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Lightning's Vinik Sports Group set to compensate Amalie Arena employees; The group is also launching a VSG Cares program to help all full- and part-time employees facing immediate financial hardships.

Mar 13, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA - A day after the NHL announced a pause in its season due to coronavirus concerns, Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Vinik Sports Group announced a compensation plan for Amalie Arena's part-time employees who were previously scheduled to work hockey games and other arena events through March.

This timetable includes: the seven home Lightning games that were postponed; the six March Madness men's basketball games Tampa was supposed to host next week; any other events hosted at ...