TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have assigned goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. The Lightning now have 27 players remaining in the 2016 training camp.
Gudlevskis, 24, has appeared in two career NHL games, both with the Lightning over the past three seasons, compiling a record of 1-0-1 to go along with a 1.50 goals-against average and .957 save percentage. He's also appeared in two career Stanley Cup Playoff games, both during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Montreal Canadiens.
The 6-foot-3, 223-pound goaltender has appeared in 121 career AHL games, all with the Crunch over the past three seasons, posting a record of 59-37-12. Last season, Gudlevskis represented Syracuse at the 2016 AHL All-Star Classic.
Gudlevskis was originally selected by the Lightning in the fifth round, 124th overall, at the 2013 NHL Draft.