NHL veteran JAMIE PUSHOR enters his eighth season with the Tampa Bay Lightning and his first as the Director of Professional Scouting. He was hired as a professional scout by the Lightning in August 2011. Pushor oversees all of the team's professional scouting assignments and staff.
Prior to joining the Lightning, Pushor, 45, played 14 professional seasons, including 521 career NHL games and 404 American Hockey League contests. He played 11 seasons in the NHL with the Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Columbus Blue Jackets, Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers. He won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Red Wings during the 1997 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Pushor was drafted by the Red Wings 32nd overall at the 1991 NHL Draft.