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Tampa Bay Lightning reassigns 27 players, leaving 26 in camp for final two preseason games



Here is the announcement from the team:

The Tampa Bay Lightning reduced their training camp roster by 27 today, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced.

The moves leave the Lightning with 26 players remaining in camp as the team prepares to travel to Quebec for a pair of preseason games this week.  Of those 26 players, Tampa Bay has 15 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders.  There are seven players that must pass through waivers before being assigned.  All players, with the exception of Daniel Milan, have been assigned to training camp with the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.  Milan, after recently signing a three-year contract with the Lightning, will return to the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL.

Summary of players being reassigned:

Assigned to AHL Norfolk: Goaltenders -- Jaroslav Janus, Pat Nagle, Dustin Tokarski. Forwards -- Mike Angelidis*, Carter Ashton, Cory Conacher, Philip-Michael Devos, Matt Fornataro, Alex Hutchings, Tyler Johnson, Pierre Labrie, Eric Neilson, Michel Ouellet*, Ondrej Palat, Richard Panik, Alex Picard*, Trevor Smith*, James Wright, JT Wyman*. Defensemen -- Mark Barberio, Jeff Dimmen, Radko Gudas, Charles Landry, Richard Petiot*, Kevin Quick, Mike Vernace*.

Assigned to Moncton (QMJHL): Defenseman -- Daniel Milan.

* Must clear waivers

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:15am]


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