As of this very moment, Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steve Stamkos is considered the top pending 2016 unrestricted free agent, at least by The Hockey News.
Cody Kunyk will skate in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in 2015-16.
There has not been any news out of Tampa Bay in regards to a contract extension for Steve Stamkos.
Tampa Bay has hired Brad Lauer as an assistant coach.
It's somewhat unsurprising that an injury forced hulking, defensive defenseman Sami Salo to retire.
Tyler Johnson is progressing from a broken wrist.
According to the Finnish publication Ilta-Sanomat, Sami Salo has decided to retire.
Brayden Point amassed five points, including three assists, in Canada's exhibition win against the Czech Republic on Tuesday night.
Tampa Bay Lightning CEO Tod Leiweke has stepped down from his post as the Tampa Bay Lightning's chief executive officer.
Tye McGinn has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Carter Ashton has signed with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed Luke Witkowski to a one-year, two-way contract.
Vladislav Namestnikov has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Steve Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning haven't started to work on a new contract yet.
Philippe Paradis has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning.