Posts Tagged ‘steve yzerman’

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

Mar 31, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots the puck against Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais (51) and goalie Mike Condon (39) during the second period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: 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

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning

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 […]

LIGHTNING FORWARD RYAN CALLAHAN HAS SUCCESSFUL HIP SURGERY

Ryan Callahan (photo Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Alternate Captain Has Labral Tear Repaired TAMPA BAY – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan had successful hip surgery today in New York City at the Hospital for Special Surgery, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The procedure to repair a labral tear in Callahan’s right hip was performed by Dr. Bryan Kelly. […]

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LIGHTNING SIGN FREE AGENT DEFENSEMAN MATT GILROY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning July 2, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent defenseman Matt Gilroy to a one-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Gilroy, 6-foot-1, 201 pounds, played in 58 games with the New York Rangers last season, recording […]

LIGHTNING SIGN 2010 FIRST ROUND DRAFT PICK BRETT CONNOLLY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtsey of the Tampa Bay Lightning July 1, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed right wing Brett Connolly to a standard three-year, entry-level contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Connolly, 6-foot-2, 181 pounds, spent last season with the Prince George Cougars of the Western […]

LIGHTNING SIGN FREE AGENT GOALTENDER MATHIEU GARON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning July 1, 2011 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent goaltender Mathieu Garon (gah-ROHN, MA-tyew) to a two-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Garon, 6-foot-1, 206 pounds, played in 36 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets last […]