Lightning Offseason: Tampa Bay Re-Signs Defenseman Evan Oberg

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed one of their young defensemen. Via the team's official press release:

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Evan Oberg to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

Oberg, 24, played in three games with the Lightning last season, recording a plus-2 rating. He was acquired by the Lightning with Mike Kostka from the Florida Panthers on December 2 in exchange for James Wright and Mike Vernace. He made his Lightning debut on January 24 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Oberg has skated in seven career NHL games with the Vancouver Canucks and Lightning.

Oberg has also played in 167 career AHL games with Norfolk, San Antonio, Rochester and Manitoba, tallying 17 goals and 64 points, to go with 138 penalty minutes.

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