Prospects

Bolt Prospects Top 25 Ranked Prospects*

NO. PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
1 Andrei Vasilevskiy Goaltender 21 6.03 204 Tampa Bay (NHL)
2 Anthony DeAngelo Defense 20 5.11 168 Syracuse (AHL)
3 Slater Koekkoek Defense 21 6.02 188 Syracuse (AHL)
4 Brayden Point Center 19 5.10 161 Moose Jaw (WHL)
5 Adam Erne Left Wing 20 6.01 211 Syracuse (AHL)
6 Nikita Nesterov Defense 22 6.00 191 Tampa Bay (NHL)
7 Jonathan Marchessault Left Wing 25 5.09 163 Tampa Bay (NHL)
8 Mitchell Stephens Center 19 5.11 187 Saginaw (OHL)
9 Matthew Peca Center 22 5.09 172 Syracuse (AHL)
10 Nikita Gusev Left Wing 23 5.09 173 St. Petersburg (KHL)
11 Kristers Gudlevskis Goaltender 23 6.03 205 Syracuse (AHL)
12 Dennis Yan Left Wing 18 6.01 187 Shawinigan (QMJHL)
13 Dominik Masin Defense 20 6.02 194 Peterborough (OHL)
14 Matthew Spencer Defense 18 6.02 203 Peterborough (OHL)
15 Joel Vermin Right Wing 24 5.10 187 Tampa Bay (NHL)
16 Adam Wilcox Goaltender 23 6.00 183 Syracuse (AHL)
17 Tanner Richard Center 22 5.11 184 Syracuse (AHL)
18 Yanni Gourde Left Wing 24 5.09 170 Syracuse (AHL)
19 Dylan Blujus Defense 22 6.03 198 Syracuse (AHL)
20 Anthony Cirelli Center 18 6.00 165 Oshawa (OHL)
21 Johnathan MacLeod Defense 19 6.02 198 Boston University (HEAST)
22 Mathieu Joseph Right Wing 18 6.00 168 Saint John (QMJHL)
23 Jonne Tammela Right Wing 18 5.11 185 KalPa (FIN)
24 Ryan Zuhlsdorf Defense 18 6.00 194 Sioux City (USHL)
25 Jake Dotchin Defense 21 6.03 222 Syracuse (AHL)
* = Any skater who was under 24 years of age on opening night of the Lightning's season and has played less than 41 NHL games in any single season and less than 82 career NHL games is considered a prospect. For goaltenders, any netminder who has earned less than 30 NHL decisions in any single season and less than 41 career NHL decisions and was under 24 years of age on opening night is considered a prospect. The exception to these basic rules are NCAA based players, who are considered prospects for the duration of their college careers regardless of age.

Unranked Prospects

PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
Kris Oldham Goaltender 18 6.03 205 Omaha (USHL)
Ben Thomas Defense 19 6.01 192 Vancouver (WHL)
Bokondji Imama Left Wing 19 6.01 214 Saint John (QMJHL)
Cristiano DiGiacinto Right Wing 20 5.11 185 Windsor (OHL)
Cameron Darcy Center 21 6.00 185 Syracuse (AHL)
Daniel Walcott Defense 21 5.11 165 Syracuse (AHL)
Henri Ikonen Left Wing 21 5.11 188 Syracuse (AHL)
Saku Salminen Center 21 6.03 202 TUTO (FIN-Mestis)
Brian Hart Right Wing 22 6.03 215 Syracuse (AHL)
David Broll Left Wing 23 6.02 220 Syracuse (AHL)
Jimmy Mullin Right Wing 23 5.11 188 Minnesota State (WCHA)

Overage Prospects

PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
Carter Ashton Right Wing 24 6.03 216 Nizhny Novgorod (KHL)
Luke Witkowski Defense 25 6.02 210 Syracuse (AHL)
Philippe Paradis Left Wing 25 6.02 205 Syracuse (AHL)
Matt Taormina Defense 29 5.10 182 Syracuse (AHL)
Mike Angelidis Center 30 6.01 210 Syracuse (AHL)

Defected Prospects

PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
Denis Kazionov Left Wing 27 6.02 192 HK Sochi (KHL)
Jan Zapletal Defense 28 6.01 183 Retired
Albert Vishnyakov Left Wing 31 6.02 187 Atyrau (KAZ)
Alexei Glukhov Left Wing 31 6.04 214 Omsk (KHL)
Dmitri Kazionov Center 31 6.03 194 HK Sochi (KHL)
Vitali Smolianinov Center 31 6.03 236 Karaganda (KAZ)
Alexander Polushin Right Wing 32 6.03 212 Retired
Vasily Koshechkin Goaltender 32 6.07 231 Magnitogorsk (KHL)
Ilya Solarev Center 33 6.03 198 Pavlodar (KAZ)
Pavel Sedov Right Wing 33 6.03 205 Unknown
Anton But Left Wing 34 6.02 201 Unknown
Dmitri Bezrukov Right Wing 37 6.03 196 Retired

Bolt Prospects Alumni

GRAD DATE PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
04/04/2015 Vladislav Namestnikov Left Wing 23 6.00 179 Tampa Bay (NHL)
02/03/2015 Jonathan Drouin Left Wing 20 5.11 191 Suspended (AHL)
01/31/2015 Cedric Paquette Right Wing 22 6.01 200 Tampa Bay (NHL)
04/10/2014 Andrej Sustr Defense 25 6.08 225 Tampa Bay (NHL)
03/13/2014 Nikita Kucherov Right Wing 22 5.11 174 Tampa Bay (NHL)
03/08/2014 Richard Panik Left Wing 24 6.01 208 Toronto (AHL)
03/01/2014 J.T. Brown Left Wing 25 5.10 170 Tampa Bay (NHL)
02/27/2014 Mark Barberio Defense 25 6.01 202 St. John's (AHL)
01/13/2014 Radko Gudas Defense 24 6.00 204 Philadelphia (NHL)
01/03/2014 Alex Killorn Left Wing 26 6.01 202 Tampa Bay (NHL)
01/03/2014 Tyler Johnson Center 25 5.10 183 Tampa Bay (NHL)
01/03/2014 Ondrej Palat Left Wing 24 6.00 180 Tampa Bay (NHL)
10/08/2013 Ben Bishop Goaltender 29 6.07 216 Tampa Bay (NHL)
02/16/2013 Anders Lindback Goaltender 27 6.06 203 Arizona (NHL)
01/29/2013 Keith Aulie Defense 26 6.06 229 Unsigned
03/19/2012 Tim Wallace Right Wing 31 6.02 182 Wolfsburg (DEL)
02/11/2012 Brett Connolly Right Wing 22 6.02 200 Boston (NHL)
01/12/2011 Dana Tyrell Left Wing 26 5.10 188 Unsigned
03/12/2010 Paul Szczechura Center 28 5.10 186 Minsk (KHL)
01/08/2010 Victor Hedman Defense 25 6.06 236 Tampa Bay (NHL)
01/06/2010 Zenon Konopka Center 34 6.00 215 Retired
01/06/2010 James Wright Left Wing 25 6.04 212 Bridgeport (AHL)
11/22/2009 Steve Downie Right Wing 28 5.10 188 Arizona (NHL)
04/07/2009 Karri Ramo Goaltender 28 6.03 207 Calgary (NHL)
04/07/2009 Matt Smaby Defense 30 6.06 239 EHC Munchen (DEL)
01/12/2009 Steven Stamkos Center 25 6.00 186 Tampa Bay (NHL)
03/01/2008 Mike Smith Goaltender 32 6.04 215 Arizona (NHL)
01/19/2008 Mathieu Darche Left Wing 38 6.01 210 Retired
01/03/2008 Mike Lundin Defense 30 6.02 191 Astana (KHL)
03/01/2007 Karl Stewart Left Wing 32 5.11 185 Retired
02/09/2007 Johan Holmqvist Goaltender 37 6.01 190 Unsigned
01/13/2007 Nick Tarnasky Left Wing 32 6.02 233 Hartford (AHL)
01/04/2007 Doug Janik Defense 35 6.02 210 Retired
01/04/2007 Eric Perrin Center 39 5.09 176 TPS (SM-liiga)
04/03/2006 Ryan Craig Center 33 6.02 220 Lake Erie (AHL)
01/24/2006 Evgeny Artyukhin Right Wing 32 6.04 254 St. Petersburg (KHL)
01/20/2006 Paul Ranger Defense 30 6.02 215 Unsigned