Jon Cooper

Lightning return home, lift Stanley Cup in front of fans

Once reunited with their families, the team members were taken to Amalie Arena for a private on-ice celebration that included their wives, girlfriends, children, arena staff workers and team sponsors. [more]

Lightning needed to ‘feel failure’ before earning Stanley Cup success

It was 531 days ago that an historic 2018-19 NHL season came to an embarrassing end for the Tampa Bay Lightning. A 62-win, 128-point campaign was washed away in six days thanks to the Columbus Blue Jackets. An out-of-this-world year from Nikita Kucherov, which saw him win the Hart and Art Ross Trophies, ended without the [more]