Marek Mazanec

Marek Mazanec

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/187 lbs
Born: Pisek, Czechoslovakia
Draft: 2012 6th round (179th pick) by the
  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    If this is a rivalry, someone needs to let Tampa Bay and Miami know

    TAMPA — A charitable depiction of sports markets in Florida would argue that we have evolved to a higher plane. More sophisticated and less vociferous than the knuckle-draggers up north. We are generous when sharing tickets and discerning when choosing allegiances. We are the model, some might say, for the new millennium. Either that, or we’re just lame. I mean, the buzz for this ...

  • Tampa Bay Times

    Anthony Cirelli is a prime example of Lightning's tight-knit culture

    Ask around the Lightning locker room about Anthony Cirelli and one word comes up more than others: Dependable. But when you listen to his teammates and coaches talk about the 24-year-old forward, you understand their deeper appreciation for him — the passion he plays with on the ice and his unassuming nature off it, how no job is beneath him, how conversations with him can make you smile, laugh and think deeply all in the same breath, and how he will deliver punches to defend teammates or delive...

  • The Hockey Writers

    Lightning's Shot Blockers are the Unsung Heroes in Pursuit of a 3-Peat

    Nikita Kucherov’s pass that set up Ross Colton’s game-winning goal will probably be the main memory taken from the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Game 2 win against the Florida Panthers. But without the physical sacrifice of a group of Lightning players, that play may have not had the impact that it did on the game. It was these players, who blocked shots that left them bruised and battered, who played a large role in a big defensive effort that kept the game tied for most of the third period where the P...