Team Logo. The Tampa Bay Lightning are a team in the National Hockey League. They compete in the Eastern Conference (NHL). They get their name because Tampa is the lightning capital of the world. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Tampa_Bay_Lightning?oldid=17098" Categories: National Hockey League teams Eastern Conference (NHL) teams Teams in Florida Teams in Tampa Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.