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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)
- Landed a team-best three hits on April 9 vs. NJD - Recorded a career-high six hits on March 31 at TOR - Recorded a +2 rating and three blocked shots on March 30 at MTL - Recalled by the Lightning on March 30 - Made his NHL debut on Jan. 20 vs. VAN - Has skated in 47 games with the Crunch this season, posting two goals and eight points to go along with 91 penalty minutes
CCHA Second All-Star Team (2013) Missed majority of 2014-15 as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
World Cup of Hockey ticket info