Posts Tagged ‘steve yzerman’

LIGHTNING RECALL DEFENSEMAN JAKE DOTCHIN FROM SYRACUSE

  TAMPA, FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Jake Dotchin from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Dotchin, 6-foot-3, 210 pounds, has played in 33 games with the Crunch this season, recording three goals and 12 points.  He leads the team with […]

LIGHTNING RECALL FORWARD GABRIEL DUMONT, GOALTENDER KRISTERS GUDLEVSKIS FROM SYRACUSE

  (photo Mark McGauley) TAMPA, FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Gabriel Dumont and goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  The team also reassigned goaltender Adam Wilcox to the Crunch. Dumont, 5-foot-10, 190 pounds, has skated in […]

STATEMENT REGARDING CAPTAIN STEVEN STAMKOS

  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

  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

  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

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

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

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

  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

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 […]