Lightning Strikes (Cristodero)
Updated: 3 hours 7 min ago
The Lightning is bracing for the fact it will be without defenseman Radko Gudas for the rest of the regular season.
Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday. At that point, Tampa Bay will have a better idea how long Gudas will be out. Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday.
Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas had hoped to return to the lineup tonight against the Senators.
It's been a weird year for Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas. Gudas, 24, sat a few games with a stomach virus, nearly got sliced in the neck by a skate on Saturday, and will miss his second straight game with a lower-body injury. It's been a weird year for Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas.
As expected, the Lightning reassigned touted goalie prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy to AHL Syracuse Thursday afternoon.
The Lightning have recalled defenseman prospect Nikita Nesterov from AHL Syracuse, and it looks like he'll make his NHL debut tonight against the Sabres.
As expected, touted rookie goalie prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy will start tonight for the Lightning.
Update: Veteran goalie Evgeni Nabokov said he was told by the Lightning when he signed a one-year deal July 1 that there may be times he’d have to step aside for touted prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy. Now Nabokov is living it.
Lightning rookie wing Jonathan Drouin was back on the ice Monday, and there's a "good chance" he'll return to the lineup tonight against the Maple Leafs, coach Jon Cooper said.