Tampa Bay Lightning

Palat signs five-year, $30 million contract with Devils

Ondrej Palat signed a five-year, $30 million contract with the New Jersey Devils on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $6 million. “It’s awesome,” Palat said Friday. “I’m really excited that I joined New Jersey. The talk with [general manager] Tom Fitzgerald went really well and it was great and I’m really happy …

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Lightning lock up ‘proven’ players Sergachev, Cirelli, Cernak

While much of the NHL was busy welcoming the latest and greatest free agents to their rosters, the Lightning focused on sewing up the contracts of their own, inking a trio of players to eight-year contract extensions. The Lightning signed defenseman Mikhail Sergachev to a $68 million contract ($8.5 million average annual value), forward Anthony …

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Paul signs seven-year, $22.05 million contract with Lightning

Nicholas Paul signed a seven-year, $22.05 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday. It has an average annual value of $3.15 million. The 27-year-old forward, who could have become an unrestricted free agent July 13, had 32 points (16 goals, 16 assists) in 80 games this season, including 14 points (five goals, nine …

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Point has torn quadricep, should be ready for Lightning training camp

TAMPA — Brayden Point Has a significant tear in his right quadricep but is expected to be fully recovered for Tampa Bay Lightning training camp in September. The forward sustained the injury in the first period of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Toronto Maple Leafs on May 14. He was …

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Maroon more disappointed for Lightning teammates than own lost cup chance

TAMPA — Pat Maroon came up short in his attempt to win the Stanley Cup for the fourth straight season. But after the Tampa Bay Lightning lost 2-1 to the Colorado Avalanche in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday, he was thinking more about the heartbreak some of his teammates, including Corey …

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