Posts Tagged ‘steve yzerman’

STATEMENT REGARDING CAPTAIN STEVEN STAMKOS

Dec 26, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots the puck to score a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  TAMPA, FLA. – Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos underwent surgery to repair a tear in the lateral meniscus of his right knee today (Thursday), vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Stamkos is expected to miss approximately four months.  The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert LaPrade at the Steadman Clinic in […]

LIGHTNING RECALL D LUKE WITKOWSKI FROM SYRACUSE

Mike Angelis (10) & Luke Witkowski (Mark McGauley Photography)

  TAMPA, FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 217 pounds, has played in all 11 games for the Crunch this season while serving as captain, recording three assists.  He ranks second […]

LIGHTNING RECALL DEFENSEMAN SLATER KOEKKOEK FROM SYRACUSE

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  Taormina Re-Assigned to Crunch TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Slater Koekkoek from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Tampa Bay also re-assigned defenseman Matt Taormina to the Crunch. Koekkoek, 6-foot-2, 193 pounds, has played in five games with […]

LIGHTNING RECALL FORWARD CORY CONACHER FROM SYRACUSE

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TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Cory Conacher from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Conacher, 26, has played in four games with the Crunch this season, posting two goals and five points to go along with eight penalty minutes. […]

Bolts fight through Shootout Controversy

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Tampa, Fla. — It was a special night at Amalie Arena, as Jeff Vinik and the Tampa Bay Lightning honored #4 former Captain Vincent Lecavalier. Vinny and two of his children were center ice to drop the puck to now Captain Steven Stamkos. Vinny was a great player, leader and teammate according to virtually everyone he […]

LIGHTNING RE-SIGN FORWARD ALEX KILLORN TO SEVEN-YEAR CONTRACT

Dec 12, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Alex Killorn (17) shoots as Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) defends during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Alex Killorn to a seven-year contract worth an average of $4.45 million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Killorn, 26, played in 81 games for the Lightning last season, collecting 14 goals and 40 points to go along with 44 […]

“The Potential to Win is Here” – Steven Stamkos

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Steven Stamkos spoke today at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time to a host of media outlets via conference call. I got the privilege of being on the line to listen to a host of reporters ask Stamkos questions regarding this whole contract signing process. Stamkos quickly and confidently answered the questions fired at him one […]

LIGHTNING ISSUE QUALIFYING OFFERS TO SEVEN PLAYERS

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TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have issued qualifying offers to seven players today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Below is a list of players receiving qualifying offers: Pos. Player C       Yanni Gourde G       Kristers Gudlevskis C       Alex Killorn RW  Nikita Kucherov […]

LIGHTNING RE-SIGN DEFENSEMAN LUKE WITKOWSKI

Mike Angelis (10) & Luke Witkowski (Mark McGauley Photography)

  TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Luke Witkowski to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 200 pounds, appeared in four games with the Lightning in 2015-16. He also made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, skating in two games during the second […]

LIGHTNING HEAD TO BUFFALO’S FIRST NIAGARA CENTER WITH NINE DRAFT PICKS 2016 NHL Draft Kicks Off Friday Night

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TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning hold a total of nine picks, including two in the second round, at the 2016 NHL Draft, which gets underway with picks 1-30 on Friday at 7 p.m. (NBCSN) at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Rounds 2-7 will be held on Saturday, June 25 beginning at […]