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Lightning sign Kunyk and Corrente

The Lightning added to its depth at AHL Syracuse Tuesday be signing F Cody Kunyk and D Matt Corrente to one-year, two-way deals.

Corrente, 26, played in 72 games with the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) last season, with two goals and 11 points to go along with 136 penalty minutes. He ranked tied for first on the Checkers for plus/minus with a plus-9 rating. The Mississauga, Ontario native also led all Charlotte skaters for penalty minutes. Corrente set career highs in 2013-14 for games played and plus/minus. The 6-foot, 205-pound defenseman has appeared in 34 career NHL games, all with the New Jersey Devils over parts of two seasons, posting six assists and 68 penalty minutes

Kunyk, 24, made his NHL debut with the Lightning on April 13 at Washington, logging 10:12 in ice time. He was signed by Tampa Bay as an undrafted free agent on March 20, 2014.

The Sherwood Park, Alberta native skated in 37 games for the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks this season, posting 22 goals and 43 points to go along with 22 penalty minutes and a plus-13 rating.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 1:43pm]


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