from Norfolk of the American Hockey League, it was announced by Executive
Vice President & General Manager Jay Feaster. Wanvig will be in the lineup
tonight when the Lightning visit the Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m.
Wanvig, 26, has skated in 33 games with the Admirals this season, leading the
team in goals (13), assists (23) and points (36). The 6-foot-2, 210-pound
Calgary native was acquired by the Lightning in 2007 trade with Atlanta, and
appeared in four games for Tampa Bay last season.
Wanvig played parts of three seasons with the NHL's Minnesota Wild,
appearing in a career-best 51 games in 2005-06 while recording four goals,
12 points and 64 penalty minutes. He played four full season in the Western
Hockey League with Edmonton, Kootenay and Red Deer from 1997 to 2001,
recording 107 goals and 205 points in 266 games. He led Red Deer to the
2001 WHL and Memorial Cup Championships, recording 22 points in 22 postseason