Bolts Resign Syracuse Captain Mike Angelidis
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Mike Angelidis to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Angelidis, 29, skated in 75 games with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League last season, recording 12 goals and 33 points to go along with 161 penalty minutes. He ranked second on the Crunch for penalty minutes and fifth for points. Angelidis has been captain of the Crunch since the beginning of the 2012-13 season.
The Woodbridge, Ontario native has skated in seven career NHL games, all with the Lightning, posting one goal and five penalty minutes. Angelidis scored his first career NHL goal in his NHL debut on January 24, 2012 against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
The Woodbridge, Ontario native has played in 515 career AHL games with the Norfolk Admirals, Albany River Rats and Crunch, collecting 99 goals and 207 points, to go along with 1,079 penalty minutes. In 2012 he was a member of the Admirals team that captured the Calder Cup Championship, skating in 18 games and recording a goal and six points.