The 31-year-old Newbury appeared in 24 games for the Rangers over the past three seasons, posting two assists and 68 penalty minutes. In 72 career NHL games with the Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, and Toronto Maple Leafs, Newbury has four goals, nine points and 132 PIMs.
Syvret, 28, spent the 2012-13 season playing for the Flyers' American Hockey League affiliate in Adirondack, posting six goals and 40 points in 76 games. In 59 career NHL games with the Flyers, Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers, Syvret has posted three goals and seven points.
[Stamkos] is a great teammate and a great leader, that's why he's got the 'C'. He brings that tremendous work ethic to the rink and he's one of the top players in the game. I know if I put the passes where they are supposed to be, there's a very good chance he's going to put it in the back of the net.
— Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin on linemate Steven Samkos
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