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List Rules Vote for the players you think were the best Lightnings based on their time on the ice, not necessarily their popularity

Some of the greatest Lightning players in team history are also some of the most recognizable faces in the league. Many Lightnings have taken home individual honors, even when the team itself has faltered. From defensemen like Mark Barberio and Eric Brewer to goalies like Ben Bishop and Evgeni Nabokov, there is such epic proof of the great players in history who have scored for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The list also includes players who have shown their skill on the ice such as Brian Boyle, J.T. Brown, and Tyler Johnson – all forwards.

Who are some of the greatest Tampa Bay Lightning players of all time? That's not an easy question, especially when you consider who has played for the team. But it's up to you to decide who are the best players to play for the Lightning. Are these guys the greatest hockey players of all time or even the best players today? That's up to you to decide but for now, take a look and vote up and down your favorite Tampa Bay Lightning players of all time.

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Martin St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Martin St. Louis Right wing

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+ - 108 20
Vincent Lecavalier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Vincent Lecavalier Centerman

3
+ - 121 27
Steven Stamkos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Steven Stamkos Centerman

4
+ - 80 22
Victor Hedman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Victor Hedman Defenseman

5
+ - 74 22
Nikita Kucherov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Nikita Kucherov Forward

6
+ - 64 16
Brad Richards is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Brad Richards Centerman

7
+ - 68 27
Ben Bishop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Ben Bishop Goaltender

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+ - 54 26
Nikolai Khabibulin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Nikolai Khabibulin Goaltender

9
+ - 57 30
Tyler Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Tyler Johnson Centerman

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+ - 45 23
Ondřej Palát is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Ondřej Palát Left Wing

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+ - 29 15
Dan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Dan Boyle Defenseman

12
+ - 39 28
Brian Boyle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Brian Boyle Centerman, Forward

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+ - 31 21
Pavel Kubina is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Pavel Kubina Defenseman

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+ - 31 21
Anton Strålman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Anton Strålman Defenseman

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Ryan Callahan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Ryan Callahan Right wing, Forward

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+ - 29 21
Valtteri Filppula is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Valtteri Filppula Centerman

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+ - 25 18
Alexander Killorn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Alexander Killorn Centerman

18
+ - 22 17
Václav Prospal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Václav Prospal Left Wing

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+ - 19 14
Roman Hamrlík is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Roman Hamrlík Defenseman

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+ - 18 13
Daren Puppa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Daren Puppa Goaltender

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+ - 15 10
Fredrik Modin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 24 21
Jason Garrison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Jason Garrison Defenseman

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+ - 13 10
Braydon Coburn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Braydon Coburn Defenseman

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+ - 17 15
J.T. Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
J.T. Brown Right wing

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+ - 15 13
Vladislav Namestnikov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 9 7
Sami Salo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Sami Salo Defenseman

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+ - 17 16
Radko Gudas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Radko Gudas Defenseman

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+ - 16 15
Mattias Öhlund is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Mattias Öhlund Defenseman

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+ - 14 13
Brian Bradley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Brian Bradley Centerman

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+ - 19 19
Andrej Sustr is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Andrej Sustr Defenseman

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+ - 5 4
Petr Klíma is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 18 19
Nikita Nesterov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 4 4
Petr Svoboda is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Petr Svoboda Defenseman

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+ - 19 22
Evgeni Nabokov is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Evgeni Nabokov Goaltender

35
+ - 11 13
Richard Pánik is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Richard Pánik Right wing

36
+ - 4 5
Michael Nylander is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Michael Nylander Centerman

37
+ - 3 4
Mikael Renberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 3 5
Vladimír Vůjtek is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Vladimír Vůjtek

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+ - 3 5
Michal Sýkora is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 2 4
Jan Hlaváč is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 1 3
Andrei Nazarov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time

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+ - 19 25
Matt Carle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Matt Carle Defenseman

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+ - 5 8
Daymond Langkow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Daymond Langkow Centerman

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+ - 8 12
Chris Gratton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Chris Gratton Centerman

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+ - 15 21
Eric Brewer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Eric Brewer Defenseman

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+ - 10 16
Mark Barberio is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Mark Barberio Defenseman

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+ - 9 15
Brenden Morrow is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time
Brenden Morrow Left Wing, Winger

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+ - 7 16
Dmitry Afanasenkov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tampa Bay Lightning Players of All Time