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Bolts make nine selections on Day 2 of the NHL Draft

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning went into the second day of the 2016 NHL Draft at Buffalo’s First Niagara Center with eight selections.That number quickly grew to nine soon after the second round started.The Lightning traded 2014 first round draft pic...
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Lightning make nine picks on Day 2 at 2016 NHL Draft

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning made nine selections during day two of the 2016 NHL Draft at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, NY today. In total, the Lightning selected six forwards, two defensemen and one goaltender. The Lightning ope...
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Lightning select Ryan Lohin with No. 208 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com With their final of nine selections at the 2016 NHL Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning took Ryan Lohin from Waterloo of the USHL in the seventh round, 208th overall.Lohin, a left-handed center from Chester, Pennsylvania, spent part of the 2015-16 se...
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Lightning select Otto Somppi at No. 206 at NHL Draft

NHL.com Tampa Bay owned two selections in the seventh round of the 2016 NHL Draft.With the first of those picks, the 206th overall, the Lightning chose Otto Somppi from Helsinki, Finland.“I was really happy when I heard my name and it was Tampa,” the ...
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Lightning select Oleg Sosunov with No. 178 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y. - With their sixth round pick (178th overall) at the 2016 NHL Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning went with a sizable Russian defenseman, selecting the 6-foot-8, 230-pound Oleg Sosunov.The 18-year-old Sosunov accumulated 66 penalty mi...
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Lightning select Christopher Paquette with No. 148 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y. - Tampa Bay went with a familiar name with the 148th overall pick in the fifth round of the 2016 NHL Draft, taking Christopher Paquette from Niagara of the OHL.Christopher Paquette is cousins with current Lightning forward Cedric...
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Lightning select Ross Colton with No. 118 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y. - Tampa Bay opted for a forward with its fourth round pick (118th overall), taking center Ross Colton of Cedar Rapids in the USHL.Colton scored 35 goals in 55 games for the RoughRiders in 2015-16, finishing second in the USHL beh...
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Lightning select Connor Ingram with No. 88 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y. - Following a busy second round at the 2016 NHL Draft, Tampa Bay owned just one pick in the third round (88th overall).With it, the Lightning selected a goaltender, Connor Ingram from Kamloops of the WHL.Ingram, who has spent...
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Lightning select Taylor Raddysh with No. 58 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y. - After trading defenseman Anthony DeAngelo to the Arizona Coyotes for the 37th pick in the 2016 NHL Draft early on Saturday, Tampa Bay owned three picks in the second round.With the final of those picks, the Lightning chose Tayl...
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Lightning select Boris Katchouk with No. 44 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com Tampa Bay owned the 44th selection in the 2016 NHL Draft as a result of the trade that sent Brett Connolly to the Boston Bruins at last season’s trade deadline.With that pick, the Lightning took Boris Katchouk, a 6-foot-1, 192-pound left wing ...
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Lightning select Libor Hajek with No. 37 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com BUFFALO, N.Y. - With two picks already in the second round of the 2016 NHL Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning traded up to get one more second rounder.The Lightning traded defenseman Anthony DeAngelo, the Bolts’ first round pick in the 2014 draft,...
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Lightning select Brett Howden with No. 27 pick at NHL Draft

NHL.com The Tampa Bay Lightning selected forward Brett Howden in the first round, 27th overall, at the 2016 NHL Draft at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York this evening.Howden, 18, skated in 68 games with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Weste...
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Lightning re-sign Cedric Paquette to a two-year contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Cedric Paquette to a two-year, one-way NHL contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Paquette, 22, skated in 56 games with the Lightning last season, ...
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Lightning re-sign forward J.T. Brown to two-year contract

NHL.com TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward J.T. Brown to a two-year, one-way NHL contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Brown, 25, skated in 78 games with the Lightning during the 2015-16 se...
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Lightning re-sign defenseman Luke Witkowski

NHL.com 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 L...
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