October 20, 2016 5:49 PM ET


Company Overview of Lightning Hockey L.P.

Company Overview

Lightning Hockey L.P. owns and operates an ice hockey team. It also operates an online store that sells jerseys, souvenirs, fashion products, and accessories. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Tampa, Florida. Lightning Hockey L.P. is a former subsidiary of Palace Sports & Entertainment, LLC.

401 Channelside Drive

Tampa, FL 33602

United States

Founded in 1992





Key Executives for Lightning Hockey L.P.

Chief Executive Officer
Owner and Chairman
Age: 56
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Lightning Hockey L.P. Key Developments

Lightning Hockey L.P. Announces Executive Changes

Lightning Hockey L.P.'s Chief Executive Officer Tod Leiweke resigned to become Chief Operating Officer of the National Football League, Lightning Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik announced this morning. Vinik also announced that, effective immediately, Lightning President Steve Griggs has been named the organization’s Chief Executive Officer, reporting directly to Vinik. Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman will continue to report to Vinik on all hockey operations matters. Leiweke has served Vinik and the Lightning for the past five years as part of an executive team brought to the Lightning by Vinik with the vision of building a world class franchise on and off the ice. Griggs has spent 22 years in the sports industry, holding leadership roles with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. He was recruited to the expansion Wild in 1999 by Leiweke, and headed up a sales and service effort that set records for an expansion team. In 2007, Griggs left Minnesota to become Executive Vice President for the Orlando Magic, and was one of the key executives helping design, develop and launch the Amway Center in 2010.

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