Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning

2003-04 Lightning: Where are they now

The 2003-04 Lightning

Where are they now?

Forwards

Dmitry Afanasenkov: Not playing; lives in Treasure Island in the summer.

Dave Andreychuk: Vice president for corporate and community affairs for the Lightning.

Martin Cibak: Plays for Nizhnekamsk of Europe's Kontinental Hockey League.

Ben Clymer: Television analyst for Fox Sports North.

Chris Dingman: Television analyst for the Lightning.

Ruslan Fedotenko: Plays for Donbass of Europe's Kontinental Hockey League.

Vinny Lecavalier: Plays for the Flyers.

Fredrik Modin: Retired; lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Eric Perrin: Plays for JYP of Finland's elite league.

Brad Richards: Plays for the Rangers.

Andre Roy: Works for Canada's RDS television network.

Marty St. Louis: Plays for the Rangers.

Cory Stillman: Director of forwards development for the Hurricanes.

Tim Taylor: Director of player development for the Blues.

Defensemen

Dan Boyle: Plays for the Sharks.

Jassen Cullimore: Director of youth hockey for the Lightning.

Pavel Kubina: Retired; lives in Treasure Island.

Brad Lukowich: Assistant coach for Lethbridge of the junior Western League.

Stan Neckar: CEO of Mobile Cigar Lounge; lives in Tampa.

Nolan Pratt: Assistant coach for AHL Springfield.

Darren Rumble: Coach for Moncton of the junior Quebec League.

Cory Sarich: Plays for the Avalanche.

Darryl Sydor: Assistant coach for the Wild.

Goaltenders

John Grahame: Managing director of TriWorth, a talent acquisition firm in Denver.

Nikolai Khabibulin: Plays for the Blackhawks; recovering from shoulder surgery.

Coach

John Tortorella: Coach of the Canucks.

Assistant coach

Craig Ramsay: Fired this season as assistant coach of the Panthers.

Goaltenders coach

Jeff Reese: Goaltenders coach for the Flyers.

Video coach

Nigel Kirwan: Still with the Lightning

General manager

Jay Feaster: Fired this season as GM of the Flames.

Damian Cristodero, Times staff writer

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