TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned right wing Brandon Segal to Norfolk of the American Hockey League, it was announced by Executive Vice President & General Manager Brian Lawton.
Segal, 25, appeared in his first career NHL game Tuesday night against Pittsburgh, skating 14:45 and recording one hit, one takeaway and one blocked shot. He is currently third in scoring on the Admirals with 21 goals and 41 points in 52 games. A 6-foot-2, 214-pound native of Richmond, British Columbia, Segal was acquired last February in a trade with Anaheim.
Originally drafted in the fourth round by Nashville in 2002, Segal is currently in his sixth professional season, having skated four years with Milwaukee and one season with Portland of the AHL before joining Norfolk last season. In 387 career AHL games he has recorded 89 goals, 166 points and 448 penalty minutes. He played in 242 career junior games in five seasons with Calgary of the Western Hockey League, recording 108 goals, 198 points and 358 penalty minutes.