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When the Lightning signed Ryan Callahan to his six-year $34.8 million dollar extension back in the summer of 2014, they expected to have a reliable two way player for years to come, but his game has become inconsistent lately. Before we can set expectations for Callahan this year, we need to review his tenure with
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Depth is an important aspect of any team. While there are a few kinds of depth player, the types that have the biggest effect on a team are game time depth and franchise depth. Game time depth refers to those players in the bottom six or on the third defensive pairing that can help take pressure
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When Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced defenseman Dan Girardi’s two-year, $6 million deal on July 1, some people questioned the deal. The Lightning were just more than a couple of weeks removed from trading Jonathan Drouin to the Montreal Canadiens for one of the top blue line prospects in the game, Mikhail
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The Tampa Bay Lightning and forward Tyler Johnson have agreed to terms on a seven-year contract extension worth $35 million, the team announced Monday. The deal comes with a cap hit of $5 million annually and will keep Johnson locked up until he’s 33 years old. Johnson has been a mainstay in the Lightning’s lineup
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Much like Tampa Bay Lightning forward Yanni Gourde’s recent two-year contract extension, defenseman Jake Dotchin’s recent success has earned him his own two-year, one-way extension. The deal carries an $812,500 average annual value (AAV) meaning that despite his success in 35 games last season, Dotchin will still have to prove himself to get a better
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From Stanley Cup champion to free agent and now Chris Kunitz is a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning after signing a one-year deal with the club worth $2 million, according to Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times. #tblightning signs Chris Kunitz to a one-year contract worth $2 million — Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) July
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have added to their already impressive defensive core by signing the physical blueliner Dan Girardi, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie. Dan Girardi to TB. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 1, 2017 The deal is a reported two-year deal worth $6 million. Therefore his new contract will carry and AAV of $3
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Get To Know Alexander Volkov “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1735”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1735”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1735() { var xhrq_1735 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1735.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1735&aba_wid=F2C14FBF-A837-476F-A1B7-225A1C8BB528&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1735.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1735.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1735.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1735.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1735.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) { if (typeof loadbvjhghf
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Lightning Struggle with 1st Round Picks “; } document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).style.display = “block”; document.getElementById(“sda_1730”).innerHTML = sda_html; } function _load_1730() { var xhrq_1730 = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhrq_1730.open(“GET”, “/ez_aba_load/?aba_id=1730&aba_wid=AA6363D7-7B56-47CE-A6AE-D650285A0D29&aba_did=dGhlaG9ja2V5d3JpdGVycy5lem9pYy5jb20=”, true); xhrq_1730.onload = function (e) { if (xhrq_1730.readyState === 4) { if (xhrq_1730.status === 200) { eval(xhrq_1730.responseText); } } }; xhrq_1730.send(null); } if (typeof ez_cra_check === ‘undefined’) { if (typeof
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed goaltender Peter Budaj to a two-year contract extension with a cap hit of $1.025 million per season, TSN Insider Bob McKenzie reported Monday. Recording a 30-21-3 record with an impressive 2.18 goals-against average and a .915 save percentage in 60 games last season, Budaj was a big part of keeping
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Last week saw Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov give a ground-breaking interview to a Russian newspaper, in which he seemed to call out his teammates, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper and the organisation as a whole. Though the Kucherov camp later backtracked, attributing the outburst to “frustration”, this is far from the first time
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When news surfaced on Wednesday about comments Nikita Kucherov reportedly made to Pavel Lysenkov, a reporter at Russia’s Sovietsky Sport, the internet exploded with reaction and speculation. Nikita Kucherov (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports) While some were disappointed with certain comments, others praised Kucherov for speaking his mind. If you aren’t familiar with the situation by
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For the second straight offseason, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman’s biggest question revolves around who he will be able to re-sign ahead of free agency. Steve Yzerman (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) Last summer’s list included captain Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn, among a handful of others. This offseason, Yzerman’s biggest decisions
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The Tampa Bay Lightning signed goaltender Connor Ingram to a three-year, entry-level contract on Tuesday. Ingram’s contract was the third goaltending transaction the Lightning have made in the 2016-17 season. In February, they traded Ben Bishop to the Los Angeles Kings for Peter Budaj in a move that also involved an exchange of draft picks.