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After Cuts, Lightning Roster Down To 28

On Friday, the Lightning cut three players (Carter Ashton, Brett Connolly and Richard Panik, all right wingers), bringing the number of players on the preseason roster from 52 to 49. Today was the big slice as 21 more players were cut. This brings the number down to 28 as the team continues preparations for the upcoming season with exhibition games coming up against the Florida Panthers this Friday and Saturday.

 

Here's the complete list of players cut so far, followed by the current roster:

Player ; Assigned To (League)
Mike Angelidis * ; Norfolk (AHL)
Carter Ashton ; Regina (WHL)
Mark Barberio ; Norfolk (AHL)
Alex Berry ; Norfolk (AHL)
Brett Connolly ; Prince George (WHL)
Mitch Fadden ; Norfolk (AHL)
Matt Fornataro ; Released from tryout
Mitch Fritz * ; Norfolk (AHL)
Stefano Giliati ; Norfolk (AHL)
Radko Gudas ; Norfolk (AHL)
Alex Hutchings ; Norfolk (AHL)
Scott Jackson ; Norfolk (AHL)
Jaroslav Janus ; Norfolk (AHL)
Blair Jones * ; Norfolk (AHL)
Tim Marks ; Released from tryout
Vladimir Mihalik * ; Norfolk (AHL)
Richard Panik ; Belleville (OHL)
Niklas Persson ; Norfolk (AHL)
Kevin Quick ; Norfolk (AHL)
Juraj Simek * ; Norfolk (AHL)
Paul Szczechura * ; Norfolk (AHL)
Dustin Tokarski ; Norfolk (AHL)
Ty Wishart ; Norfolk (AHL)
James Wright ; Norfolk (AHL)

* - Must clear waivers

 

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING CURRENT ROSTER

FORWARDS

No. Name
37 - Chris Durno
6 - Ryan Malone
11 - Eric Perrin
16 - Teddy Purcell
26 - Martin St. Louis
91 - Steven Stamkos
44 - Nate Thompson
42 - Dana Tyrell
10 - Sean Bergenheim
9 - Steve Downie
12 - Simon Gagne
18 - Adam Hall
24 - Johan Harju
4 - Vincent Lecavalier
19 - Dominic Moore
34 - Marc Antoine Pouliot

DEFENSEMEN


7 - Brett Clark
77 - Victor Hedman
13 - Pavel Kubina
39 - Mike Lundin
28 - Mathieu Roy
8 - Randy Jones
5 - Mattias Ohlund
32 - Matt Smaby
48 - Michael Vernace

GOALTENDERS

30 - Cedrick Desjardins
33 - Dan Ellis

41 - Mike Smith

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.