Category: ‘Lightning Prospects’

Cal Looks to Leave His Own Foote-Prints in the NHL
June 27th, 2017 at 10:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** With their first pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning selected Callan Foote at 14th overall, the son of former defenseman Adam who won two Stanley Cups with the Colorado Avalanche, played in over 1,000 NHL games and was a captain with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Cal...

Lightning Prospect Ben Thomas
June 27th, 2017 at 9:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** The 2017 NHL Entry Draft has come and gone and the Tampa Bay Lightning selected six players to fill their prospect ranks. While most, if not all, of those six players will not be making their NHL debut next season, one Lightning prospect who has a very strong chance to...

Get To Know Alexander Volkov
June 26th, 2017 at 12:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the biggest surprises of the draft was the second-round pick spent on 20-year-old Alexander Volkov by the Tampa Bay Lightning. The native of Moscow, Russia, didn't have much exposure last year because of an injury but he also played very well in the Canada-Russia series last November. In...

Lightning & Crunch Have a Promising Future
June 19th, 2017 at 8:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** Tyler Johnson, Andrej Sustr, Richard Panik, Ondrej Palat, Vladislav Namestnikov, Brett Connolly, Radko Gudas. These names are familiar to most if not all hockey fans. While they may not still be with the Tampa Bay Lightning, they are all products of the Lightning's development system and they were all on...

Oleg Sosunov Making Strides Towards NHL Dream
March 9th, 2017 at 8:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** During the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, one of the biggest players to be picked was Oleg Sosunov (6'8â?³, 240-pounds). The Tampa Bay Lightning spent a sixth-round pick on him. Sosunov is a rugged defenseman who likes to use his size in the defensive zone and who is not afraid to...