How the 2015 Stanley Cup finalist Tampa Bay Lightning were built

Tuesday June 2nd, 2015

The Tampa Bay Lightning are playing in their first Stanley Cup finals since 2004, the year the franchise defeated the Calgary Flames in seven games for its first championship. No players remain from that club, but by scrolling down through our timeline, you can trace the trades, free agent signings, draft picks and hirings that year by year created the team’s current postseason roster.

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Total personnel

Draft picks: 11
Via trade: 5
Free agents: 8



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