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Getting to know Tim Wallace

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning


Tim Wallace...

Played 24 career games with the Pittsburgh Penguins and 31 games with the New York Islanders.

Made his NHL debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins on December 10, 2008. He registered his first NHL point with an assist on December 18, 2008 against the Atlanta Thrashers.

Skated in 304 career regular-season games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Also played in 54 career playoff games with the Penguins, most notably advancing to the Calder Cup Finals in 2007-08.

Led Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with 27 goals in 2009-10.

Split his first pro hockey season (2006-07) between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

Set a school record at the University of Notre Dame by playing in all 153 games during his four-year collegiate career.

With the U.S. National Development Team Program, he won gold medals at both the 2002 Under-18 World Championships and the 2001 Under-17 World Challenge.

Hails from Anchorage, Alaska. Wallace and Nate Thompson will be the only pair of Alaskan teammates in the league. Including Wallace and Thompson, seven Alaskans have played in the NHL this season. The other five are Brandon Dubinsky (NYR), Scott Gomez (MTL), Joey Crabb (TOR), Ty Conklin (DET) and Matt Carle (PHI).

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