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Luke Witkowski

Luke Witkowski  #53

Tampa Bay Lightning  Defenseman
NUMBER: 53 BIRTHDATE: April 14, 1990  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Holland, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: TBL / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (160th overall)
2015-16 - Had three hits in 5:28 TOI Nov. 25 vs. LAK - Reassigned to Syracuse Nov. 22 but recalled from the Crunch Nov. 24 - Whistled for two minor penalties and had a hit and a blocked shot in 8:17 TOI Nov. 21 vs. ANA - Made his season debut Nov. 19 vs. NYR and recorded one hit in 7:15 TOI - Recalled from the Syracuse Crunch on Nov. 19 - Has skated in 13 games with the Crunch, recording four assists and six penalty minutes - Ranks second among Crunch defensemen for assists 2014-15 - Made his NHL debut with the Lightning on Jan. 20 vs. VAN - Skated in 16 games for Tampa Bay and recorded 15 penalty minutes - Played in 50 games for Syracuse and tallied two goals and eight points to go with 91 penalty minutes - Ranked seventh on the Crunch for penalty minutes - Had an assist and four penalty minutes in three Calder Cup playoff games Career - Skated in 152 NCAA games with Western Michigan, posting seven goals and 38 points - Made his AHL debut on April 6, 2013, at Hershey
CCHA Second All-Star Team (2013) Missed majority of 2014-15 as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016