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Ask Burnsie: What should Lightning expect from defensemen this season?

Lightning beat writer Bryan Burns answers readers' most intriguing questions in his regular mailbag feature

by Bryan Burns / TampaBayLightning.com

Sergachev: Development Camp Day 2

Sergachev on arriving in Tampa

Mikhail Sergachev meets with the media following his first day at 2017 Development Camp

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TampaBayLightning.com beat writer Bryan Burns will answer readers' most intriguing questions in a regular mailbag feature. Be sure to tweet questions to @bburnsnhl and include the hashtag #AskBurnsie to have your question answered in a future mailbag. If your question wasn't answered today, resubmit it in the future and we'll attempt to get it in for another edition. Have fun with your questions too; the more off-beat the query the better.

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Lightning High School Hockey League registration now open

Tryouts for LHSHL teams will take place between July 31 and August 17 at various Tampa Bay area arenas

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today registration for the third season of the Lightning High School Hockey League (LHSHL) is now open for the 2017-18 season. High school students who are interested in joining one of the LHSHL's respective teams can visit www.LightningHighSchoolHockeyLeague.com to complete the online registration process.

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Lightning re-sign forward Ondrej Palat to five-year contract

Contract worth $5.3-million AAV for 26-year-old forward

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Ondrej Palat to a five-year contract worth $5.3-million AAV, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Friday.

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Karl Goehring hired as Syracuse Crunch goaltending, video coach

The 38-year-old has spent the last seven seasons as a volunteer assistant with the University of North Dakota

by Press Release / Syracuse Crunch

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired Karl Goehring as the Syracuse Crunch goaltending & video coach, general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

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Lightning re-sign forward Tyler Johnson to seven-year extension

The 26-year-old finished with 19 goals and 45 points in 66 games last season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Tyler Johnson a seven-year contract worth $5-million AAV, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

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Lightning re-sign defenseman Jake Dotchin to two-year extension

Dotchin signs a two-year, one-way contract worth an AAV of $812,500 per season

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Jake Dotchin to a two-year, one-way contract worth an AAV of $812,500, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. 

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Lightning re-sign Matthew Peca to one-year contract

Peca, 24, played in 10 games with the Lightning last season, recording one goal and two points

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Matthew Peca to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

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Lightning sign defenseman Slater Koekkoek to one-year contract

Koekkoek played in 29 games with Tampa Bay in 2016-17

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Slater Koekkoek to a one-year, one-way contract worth $800,000 today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.

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Lightning sign free-agent LW Alex Gallant to a one-year, two-way contract

Gallant, 6-foot, 177 pounds, played in 29 games with the San Jose Barracuda last season, recording two assists.

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent left wing Alex Gallant to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.

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Lightning sign four-time Stanley Cup Champion Chris Kunitz

The veteran winger has played in 884 career games with the Penguins, Thrashers and Ducks

by Press Release / TampaBayLightning.com

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent left wing Chris Kunitz to a one-year contract worth $2 million, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. 

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