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Tampa Bay Lightning
Conference Eastern
Division Atlantic
Founded 1992
History Tampa Bay Lightning
Home arena Amalie Arena
City Tampa, Florida
Colors Tampa Bay blue, white
Media Fox Sports Sun
970 AM
Owner(s) Tampa Bay Sports and Entertainment
(Jeffrey Vinik, chairman)
General manager Julien BriseBois
Head coach Jon Cooper
Captain Steven Stamkos
Minor league affiliates Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL)
Stanley Cups 1 (2003–04)
Conference championships 2 (2003–04, 2014–15)
Presidents' Trophies 1 (2018–19)
Division championships 4 (2002–03, 2003–04, 2017–18, 2018–19)

The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The club has won one Stanley Cup championship in their history, in 2003–04. The team is often referred to as the Bolts, and the nickname was used on the former third jerseys. The Lightning plays home games in Amalie Arena in Tampa.

The owner of the Lightning is Jeffrey Vinik, while Julien BriseBois serves as general manager. The team is currently coached by Jon Cooper, who has led the team since 2013.

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