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Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is disappointed about the lack of discussions about a new contract

Sep. 20, 2023 12:41 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said he is disappointed about the lack of discussions with the team about a new contract. Stamkos’ current $68 million, eight-year deals ends after the upcoming season, and he said there have not been any conversations...

Lightning terminating contract of Josh Archibald, sign F Tyler Motte to replace him

Sep. 09, 2023 16:17 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning terminated the contract of veteran forward Josh Archibald on Saturday after the offseason acquisition told the team he was taking time off from hockey. The Lightning signed free agent Tyler Motte to replace him on a one-year, $800,000...

Short contracts and bonus money prove to be popular in NHL free agency this year

Jul. 02, 2023 21:20 PM EDT

Max Pacioretty was in a unique, if not uncomfortable spot going into NHL free agency coming off tearing his right Achilles tendon twice in the past year. Turns out it was just the right time to hit the market. The post-pandemic hockey landscape meant another year with...