TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Marc Denis from the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis, Executive Vice President and General Manager Jay Feaster announced. Goaltender Jonathan Boutin has been re-assigned to Norfolk.
Denis, a 6-foot-1, 193-pound native of Montreal, Quebec, was assigned to Norfolk on December 29. He has played in 28 games with the Admirals this season and posted a 9-15-2 record with a 3.02 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage.
The 30-year-old is a veteran of 348 career NHL games with a 3.02 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage with Colorado, Columbus and TampaBay.
Denis was acquired from Columbus in exchange for Fredrik Modin and Fredrik Norrena on June 30, 2006.