweetgate, the Leafs hiring bloggers, and the sale of the New York Islanders.

Top 25 Under 25: Vlad Namestnikov


The talented Russian center takes a little tumble down our rankings from a season ago in spite of a very good sophomore season in the AHL with the Syracuse Crunch.

Top 25 Under 25: Slater Koekkoek


Another stellar season in the OHL; another shoulder injury to hold him back. Such is life for Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Slater Koekkoek, who comes in at #15 on our countdown.

Top 25 Under 25: Mark Barberio


The 24-year old defensemen still has yet to seize a full-time role as a top-6 guy for the Tampa Bay Lightning. He'll have one more year to do so after signing an extension this summer.

10-Game Ticket Plans Released


The Tampa Bay Lightning have released the details on the 10-game ticket plans for the forthcoming 2014-15 season, including a Rivalry Plan, Weekday Plan, Weekend Plan, and Home Opener Plan.

Top 25 Under 25: Kristers Gudlevskis


The Latvian goaltender (and previously unknown 5th round draft pick) burst onto the scene in 2013-14, playing games in the ECHL, AHL, NHL, and Sochi Winter Olympics during his first year in North...

Top 25 Under 25: Cedric Paquette


A swift adjustment to the professional game and a strong rookie campaign with the Syracuse Crunch in the AHL saw Paquette ascend to the big club and play in six total games with the Tampa Bay...

Top 25 Under 25: Anthony DeAngelo


The 1st round pick from this year's NHL Entry Draft cracks the top 20 in our countdown at number 19.

Top 25 Under 25: Adam Erne


The power forward and 2nd round draft pick from 2013 moves up a few spots after another strong season in the QMJHL with the Quebec Remparts.

Top 25 Under 25: Adam Wilcox


The 21-year old goaltender will be heading into his junior season with the University of Minnesota after another stellar campaign in the NCAA in his sophomore year. However, goaltending depth looms...

Top 25 Under 25: Tanner Richard


The 3rd round pick from 2012 just finished his first professional season with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL, and it was a bumpy one.

Top 25 Under 25: Matt Peca


The high-scoring NCAA forward, who just finished his junior season at Quinnipiac, holds serve from last year's Top 25 Under 25, where he also ranked 24th.

Top 25 Under 25: Dominik Masin


The rugged Czech defenseman and 2nd round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft starts off our countdown, coming in at #25.

Top 25 Under 25: Near Misses


30 players received votes on our panel's 5 lists of the Top 25 Under 25: so who got a vote but didn't make the final cut?

Top 25 Under 25: 2014 Edition


The 2014 edition of our Top 25 Under 25 gets underway. Who are the current top 25 players under age 25 in the Tampa Bay Lightning organization? Who raised their stock in the last 12 months, and who...

Jonathan Drouin and the problem of depth


Jonathan Drouin might be the best hockey prospect on planet Earth. But how do Steve Yzerman and Jon Cooper fit the 19 year-old forward into the NHL lineup?

Panik re-signed to one-year deal


The third signing of the day for GM Steve Yzerman sees all of his RFAs that are remaining in North America with new contracts.

Cody Kunyk re-signed to one-year deal


The undrafted NCAA free agent forward appeared in one game with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season.

Point, DeAngelo lead team to 3on3 tourney win


Anthony DeAngelo, Brayden Point, Brendan O'Donnell, Jeff Costello, and Dylan Blujus are your 3-on-3 champions this year at Tampa Bay Lightning development camp.

2013-14 Lightning year-end review pt 6: defensemen


The Raw Charge staff continues out review of the 2013-14 season with player grades for the first set of blue liners.

Dominik Masin selected by Peterborough


The big Czech defenseman was selected by the Peterborough Petes in the CHL Import Draft today.

Tampa Bay signs Brian Boyle


The veteran forward helps balance out a young forward group for the Lightning.

Stralman signs with Tampa Bay


While everyone else is still chasing Matt Niskanen, the Tampa Bay Lightning have signed the best UFA defenseman available in Anton Stralman to a 5 year, 20 million dollar contract.

Atlantic Division a mixed bag in free agency


Some Atlantic Division teams are spending wisely; others, not so much.

Stastny to the Blues


Paul Stastny, who for some weird reason had been linked to the Tampa Bay Lightning in free agency, lands in the most logical spot: with the St. Louis Blues. St. Louis signs Paul Stastny. —...

Johnson to the Isles, Peters to the Caps


A potential UFA option to back up Ben Bishop this year in Tampa Bay is off the market. Confirmed goalie Chad Johnson has signed with the #Islanders. — Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) July 1, 2014 ...

Oilers sign Fayne, Pouliot


After adding another good puck possession player (and former Bolt) in Teddy Purcell, the Edmonton Oilers signed two more in Mark Fayne and Benoit Pouliot. 5-years, $20M for Pouliot... 4-years,...

Manny Malhotra signed by Montreal Canadiens


One Atlantic Division rival made the first signing of Free Agent Frenzy as the Montreal Canadiens signed Manny Malhotra to a 1-year deal after previously trading Danny Briere for PA Pareanteau. M...

Lightning year-end recap pt. 4: Centers


The Raw Charge staff continues our review of the 2013-14 Lightning season with a look at what went right and what went wrong for the players. In this segment we look at the Lightning's first group...

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