The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forwards Mike Angelidis, Trevor Smith and Pierre-Cedric Labrie, along with defenseman Evan Oberg from the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League today, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Angelidis, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, has played in four games with the Lightning, recording five penalty minutes. He has played in 49 games with the Admirals this season, recording 12 goals and 23 points. He ranks second on Norfolk with 123 penalty minutes and is tied for sixth with 12 goals. The Woodbridge, Ontario native scored his first career goal in his NHL debut with the Lightning on January 24 versus the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Oberg, 6-foot, 191 pounds, has skated in two games with the Lightning this season, recording a plus-2 rating. He was acquired by the Lightning with Mike Kostka from the Florida Panthers on December 2 in exchange for James Wright
and Mike Vernace
. He made his Lightning debut on January 24 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Oberg has played in 35 AHL games this year with Norfolk and the San Antonio Rampage, recording five goals and 18 points with a plus-8 rating. He has played in 23 games with the Admirals, notching five goals and 16 points with a plus-10. Oberg has played in 148 career AHL games with the Admirals, Rampage, Rochester Americans and Manitoba Moose. He has also skated in five career Calder Cup Playoff games, all with Manitoba during the 2009-10 season.
Smith, 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, has played in eight games with the Lightning this season, collecting two assists. The North Vancouver, British Columbia native has played in 15 career NHL games with the Lightning and the New York Islanders, recording a goal and three points. He has played in 50 games with the Admirals this season, recording 21 goals and 57 points. He ranks second on the Admirals for points, goals, assists and in plus/minus (+26).
Labrie, 6-foot-2, 218 pounds, has played in eight games with the Lightning this season, recording one assist and 10 penalty minutes. He recorded his first career NHL point (assist) with the Lightning on January 21 at Phoenix. The Baie-Comeau, Quebec native has appeared in 42 games with Norfolk this season, tallying 13 goals and 30 points. Labrie leads the Admirals and ranks second in the AHL with a plus-27 rating and ranks third (tie) on the club in penalty minutes with 90.