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Tampa Bay Lightning

Basics for Hockey Beginners and Experts alike!

Welcome to Hockey 101 where Tampa Bay Lightning pros will share lessons ranging from jargon to advance plays in order to help the every day fan and avid player continue to grow and about the sport of hockey. Go from Hockey 101 to 301 and go from the ranks of player to General Manager as you learn everything there is to know about hockey.


Learn about the game, brush up on your knowledge, learn terms and positions involved in the game of hockey through this introductory page for beginners or a refresher for experts. Taught by Dave Andreychuk and Chairman and Governor Jeff Vinik.


Go deeper in to the rules of the game in Hockey 201 with more complex discussions around rules and coaching discussions.


The third course in the Lightning University is focused on coaching strategies and tactics. The last session of Hockey 301 will be Thursday, April 10.