The NHL has announced that [url=http://www.bostonbruins.com/pressbox/pressreleases.asp?id=1473]the Tampa Bay Lightning will receive an additional 5th round pick as compensation for losing unrestricted free agent Jassen Cullimore to the Chicago Blackhawks[/url].
With that settled, the Lightning hold six picks going into tomorrow's draft which will commence at 12 pm Eastern:
[i]Pick #31 traded to Anaheim for Vaclav Prospal
[i]Pick #91 traded to Philadelphia for three picks in the 2004 draft[/i]
[i]Pick #133 awarded as compensation for the loss of Jassen Cullimore as a Group III free agent[/i]
The draft will be broadcast over the internet by the [url=http://www.nhl.com/futures/index.html]NHL[/url] and will conclude on Sunday.