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1997 Entry Draft

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1996 Entry Draft

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1995 Entry Draft

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1994 Entry and Supplemental Draft

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1993 Entry and Supplemental Draft

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1992 Entry and Supplemental Draft

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Organizational Draft History

This book contains the Tampa Bay Lightning's historical draft history, along with a table containing the total NHL statistics of each draftee.

* Statistics as of the conclusion of the 2006/2007 NHL season. Statistics include regular season games only.

2006-2007 Player Transaction Log

2006 Offseason:

In:

April 14 - D Matt Smaby (University of North Dakota, WCHA) signed to a 3-year entry level contract
May 12 – RW Stanislav Lascek (Chicoutimi, QMJHL) signed to 3-year entry level contract
May 22 – Steve Stirling named head coach of Springfield Falcons (AHL)
May 23 – LW Justin Keller (Kelowna, WHL) signed to 3-year entry level contract
May 30 – G Fredrik Norrena (Linkopings HC, Sweden) signed to 1-year contract
May 31 – G Karri Ramo (HPK, Finland) signed to 3-year entry level contract
May 31 – LW Radek Smolenak (Kingston, OHL) signed to 3-year level entry level contract
June 1 – G Johan Holmqvist (UFA – Brynas IF, Sweden) signed to 1-year contract
June 14 – C Eric Perrin (RFA – SC Bern, Switzerland) signed to 1-year contract
June 30 – G Marc Denis (Columbus, NHL) acquired via trade; signed to 3-year contract July 4
July 1 – LW Nikita Alexeev (RFA – Omsk, Russia) signed to 1-year contract
July 1 – C Andreas Karlsson (UFA – HV 71, Sweden) signed to 1-year contract
July 1 – D Andy Delmore (UFA – Syracuse, AHL) signed to 1-year contract
July 1 – D Filip Kuba (UFA – Minnesota, NHL) signed to 3-year contract
July 6 – D Doug Janik (UFA – Buffalo, NHL) signed to 1-year contract
July 11 – D Luke Richardson (UFA – Columbus, NHL) signed to 1-year contract
July 13 – C Blair Jones (Moose Jaw, WHL) signed to 3-year entry level contract
July 15 – LW Eric Healey (UFA – Providence, AHL) signed to 1-year contract

Out:

May 6 – UFA RW Jim Campbell signed with EHC Visp (Switzerland)
June 30 – LW Fredrik Modin and G Fredrik Norrena traded to Columbus for G Marc Denis
July 1 – UFA G John Grahame signed with Carolina
July 1 – UFA D Pavel Kubina signed with Toronto
July 2 - D Darryl Sydor traded to Dallas for 2008 4th round pick
July 17 – UFA LW Dennis Packard signed with Boston
July 18 – UFA RW Shane Willis signed with Carolina
July 18 – UFA C Jason Jaspers signed with Adler Mannheim (Germany)
August 5 - RFA RW Evgeny Artyukhin signed with Yaroslavl (Russia) (Rights retained)
August 9 - UFA D Timo Helbling signed with Hershey (AHL)
August 15 - UFA C Martin Cibak signed with Vastra Frolunda (Sweden)

Re-Signed:

May 22 – RFA C Brad Richards re-signed to 5-year contract
July 4 – RFA RW Norm Milley re-signed to 1-year contract
July 6 – RFA LW Ruslan Fedotenko re-signed to 1-year contract
July 12 – RFA LW Dmitry Afanasenkov re-signed to 1-year contract
July 14 – RFA LW Mitch Fritz re-signed to 1-year contract
July 15 – RFA LW/C Ryan Craig re-signed to 1-year contract
July 27 - RFA D Cory Sarich re-signed to 1-year contract

Unsigned:

UFA LW Chris Dingman
UFA LW Steve McLaren
UFA D Todd Rohloff
UFA LW Zdenek Blatny
UFA D Gerard Dicaire
UFA W/C J-F Soucy

2006-2007 In-Season Acquisitions/Trades:

November 9 -- C Daniel Corso acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers for LW Darren Reid.
December 2 -- RW Andre Roy acquired off waivers from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
December 30 -- W Dimtry Afanasenkov waived and claimed by the Philadelphia Flyers.
January 20 -- G Ryan Munce acquired from the Los Angeles Kings for G Sean Burke and a 2008 4th round pick.
February 1 -- RW Kyle Wanvig and LW Stephen Baby acquired from the Atlanta Thrashers for D Andy Delmore and W/C Andre Deveaux.
February 24 -- D Shane O'Brien and a 2007 3rd round pick acquired from the Anaheim Ducks for G Gerald Coleman and a 2007 1st round pick.
February 27 -- D Joe Rullier acquired from the Anaheim Ducks for D Doug O'Brien.
February 27 -- LW Karl Stewart and a 2008 6th round pick acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks for LW Nikita Alexeev.
February 27 -- W/C Jason Ward acquired from the Los Angeles Kings for a 2007 5th round pick.

2006-2007 NHL/AHL Transactions:

September:

19th Gerald Coleman - Sent to minors
19th Darren Reid - Sent to minors
23rd Doug O'Brien - Sent to minors
23rd Eric Healey - Sent to minors
23rd Vladmir Mihalik - Assigned to Junior Club
23rd Zdenek Blatny - Sent to minors
23rd Marek Kvapil - Sent to minors
23rd Karri Ramo - Sent to minors
23rd Blair Jones - Sent to minors
26th Sean Burke - Sent to minors
26th Andy Rogers - Sent to minors
26th Karri Ramo - Called up from minors
26th Blair Jones - Called up from minors
27th Karri Ramo - Sent to minors
27th Blair Jones - Sent to minors
28th Mike Egener - Sent to minors
29th Mitch Fritz - Sent to minors
29th Matt Smaby - Sent to minors
29th Andy Delmore - Sent to minors
30th Norm Milley - Sent to minors

October:

5th Karri Ramo - Called up from minors
5th Nick Tarnasky - Sent to minors
6th Nick Tarnasky - Called up from minors
6th Karri Ramo - Sent to minors

November:

20th Blair Jones - Called up from minors

December:

1st Karri Ramo - Called up from minors
1st Blair Jones - Sent to minors
2nd Nick Tarnasky - Sent to minors
3rd Nick Tarnasky - Called up from minors
3rd Karri Ramo - Sent to minors

January:

29th Blair Jones - Called up from minors

February:

23rd Kyle Wanvig - Called up from minors

March:

16th Matt Smaby - Called up from minors
16th Kyle Wanvig - Sent to minors
19th Karri Ramo - Called up from minors

(Transactions courtesy of TSN.ca)

Key: UFA—Unrestricted Free Agent, RFA—Restricted Free Agent

2007-2008 Player Transaction Log

The following is a log of all player movement in and out of the Tampa Bay Lightning organization in preparation for the 2007-2008 season. (A link to in-season deals can be found at the bottom)

In:

March 25 -- UFA D Justin Fletcher (St. Cloud St., NCAA) signed to a 1-year, two-way contract.
April 6 -- D Vladimir Mihalik (Prince George, WHL) signed to a 3-year entry level contract.
May 31 -- RW/C Chris Lawrence (Mississauga, OHL) signed to a 3-year entry level contract.
May 31 -- Mike Sullivan named assistant coach.
May 31 -- G Riku Helenius (Ilves Jr., Finland) signed to a 3-year entry level contract.
June 13 -- C Chris Gratton acquired from the Florida Panthers for a 2nd round pick in the 2008 draft.
June 14 -- UFA LW Jan Hlavac signed to a 1-year contract.
July 1 -- UFA RW Michel Ouellet signed to a 2-year contract.
July 2 -- UFA C/LW Craig MacDonald signed to a 1-year contract.
July 2 -- UFA LW Mathieu Darche signed to a 1-year contract.
July 3 -- UFA D Jay Leach signed to a 1-year contract.
July 3 -- UFA D David Schneider signed to a 1-year contract.
July 4 -- D Bryce Lampman acquired from the New York Rangers for Mitch Fritz.
July 6 -- UFA D Dan Jancevski signed to a 1-year, 2-way contract.
July 12 -- D Mike Lundin signed to a 2-year contract.
August 7 -- Absolute Hockey Enterprises, a group led by Doug MacLean, agrees to buy the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Out:

April 10 -- D Joe Rullier signed with Lukko Rauma (Finland).
May 24 -- Craig Ramsay, assistant coach, fired.
June 20 -- UFA W Eero Somervuori signed with Farjestad of SEL.
July 1 -- UFA D Cory Sarich signed with the Calgary Flames.
July 1 -- UFA C Eric Perrin signed with the Atlanta Thrashers.
July 4 -- W Mitch Fritz traded to the New York Rangers for Bryce Lampman.
July 4 -- UFA LW Ruslan Fedotenko signed with the New York Islanders.
July 13 -- UFA LW Eric Healey signed with the Colorado Avalanche.
August 7 -- UFA D Luke Richardson signed with the Ottawa Senators.
August 15 -- W Rob DiMaio takes head office job with the Dallas Stars.
September 7 -- UFA C Daniel Corso signed with the Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the Vysshaya League West (Russia).

Re-Signed:

May 9 -- Pending UFA C/W Jason Ward re-signed to a 2-year contract.
May 16 -- Pending UFA C/W Andreas Karlsson re-signed to a 1-year contract.
May 19 -- Pending UFA G Johan Holmqvist re-signed to a 1-year contract.
June 11 -- Pending RFA W Nick Tarnasky re-signed to a 3-year contract.
June 11 -- Pending UFA W Kyle Wanvig re-signed to a 1-year, 2-way contract.
June 21 -- Pending RFA D Shane O'Brien re-signed to a 2-year contract.
June 26 -- Pending UFA W Norm Milley re-signed to a 1-year contract.
July 4 -- RFA D Bryce Lampman signed his qualifying offer - a 1-year, 2-way contract.
July 6 -- RFA D Mike Egener re-signed to a 1-year, 2-way contract.
July 13 -- RFA D Paul Ranger re-signed to a 3-year contract.
July 24 -- RFA W Karl Stewart re-signed to a 1-year, 2-way contract.
July 25 -- UFA D Doug Janik re-signed to a 1-year, 2-way contract.
August 6 -- RFA W/C Ryan Craig awarded a 1-year contract by an arbitrator. Tampa Bay accepted the ruling.

Unsigned:

RFA -- W Evgeni Artyukhin (signed tentative deal with Avangard Omsk of RSL on 5/2)

UFA -- C John Toffey
UFA -- W Adam Henrich (Invited to Flyers camp)
UFA, VI -- W Stephen Baby
UFA -- D Nolan Pratt (Later signed with Buffalo)
UFA -- D Brady Greco
UFA -- G Morgan Cey (Invited to Admirals camp)

Lightning In-Season Transactions for 2007-2008 (TSN.ca)

Key: UFA—Unrestricted Free Agent, RFA—Restricted Free Agent (must be given qualifying offer to be retained)

Organization Player Transaction Log

This book contains a history of the Tampa Bay Lightning's player transactions in and out of the organization on a year-by-year basis. Recent history will be addressed first, with historical transactional archives being added as time and resources allow.

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