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Lightning reassign forward Mike Angelidis to Norfolk

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Mike Angelidis to 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 six games with the Lightning this season, recording one goal and five penalty minutes. The Woodbridge, Ontario native scored his first career goal in his NHL debut with the Lightning on January 24 versus the Columbus Blue Jackets. He has also played in 49 games with the Admirals, notching 12 goals and 23 points. He ranks second on Norfolk with 123 penalty minutes and is tied for seventh with 12 goals.

Last season, Angelidis set AHL career highs with the Admirals in goals (20), assists (18), points (38), plus/minus (+18) and penalty minutes (169). He also led Norfolk in penalty minutes and plus/minus.

Angelidis has played in 364 career AHL games with Norfolk and the Albany River Rats, collecting 74 goals and 146 points, to go along with 748 penalty minutes. He has also skated in 22 career Calder Cup Playoff Games, collecting two goals and eight points.

Angelidis spent his junior career with the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League, collecting 96 goals and 161 points in 284 games. He was undrafted and signed by the Carolina Hurricanes on July 27, 2006. The Lightning signed Angelidis as a free agent on August 3, 2010.

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